Joe Biden under bug attack, swarm of cicadas gets the President – Watch

New Delhi: The multi-million dollar elaborate security arrangements seemed ineffective when the United States President Joe Biden came under a bug attack as he prepared to leave for an overseas trip to the UK. The incident occurred at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland as Biden was about to board Air Force One. He brushed a […]

Facebook suspends former US President Donald Trump’s account for two years

Washington: Facebook Inc on Friday suspended former U.S. President Donald Trump from its platform until at least January 2023 in a decision that has been watched closely for signals on how the company will treat rule-breaking world leaders in the future. The social media giant`s independent oversight board in May upheld its block on Trump, […]

I was right about ‘China virus coming from Wuhan Lab’: Donald Trump

Washington: Former US President Trump has said that he was right about his assumption that the ‘China Virus came from the Wuhan Lab.’ “Now everyone, even the so-called `enemy`, is beginning to say that President Trump was right about the China Virus coming from Wuhan Lab,” said former US President Donald Trump. Trump also called […]

We have to act…racism has long torn us apart: US President Joe Biden on first death anniversary of George Floyd

Washington DC: On the first death anniversary of George Floyd, US President Joe Biden has asked the country`s legislators to expedite the “George Floyd Justice in Policing Act”, a police reform bill brought in to raise the accountability of law enforcement officers. “The negotiations on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act in Congress are […]

Israel’s declaration of ceasefire represents ‘Netanyahu’s defeat, victory of Palestinians’: Hamas

Gaza: In a significant development, a truce between Israel and Hamas began on Friday (May 21, 2021) at the hour set by Egyptian mediators, and U.S. President Joe Biden pledged to salve the devastated Gaza Strip with humanitarian aid after the worst fighting in years. An official from the Palestinian militant Hamas group said that […]

Israel, Hamas truce to end 11 days of bloodshed begins; US, UN hail ceasefire

Gaza: A truce between Israel and Hamas began on Friday (May 21, 2021) at the hour set by Egyptian mediators, and U.S. President Joe Biden pledged to salve the devastated Gaza Strip with humanitarian aid after the worst fighting in years. President Joe Biden on Thursday (May 20, 2021) pledged humanitarian and reconstruction aid for […]

35 Republicans oppose Donald Trump, vote for bipartisan commission to investigate January 6 Capitol Hill riots

Washington: Thirty-five House Republicans joined Democrats Wednesday in voting to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol, risking the wrath of former President Donald Trump and flouting GOP leaders who condemned the proposal as unfairly partisan and unneeded. The Republican mavericks were led by New York Rep. John Katko, […]

UN chief remarks Israel-Palestine conflict ‘utterly appalling’ as death toll reaches 192 in Gaza, 10 in Israel

Gaza: With Israeli planes renewed airstrikes in Gaza, the age-old cross border conflict between Israel and Palestine entered seventh day on Monday (May 17, 2021). The Israeli air strike killed 42 Palestinians, including 10 children, on Sunday, health officials revealed.  As the U.N. Security Council convened to discuss the worst Israeli-Palestinian violence in years, Prime […]

Israel destroys 12-story Gaza tower housing Associated Press and Al Jazeera offices

Gaza: Israel destroyed a 12-storey tower block in Gaza housing the offices of the U.S.-based Associated Press and other news media on Saturday (May 15), saying the building was also used by the Islamist militant group Hamas. The al-Jalaa building in Gaza City, which also houses the offices of Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera as well as […]

Israel-Palestine conflict: Death toll rises to 132, UN chief calls for unified Security Council

New Delhi: With Israeli planes renewed airstrikes in Gaza and Hamas militants’ retaliatory rockets launched into Israel, the age-old cross border conflict between Israel and Palestine entered fifth day on Saturday (May 15, 2021). The Palestinian religious affairs ministry said Israeli planes destroyed a mosque. A military spokesman said the army was checking the report. […]

Israel-Palestine conflict: Death toll in Gaza crosses 100, US blocks UN meeting on issue

Gaza: Amid the accelerating unrest between Israel and Palestine, the death toll in Gaza has reached 103 people, including 27 children, on Friday (May 14, 2021) as the Hamas group launched a new barrage of airstrikes. Over 580 others have been wounded, as per Al Jazeera’s reports. As the cross border violence entered fourth day, […]