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BRITAIN HAS ANNOUNCED THAT IT WILL PERMANENTLY DEPLOY TWO WARSHIPS IN ASIAN WATERS AFTER ITS QUEEN ELIZABETH AIRCRAFT CARRIER AND ESCORT SHIPS SAIL TO JAPAN IN SEPTEMBER THROUGH SEAS WHERE CHINA IS VYING FOR INFLUENCE WITH THE UNITED STATES AND JAPAN. PLANS FOR THE HIGH-PROFILE VISIT BY THE CARRIER STRIKE GROUP COME AS THE UK […]

UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL ANTÓNIO GUTERRES CALLED ON THE WORLD TO EMULATE THE LEGACY OF THE LATE NELSON MANDELA, SOUTH AFRICA’S FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT. TO HIGHLIGHT THE LEGACY OF A MAN WHO CHANGED THE 20TH CENTURY AND CONTRIBUTED TO SHAPE THE 21ST, IN HIS MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL NELSON MANDELA DAY, CELEBRATED AROUND THE WORLD GUTERRES SAID […]

DEBRIS FROM THE CHINESE LONG MARCH 5B ROCKET REENTERED EARTH’S ATMOSPHERE OVER THE MALDIVES THE ROCKET HAS REENTERED EARTH’S ATMOSPHERE, ACCORDING TO U.S. SPACE COMMAND, WHICH HAS BEEN PROVIDING UPDATES VIA SPACE-TRACK. THE SPACE COMMAND SAID IT BELIEVES THE ROCKET SPLASHED DOWN IN THE INDIAN OCEAN, BUT WAS WAITING FOR OFFICIAL CONFIRMATION FROM 18 SPACE […]

THE WHITE HOUSE HOPES TO CAPITALISE ON GROWING SUPPORT FROM UNITED STATES UTILITIES, UNIONS AND GREEN GROUPS FOR A NATIONAL CLEAN ENERGY MANDATE BY BACKING EFFORTS TO REQUIRE THE US POWER GRID TO GET 80 PERCENT OF ITS POWER FROM EMISSIONS-FREE SOURCES BY 2030. A 2030 TARGET WOULD BE A MILESTONE ON THE WAY TO […]

THE UNITED NATIONS WARNS THAT THE SLOW IMPLEMENTATION OF A REVITALISED PEACE ACCORD IN SOUTH SUDAN RISKS PUSHING THE COUNTRY BACK INTO A “LARGE-SCALE CONFLICT”. POLITICAL, MILITARY AND ETHNIC DIVISIONS IN SOUTH SUDAN ARE WIDENING, LEADING TO MULTIPLE VIOLENT INCIDENTS BETWEEN THE MAIN SIGNATORIES TO LAST YEAR’S CEASEFIRE, THE POSSIBILITY OF RENEWED WAR, AND NEARLY […]

CHINA’S VAST STEEL SECTOR IS THE SCENE OF A CONFLICT BETWEEN ECONOMIC GROWTH AND A GREEN AGENDA THAT POINTS TO WIDER CHALLENGES AS PRESIDENT XI JINPING TRIES TO CLEAN UP THE WORLD’S TOP CARBON EMITTER. THE GOVERNMENT IS PUSHING FOR STEEL OUTPUT TO DROP FROM A RECORD OF MORE THAN 1 BILLION TONS, IN A […]

THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT SAID WEDNESDAY IT HAS ISSUED MORE THAN 156 MILLION PAYMENTS AS PART OF PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN’S CORONAVIRUS RELIEF PLAN, INCLUDING 25 MILLION PAYMENTS THAT WERE PRIMARILY TO SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFICIARIES WHO HADN’T FILED 2019 OR 2020 TAX RETURNS. THE DIRECT PAYMENTS OF AS MUCH AS 1,400 DOLLAR PER PERSON WERE THE CORNERSTONE […]

THE GUNMAN WHO MURDERED 10 PEOPLE ON MONDAY IN BOULDER COLORADO HAS BEEN NAMED AS AHMAD AL ISSA. 21 YEARS OLD ISSA KILLED 10 PEOPLE AGED BETWEEN 20 AND 65, INCLUDING THE 51 YEAR-OLD POLICEMAN, NAMED ERIC TALLEY AT A GROCERY SUPERMARKET THE KING SOOPERS,. BOULDER POLICE CHIEF, MARIS HEROLD, WHO DISCLOSED HIS IDENTITY SAID […]

THE FREEZE-DRIVEN SHUTTERING OF CORE SECTIONS OF THE U.S. REFINING SYSTEM ISN’T ALL GOOD NEWS FOR RIVAL PLANTS IN EUROPE. DOWN AT THE BOTTOM OF THE BARREL, LOSSES ARE DEEPENING. WHILE U.S. SHUTDOWNS MEAN LESS COMPETITION FOR EUROPEAN REFINERS IN SUPPLYING GASOLINE AND DIESEL ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC, THEY ALSO REMOVE AN IMPORTANT […]

FORMER US OLYMPICS WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS COACH JOHN GEDDERT DIED BY SUICIDE THURSDAY, HIS BODY FOUND HOURS AFTER HE WAS CHARGED WITH HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND ABUSE OF ATHLETES IN HIS CARE. HOURS EARLIER NESSEL HAD ANNOUNCED A 24-COUNT CRIMINAL COMPLAINT AGAINST GEDDERT, WHO OWNED AN ELITE TRAINING FACILITY NEAR LANSING, MICHIGAN, WHERE CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER LARRY […]


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