UN chief mourns death of former SA leader FW De Klerk

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday mourned the death of former South African President F.W. de Klerk, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Guterres is deeply saddened to learn of the death of de Klerk and conveys his deepest condolences to the family of de Klerk and to the government and … Continue reading UN chief mourns death of former SA leader FW De Klerk

Ted Cruz says Texas might secede from the US, names Joe Rogan as potential president

Sen. Ted Cruz said Texas could secede from the US if Democrats "fundamentally destroy" the country. Ted Cruz Cruz said if things were to become "hopeless," Texas should "take" NASA, the military, and its oil. He also joked that the podcast host Joe Rogan could become the president of the new state. Cruz was speaking at … Continue reading Ted Cruz says Texas might secede from the US, names Joe Rogan as potential president

Can Elon Musk lead global management and sustainability with this attitude?

Elon Musk has had many rough years as an influential tech leader. Elon Musk, Tesla CEO The Tesla CEO has been dogged by a seemingly unending list of setbacks. There were leaks showing how the company was covering up its high rates of worker injuries, a fatal accident involving its Autopilot driver-assist system, fires in the paint shop and a … Continue reading Can Elon Musk lead global management and sustainability with this attitude?

Trudeau faces tight political race as Canadians struggle with unprecedented inflation

If there’s one thing an incumbent candidate seeking re-election does not need, it is unwelcome news from the economic front. Photo by Anna Nekrashevich on Pexels.com But with less than a week to go before Canadians cast their votes in a tight federal election race pitting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party against the Conservatives headed by … Continue reading Trudeau faces tight political race as Canadians struggle with unprecedented inflation

ICC to investigate Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte for crimes against humanity

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has approved a formal investigation into Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs”, which has left thousands of people dead. Rodrigo Duterte Judges at the Hague-based tribunal said in a statement on Wednesday there was a “reasonable basis” to believe that the crime against humanity of murder had been committed … Continue reading ICC to investigate Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte for crimes against humanity

Why Google locked down email accounts owned by Afghan govt

Google has temporarily locked down some Afghan government email accounts as the Taliban is attempting to access the former officials' emails, Reuters reported. NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 05: Google's New York office is shown in lower Manhattan on March 5, 2018 in New York City. Published reports say that the tech giant is close … Continue reading Why Google locked down email accounts owned by Afghan govt

Trump says Biden should apologize to the whole world and do this ‘one last thing’

Earlier this week, Donald Trump insisted that the White House should "bomb the hell out of" the Taliban* if the militant group does not return US military hardware seized during their takeover of Afghanistan. Former President Donald Trump has slammed the US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan as a "humiliation" for the nation, also demanding that Joe Biden … Continue reading Trump says Biden should apologize to the whole world and do this ‘one last thing’

Biden defends departure from Afghanistan

Addressing the nation, a defensive President Joe Biden on Tuesday called the U.S. military airlift to extract more than 120,000 Afghans, Americans and other allies to end a 20 year war an “extraordinary success,” though more than 100 Americans and thousands of Afghans looking to leave remain. Joe Biden Twenty-four hours after the departure of … Continue reading Biden defends departure from Afghanistan

White House: The U.S. can evacuate remaining Americans in Afghanistan

The United States has the capacity to evacuate the approximately 300 U.S. citizens remaining in Afghanistan who want to leave before President Joe Biden's Tuesday deadline, senior administration officials said, as rocket fire in Kabul and another U.S. drone strike against suspected Islamic State militants underscored the grave threat in the war's final days. “This … Continue reading White House: The U.S. can evacuate remaining Americans in Afghanistan

Taliban condemns U.S. drone attack

The Taliban condemned the US drone strike against ISIL fighters following Thursday’s suicide attack outside Kabul airport, with a spokesman describing the operation as a “clear attack on Afghan territory”. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid [File: Rahmat Gul/AP Photo] Zabihullah Mujahid said the Taliban expected to take full control of Kabul airport very shortly, once US … Continue reading Taliban condemns U.S. drone attack