Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure, and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday. Tensions between Tehran and Washington have risen sharply in recent weeks, a year after Washington exited a 2015 deal between Iran and world powers that curbed Tehran's nuclear program … Continue reading Iran demands more respect from the U.S.
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has warned that the trade war between the US and China could impact the growth of the affluent city-state. Image: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong In his New Year’s message, Lee expressed that the trade tensions between the two major superpowers could force others to pick sides. … Continue reading How wealthy Singaporeans see the U.S.-China trade war
Outgoing White House chief John Kelly said in an interview published on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump's idea of building a "wall" at the Mexico border was dropped earlier. Building a solid "wall" along the 3,200-kilometer U.S.-Mexico frontier was a central plank of Trump's 2016 election campaign. As a partial government shutdown entered … Continue reading Trump isn’t building a wall – John Kelly
Jimmy Martinez, whose image appears above, is a 22-year old Salvadoran who has traveled north since October in a caravan of Central American migrants seeking to reach the United States. The picture shows Martinez wearing his shorts low and baggy and his hair slicked back like his favorite U.S. hip hop artists. Like many other … Continue reading American Dream: How Hollywood inspires young immigrants
US President Donald Trump has been pushing for the government spending bill which would include funding for the construction of a wall on the Mexican border, which became a stumbling block in approving the government budget and led to the third shutdown this year. A recent tweet that the US president posted on his official … Continue reading Trump shares lovely PHOTOS of a ‘lovely and effective’ border wall
Sweeping accusations that the Kremlin tried to sway the 2016 U.S. election haven't chastened Russian trolls, hackers and spies — and might even have emboldened them. U.S. officials and tech companies say Russians have continued online activity targeted at American voters during the campaign for Tuesday's election, masquerading as U.S. institutions and creating faux-American social … Continue reading How big is Russia’s impact on American politics?
As Hurricane Florence was bearing down on the eastern coast of the U.S. in mid-September, Richard Serino of Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health spoke about the importance of having a “culture of preparedness.” In a September 14, 2018 opinion piece in The Hill, Serino, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative, and co-author Mary … Continue reading Hurricane Florence: Why Americans shouldn’t ignore evacuation orders
The U.S. will impose a 10 percent duty on $200 billion more of Chinese goods starting Sept. 24 and raise it to 25 percent at the beginning of 2019, President Donald Trump announced today. Trump said the announcement comes after an investigation found that China "is engaged in numerous unfair policies and practices … Continue reading Trump slaps China with tariffs valued at $200 billion
Hamza bin Laden, the 27-year-old son of slain al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, is allegedly prepping to take over reins of leadership of the Islamic religious sect. Hamza (full names Hamza bin Osama bin Awad bin Laden) recently got married to the daughter of a terrorist who reportedly led the September 9/11 hijackers who attacked … Continue reading Osama bi Laden’s son weds daughter of 9/11 terrorist; ready to lead al-Qaida
President Donald Trump said Thursday he wants a second meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin to start implementing ideas they discussed at the Helsinki summit. Image: Trump and Putin Pushing back against criticism of first meeting, Trump accused the news media of trying to provoke a confrontation with Moscow that could lead to war, although concerns … Continue reading How bad was the Trump-Putin Summit?
The U.N. cultural agency on Friday 6 Oct., 2017 declared the old city located in the West Bank town of Hebron as a Palestinian world heritage site. The decision sparked outrage among Israeli officials who protested the move with claims that it's a contradiction to their deep Jewish ties to the biblical town and its … Continue reading Why the U.S. and Israel are leaving UN
Donald Trump made a promise to Israel during his campaign period, saying he will relocate the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem once he becomes President of the United States of America. Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu We cannot continue to let Israel be treated with such total disdain and disrespect. They used to … Continue reading Donald Trump’s plan to move U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem will spark war
Donald J. Trump became POTUS on 20 January, 2017, and political analysts have wondered if he will end America's relationship with Iran or start a war with Russia. Media reports confirm that inasmuch as Trump wouldn't want a nuclear, cyber, political or economic war with Russia, his decision will be born out of fear rather … Continue reading Donald Trump’s sex tape may destroy Russia-U.S. relationship
A Liberian man has allegedly killed his blood brother and sister-in-law after the couple arrived home from the United States for Christmas and New Year celebrations. The suspect was contracted to help carry out a building project for his US-based brother until recently when their scam home was "completed". Unknown to the investor, his trusted … Continue reading Why this Liberian man killed his American-based brother and sister-in-law who returned home for Xmas
The Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck made a statement on Monday, saying his office will not assist the federal government in its plan to deport illegal U.S. residents. Image: Charlie Beck Beck says the LAPD's stand on enforcement of immigration laws will not change even as President-elect Donald J. Trump prepare for war against … Continue reading LAPD Chief Charlie Beck says his office won’t deporting Illegal U.S. Residents