Sunday, September 20, 2020

Emperor or President?

The announcement Sunday that China will drop term limits on the presidency clears the way for Xi Jinping to rule the country indefinitely. However, analysts warned that what initially seems like a demonstration of absolute power could actually be a sign...
French Prime Minister Edouard Phillipe has announced plans to introduce legislation that would crack down on undeclared protests, in response to the Gilets Jaunes 'Yellow Vests' demonstrations. Now in its seventh weekend of protests, demonstrators set barricades on fire, threw...
US President Donald Trump has warned that his policies will be "violently" overturned if the Democrats win November's mid-term elections. He told Evangelical leaders that the vote was a "referendum" on freedom of speech and religion, and that these were...
Donald Trump’s impeachment trial begins in earnest in the Senate on Tuesday in a rare use of the constitutional mechanism for ousting a president that has only deepened the polarization of U.S. voters ahead of presidential elections in November. Democrats...
China put on lockdown on Thursday two cities at the epicentre of a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic. Health officials fear...
European Parliament group Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party has announced it will rebrand as Renew Europe. The move comes after French President Emmanuel Macron's En Marche party, as well as other national parties, joined the group known...
The White House was jubilant Sunday after Attorney General William Barr released his summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's report that found no evidence President Donald Trump colluded with Russia and reached no conclusion about whether he obstructed justice. Officials...
A white mother tightly wrapped her arm around the back of her black teenage son as they silently stood still, gazing at a makeshift memorial honoring George Floyd steps from where he lost his life after a policeman knelt...
The head of Russian military intelligence, the organisation accused of being behind the Salisbury novichok poisonings, has died. General Colonel Igor Korobov had been in charge of the GRU since 2016, the culmination of a 33-year career in military intelligence. His...
Theresa May is expected to lift the cap on doctors from outside the EU within weeks after the NHS warned it is leading to staff shortages, The Telegraph has learned. The Prime Minister previously blocked plans to relax the visa...

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