Politics

Trump calls deadly insurrection 'greatest movement' in US history

Former US president Donald Trump called the 2021 Capitol assault “the greatest movement in the history of our country” in a meandering rant Thursday — hours ahead of a congressional hearing aimed at demonstrating his culpability for the deadly siege. The…
China

China studies limiting rare earth exports to US

China is considering limiting exports to the United States of rare earths, minerals vital to the technology industry, which could harm the American defense sector, reports the British newspaper Financial Times (FT) today. According to the economic journal, which cites…
SocietyWorld

US National Rifle Association files for bankruptcy

The National Rifle Association announced Friday it was filing for bankruptcy protection from creditors and moving to Texas, in an apparent bid to dodge a corruption probe in New York. The powerful gun lobby group and one of its subsidiaries filed petitions for so-called…
PoliticsWorld

Often-lectured Africa sees irony in US political violence

As they watched a violent mob smash into the US Capitol, some in Africa could not help but see a little irony in the chaos incited by President Donald Trump, who once famously called African nations “shitholes”. Others across the continent offered Washington…
LifestyleWorld

Ho ho ho and 'good to go': Fauci gives Santa virus vaccine

Santa Claus can safely deliver gifts to good girls and boys on Christmas, after a special visitor went all the way to the North Pole to deliver a coronavirus vaccine. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease official in the United States, said Saturday he personally…
SocietyWorld

US authorizes Moderna as second Covid-19 vaccine

The United States on Friday authorized Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, as the country grapples with a brutal winter surge that is killing over 2,500 people a day. The US is the first nation to authorize the two-dose regimen, now the second vaccine to…
MozambiquePolitics

US senator calls for immediate US aid to Mozambique

US Senator Bob Menendez argues that the United States should provide immediate assistance to Mozambique against the terrorist insurgency, focused on respect for human rights, improving civil-military relations and the effectiveness of social services Bob Menendez, Senator…
PoliticsWorld

Thousands of Trump supporters again rally in Washington

Thousands of red-hatted protesters filled Washington streets Saturday to support Donald Trump’s baseless claims of election fraud, undeterred by the US Supreme Court’s rejection of what may have been his last chance to overturn the results Thousands gathered…