US President Joe Biden speaks on the production of the COVID-19 vaccine in the South Court Auditorium, next to the White House, in Washington on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
American politics is increasingly about dueling geographies. Democrats have become the party of the nation’s cities, while the Republican Party finds its base in rural, small town and low-density exurban America,
Donald Trump’s coronavirus infection sent presidential betting markets into a tizzy, shutting them down for a while. Joe Biden has consolidated his position at their head since their reopening.
The second debate in Nashville between Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden was much less chaotic, and much less revelatory, than the first one at the end of September.
The closely fought Kenyan presidential election has ended on a fractious note with vice-president William Ruto winning it by a narrow margin, defeating the opposition leader Raila Odinga. Ruto secured 50.49 per cent of the vote and Odinga 48.85 per cent. Odinga is popular among the poor, especially in the slum districts of Nairobi, the Kenyan
The GOP has two words that give it strength: “America First” Putting aside the slogan’s antisemitic history and the problematic scarcity mind-set it promotes, it might sound reasonable enough. Why shouldn’t our elected officials put our country first? But the phrase is a useful lie to mask the party’s actual priorities: protecting beloved tax-dodging
In a leaked recording, Liz Truss, the Tory leadership candidate and bookies’ favourite to be the next prime minister, can be heard attacking British workers. She said they needed “more graft” and suggested they lacked the “skill and application” of rivals abroad. When asked about the comments, Truss replied: “I don’t know what you are quoting here.”
Cricket fans in the UAE are looking forward to Aug.28, when the two most admired teams of the world, India and Pakistan, will clash during the much-awaited Asia Cup. The Asia Cup’s highly-anticipated game between the sporting rivals will generate a lot of excitement. TV channels have already started talking about it. Cricket fans have already booked