The visit by a WHO team to Wuhan sounds significant at first sight, but it may not yield the desired result or depict the right picture, thanks to strict Chinese government controls. A global team of researchers arrived on Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus
US President-elect Joe Biden could bring in a breath of fresh air to the presidency. The image of the office of the presidency has taken a beating, thanks to his soon-to-be predecessor, who is crying foul perpetually in his foul rantings.
The time is drawing near for US President Donald Trump to pack his bags and leave the White House. He has virtually little to do, with just days left for Joe Biden’s inauguration. But, and here is the worrying part, he does not seem to leave without a fight. As if the Capitol Hill
Lebanon is gasping for breath. That appears to be the feeling among many residents in the country. However, the ruling regime appears to be keen on rectifying its sullied image, dogged by reports on maladministration and malversation. Lebanese authorities tightened a
The pandemic scenario in Africa is taking on grim proportions as each day passes. Africa makes up about 3.3 per cent of the global total of confirmed virus cases, but this is believed to be just a fraction of the actual cases on the continent of 1.3 billion people.
The action by social media giants such as Twitter and Facebook to ban Donald Trump from their websites appears to be too little, too late. By the time social media companies took action against users and groups spurring on the siege of Capitol Hill this week, the damage
For once, President-elect Joe Biden’s Democratic Party seems all set to have a fair measure of control in both Houses of Congress, after his party’s stunning success in Georgia, but key reforms on healthcare and climate change cannot be assured a smooth ride.
The United States is considered the ultimate shining bastion of democracy in the world, but what happened on Wednesday was anything but democratic, utterly despicable and should be roundly condemned. Like rogue elephants running amok, hundreds
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has, of late, been trying to portray the human side of his personality. Recently, at a military parade, he shed tears as he thanked citizens for their sacrifices. Kim became emotional as he paid tribute to troops