Joe Biden bound for global summits as domestic agenda in limbo

Headed first to Rome and then to Glasgow, Scotland, Biden will be pressed to deliver concrete ideas for stopping a global pandemic, boosting economic growth and halting the acceleration of climate change. Those stakes might seem a bit high for a pair of two-day gatherings attended by the global elite…

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Joe Biden Vows To Stand With Southeast Asia In Defending Freedom Of Seas

President Joe Biden said on Wednesday the United States would stand with Southeast Asian allies in defending freedom of the seas, democracy and human rights and backed efforts to hold the Myanmar… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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This exec was central to banning Trump on Twitter. Now she’s facing thorny issues in democracies abroad

Two months after former US President Donald Trump was inaugurated in 2017, Twitter executive Vijaya Gadde was asked how she felt about his proposition that he might not have won the White House without the social media platform. Read More | Source: CNN…

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A plan to target a goal one day, but no new strategies

Rather than a great leap forward to mitigate climate change, the PM has pirouetted from the “Great Pretender” to the “Great Dissembler” with a backflip that dredges up pre-loved ideas coupled with evangelical fervour. Read More | Source: Sydney Morning Herald…

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TikTok Tells US Lawmakers It Does Not Give Information to China’s Government

An executive at TikTok faced tough questions during the video-sharing app’s first appearance at a US congressional hearing, saying it does not give information to the Chinese government and has sought to safeguard US data. Read More | Source: Gadgets 360…

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Brazil Senators Ask Court To Bar Jair Bolsonaro Fom Social Media

A Senate panel probing Brazil’s pandemic response asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to suspend President Jair Bolsonaro from social media, as it prepared to vote on a damning report accusing him of… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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US To Begin UK Appeal Against Extradition Of Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange

The United States government will on Wednesday begin an appeal to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face trial for publishing military secrets, after a British judge blocked a request… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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Obama stumps for Virginia candidate in race seen as referendum on Biden

Former US president Barack Obama yesterday joined a roster of high-profile Democrats campaigning for Virginia governor candidate Terry McAuliffe, just days ahead of a tight, closely-watched election. Read More | Source: Gulf Times…

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Obama Warns Of Republican Threat To Democracy In US Battleground Virginia

Former US president Barack Obama urged voters Saturday to back the Democrat in a neck-and-neck state election touted as a test of the party’s prospects in next year’s midterm elections — casting the… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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