Category Archives: POLITICS

King Pens Private Message to Trump Following Assassination Attempt

In 2019, the then-Prince of Wales and Mr. Trump were photographed outside the US ambassador's residence in London during a state visit.

In 2019, the then-Prince of Wales and Mr. Trump were photographed outside the US ambassador's residence in London during a state visit. Getty Images

The King has sent a private message to former President Trump after he narrowly escaped an assassination attempt, according to Buckingham Palace. The message, delivered on Sunday through the UK embassy in Washington DC, remains confidential. However, the BBC reports that the sentiments align with those expressed by the prime minister over the weekend. Trump […]

New Chancellor Reeves to Unveil Housebuilding Targets

New Chancellor Reeves to Unveil Housebuilding Targets

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Rachel Reeves, the newly appointed Chancellor, is set to reintroduce mandatory housebuilding targets in her inaugural speech at the Treasury. Addressing business leaders, Reeves will outline reforms to revamp Britain’s planning system, aiming to stimulate economic growth. Reeves is also expected to highlight Britain’s renewed stability, making it an attractive destination for international investment, thereby […]

Shock Election Result: France Braces for Hung Parliament

Shock Election Result France Braces for Hung Parliament

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In a surprising turn of events, France’s parliamentary election has left the country on the brink of a hung parliament. Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Rally (RN) party, initially expected to dominate, secured third place in the second round of voting, according to exit polls. The left-wing New Popular Front coalition (NPF) is set to […]

Global Leaders Extend Warm Congratulations to Iran’s New President Pezeshkian

Global Leaders Extend Warm Congratulations to Iran's New President Pezeshkian

Iranian reformist presidential candidate Masoud Pezeshkian. | Photo Credit: AFP

Acknowledging the challenges ahead, Pezeshkian reached out to all Iranians on Saturday, pledging his commitment. “I extend my hand towards you and swear on my honor that I will not leave you alone on this path. Don’t leave me alone,” he said. World leaders have been quick to congratulate Pezeshkian on his triumph. Russian President […]

Keir Starmer to Tour All Four UK Nations and Establish ‘Mission Delivery Boards’

Keir Starmer to Tour All Four UK Nations and Establish 'Mission Delivery Boards'

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The newly elected prime minister, Keir Starmer, has announced plans to visit all four nations of the UK, emphasizing his nationwide mandate following a landslide election victory. Sir Keir Starmer, the Labour leader, will first travel to Scotland, then to Northern Ireland, Wales, and back to England, aiming to strengthen working relationships. In his first […]

Rishi Sunak Bids Emotional Farewell to Downing Street After Historic Tory Defeat

Rishi Sunak Bids Emotional Farewell to Downing Street After Historic Tory Defeat

Rishi Sunak bid a heartfelt goodbye to Downing Street today, following the Conservative Party’s worst-ever election result. Keir Starmer and the Labour Party are poised to take over. With his visibly emotional wife, Akshata Murty, by his side, Sunak delivered his farewell speech before heading to Buckingham Palace to formally resign as Prime Minister. Despite […]

UK Election: Labour’s Landslide Victory and What’s Next

UK Election Labour's Landslide Victory and What's Next

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The Labour Party secured a landslide victory in the UK general election, claiming hundreds of seats and ending 14 years of Conservative rule. Sir Keir Starmer is set to become prime minister later today, following a tumultuous era marked by five different Conservative leaders. Rishi Sunak, the outgoing PM, conceded defeat outside 10 Downing Street […]

Biden Criticizes Court Ruling Granting Trump Partial Immunity

Biden Criticizes Court Ruling Granting Trump Partial Immunity

Biden on Trump ruling: ‘There are no Kings in America’

President Joe Biden has expressed concern over a recent Supreme Court ruling that grants former President Donald Trump partial immunity from criminal prosecution. Biden described the decision as a “dangerous precedent” that undermines the rule of law and does a “terrible disservice” to Americans. Trump, on the other hand, celebrated the court’s decision as a […]

Debunking False Claims from the First Biden-Trump Debate of 2024

Debunking False Claims from the First Biden-Trump Debate of 2024

In their first debate of the 2024 election, President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump exchanged a series of false and misleading statements. Trump falsely portrayed the Jan. 6 Capitol attack and overstated the economy under his administration, while Biden misrepresented insulin costs and exaggerated Trump’s comments about disinfectant and COVID-19. Here’s a breakdown […]

Kenyan Protests Intensify Over Controversial Tax Bill

Kenyan Protests Intensify Over Controversial Tax Bill

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Kenyan police engaged with anti-tax protestors in Nairobi, as demonstrations swept across the nation, even reaching President Ruto’s hometown of Eldoret. Anti-riot officers, some mounted on horses, used tear gas to scatter protestors in Nairobi’s streets. Similar scenes unfolded in Nakuru, Eldoret, Kisumu, and Nyeri. Widespread anger has erupted among Kenyans over a contentious finance […]

Biden Unveils Plan to Offer Citizenship to Half a Million Immigrants

Biden Unveils Plan to Offer Citizenship to Half a Million Immigrants

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President Joe Biden announced a sweeping plan on Tuesday that could offer potential citizenship to hundreds of thousands of immigrants without legal status in the U.S. This move aims to balance his recent border enforcement measures that drew criticism from advocates and Democratic lawmakers. Biden revealed that his administration would allow certain U.S. citizens’ spouses […]

Ramaphosa’s Second Term: South Africa’s Unprecedented Coalition Government

Ramaphosa's Second Term South Africa's Unprecedented Coalition Government

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South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa prepares for his second term, leading a unique administration since the end of apartheid in 1994. For the first time, the African National Congress (ANC) will govern in coalition with rival parties, having secured only 40% of the vote in the recent election. The coalition includes the Democratic Alliance (DA), […]

Putin’s Historic Visit to North Korea After 24 Years Amidst Growing Ties

Putin's Historic Visit to North Korea After 24 Years Amidst Growing Ties

The most recent meeting between the two leaders occurred in September, taking place in the Russian city of Vladivostok.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to visit North Korea for the first time in 24 years, following his praise for the country’s steadfast support of Russia’s conflict in Ukraine. The visit is scheduled for Tuesday, where Putin will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the capital. The last meeting between the […]

Cyril Ramaphosa Secures Second Term as South African President Following Coalition Deal

Cyril Ramaphosa Secures Second Term as South African President Following Coalition Deal

Cyril Ramaphosa exchanges a handshake with Annelie Lotriet of the Democratic Alliance, following her election as deputy speaker.© REUTERS

Cyril Ramaphosa has been re-elected as South Africa’s president, following two weeks of intense negotiations after his African National Congress (ANC) failed to secure a majority in the nation’s seventh democratic election. Ramaphosa, a moderate economist, has led South Africa since 2018, succeeding Jacob Zuma, who was marred by corruption allegations. In Friday’s parliamentary vote, […]

G7 Pledges $50 Billion Loan to Ukraine Backed by Russian Assets

G7 Pledges $50 Billion Loan to Ukraine Backed by Russian Assets

President Joe Biden, accompanied by an honor guard, makes his arrival at Brindisi Airport in anticipation of the G7 summit in Puglia, Italy, on June 12, 2024. (Photo credit: Kevin Lamarque, Reuters)

G7 leaders are finalizing a deal to lend Ukraine $50 billion, with the funds potentially reaching Kyiv by year-end, according to a French official. The loan will primarily be guaranteed by the US government, using windfall profits from approximately $300 billion in frozen Russian assets, most of which are held in European Union nations. The […]