January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022
USA

US Capitol riot: Far right militia leader among 11 charged with seditious conspiracy

The founder of the far-right militia group Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes, and 10 other people have been criminally charged with seditious conspiracy for their role in the deadly Jan. 6, 2021, attack...

January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022
USA

US democracy may collapse

One year after the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump, six out of 10 Americans believe the country’s democracy is in

January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022
USA

HRW: Leaders failing to defend democracy

Human Rights Watch yesterday criticised US President Joe Biden and other Western leaders for a weak defense of democracy and for failing to meet challenges from the climate crisis and Covid-19...

January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022
USA

Ransomware attack locks down US prison

 A ransomware attack locked down a US jail, knocking out security cameras and leaving inmates confined to their cells, court documents show.

January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022
USA

US lays out case against China maritime claims

The United States on Wednesday laid out its most detailed case yet against Beijing’s “unlawful” claims in the South China Sea, rejecting both

January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022
USA

US Covid deaths rising likely due to Delta, not Omicron: CDC

Covid-19 hospitalisations in the United States have increased by about 33 percent and deaths are up by about 40 percent from a week earlier, the head of the US Centers for Disease Control and...

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022
USA

20 years on, Guantánamo still ‘a stain on US govt’s commitment to rule of law’: Experts

A group of independent human rights experts appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council has recently condemned the continued operation of the Guantánamo Bay detention facility in Cuba.

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022
USA

Pig heart in human!

US surgeons have successfully implanted a heart from a genetically modified pig in a 57-year-old man, a medical first that could one day help solve the chronic shortage of organ donations. 

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022
USA

US warns Iran after regime sanctions 50 Americans

Washington said Sunday it refused to be threatened by Iran’s weekend sanctioning of some 50 Americans including senior officials, warning that Tehran would face “severe consequences” if it attacked...

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022
USA

US-Russia Talks Over Ukraine Crisis: Expectations low

With diplomats publicly pessimistic, the United States and Russia began difficult negotiations in Geneva yesterday that Washington hopes can avert the danger of a new Russian invasion of Ukraine...