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Musk asks Twitter users to vote on reinstatement of Donald Trump

Just hours after saying he had not yet decided on whether to lift the Twitter ban on Donald Trump, the social network's new owner Elon Musk asked users to vote on reinstating the former president to the platform.

December 25, 2022
December 25, 2022

Major world events of 2022

It was a year when death came abruptly to what otherwise were days of communal celebrations; when Britain lost a queen and Japan, its former premier; when inept leaders – corrupted by hubris – fell; and when nature again refused to be ignored. It was a year of another devastating war in Europe.

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

Musk asks Twitter users to vote on reinstatement of Donald Trump

Just hours after saying he had not yet decided on whether to lift the Twitter ban on Donald Trump, the social network's new owner Elon Musk asked users to vote on reinstating the former president to the platform.

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022
USA

Donald Trump says FBI raided his Florida home

Former President Donald Trump said FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago estate on Monday and broke into his safe, possibly connected to a US Justice Department investigation of Trump's removal of official presidential records to the Florida resort.

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

Democracy on life support

The political division regarding how to deal with the attack on the US Capitol Building does not augur well for democracy in the US. What does this tell us about the fate of democracy in the world?

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

Trump’s Truth Social ahead of TikTok and Twitter on Apple's App Store

Truth Social, former US President Donald Trump’s social media platform, has shot ahead of popular microblogging platform Twitter and short-video sharing platform TikTok on Apple’s App Store recently.

January 22, 2020
January 22, 2020
USA

Senate approves impeachment trial rules, rejecting witnesses

The US Senate plunged into President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with Republicans abruptly abandoning plans to cram opening arguments into two days but solidly rejecting Democratic demands for more witnesses to expose what they deem Trump’s “trifecta” of offenses.

January 21, 2020
January 21, 2020
USA

Trump heading to Switzerland as impeachment trial reconvenes

When President Donald Trump’s historic impeachment trial is called to order in the Senate this week, he won’t be watching from inside the chamber or on television from the White House. He’ll be thousands of miles away at the Davos economic forum in the Swiss Alps, trying to charm global CEOs over dinner.

January 9, 2020
January 9, 2020

5 things you need to know to understand Iran-US crisis

The decision of US President Donald Trump to kill Qasem Soleimani has left the international community reeling.

January 7, 2020
January 7, 2020

Trump may start a war with Iran but can he end it?

Did Donald Trump really mean what he said—that it was to prevent war, and not make one, for which a top Iranian military commander was hit in Baghdad on his instructions?

December 7, 2019
December 7, 2019

Trump calls for World Bank to stop loaning to China

US President Donald Trump has called for the World Bank to stop loaning money to China, one day after the institution adopted a lending plan to Beijing over Washington’s objections.