Trump: U.S. Is Having ‘Good Discussions’ With the Taliban

Bloomberg QuickTake: Now published this video item, entitled “Trump: U.S. Is Having ‘Good Discussions’ With the Taliban” – below is their description. U.S. President Donald Trump has bestowed a top U.S. honor on Kuwait’s ruling emir, who has played a central role in resolving a years-long four-nation boycott of Qatar and is now ill and … Read more Trump: U.S. Is Having ‘Good Discussions’ With the Taliban

Trump Awards Legion of Merit to Kuwait’s Emir for Resolving Qatar Boycott

Bloomberg QuickTake: Now published this video item, entitled “Trump Awards Legion of Merit to Kuwait’s Emir for Resolving Qatar Boycott” – below is their description. U.S. President Donald Trump has bestowed a top U.S. honor on Kuwait’s ruling emir, who has played a central role in resolving a years-long four-nation boycott of Qatar and is … Read more Trump Awards Legion of Merit to Kuwait’s Emir for Resolving Qatar Boycott

From Brexit to coronavirus: Scotland’s changing political landscape – BBC Newsnight

BBC Newsnight published this video item, entitled “From Brexit to coronavirus: Scotland’s changing political landscape – BBC Newsnight” – below is their description. As May 2021’s Holyrood elections edge closer, how are Brexit and the pandemic playing into the changing Scottish political landscape? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F When Scotland voted no to independence … Read more From Brexit to coronavirus: Scotland’s changing political landscape – BBC Newsnight

India and China brace for border standoff | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “India and China brace for border standoff | DW News” – below is their description. India has accused China of violating border agreements as the armies of both countries engage in a tense stand-off along a disputed Himalayan border. Speaking in Parliament, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said … Read more India and China brace for border standoff | DW News

India army chief “very sure” talks can resolve border row with China

Global News published this video item, entitled “India army chief “very sure” talks can resolve border row with China” – below is their description. India’s army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane said on Friday he was “very sure” that the ongoing stand-off with China over a disputed border region in the western Himalayas could be … Read more India army chief “very sure” talks can resolve border row with China

Germany: ‘those countries who are very happy with the status quo are blocking the process’

German Ambasador Christoph Heusgen today (30 Jul) expressed support for Security Council reform that would allow Germany to have a permanent seat, but said, “those countries who are very happy with the status quo are blocking the process.” Talking to reporters in New York, Heusgen said, “when you talk outside to people about the reform … Read more Germany: ‘those countries who are very happy with the status quo are blocking the process’

Former President Barack Obama Says Rep. John Lewis Represented “The Most American of Ideas”

“The life of John Lewis was, in so many ways, exceptional.” Former President Barack Obama said the late Rep. John Lewis represented “the most American of ideas” of the power “to challenge the status quo” Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow … Read more Former President Barack Obama Says Rep. John Lewis Represented “The Most American of Ideas”

India to Add 35,000 Troops Along China Border as Tensions Simmer

India is preparing to position an additional 35,000 troops along its disputed Himalayan border with China as the possibility of an early resolution to the deadly tensions between the two neighbors fades. The move would change the status quo along the contested 3,488 kilometer (2,162 mile) Line of Actual Control and stretch the nation’s already … Read more India to Add 35,000 Troops Along China Border as Tensions Simmer

Todd McFarlane: Like Hell I Won’t – Exclusive “Spawn Origin” Clip | Comic Con 2020

Here’s an exclusive clip from Todd McFarlane: Like Hell I Won’t, which is a Syfy Wire profile documentary on the life and career of comics and toy industry rebel Todd McFarlane. From record-breaking artist to adult collectible tycoon this story gives viewers a peek behind the curtain into Todd’s creative process of bringing Spider-Man & … Read more Todd McFarlane: Like Hell I Won’t – Exclusive “Spawn Origin” Clip | Comic Con 2020

Galwan Valley: CCTV releases images of Indian build-up at LAC

Since April this year, the Indian border defense forces have unilaterally crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC). On June 15, India has deliberately provoked and attacked the Chinese forces, and both sides suffered injuries and fatalities. Soon after that, some extreme anti-China groups and individuals in India have been promoting a China “boycott.” On … Read more Galwan Valley: CCTV releases images of Indian build-up at LAC

Nile dam dispute : “the use of water is unfair and a huge historical injustice”

« The Nile is existential for many countries, not just Egypt, but also Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Nile accounts for more than 70% of the water ressources in the country. When we talk about developing the Nile, we are talking about insuring basic necessities within the country. The Nile is existential to Ethiopia as it is to … Read more Nile dam dispute : “the use of water is unfair and a huge historical injustice”

Saudi Women: Reform or Repression? | Al Jazeera World

Just how free are women in Saudi Arabia today? The Saudi government has said it supports the empowerment of women and young people. While there have been reforms, including lifting the ban on women driving in June 2018, the arrest and detention of women speaking out against the government appear to have continued. Al Jazeera … Read more Saudi Women: Reform or Repression? | Al Jazeera World

Brexit: ‘No significant areas of progress’

There have been ‘no significant areas of progress’” in the UK’s negotiations with the EU over a post-Brexit trade deal, the bloc’s chief negotiator has said. Michel Barnier spoke in Brussels following the conclusion of the fourth round of talks between the EU and UK on a future relationship. UK chief negotiator David Frost agrees … Read more Brexit: ‘No significant areas of progress’

Obama says ‘this country was founded on protest’ as George Floyd protests continue on the 9th day

#Protests in the U.S. against police brutality and the killing of George Floyd entered their ninth day on Wednesday. Former U.S. President Barack #Obama held a virtual town hall event to discuss the civil unrest that has followed #Floyd’s killing. “Just remember, this country was founded on protest. It is called the American Revolution. And … Read more Obama says ‘this country was founded on protest’ as George Floyd protests continue on the 9th day

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen Sworn in For Second Term

Taiwan’s Leader Riding High Into Second Term as Trump Fights China This might be as good as it gets for Tsai Ing-wen. Tsai is riding high as she prepares to be sworn in to her second term as Taiwan’s president Wednesday in Taipei. Besides a record approval rating and a so-far successful effort to contain … Read more Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen Sworn in For Second Term