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Bernie Sanders To Seek U.S. Presidency Again In 2020

Bernie Sanders To Seek U.S. Presidency Again In 2020

  U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, the progressive populist, who mounted a fierce challenge to front-runner Hillary Clinton in the 2016 White House campaign, said on Tuesday he will again seek the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 2020. Sanders, 77, an independent, who caucuses with the Democrats, announced his candidacy in an email to supporters, pledging […]

Russia Describes Trump’s Calls On Venezuelan Military To Defect As ‘Blackmail’

  The spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, on Tuesday slammed U.S. President Donald Trump’s calls for the Venezuelan military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido’s offer of amnesty as blackmail. Trump on Monday said that the military of the Latin American country could either accept Guaido’s “generous” offer or “lose everything” as […]

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Israel Seeks To Be Fourth Country To Land On Moon In Upcoming Mission

  An unmanned Israeli spacecraft will on Friday morning be launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, with the main target of embarking on the country’s first-ever mission to the moon. If “Beresheet” (Genesis) reaches its destination, Israel will become the fourth country to soft-land a spacecraft on the moon  after the U.S., the former Soviet Union […]

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Facebook Broke Rules, Should Be Regulated – UK Lawmakers

In a damning report that singled out Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for what it said was a failure of leadership and personal responsibility, the British Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee said tech firms had proved ineffective in stopping harmful content on their platforms.

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Saudi’s Military Company Eyes $10bn Revenue In Next Five Years

  State-owned Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) aims to generate 10 billion dollars in revenue over the next five years, its chief executive said on Monday, as the wealth fund-backed group spearheads a drive to localise military spending. SAMI, owned by the Public Investment Fund, wants exports to account for 30 per cent of its […]

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U.S. Tells EU To Recognise Guaido As Venezuela’s President

  The European Union (EU) must recognise Venezuelan Congress Leader, Juan Guaido, as the president of the South American country, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday. Pence, in a speech at the Munich Security Conference, ascertained that not just individual European governments, but the bloc as a whole. Guaido, the Head of Venezuela’s National Assembly, […]

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Indonesia Slams Vanuatu Over Papuan Separatist Petition

  Indonesia on Thursday condemned Vanuatu for allowing an exiled Papuan separatist leader to meet United Nations Human Rights Chief, Michelle Bachelet. Vanuatu is a South Pacific Ocean nation made up of roughly 80 islands that stretch 1,300 kilometres. Indonesia also handed her a petition for a vote on self-determination. Benny Wenda, Chairman of the […]

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US, China Take Lead In Race For Artificial Intelligence – UN

  China and the United States are ahead of the global competition to dominate artificial intelligence (AI), the UN World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) published on Thursday. The study found U.S. tech giant IBM had, by far, the biggest AI patent portfolio, with 8,920 patients ahead of Microsoft with 5,930 and a group of mainly […]

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