Donald Trump’s daughter expresses solidarity with ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests

In a bold move, Donald Trump’s youngest daughter Tiffany Trump recently expressed her solidarity with the George Floyd and ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests with a ‘Blackout Tuesday’ post on Instagram. On Wednesday, Tiffany took to the photo-sharing platform and shared an image of a black screen along with a Helen Keller quote. “Alone we can...

US to impose restrictions on more Chinese media outlets

News agency Reuters reported that the United States is likely to put four additional state-run Chinese media outlets in the category of foreign embassies. This they said will increase restrictions on their operations on American soil. The state-run Chinese media that are likely to be in the line of fire include China Central Television (CCTV),...

George Floyd had coronavirus, claims autopsy report

A full autopsy of George Floyd, the handcuffed black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police, was released Wednesday and provides several clinical details, including that Floyd had previously tested positive for COVID-19. The 20-page report released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office came with the family’s permission and after the...

Mahatma Gandhi’s statue outside Indian embassy in US desecrated in violent protests

The statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the Indian Embassy in Washington DC has been reportedly desecrated by unknown persons allegedly involved in the ongoing protests in the US against the custodial killing of African-American George Floyd. The United States Park Police has launched an investigation and more details regarding the incident are awaited, a news...

African-American George Floyd died of “neck compression”: Autopsy report

An official autopsy released Monday ruled that George Floyd, the African-American man whose death at police hands set off unrest across the United States, died in a homicide involving “neck compression”. George, 46, died of “cardiopulmonary arrest complicating law enforcement subdual, restraint, and neck compression,” and the manner of death was...

In some cities of US, cops join protestors marching against police brutality

US Media reported about how several law enforcement agencies in the country showed solidarity with protesters as they marched against the police brutality in connection with the death of George Floyd’s death. This is the fifth day of nation-wide protests. Some police officers joined with the protesters to express their solidarity against police brutality and...

Curfew in major US cities as clashes with police escalate amid anti-racism protests

Curfews were imposed in major US cities as clashes over police brutality escalated across America with demonstrators ignoring warnings from President Donald Trump that his government would stop the violent protests. Minneapolis, the epicentre of the unrest, was gripped by fifth consecutive night of violence on Saturday with police in riot gear firing tear gas...

Trump announces termination of US’ relation with WHO, to tighten regulations against China

US President Donald Trump on Friday announced the termination of his country’s relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO). He blamed WHO and China for the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe. He said WHO funding will now be diverted to other global public health organisations. He also announced several decisions against China including denying entry...

China too refuses Trump’s mediation offer in border dispute with India

As Donald Trump once again repeated his offer to mediate between India and China to resolve the ongoing border standoff, the Chinese foreign ministry has said the two countries are capable of solving the issue through dialogue and rejected Trump’s mediation offer. Chinese Foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian made the comments at a daily briefing...

India refutes Trump’s claim of chat with PM Modi on China

With hours of US President Donald Trump claiming that he had spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and “he is not in a good mood on what is going on in China”, top government sources contradicted the claim, asserting that there had been no recent interaction between the two leaders. “There has been no recent...

Trump Vs Twitter: Jack Dorsey reaffirms Twitter’s commitment to factual accuracy of election info

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reaffirmed the company’s commitment to fact check information related to elections despite a fierce reaction from the Trump administration over a pair of Donald Trump’s tweets that were flagged as misleading on the platform. After a storm of criticism from the president’s allies and threats from Trump himself to regulate social...

Four months since the first case, over 1 lakh people died due to COVID-19 in US

Just over four months after the government confirmed the first known case, more than 100,000 people who had the coronavirus have died in the United States. The death toll is far higher than in any other nation in the world. The toll exceeds the number of US military combat fatalities in every conflict since the...