El Salvador has become the first country in the world to formally adopt bitcoin as legal tender after Congress approved President Nayib Bukele’s proposal to embrace the cryptocurrency.
Rioters chanting “Black Lives Matter” stormed the Oklahoma Capitol on Wednesday, forcing the state House of Representatives into lockdown, in order to protest several Republican-backed bills, including one that provides legal protections to motorists fleeing riots.
The number of unaccompanied migrant children in US custody is growing by roughly 500 per day, with some 5,000 minors currently housed in “temporary facilities” at the border, many of them well beyond the legal 72-hour limit.
A number of Latin American countries have reportedly experienced extremely aggressive negotiating tactics by US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, which has demanded full immunity from any civil claims and state assets as a guarantee.
The Director Generals of Military Operations (DGsMO) of Indian and Pakistan have announced that they agreed to stop firing across the Kashmir border in an attempt to secure sustainable peace in the region.
President Biden is dismissing the genocide against the Uighur population in China, dubbing the mass internment a “different norm” — despite the State Department this month responding to “atrocities” in the camps, following reports of systemic rape and torture.
Clashes erupted between protesters and riot police during demonstrations in Catalonia against the arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel, convicted for calling the former Spanish king a thief, with cops in Barcelona firing rubber bullets.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s top aide privately apologised to Democratic lawmakers for withholding the state’s nursing home death toll from COVID-19, telling them “we froze” out of fear that the true numbers would “be used against us” by federal prosecutors
The US Senate has failed to gather enough votes to convict former President Donald Trump, after a Democrat-led impeachment trial. Trump had been accused of “incitement of insurrection” after the peaceful Capitol Hill Protests.
Last month’s Protest at Capitol Hill intensified concerns about different views within the United States military. However, the number of current or former members of the armed forces who participated in the Peaceful Protest is unknown.
Thousands of farmers in a politically important Indian state on Friday rallied in opposition to new agricultural laws, signalling growing support for a months-long campaign to have the government reforms scrapped.
House Republican lawmakers are seeking this week to oust U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, a Democrat from Minnesota, from her committee assignments as Democrats push for similar action against Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, Fox News reported on Tuesday.
Some in media have challenged Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over her claims regarding the protest at the U.S. Capitol on the 6th of January, saying that she was not technically in the actual U.S. Capitol building but in a nearby House office building.
In a press conference on Tuesday, DeSantis issued a series of recommendations that are expected to be included in legislation as the Transparency in Technology Act, saying ‘Big Tech’ is becoming more like ‘Big Brother’ with ‘each passing day.’
The January 19 ruling by Bombay High Court Justice Pushpa V. Ganediwala cleared a 39-year-old man who had been accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in 2016 of any wrong doing.
Tensions in a row between AstraZeneca and the EU over vaccine shortages have heightened further as Paris and Berlin said the company should face penalties or even legal action if it turns out it preferred Britons to Europeans.
Joe Biden has been slammed from both left and right for not fulfilling at least one campaign promise, getting #BidenLied trending, triggering his supporters to try and hijack the hashtag to distract from the criticism.
A damning attorney general’s report that showed Governor Andrew Cuomo and other officials downplayed the deadly impact of COVID-19 on New York’s nursing homes finally led the state’s embattled health commissioner on Thursday to reveal the total number of resident fatalities.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler pepper-sprayed a concerned citizen in the face after the man accused him of dining without a mask at a local bar. The mayor has since filed a police report on the incident, of which there is an audio recording.
Twitter has locked the Chinese Embassy to the US out of its account for supposedly violating its policy against dehumanization with a tweet defending its activities in Xinjiang, just weeks after suspending US President Trump.
The incoming Joe Biden administration will maintain Washington’s view that opposition figure Juan Guaido is the legitimate president of Venezuela, dashing hopes that the new president might rethink US policy towards Caracas.
Amazon offered on Joe Biden’s first day as president to help speed the US rollout of Covid-19 vaccinations, leading observers to wonder why the world’s largest retailer didn’t step forward before Donald Trump left the White House.
Assumed U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s expected move to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline to appease the woke agenda of the likes of AOC, prompted Canada’s main oil-producing province of Alberta on Monday to threaten to seek damages as Ottawa made efforts to save the troubled project.
Following the European Court of Justice’s decision to uphold a Belgian ban on kosher slaughter, Wim van den Brande, owner of the Kosher Poultry Factory in Antwerp, was forced to fire his ten employees and close down the business.
John Sullivan, who has admitted to wanting to burn down modern society and drag President Trump out of office, is on camera inciting people to storm the Capitol while repeatedly asking demonstrators to burn it down.
The UK government has publicly criticised China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims as “barbarism” and announced new measures to stop UK companies trading with Chinese firms connected to forced labour.
The Trump admin announced Wednesday that it will halt imports of cotton and tomatoes from the Uighur region of China in its most sweeping action yet to pressure the Communist Party over its genocide of ethnic minorities.
EU leaders are demanding that the Commission should ‘standardise’ a vaccine passport across all member countries, and that it should be required for people to travel throughout the area.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has criticized Twitter for banning President Trump, saying that social media networks shouldn’t have the power to decide who is allowed to exercise free speech.
Amazon is removing free speech social network Parler from its web hosting service for continuous disregard to censor free speech and not offering a save space for far-left ideologies.
Many concerned intellectuals and other activists of free speech have pointed fingers at messages from Iran’s leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, accusing the platform of double standards amid Presidents Twitter ban.
Digital services taxes adopted by India, Italy and Turkey discriminate against U.S. companies and are inconsistent with international tax principles, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office said on Wednesday, paving the way for potential retaliatory tariffs.
Donald Trump’s decision to pardon four Blackwater contractors involved in the 2007 slaughter of Iraqi civilians was met with a tsunami of anger and resentment online from people calling it a travesty of justice.
Tech entrepreneur and former Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang has filed paperwork to run for mayor of New York City in 2021 following a poll finding him as a favourite for the position.
Silicon Valley is working behind the scenes to secure senior roles for tech allies in lesser-known but still vital parts of president-elect Joe Biden’s administration, even as the pushback against Big Tech from progressive groups and regulators grows.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met with Qatar’s leader Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani in Doha, and senior PA official Jibril Rajoub travelled to Oman in a bid to get those two countries to not join other states that have normalized relations with Israel.
In the intricate plot surrounding Dominion Voting Systems, heavily involved in fraud in the U.S. presidential election, Obama, the Clinton, and the Chinese regime now appear to be involved.