Trump cites teenaged son’s bout with Covid-19 in calling for schools to reopen

Under siege over his handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump on Wednesday cited what he said was his son’s mild bout of the virus as a reason why American schools should … Read More

India’s development partnership doesn’t come with conditions: PM Narendra Modi’s veiled message to China

In a veiled message to China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asserted that India’s “development cooperation does not come with any conditions. It is not influenced by political or … Read More

Covid-19 could kill more through hunger, 122 million more may be pushed to starvation: Oxfam

More people will die of hunger caused by the pandemic than of coronavirus this year, according to a report from Oxfam. An estimated 122 million of the world’s poorest people … Read More

Facing Criticism, White House to Brief Democrats on Reports Russia Paid Taliban to Kill U.S. Troops

The White House sought to play down reports it knew Russia had paid the Taliban bounties to kill U.S. troops, promising to brief Democrats on Tuesday after being accused of … Read More

Trump denies being told about Russian bounties to kill US troops in Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump said yesterday he had never been briefed about the reported Russian efforts to pay bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill US troops in Afghanistan, blasting a … Read More

Russian intelligence officers offered cash rewards to Taliban fighters to kill US, UK troops in Afghanistan, source says

U.S. intelligence has concluded that the Russian military offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants in Afghanistan to kill American troops and other coalition forces, the New York Times reported on Friday, … Read More