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    Kremlin Says It Is ‘Good’ That Biden, Like Putin, Wants dialogue

    The Kremlin on Friday said it was “good” that US President Joe Biden was seeking dialogue with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, after Biden called for de-escalation. Biden on Tuesday suggested he and Putin meet for a summit on neutral...

    US Imposes Sanctions On Moscow, Expels 10 Russian Diplomats

    The United States announced economic sanctions against Russia on Thursday and the expulsion of 10 diplomats in retaliation for what Washington says is the Kremlin’s US election interference, a massive cyberattack, and other hostile activity. President Joe Biden’s executive order...

    Biden Faces Tangle Of Sanctions In Talks With Iran

    Reviving the Iran nuclear deal would seem like a simple task for US President Joe Biden. Iran wants him to lift sanctions in exchange for Tehran’s return to compliance. But as Iran and the United States resume indirect talks in...

    Judge Denies Motion To Acquit Officer In Floyd’s Death

    The Minnesota judge presiding over the trial of Derek Chauvin denied a defense motion on Wednesday to acquit the former police officer facing murder and manslaughter charges for the death of George Floyd. Chauvin, who is white, was seen in...

    Biden To Withdraw US Troops From Afghanistan By September 11

    President Joe Biden will withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan before this year’s 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, finally ending America’s longest war despite mounting fears of a Taliban victory, officials said Tuesday. The drawdown delays only by...

    Japan Launches COVID-19 Vaccination For Elderly

    Japan started to vaccinate its elderly against the coronavirus on Monday amid growing concerns about another wave of new infections. The country would inoculate about 36 million people aged 65 and above, which accounted for 29 per cent of its...

    Police Shoot Another Black Man In US

    A suburb of Minneapolis was under curfew early Monday after US police fatally shot a young Black man, sparking protests not far from where a former police officer was on trial for the murder of George Floyd. Hundreds of people gathered outside...

    Pope Celebrates Mass Of ‘Mercy’ With Prisoners, Refugees

    Pope Francis on Sunday made a rare outing from Vatican City to celebrate a mass of “divine mercy” with prisoners, refugees and health workers. The service was held in a church just off St Peter’s Square, in front of a...

    Djibouti President, Ismail Omar-Guelleh Wins Fifth Term In Office

    President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti has won a fifth term after an election boycotted by most of the opposition on Saturday. According to data from the Ministry of the Interior, the incumbent won 97.4% of the more than 177,000...

    Why Meghan Markle won’t attend Prince Philip’s funeral – Palace

    The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Philip, will take place next week, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday, announcing a stripped-back ceremony due to coronavirus restrictions, and a return for exiled royal Prince Harry but not his wife,...

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    We Can’t Afford to Live Anymore, and The Rich Are Gaslighting Us

    by Jessica Wildfire A few years ago, one of my friends confessed something over coffee. She leaned forward. Her voice...
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