QAnon House member meets with Republican leader, remains defiant

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s far-right views have split Republicans, yet she remains unapologetic. As Republicans wrestle about how to handle the outcry over Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene’s endorsement of outlandish conspiracy theories and of violent, racist views, Greene remains unapologetic, even after a meeting with her party’s leader. “No matter what @GOPLeader [House Minority Leader Kevin […]

WHO team meets with Chinese, plans to visit key Wuhan sites

DHAKA: A group of more than 1,700 Rohingya Muslim refugees set sail for a remote island in the Bay of Bengal with more readying to go on Saturday, a Bangladesh navy official said, despite concerns about the risk of storms and floods lashing the site.They are the newest addition to the roughly 3,500 Rohingya refugees […]

WHO team meets Chinese scientists as COVID investigation begins

Experts are in Wuhan, where the virus first emerged, to piece together what happened in the initial outbreak. A team of experts from the World Health Organization began its long-awaited investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic on Friday, meeting a group of Chinese scientists in Wuhan ahead of a series of field visits […]

Vietnam’s Communist Party meets to pick new leaders, set strategy

Continuity expected as Vietnam seeks to balance China and the United States. Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party gathers for its first national congress since 2016 later on Monday with a mission to select new leaders and shape policy for the next five years. The event, the 13th congress since the founding of the Communist Party of […]

Pakistani baby born in Makkah reaches home, meets parents after yearlong wait

Author:  article author:  SAIMA SHABBIR Sat, 2021-01-16 22:24 ISLAMABAD: A baby born prematurely to Pakistani Umrah pilgrims in Makkah last year was returned on Friday evening to his parents in Quetta, Pakistan — a full year after his birth and successful treatment in Saudi Arabia. Bibi Hajra and her husband Ghulam Haider were forced to […]

Trump still will not concede as Congress meets to affirm election

Trump falsely insists he won the US election, telling thousands gathered in Washington that victory was ‘stolen’ from him. President Donald Trump declared he will “never concede” as Congress readied to meet to tally and certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Clinging to the false idea that he won the United States election, Trump insisted to […]

Final step: US Congress meets to certify Biden election victory

The United States Congress will meet on Wednesday to certify the victory of President-elect Joe Biden. Some Republicans in both the Senate and House have said they will object to certifying the results in at least three states, in a last-ditch attempt in support of President Donald Trump that is all-but-assured to fail. Democrat Raphael […]

Afghan Hazara’s journey to Pakistan for work meets brutal end

Kabul, Afghanistan – When Aziz Begi left his native Daikondi province to resume work at a coal mine in Pakistan, last month, his life was brimming with new possibilities. His eldest son was preparing for the college entrance exam and his wife was just about to give birth to their seventh child. It was these prospects […]

What to expect when the US Congress meets to affirm Biden win

The US Congress meets on Wednesday to tally the Electoral College votes, the final constitutional step in determining the next president of the United States. In an ordinary presidential election year, this ceremonial and non-controversial joint session of Congress is the culmination of a hard-fought campaign. But the 2020 presidential election and its aftermath were […]

Chinese delegation meets Nepal PM amid political crisis

Senior Chinese Communist Party leader holds talks with PM Oli and President Bhandari as the ruling communist party on the verge of split. A Chinese delegation reportedly held talks with Nepali Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli and President Bidya Devi Bhandari in Kathmandu on Sunday in a first diplomatic step by the neighbouring power […]

Acting US defence secretary visits Afghanistan, meets with Ghani

Christopher Miller meets with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and visits US troops as American forces continue to withdraw. Acting US Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller has discussed US support for Afghan security forces and ongoing Taliban talks with the Afghan president in Kabul on Tuesday. The visit comes as US troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan […]

Pakistani envoy meets Bangladeshi PM in sign of warming ties

Pakistani High Commissioner Imran Ahmed Siddiqui meets Sheikh Hasina as they pledge to improve bilateral relations. Islamabad, Pakistan – Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh has met with that country’s prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, with both sides pledging to improve bilateral relations, according to separate statements, a further sign of a thaw in an otherwise frosty […]

Thailand parliament meets to discuss pro-democracy protests #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Protesters regard PM Prayut’s premiership as illegitimate, demand his resignation. Thailand’s parliament has begun a special session called to address tensions as pro-democracy protests draw students and other demonstrators into the streets almost daily, demanding the prime minister’s resignation and reforms to the ultra-powerful monarchy. A former military chief who staged the 2014 coup, Prime […]