U.S. President Joe Biden appoints Karine Jean-Pierre as first Black White House press secretary

President Joe Biden said on Thursday he has chosen Karine Jean-Pierre to be White House press secretary, succeeding Jen Psaki and becoming the first Black and openly gay person to serve as the public face of a U.S. administration. Psaki, who leaves the job on May 13, had said early in the Biden administration, which… Read More U.S. President Joe Biden appoints Karine Jean-Pierre as first Black White House press secretary

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk makes $43billion cash offer for takeover of Twitter

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk took aim at Twitter Inc with a $43 billion cash takeover offer on Thursday, with the Tesla CEO saying the social media company needs to be taken private to grow and become a platform for free speech. “I think it’s very important for there to be an inclusive arena for free… Read More Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk makes $43billion cash offer for takeover of Twitter

U.S., UK, Australia and Canada announce diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Canada joined Australia, Britain and the United States in a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing on Wednesday, with China calling the boycotts “political posturing” and a smear campaign. The United States was the first to announce the boycott this week, saying on Monday its government officials would not attend February’s Beijing Olympics… Read More U.S., UK, Australia and Canada announce diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Three dead, dozens injured as military seize power in Sudan

Sudan’s military seized power from a transitional government on Monday and soldiers killed at least three people and wounded 80 as street protests broke out against the coup. The leader of the takeover, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, dissolved the military-civilian Sovereign Council that had been established to guide the country to democracy following the overthrow… Read More Three dead, dozens injured as military seize power in Sudan