US and Chinese finance ministers open talks ahead of Biden-Xi meeting

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and China’s Treasury chief will meet in San Francisco on Thursday to begin two days of talks aimed at making progress on a number of economic issues as competition between the two countries significantly intensifies. Yellen’s meeting with Vice Premier He Lifeng is aimed at laying the groundwork for an expected […]

US Slams Israeli Minister’s Nuclear Threats On Gaza

Israeli Minister Amichai Eliyahu has been suspended for his nuclear comments in the Gaza Strip. Washington: The United States on Monday condemned as “totally unacceptable” comments by a junior Israeli cabinet member who appeared to express openness to the idea of ​​Israel carrying out a nuclear attack on Gaza. “We continue to believe that it […]

EU Convenes “Historic Meeting” Of Foreign Ministers In Ukraine

Ukraine welcomed the summit. (File) Kyiv: European Union foreign ministers gathered in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Monday for a historic extra-regional summit, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said. The talks took place as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine enters its 20th month and Kiev is pushing for future EU membership. Borrell issued a statement […]

Polish police briefly detain lawmaker who interrupted prime minister’s speech

Polish police briefly detained a Polish opposition lawmaker on Tuesday for disrupting Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s election speech, in violation of parliamentary privilege. Critics of Morawiecki’s right-wing government condemned the police action as an example of the deterioration of the rule of law. Kinga Gajewska, a lawmaker, interrupted Morawiecki’s speech with a megaphone in the […]

Zelensky Sacks Six Deputy Defence Ministers Amid Corruption Scandals

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Six Ukrainian deputy defense ministers were dismissed Monday, officials said, following the sacking of Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov two weeks ago over a corruption scandal amid heavy fighting in the east. announced. According to the Telegram account of Taras Melnychuk, Permanent Representative of the Cabinet of Ministers, the Deputy Ministers of […]

China Defence Minister’s Absence At Top Meet Heightens Speculation About Removal

Friday’s meeting discussed political education for the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). (File) Beijing: His conspicuous absence from a meeting of the Central Military Commission (CMC) held here on Friday sparked speculation that China’s missing Defense Minister, General Li Shangfu, had been sacked and detained. It spread. General Li, who is considered a close ally of […]

French Minister’s Topless Memark Sparks Outrage

Eric Dupont-Moretti is France’s belligerent Minister of Justice. Paris, France: French journalists’ organizations have condemned “sexist” comments made by the country’s belligerent justice minister, Eric Dupont Moretti, against female journalists. Mr. Dupont-Moretti made the disgusting comments on Monday after touring a courthouse in central Aurillac that was damaged during protests against the prosecution of a […]

Ex-PMs, These Opposition Chief Ministers To Skip President’s G20 Dinner On September 9

Manmohan Singh and HD Deb Gowda will not attend the G20 dinner. (File) New Delhi: Former Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and HD Dave Gowda will not attend the G20 banquet hosted by President Drupadi Murum on Saturday, citing “health reasons”. Former prime ministers and state chiefs, including those from opposition-controlled states, have been invited to […]