China challenges U.S. to cut nuclear arsenal to matching level

BEIJING (Reuters) – China would “be happy to” participate in trilateral arms control negotiations with the United States and Russia, but only if the United States were willing to reduce its nuclear arsenal to China’s level, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Wednesday. Washington has repeatedly called for China to join in trilateral negotiations to extend New START, a flagship […]

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World-champion snowboarder Pullin dies – reports

Two-time world champion snowboarder Alex Pullin has died while spearfishing in his native Australia, local media says. Pullin, 32, was found unresponsive at a beach on Queensland’s Gold Coast on Wednesday, according to reports by multiple outlets. He was treated by paramedics at the scene but could not be revived, authorities said. Pullin was Australia’s flagbearer at the 2014 Winter […]

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Donald Trump mocked after posting tweet riddled with false claims about US achievements

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The US President’s bizarre post included boasts of great Americans harnessing electricity, inventing the telephone and the internet and winning two world wars. The tweet from the official White House account provoked widespread mockery for its hilarious […]

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Deadly Syrian, Russian air strikes in Idlib amount to war crimes, U.N. says

GENEVA (Reuters) – Syrian and Russian planes have carried out deadly aerial strikes on schools, hospitals and markets in Idlib province that amount to war crimes, U.N. investigators said on Tuesday in a report that also condemned attacks by Islamist militants. They said that “indiscriminate bombardment” by pro-government forces, ahead of a March ceasefire brokered with Turkey, claimed hundreds of […]

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Coronavirus horror: World on alert as pandemic causes 1 million deaths from OTHER diseases

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. A report by the International AIDS Society revealed that the pandemic could shatter the progress in treating HIV, TB and many other diseases. Research by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Stop TB partnership and Imperial College London have […]

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Jeffrey Epstein pal Ghislaine Maxwell moved to NY prison

Maxwell faces up to 35 years in jail for allegedly grooming underage girls for Epstein to sexually abuse. Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime confidante Ghislaine Maxwell was transferred Monday to New York to face charges that she recruited women and girls, one as young as 14, for him to sexually abuse, the Bureau of Prisons confirmed. Prosecutors have asked a judge to […]

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