China accuse US of abuse of military power

China on Monday accused the U.S. of flexing its military muscles in the South China Sea by conducting joint exercises with two U.S. aircraft carrier groups in the strategic waterway. Foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said the exercises were performed “totally out of ulterior motives” and undermined stability in the area. “Against such a backdrop, the U.S. deliberately dispatched massive …

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Trump accuses Twitter of fact checking his tweets

It was reported that Twitter on Tuesday issued a fact check on President Donald Trump’s tweets. It was the first time ever the veracity of the American leader’s claims were checked. There has been criticism against social media platforms regarding the lack of restraint on leaders who use the means to make unsubstantiated claims. Trump had tweeted that mail-in ballots …

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Burundi holds presidential election amid COVID-19 pandemic

Amid the COVID-19 global pandemic, voters have turned out in numbers as Burundi holds its presidential election. Burundi decided to go on with the election, allowing political campaigns and gatherings even though it has recorded 42 confirmed cases of the coronavirus. After 15 years in power, President Pierre Nkurunziza will be stepping down. Seven candidates are in the running to …

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WHO: COVID-19 may never go away

The World Health Organisation (WHO) have said that the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) may never go away.  The executive director of the World Health Organization health emergencies program, Mike Ryan, says the virus may just become one of the viruses around the world that kill people annually. “This virus just may become another endemic virus in our communities and this …

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