Biden hosts climate meeting amid high pressure on gas prices

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden, who has recently focused on increasing oil production to reduce rising gas priceswill pay attention to climate change Friday when he convenes a virtual meeting of some of the world’s biggest economies. Participants will include China, Germany, Saudi Arabia, the UK and the EU. Also in attendance will be Egypt, … Read more

Barack Obama was treated to an impromptu serenade by an all-female choir in Denmark

The choir sang part of Hans Christian Andersens “In Denmark I was born”. Former US President Barack Obama recently shared a video of a group of singers singing in a soulful voice in Copenhagen. Taking to Instagram, Mr Obama wrote: “When I was in Copenhagen I met this group of singers rehearsing on their balcony. … Read more

Michelle Obama delivers speech at When We All Vote summit in Los Angeles, urges voters to stay engaged

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Michelle Obama on Monday urged Americans not to disconnect from the stalled political system and said voting — and enrolling millions of new voters — is a pathway to change in a deeply polarized nation. “Protecting and expanding our democracy is the best and only way out of this mess,” the … Read more

Renewed hopes but more delays for Cubans applying for US visas

CIENFUEGOS, Cuba — Like many Cubans before him, Roberto De la Yglesia left most of his family behind when he traveled to the United States with only his son in 2015, hoping to soon be able to bring his wife and daughters to join him. . Years later, the New Jersey mechanical engineer and his … Read more

What is the Indo-Pacific framework, who is in it, why it matters

US President Joe Biden officially introduced the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, or IPEF, this week during his first tour of Asia, revealing Washington’s long-awaited Asia-Pacific economic strategy. This comes five years after the United States unilaterally withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement signed by 12 countries in Asia-Pacific, North America and South America. With … Read more

‘I brought Eid’.. Obama sparks uproar with tweet linking Texas massacre to anniversary of George Floyd’s death

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Former US President Barack Obama has sparked widespread interaction among activists on social media, after a tweet linking the Texas massacre and the death of 21 people at the hands of an armed student and the anniversary of the death of African American, George Floyd. See you soon, Barack, … Read more

NRA slammed for holding annual convention in Texas 72 hours after school shooting

One of America’s most powerful lobby groups has been whipped for an insensitive and indecent event that Donald Trump will attend. Just 72 hours after a tragic elementary school shooting in Texas, America’s most powerful gun lobby is holding its annual convention in the same state. On Friday, the National Rifle Association (NRA) will hold … Read more

Obama says US is ‘paralyzed’ as Texas school shooting echoes Sandy Hook

Barack Obama paid tribute to the 19 children and two teachers killed in a merciless massacre in Uvalde, Texas, after a gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School on Tuesday. Obama – who was president of the United States from 2009 to 2017 – shared a poignant note on social media, where he pointed to … Read more

US, Japan and South Korea focus on semiconductors as Biden visits Asia

TOKYO — As US President Joe Biden visits Japan and South Korea, the three countries are looking for common ground on the world stage. One place they find it is in semiconductors. A first stop for Biden during his first stint in Asia as president was a Samsung factory in South Korea. “These small chips, … Read more

Bolivian Arce warns he may not attend Summit of the Americas

Bolivian President Luis Arce says he can’t go to Summit of the Americas if some countries aren’t invited ByThe Associated Press May 11, 2022, 9:04 PM • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article LA PAZ, Bolivia — Bolivian President Luis Arce said he could not attend the Summit of the Americas … Read more