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Amazon wildfires are an “international crisis”, says Macron ahead of G7

Macron urges world leaders to discuss Amazon wildfire at G7 summit

Macron urges world leaders to discuss Amazon wildfire at G7 summit France’s President Emmanuel Macron has called the Amazon wildfires an “international crisis” and enjoined world leaders to discuss the issue at the G7 summit. Ahead of the much-anticipated G7 summit, France’s President Emmanuel Macron responded to the Amazon wildfire crisis and said that “our houses are burning”. “The Amazon rain forest

Amazon rainforest wildfires plunges Sao Paolo into sudden darkness

Amazon rainforest wildfires blankets Sao Paolo

Amazon rainforest wildfires blankets Sao Paolo Thick black clouds from the Amazon wildfires stayed over Sao Paolo, fuelling concerns regarding the environmental disaster. Smoke from the wildfires in Amazon region plunged Sao Paolo into darkness on Monday. Brazil’s National Institute of Meteorology, Inmet, stated that the phenomenon transpired due to humid air, heavy clouds, and several other factors. Winds brought the particulate matter from the wildfires

‘I don’t see a recession’: Donald Trump on economic crisis

Trump dismisses recession fears

Trump dismisses recession fears US President Donald Trump has rebuffed claims that the country is facing recession, even as economists have warned of a looming economic crisis. US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that there is no danger of recession and the US “is doing tremendously well”. “Our consumers are tremendously rich. They’re loaded up with money. Walmart is through the roof. We’re not going

Canada Day 2019

Canada Day Celebrations in Ottawa

Canada Day Celebrations in Ottawa Canada Day is celebrated every year on 1 July, marking the anniversary of Canada’s full independence from a British Rule 1 July, every year, is celebrated as the National Day of Canada. Also known as Canada Day, it is a statutory holiday across Canada marked with magnanimous celebrations in the capital city, Ottawa. Celebratory Parades are held

WorldPride Celebrations in New York, 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Movement

WorldPride Parade passing through New York streets

WorldPride Parade cum celebrations was held for the first time in New York City. Attended by thousands, it also marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Movement. WorldPride Parade passing through New York streets WorldPride Parade cum celebrations was held for the first time in New York City. Attended by thousands, it also marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Movement. New York, the biggest

Peace Talks between the US, Taliban Envoy

US and Taliban begin fresh talks in Qatar A fresh round of talks between the U.S. and the Taliban began in Qatar early Saturday morning. The talks are said to focus on, American withdrawal from Afghanistan with Taliban promising no further hosting of terrorist outfits and terrorists in the country. This optimistic approach shall end America’s longest military engagement on foreign soil, which has dragged

US-China Trade Tension Intensifies, US President Cautions Vietnam

US President Donald Trump warns China and the rest of the world

US President Donald Trump warns China and the rest of the world Ahead of the G20 summit, US President Donald Trump said China was “ripe” for new tariffs. He also warned Vietnam of potential tariffs Before heading to Osaka for the G20 summit, US President Trump asserted that China was “ripe” for new tariffs. He is scheduled to hold talks with Chinese President

US President Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Supreme Leader

Iran

US imposes sanctions on Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei US President Donald Trump has ordered sanctions against Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and eight IRGC commanders. Iran says this marks the end of diplomacy  President Trump issued sanctions against Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, Iranian officials, and eight IRGC commanders on Monday. The US President clarified that the new sanctions would restrict access to financial

US, Mexico Reach Immigration Deal; Import Tariffs Called Off

US and Mexico

: US and Mexico reach agreement to deal with migration across common border US President Donald Trump suspends scheduled import tariffs against Mexico as the two nations reach an agreement on immigration US President Donald Trump has called off the 5% import tariffs, scheduled to be imposed Monday, against Mexico. The tariffs were “indefinitely suspended” as the two nations reached a signed agreement on

US Lawmakers Introduces Bill to Ban Chinese Military Scientists From American Labs

US China

US lawmakers have introduced a bill to keep the Chinese military away from critical research on American college campuses and limit the economic surveillance activities of China in the US. A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions that seek to ban Chinese military scientists from American labs. Individuals employed or sponsored by the Chinese military institutions will not receive

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