Showing posts with label democracy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label democracy. Show all posts

Saturday, September 3, 2022

'Normal,' says White House after dispute over Marines' presence at Biden speech

Democrats and Republicans alike slammed President Joe Biden on Friday for using two US Marines as what has been called a political maneuver in his "Soul of the Nation" speech Thursday night, while the White House defended the move.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

China opposes U.S. inviting Taiwan region to democracy summit

 

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 China and Russia have accused the United States of trying to divide the world. Both have hit out after being left out of a democracy summit being organised by US President Joe Biden.

 However, Taiwan is on the guest list, prompting further outrage from Beijing. 110 governments have been invited to Washington's first-ever democracy summit. 

The virtual Summit for Democracy, which takes place online on Dec 9 and 10, is aimed at promoting freedoms and human rights worldwide.

Monday, September 6, 2021

Taliban Urge Afghans To Desist From Staging Demonstrations - UrduPoint

Spokesman for the Taliban (terrorist organization, banned in Russia) Zabihullah Mujahid appealed to the people in Afghanistan not to hold rallies, saying that the country just overcame a crisis.

Monday, July 26, 2021

Tunisian president sacks prime minister, freezes parliament - The Jerusalem Post

Tunisia's president dismissed the government and froze parliament on Sunday, prompting crowds to fill major cities in support of a move that dramatically escalated a political crisis, but that his opponents called a coup.

Friday, June 25, 2021

US Justice Department suing Georgia over voter laws - AA

US Justice Department

The Department of Justice announced on Friday it is suing the US state of Georgia over its controversial new voter laws that critics and the department say are an illegal attempt to stifle minority voters.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Emails Detail Trump's Pressure on Justice Department to Overturn Election - FARS

(FNA)- Documents released Tuesday by the House Oversight Committee detail then-President Donald Trump’s repeated efforts to pressure the Department of Justice to pursue his unsubstantiated claims of election fraud in the 2020 presidential election and help overturn Joe Biden’s victory.

Friday, May 28, 2021

US investigating whether Ukrainians interfered in 2020 election -NY Times - The Jerusalem Post

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether current and former Ukrainian officials unlawfully interfered in the US presidential election, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Pentagon Approves Capitol Police Request to Extend National Guard Support for 2 Months - Sputnik International

(Sputnik) - US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has approved a request to extend the presence of National Guard troops at the Capitol grounds for an additional two months, according to the Pentagon press secretary, John Kirby.

Friday, March 5, 2021

Former US State Department Aide Arrested in Connection with Capitol Riot - Tasnim News Agency

(Tasnim) – A former US State Department aide during the Trump administration has been arrested in connection with the pro-Trump riot at the US Capitol, according to an FBI spokesperson and documents.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

House CANCELS March 4 session after Capitol Police cites ‘possible plot’ by militia — RT

 The US House of Representatives won’t be in session on Thursday, after Capitol Police, the FBI, and Homeland Security said extremists were discussing possible threats to Congress. The Senate is not changing its schedule, however.

Monday, February 8, 2021

Accused rioters blame Trump for ‘inspiring’ US Capitol violence | Al Jazeera

Accused rioters blame Trump for ‘inspiring’ US Capitol violence

As the US Senate prepares for the historic second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on Tuesday, some of the accused rioters who occupied the US Capitol on January 6 are using his words as their defence, according to court filings.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

US put on ‘heightened terrorist threat’ alert through APRIL, DHS cites concerns over politically ‘frustrated’ Americans — RT

US put on ‘heightened terrorist threat’ alert through APRIL

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is citing the Capitol unrest to declare a heightened threat of domestic terrorism through April, saying some “individuals” might be frustrated with the Biden administration.

Monday, January 18, 2021

Heavily Fortified Statehouses around US See Small Protests - Tasnim News Agency

Heavily Fortified Statehouses around US See Small Protests

Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the US Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the US Capitol.

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