Stocks surge on Wall Street, sending Dow Jones up more than 2,100 points – biggest-ever point gain since 1933 – as Congress nears a deal to mitigate damage from coronavirus outbreak.
After days of playing down the threat, he blamed the European Union for not acting quickly enough to address the novel coronavirus and claimed that US clusters were “seeded” by European travellers.
Emergency comes as the number of identified coronavirus cases in the US capital reaches 10 and officials recommended gatherings of 1,000 or more people be postponed or canceled.
An exclusionary right-wing populism has gripped the world for years now, but recently, a more inclusionary populism is pushing back.
The hearing held inside Congress was called by the US Commission on International Freedom, and also focussed on Myanmar's refusal to grant citizenship to the Rohingya as well as Bahrain's stripping of citizenship from activists of the Shia majority.
The official Xinhua news agency said the proposal was submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC).
This is the first real, widespread challenge to its policies the BJP has faced.
The US sees the Idlib tensions as an opportunity to better relations with Turkey, but it won't move past rhetoric.
A vote on the war powers resolution could take place as early as Thursday, amid concerns that Trump could embark on open military conflict with Tehran without consulting Congress.
The party, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, once again played the Hindu nationalist card, hoping to gain electoral dividends by raising issues that appeal to militant Hindu sentiments, ignoring the matters of local governance.
Democrats are expected to object to the deep spending cuts on domestic programs, while some Republicans may raise concerns over debt and deficits.
From Prime Minister Narendra Modi down to the average citizen, the scourge of fake news is ravaging India's public discourse.
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