The Biden administration dramatically increased so-called 'freedom of navigation' operations in the East and South China Seas, and on the diplomatic front has worked to create a major new alliance to 'contain' China. Beijing has blasted these efforts, accusing the US of trying to create global chaos.
The administration of US President Joe Biden announced in April that the US would complete its withdrawal from Afghanistan by 11 September 2021. However, Afghans who have been helping the US military all these years, fearing retaliation, have been seeking special immigrant visas (SIV) in a process that has been riddled with backlogs.
Earlier this month, former Number 10 senior adviser Dominic Cummings, now a vehement critic of the Boris Johnson government, found himself in the crosshairs as a High Court judge ruled a decision to award a lucrative contract to a firm whose founding partners were personal friends of the political strategist was “unlawful”.
Alzheimer's is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. There is no existing cure yet, however, medication and management strategies may temporarily improve symptoms. The prevalence across the globe is estimated to be as high as 24 million.
One person died and several more were injured on Saturday as gun violence erupted at Lake Merritt, while thousands of people gathered nearby celebrating Juneteenth, a holiday dedicated to the liberation of Black Americans from slavery. Police later said that the shooting was a result of a feud between two San Francisco gangs.
Although Benjamin Netanyahu has stepped down as Israel's prime minister, this does not mean that his political struggle is over, say Israeli observers explaining how the ex-PM's criticism of the Biden administration and Naftali Bennett's cabinet over Iran could affect US-Israeli relations.
Israel has established a reputation for carrying out daring operations far from its borders, including the 1976 hostage rescue operation at Entebbe Airport in Uganda and Operation Solomon in 1991, which secretly airlifted 14,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel. However, the most notorious has always been Operation Babylon.
Social media has erupted with all sorts of reactions, as the man flying on a hoverboard reminded them of a supervillain from the Marvel universe.