President Donald Trump has returned to the campaign trail a week after being discharged from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre. Political analyst Thomas Sutton and body language experts Allan and Barbara Pease have analysed the president's latest performance in Florida, the first one since he contracted the coronavirus.
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has urged Britain’s government to conclude a free trade agreement with the European Union to support the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been leaving no stone unturned to grab power in Jammu and Kashmir, which is heading to the polls to elect a new state assembly. However, with the main political parties boycotting the elections, the BJP will remain untested in the absence of strong opponents, according to experts.
Armenia and Azerbaijan have accused each other of breaching a humanitarian ceasefire agreed over the weekend to stop fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. The Armenian diaspora is spread around the world and includes Kim Kardashian, who has tweeted about Nagorno-Karabakh to her 67 million Twitter followers.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to hold the first vote to approve Judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination for the Supreme Court on 15 October. While the hearings are underway, American observers have weighed up Barrett's performance as well as how her confirmation could affect the partisan power struggle in the US.
US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun has been in India on a two-day visit, arriving just days after a QUAD ministerial meeting was held in Tokyo. In his address at the Indo-US Forum on Monday, Biegun claimed India and the US have been "cautious" when it comes to China.
On Monday night, Donald Trump held his first campaign rally since recovering from the coronavirus, with the election event coming after his physician gave the President the all-clear for being around other people again.
Social Scientists are discovering a brand new “coronavirus culture” which has emerged from lockdown. Alan Bradshaw, co-author of “The Dictionary of Coronavirus Culture” spoke to us about some of the new social norms that have come as a result of the pandemic.
Clinton Foundation whistleblowers Lawrence W. Doyle and John F. Moynihan have scored their first victory in the litigation against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel has explained what consequences it will have for the powerful political dynasty and its associates.
Britain’s government has announced a new three-tier system of local lockdown measures to try to curb rising COVID-19 rates across the country. The new ‘Local COVID Alert Levels’ range between "medium", "high" and "very high" and will be implemented depending on local infection rates.
On 13 October, the UN member states are expected to pick up countries which will sit on the 47-strong United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the next three years (2021-2023). International observers have discussed Western NGOs' questionable criteria for keeping Russia, China, Cuba, and some other countries off the entity's board.
Bolivia is heading to snap 18 October elections following last year's coup, which resulted in the resignation of former President Evo Morales in November 2019 and the formation of the de facto interim government of Jeanine Anez. Political analyst Gonzalo Fiore Viani has given prognosis on the upcoming vote and Bolivia's economic prospects.
On Sunday, President Trump accused “Radical Left Democrats” of pushing Joe Biden to ‘pack’ the Supreme Court (i.e. increase the number of justices from 9 to as many as 15), and warned that doing so would “permanently destroy the Court.” Biden has refused to answer whether he would pack the court, saying voters “don’t deserve” to know his stance.
New research has revealed that suffering from pain causes consumers to spend more money. This is based on the idea of what marketing scholars call the “pain of paying”, Eugene Chan, an Associate Professor at Purdue University, spoke to us about these findings.
A new study has revealed that over two thirds of parents are concerned about how lockdown has affected their children. Laurien Beane, an early childhood specialist from the Australian Catholic University spoke to us about how the pandemic has affected children’s social development.
A new report published by the Centre for Brexit Policy has suggested that Boris Johnson will fail to get a deal as good as the one Canada has with the EU if he comes to an agreement with Brussels.
Beirut has a number of reasons to kick off direct negotiations with the Jewish state, believes an Israeli expert. Apart from the fact that it is being pressured by the US, it also feels obliged to improve the lives of its citizens, who have been suffering from dire economic conditions.
Despite the US mainstream media and the FBI appearing uninterested in the latest GOP study concerning Hunter Biden's financial transactions and occupations during his father's vice presidency, the investigation may go full throttle if Joe Biden is defeated in the 2020 campaign, suggests US investigative journalist George Eliason.
On Thursday, the US State Department announced new economic sanctions targeting 18 Iranian banks, claiming it was further depriving Iran “of funds to carry out its support for terrorist activities and nuclear extortion that threatens the world.” However, the real effect will be to deprive Iranians of essential medicines, an expert told Sputnik.
AfriForum – a South African civil rights organization, which just received a consultative status at the United Nations, was granted a permission to send its representatives to the UN’s New York, Geneva and Vienna offices.