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Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson becomes the highest-paid actor of 2019

News Desk | American actor Dwayne Johnson is the highest-paid actor, reported by the Forbes annual list. The list further added that the actor has...
Epstein

Epstein put assets in trust two days before suicide: reports

AFP | Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein wrote a will two days before he died, putting his $578 million in assets into a trust with unnamed...
Venezuela

5 reasons why Trump’s Venezuela embargo won’t end the Maduro regime

Marco Aponte-Moreno | The U.S. has announced an economic embargo on Venezuela, intended to put an end to President Nicolás Maduro’s authoritarian regime. In an Aug. 5 executive order,...
Imran Khan

Who pulled the bigger crowd in US: Imran Khan vs Modi

News Desk | Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan attracted almost 30,000 US based Pakistanis on Sunday. Khan put up the big show in Washington DC as...
Cardi

The fifth level in a relationship is marrying an Arab and owning oil in...

News Desk | In a hilarious social media post, American rapper Cardi B is seen explaining the five levels of a relationship; marrying an Arab...
Iran

US steps up pressure: deploys F-22 fighter jets against Iran

AFP | The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US...
Huda

What would Oprah do? Huda Kattan drops sponsorship worth $185,000

News Desk | Huda Kattan, the famous beauty blogger and entrepreneur inspired by acclaimed American celebrity Oprah Winfrey, once turned down a sponsorship worth $185,000...
Pompeo

Pompeo in ‘tariff king’ India to end tension which Trump started

AFP | When US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits down with India's prime minister on Wednesday he will be trying to chart a path...
Muslim

America accuses India of religious extremism and anti-Muslim policies

News Analysis | The 2018 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom released by Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State, on Friday stated that Hindu-groups had...
Trump

US writer accuses Trump of sexual assault after 20 years

AFP | An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room...
Shaukat Yousafzai

Cat filtered Minister Shaukat Yousafzai makes to American show

News Desk | The recent pictures of provincial Information minister Shaukat Yousafzai made it to the late-night talk show of Stephen Colbert. The photos of...
Africa

South Africa should learn from Brazil about how to tackle ‘hidden hunger’

Brittany Kesselman | South Africa faces a double burden of hunger and malnutrition, on the one hand, and obesity with associated non-communicable diseases (NCDs), on the other....
reelection campaign

‘Keep America great’: Trump launches reelection campaign

AFP| President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday much the same way he rode to power in 2016 -- with a raucous, nationalist...
Korea

Bolton is ‘Human Defect’; N. Korea slams after Hanoi summit failure

AFP | North Korea slammed US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Monday, calling him a "human defect" that had to be banished, just as...

First Red Cross humanitarian aid arrives in Venezuela

AFP | The first shipment of Red Cross humanitarian aid arrived in crisis-wracked Venezuela on Tuesday following approval from President Nicolas Maduro's government, the organization...

Inside the dark world of Mexico’s intelligence services

AFP | Lee Harvey Oswald was here just before he shot John F. Kennedy. Fidel Castro and Che Guevara were, too, not long before the...

Venezuela accuses Canada of supporting Trump’s ‘war adventure’

AFP | Venezuela accused Canada of supporting US President Donald Trump's "war adventure" Monday after Ottawa announced new sanctions on top officials in President Nicolas...

US sanctions companies sending Venezuelan oil to Cuba

AFP | The US Treasury on Friday unveiled financial sanctions on four maritime shipping companies and nine of their oil tankers over crude deliveries to...

US moves to cut off Venezuela oil, Cuba trade

AFP | The United States on Friday announced sanctions on ships of Venezuela's state oil company and companies that link it to key ally Cuba,...

Trump says will impose car tariffs if Mexico doesn’t control border

AFP | President Donald Trump on Thursday retreated from his threat to close the US-Mexican border imminently, warning he will instead impose car tariffs if...

Welcome to the tropical prison that some don’t want to leave

AFP | More than a century after Mexico established a prison on the Maria Islands -- a Pacific archipelago eight hours by boat from the...

Rich and poor united in desperate quest for water in Venezuela

AFP | Crippling power blackouts are subjecting Venezuelans to the second phase of deprivation -- massive water shortages that make no distinction in income or...

Venezuelan President announces 30 days of electricity load shedding

AFP | Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro announced 30 days of electricity rationing on Sunday after his government said it was reducing the length of the...

Trump tells Russia ‘to get out’ of Venezuela

AFP | US President Donald Trump demanded Wednesday that Russia remove troops from Venezuela and said again that he was not ruling out military action...

Venezuela expels Europe lawmakers as aid showdown intensifies

AFP | Venezuela on Sunday expelled five visiting European lawmakers, an act which opposition leader Juan Guaido branded "irrational" as his showdown with President Nicolas...

$100 million in humanitarian aid pledged to crisis-hit Venezuela

AFP | Twenty-five countries have pledged $100 million in aid to Venezuela, a top US official said Thursday, as the crisis-hit country's Supreme Court took...

Media vilifies Meghan like Princess Diana, says George Clooney

News Desk | Popular American actor George Clooney has bashed the international media for constantly attacking the Duchess of Sussex and former American actor since...

Chavez-era ex-officials turn backs on Venezuela’s Maduro

AFP | They embraced the socialist revolution of late leader Hugo Chavez along with millions of other Venezuelans, but four former officials have now been...

Brazilian indigenous community threatened in aftermath of dam burst

AFP | In her 88 years, Antonia Alves has seen much hardship as a member of Brazil's indigenous community, whose people have often been driven...

Venezuela opposition cling to social media lifeline

AFP | Deprived almost entirely of coverage on mainstream media, Venezuela's self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido has been deftly using the social networks to woo support,...

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