The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and over 40 trade associations on Monday urged top U.S. and Chinese officials to redouble efforts to implement a Phase … Read more
As U.S. coronavirus cases surge and deaths topped 130,000, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo harshly criticized the White House’s COVID-19 response on Monday, accusing President … Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court defended abortion rights in a major ruling on Monday by striking down a Louisiana law placing restrictions on doctors who perform
Thousands of mourners braved sweltering Texas heat on Monday to view the casket of George Floyd, whose death after a police officer knelt on his … Read more
President Donald Trump’s decision to cut U.S. troop levels in Germany blindsided a number of senior national security officials, according to a number of sources … Read more
University of Washington researchers estimated on Monday that 145,728 people could die of COVID-19 in the United States by August, raising their grim forecast by … Read more
U.S. sanctions imposed on Iran’s shipping network took effect on Monday, months after they were announced in December following accusations of supporting proliferation of weapons … Read more
The University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) delivered a worrying assessment on the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, … Read more
The World Health Organization insisted that it had received no data or evidence by the American Government to support claims made by President Donald Trump … Read more
Airbus confirmed that it had agreed to settle bribery and corruption investigations with authorities in the US, the UK, and France.
The European aircraft maker … Read more
China, Japan and South Korea agree to work together to promote dialogue between the US and North Korea
China, Japan and South Korea have agreed to work together to promote dialogue between the United States and North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in … Read more
Italian Farmers’ association Coldiretti said that he’s expecting a a 20% drop in the sales of the agro-food products like Italian cheeses such as Parmigiano … Read more
The UK, US and Norway have issued a Troika statement outlining that the people of Sudan should have the right to freedom of expression and … Read more
The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to … Read more
These are the salient Corporate and Financial news for our first edition of the Midday Corporate Dispatch.
Bank of Valletta’s last … Read more
The recent attacks on two oil tankers on the Strait of Hormuz have sparked global conversation due to the passageway’s strategic location, and its role … Read more
A helicopter crash landed onto the roof of a building in midtown Manhattan and then caught fire on Monday afternoon, authorities said.
One person died … Read more
Libya has witnessed eight years of chaos and disaster since the arrival of the Arab Spring and the assassination of its longest serving ruler Muammar … Read more
Update : Authorities have identified the suspect in a shooting at a synagogue outside San Diego as John Earnest and say he’s also being investigated … Read more
Malta based company, using island to declare profits, to underpay tax, mentioned as example of UK’s effort to curb on tax underpayment by big multinationals
UK authorities are stepping up investigations into the tax affairs of US multinationals, which account for a growing share of suspected underpayment by large businesses.… Read more
Two Cabinet ministers have publicly denied leaking details of the Huawei controversy as Theresa May launched a formal inquiry into the affair.
The Telegraph reports… Read more
An inquiry by Amnesty International into civilian deaths in modern conflict claimed the US-led coalition killed 1,600 noncombatants in the fight for Raqqa. The figure … Read more
A US couple who starved and locked up 12 of their 13 children have been jailed for life.
David and Louise Turpin were sentenced during … Read more
The White House on Monday threatened to impose new tariffs on European products over subsidies to aerospace giant Airbus.
The FT reports that the US … Read more
Your morning briefing for today with the salient news to start your day informed.
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2003 and 2011 – Iraq and Libya – On this day, two US led military interventions started with one end result – A weaker standing in world ‘policing’
On this day in 2003, the United States, along with coalition forces primarily from the United Kingdom, initiates war on Iraq. Just after explosions began … Read more
April the Giraffe gave birth once again in front of an enthralled YouTube audience on Saturday.
More than 300,000 watched live as April gave birth … Read more
Our morning briefing brings you a round up of the latest news, today focusing on New Zealand’s massacre, the reports on Malta’s newspapers’ … Read more
EU, US and Canada announced new sanctions targeting individuals and companies. The penalties come in response to Russia’s actions in the Kerch Strait, the detention … Read more
President Donald Trump has vetoed a measure from Congress revoking his declaration of a national emergency at the US-Mexico border.
Lawmakers, including 12 Republicans, had … Read more
Americans who want to travel to 26 European nations will have to register and receive a travel authorization before visiting, the European Commission announced on … Read more
North Korea has disputed Donald Trump’s explanation for the breakdown of talks in Hanoi, saying it only wanted a partial lifting of sanctions in exchange … Read more
The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Thursday on rival U.S. and Russian draft resolutions on Venezuela, diplomats said, with Washington’s proposal … Read more
Michael Cohen expected to accuse Trump of criminal conduct and being a conman, a racist and a cheat – Updated
Michael Cohen is to call Donald Trump “a racist”, a “conman” and a “cheat” in his upcoming testimony, according to a copy of his opening … Read more
The House voted on Tuesday to overturn President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency on the Mexican border, with just 13 Republicans joining Democrats to … Read more
The European Union on Monday urged the United States and Latin American powers against launching a military intervention to oust the regime of Nicolas Maduro … Read more
The US secretary of state has indicated America will refuse to share information with the UK if it decides to use Huawei technology in sensitive … Read more
The White House said Thursday that “a small peacekeeping group of about 200” U.S. troops will stay in Syria beyond the planned withdrawal of American … Read more
US airline passengers who don’t identify as “male” or “female” will soon have more gender options to choose when booking tickets
US airline passengers who don’t identify as “male” or “female” will soon have more gender options to choose when booking tickets.
The new gender options … Read more
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview that a “crime may have been committed” when President Donald Trump fired the head of … Read more
US President Donald Trump has demanded that Europe take in hundreds of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) fighters … Read more
US military planes have been delivering humanitarian aid for Venezuela in the Colombian border town of Cucuta.
The aid is being stockpiled at the request … Read more
Former Fox News anchor and State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert on Saturday withdrew from consideration to be the US ambassador to the United Nations amid … Read more