United States Of America
Opinion  /  Published 28.06.20

No filters needed

Sir — One down, several more to go. According to news reports,, a leading matrimonial website in India has removed its skin colour filter after facing backlash from users. There are too m...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.20

Quarantined alone at home with Covid-19

The narcissism of bourgeois life is concealed in normal times by good manners but becomes obvious in moments of crisis. When I discovered I was running a temperature one afternoon late last month, my ...
By Mukul Kesavan in Una

Opinion  /  Published 06.12.19

Don't look away from the ugly truth

The sketches should be seen only by adults but they must be seen. Drawn by a victim of torture, they show, in raw and agonizing detail, the methods that Americans — soldiers, psychologists, spies, w...
By The New York Times Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 03.06.20

Trump moves to block Chinese airlines from US

The Trump administration moved Wednesday to block Chinese airlines from flying to the U.S. in an escalation of trade and travel tensions between the two countries.The Transportation Department said it...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 02.06.20

Concern over attack on Australian cameraman

Australia has asked its embassy in the US to register its concerns with authorities there about an apparent police assault on an Australian cameraman during a protest in Washington, its foreign minist...
By Reuters in Sydney

World  /  Published 31.05.20

Curfews can’t quell violence

Another night of outrage left stores looted and cars smouldering in many US cities on Sunday as curfews failed to quell violence that replaced peaceful daytime demonstrations over the death of a black...
By Reuters in Minneapolis

World  /  Published 30.05.20

Soldiers deployed in Minneapolis

The full Minnesota National Guard was activated for the first time since World War II after four nights of sometimes violent protests that have spread to other US cities following the killing of a bla...
By Reuters in Minneapolis

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.20

A new strain

In a development that could reshape the counter-terrorism (CT) agenda and narrative of two decades in the United States of America, white supremacist terrorism is now institutionally listed as one of ...
By Luv Puri in

Opinion  /  Published 24.05.20

Like in the movies

It is hard being born Canadian if your ambition is to be a real-life version of movie tough guy Jean-Claude Van Damme (Bloodsport; Death Warrant; Universal Soldier; Last Action Hero). The same goes fo...
By Gwynne Dyer in

World  /  Published 29.05.20

Hong Kong tells US to stay out of its affairs

Hong Kong told the US to keep out of the debate over national security legislation being imposed by China, and warned that withdrawal of the financial hub’s special status under US law could backfir...
By Reuters in Hong Kong


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