Derek Chauvin found guilty of Floyd’s murder

  MINNEAPOLIS, US: Derek Chauvin, a white former Minneapolis police officer, was convicted Tuesday of murdering African-American George Floyd after a racially charged trial seen as...

US braces for verdict in Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS, US: Jurors began a first full day of deliberations yesterday in the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George...

50 years after Papa Doc, Haiti democracy still work in progress

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: When Haitian strongman Francois Duvalier died, his subjects had no choice on their next president-his 19-year-old son took over. The vote to...

Former US VP Walter Mondale dies at 93

WASHINGTON: Former US Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who famously told voters to expect a tax increase should he win the presidency,...

Mars copter succeeds in first flight

WASHINGTON: NASA successfully flew its tiny helicopter Ingenuity on Mars early yesterday, the first powered flight on another planet and a feat a top...

People smugglers reap billions selling ‘big American dream’

MEXICO CITY: The tide of migrants sweeping across Mexico to the US border is not just a humanitarian crisis-it is also a highly organized,...

US warns of consequences if Navalny dies

WASHINGTON: The United States yesterday warned Russia of "consequences" if the hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny dies in prison, as the opposition politician's team...

Calls for US police reform at fresh protest over Daunte Wright killing

BROOKLYN CENTER, US: High-ranking Congress member Maxine Waters called for an overhaul of policing in the United States as she joined the seventh consecutive...

Biden hits the golf course for first time in presidency

WILMINGTON: President Joe Biden played golf for the first time in his presidency Saturday, hitting the fairways in his home city of Wilmington-and taking...

Biden drops promise for quick expansion in refugee admissions

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden’s administration announced Friday he was scrapping his pledge for a rapid expansion in the number of refugees allowed into the...

Cuba changes guard, seeks ‘respectful’ talks with US

HAVANA:  The all-powerful Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) opened a historic congress Friday to rubber-stamp the transfer of power to a new generation as...

US, Japan show united front on China in Biden’s first summit

WASHINGTON: The United States and Japan vowed Friday to stand firm together against an assertive China and to step up cooperation on climate change...

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