Author: Mansoor Abbasi

Law

In the very first instance since he strayed from the tradition of leaving town prior to Joe Biden’s presidential election at the beginning of January in 2021. Donald Trump has returned to Washington DC. In his address to Republican lawmakers from Congress and former officials from the administration during the America First Policy Institute summit the former president laid out his ideas on what he believes should be the main focus for the Republican party should they win the control of Congress in November and eventually the presidency in 2024. While the former President praised the police, even at one…

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US retailer Walmart has issued a warning about its profit margins in the same way in May, when the rising price of fuel and food impacts the customer’s spending. The company claims it anticipates that profits will fall by up to 13% this year. One expert told BBC that Walmart’s announcement without a date “signals a warning bell for the retail sector”. The company’s market value dropped by 10% in trading after hours on the streets of New York, while shares of other retailers like Amazon and Target have also plunged sharply. Walmart is suing for its 2nd profit-warning in…

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Tunisia has approved a decision to give vast new powers to its president in a decision that is feared by some as a return to authoritarian rule in this country. Less than a third of Tunisians took part on the ballot, and 94.6 percent of those who cast their ballots for plans to grant the president Kais Saied a broader range of powers. Opposition groups, who did not vote, claimed that the result was “not credible” and “inflated”. Mr. Saied has said that the change will break the political impasse in Tunisia. The 64-year-old has been ruling through decree since…

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The UK is set to see the slowest rate of growth among the G7 most prosperous economies in the coming year, according to the International Monetary Fund has warned. It’s forecasting that UK growth will slow to 0.5 percent in 2023, which is much less than the forecast for April, which was 1.2 percent. The global economy is shrinking at the beginning of the year for the first time in the year 2020 according to the IMF stated, a result of the Ukraine conflict and the Covid-19. The slowing of growth is evident with China, the UK, US, China and…

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A total of 10 have been killed in protests against a UN peacekeeping unit at Butembo located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, police and UN officials claim. Seven of the victims in the city’s eastern part were civilians, while three included UN personnel. Local media claimed that protesters were shot by peacekeepers , which was refuted by Monusco, the UN agency, Monusco. Monusco’s acting chief Khassim Diagne told the BBC that there was “very organised groups… overwhelming our bases, and shooting down our helicopters”. He also said the fact that “the UN hasn’t fired at any protesters”. Mr Diagne…

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OneWeb is a satellite company in London that was saved from bankruptcy partly through government officials from the British government, plans to join forces with Paris-based Eutelsat. The French company already held an interest of 23% in it’s UK business. The operator says the joint mission will provide each of the partners a better chance to take advantage of the opportunities for business that are expected to come. OneWeb is developing a low-Earth orbit satellite network that will provide broadband internet access all over the world. Eutelsat operates 30 times higher in the sky. It’s called Geostationary Orbit, at 36,000km…

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Russia has announced that it will pull out of the International Space Station (ISS) after 2024 , and will build its own station instead. The US as well as Russia together with other partners have been working together successfully on the ISS since 1998. Relations have deteriorated since Russia entered Ukraine and Russia has previously threatened to end the project due to Western sanctions against the project. Nasa claimed that it hasn’t yet received any official notification of Russia’s intentions to pull out of the program. The ISS is a project in collaboration that involves five space agencies is orbiting…

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Broadcaster Nicky Campbell has revealed for the first time that he was a victim of violence at a private school in Edinburgh in the 70s. The aged 61 said on the BBC Sounds podcast Different experiences and incidents he experienced physical and sexual abuse in Edinburgh Academy. Edinburgh Academy. He said on BBC Radio 5 Live the violence caused an “profound effect on my life” and that he was “obsessing me”. Academy Academy “wholeheartedly” apologised and stated that it had assisted police. It was when his wife listened to the other BBC program, In Dark Corners, that examines the abuse in the…

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Britain’s Competition Watchdog found streaming has created a challenge in the music industry for many musicians. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) declared that more than 80 percent of recorded music is now played through streaming services, and there were greater than 138 million streams streaming in the UK this year. MPs had called for an ” complete reset” of the music industry amid “pitiful returns” for artists. They had urged the CMA to investigate the strength of the main players. While the main investigation’s focus was on the consumer but the report also revealed that only a few prominent artists had…

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Lightning strikes killed 20 people in eight districts in the east of the Indian Bihar state. Bihar within a matter of 24 hours. Another thunderstorm that includes lightning has been predicted in the northern part of the state on the days of Wednesday and Thursday. Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has requested individuals to follow closely the guidelines of the authority responsible for disaster management in Bihar. Many die in India each year due to thunderstorms during monsoon rainfall. One of the main reasons given for the large number fatalities is due to the huge number of people working outside…

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