U.S. and Canada reach a deal to close a popular but unofficial border crossing

The U.S. and Canada have reached a deal that would give both countries the authority to turn away asylum-seekers at unofficial crossing points on their shared border, President Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday. Starting early Saturday morning, migrants who cross into Canada between official ports of entry will be quickly returned … Read more

‘Oh my daughter’: Volunteer medic, 29, buried in Ukraine

VINNYTSIA, Ukraine (AP) — As the mother’s cries of anguish pierced the cold morning air, mourners who had fought back tears could hold them no longer. “Oh Yana, oh my daughter,” Olena Rikhlitska howled. “My baby, my little one.” Her only child, 29-year-old Yana Rikhlitska, lay in a coffin before her, the younger woman’s blonde … Read more

2023 Elections: Why We Don’t Play Politics of Money – Peter Obi

The former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi has continued to convince Nigerians on the real reason why he should be entrusted with the nation’s power The Labour Party flagbearer, whose fate would be determined at the poll on Saturday, February 25, has maintained that he is not into politics because of money At a … Read more

All climate politics are local, but are local politicians up to the challenge?

Will the next cohort of local representatives defend essential national infrastructure against hostility towards wind and solar farms? Former speaker of the US House of Representatives Tip O’Neill is famous for joking all politics are local: he said, “everything starts at your back yard”. How to square this political maxim with robust decision-making in respect … Read more

PM has not allowed vote bank politics to dictate diplomacy: Nadda

India’s willingness to take a stance on complex foreign policy issues, whether the Russia-Ukraine conflict or Israel, has raised its profile globally, says the BJP president BJP president J.P. Nadda on Wednesday cited India’s stand on the Russia-Ukraine war as a classic example of how the government, under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, has not … Read more

Ukraine war live updates: Moscow unrepentant after suspending nuclear arms treaty with U.S., with officials saying it was ‘overdue’

The war in Ukraine continues to dominate global geopolitics this week, with the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion fast approaching. Officials in Moscow appeared bullish about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s announcement on Tuesday that Russia was suspending its participation in the New Start nuclear arms control treaty with the United States. It’s a pact that … Read more