Prakash Gogoi

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman meets Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Tianjin, China in this handout picture released July 26, 2021. U.S. Department of State
China Relatilation Hits U.S. With Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law, State Department Arranges Meeting to Smooth Relations
On July 23, Beijing announced counter-sanctions on six American individuals and one entity in response to Washington’s sanctions on Chinese officials involved in suppressing human rights in Hong Kong. The sanctions are the first such...
BLM blames the U.S. government for Cuban crisis while extending support to the communist regime.
Black Lives Matter Sides With Cuban Government on Protests, Blames US for Unrest
Black Lives Matter has attracted a new round of scrutiny following a recent statement in support of the Cuban regime even when the communist government is dealing with large-scale citizen protests. In the statement, posted...
A woman smashed two statues outside a church in Queens
Church Statues Destroyed in New York, Acts of Violence Against Faith
Two religious statues outside ‘Our Lady of Mercy’ Catholic parish in Queens, New York, were destroyed by a woman on July 17 at approximately three in the morning. The incident was caught on video. The...
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) attends a meeting with China's Vice President Xi Jinping (R) prior to a meeting at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit at the Great Hall of the People on June 6, 2012 in Beijing, China.
Russia Insists Ties With China ‘The Best Ever,’ But Tensions Loom
On July 15, Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov met with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, with both agreeing that bilateral relations between the two nations were “the best ever.” They were attending an international conference...
Retired U.S. General David Petraeus feels that the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan is a move that America will eventually regret.
Former US General Criticizes Afghanistan Withdrawal, China Seeks Cooperation With Taliban
Retired General David Petraeus, a former American military commander in Afghanistan, believes withdrawing troops from the nation is a mistake. In an interview with CNN, the general stated that the situation on the ground was...
Tesla has introduced a subscription plan for its automated driving assistance service.
Tesla Plans $199-a-Month ‘Full Self-Driving’ Service to Remove ‘Burdensome Parts’ of Driving
Tesla has begun offering a “Full Self-Driving” (FSD) autopilot drive assistance system as a monthly subscription service to its users. The system claims to assist drivers with the “most burdensome parts” of driving like “steering,...
The US and Taiwan recently held trade talks, in which both parties agreed to combat forced labor in supply chains.
US Restarts Trade Talks With Taiwan Despite Beijing’s Opposition, Raises Pork and Beef Issue
On June 29th, representatives from the United States and Taiwan held trade talks for the first time in five years. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) disapproved, believing that the island nation is a Chinese province...
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama sits for his teachings during the 'Degon Yarchos Chenmo 2017' (Buddhist Summer Council) at the Diskit monastery in the Nubra Valley in India's Ladakh region near the Chinese border on July 12, 2017.
Chinese Demonstrators Wave Flags Near India Border in Opposition to Dalai Lama Birthday Celebration
The U.S, India, and Taiwan sent greetings to the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader On July 6, the Dalai Lama celebrated his 86th birthday. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with His Holiness, greeting him and...
Poland is buying 250 M1 Abrams tanks from the United States to counter Russian aggression.
Poland Confirms Purchase of M1 Abrams Tanks, Modernizing Military to Counter Russia
Polish defense minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on July 15 that his country would be purchasing 250 M1A2 Abrams SEPv3 battle tanks from the United States. The deal, worth $6 billion, will also include logistical and...
China's national carbon emission trading scheme has become operational.
China’s Carbon Emissions Trading Scheme Begins Operations, Imperfect Solution for a Worsening Problem
China’s ambitious carbon emissions trading scheme (ETS) began activities on July 16, with 4.1 million tons of carbon dioxide quotas worth 210 million yuan (approx. $32 million) traded on the first day alone. The carbon...
Mayorkas stated that the Coast Guard is watching out for illegal immigration via sea as Cubans protest their communist regime.
‘Don’t Come To America’: Biden Official Warns Cubans Fleeing Regime
Alejandro N. Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security, warned in a July 13 press conference that people from Cuba and Haiti should not attempt to sail to the United States as they flee their countries. Both...
US passes bill seeking to discourage the use of Uyghur forced labor.
US Senate Bans Chinese Goods Made From Uyghur Forced Labor, Government Issues Advisory to Companies
The U.S. Senate on July 14 passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act to block imports of Chinese goods that employ forced labor from the Xinjiang region, where the communist authorities have reportedly detained over...