Category Archives: World

NSW Records 2 More COVID-19 Deaths, 141 New Cases

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian speaks during a COVID-19 update and press conference in Sydney, Australia, on July 25, 2021. (Lisa Maree Williams Pool/Getty Images)

Biden Authorizes $100 Million in Emergency Funds for Afghan Refugees

President Joe Biden speaks about the nation's economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, D.C.,…

Discontent Grows in UK Over ‘Pingdemic’ Amid Food Warnings and Transport Disruption

A message to self-isolate, with one day of required isolation remaining, is displayed on the NHS coronavirus contact tracing app on a mobile phone, in…

Israel to Impose Vaccine Passports for Many Events

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at the Knesset in Jerusalem on July 19, 2021. (Gil Cohen-Magen/Pool/ AFP via Getty Images)

Thousands of Australians Protest Lockdowns in Sydney, Melbourne

Australian protestors march along Broadway and George St towards Sydney Town Hall during the ‘World Wide Rally For Freedom’ anti-lockdown rally at Hyde Park in…

China, Afghanistan Top Blinken Agenda on India, Kuwait Trip

Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks as he and Iraq's Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein face reporters as they meet at the State Department in Washington,…

China, Afghanistan Top Blinken Agenda on India, Kuwait Trip

Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks as he and Iraq's Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein face reporters as they meet at the State Department in Washington,…

Non-Disparagement Clauses and How They Hamper Academic Freedom

A student walks across Sydney University's campus in Australia, on April 6, 2016. (Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Energy, Gas Prices Surge Amid Coal Plant Outages and Cold Weather

A sequence of unforeseen coal power plant outages and cold weather has put a severe strain on Australia’s electricity grid, sending energy and gas prices soaring. The National Electricity Market witnessed a threefold increase in consumer spot prices, reaching an

China’s Sanctions a ‘Badge of Honor,’ Say U.S. Targets

A paramilitary policeman stands guard at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, in 2013.