Biden says U.S. would intervene militarily if China invades Taiwan

Biden says U.S. would intervene militarily if China invades Taiwan

Tokyo — President Biden said Monday the U.S. would intervene militarily if China were to invade Taiwan, in one of the most forceful and overt statements of American government support for Taiwan in decades. Mr. Biden said the burden to protect the self-ruled island was “even stronger” after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Speaking at a joint … Read more

Afghan male journalists wear masks on-air in solidarity with female colleagues

Afghan male journalists wear masks on-air in solidarity with female colleagues

Male journalists at several major news outlets in Afghanistan have covered their faces on-air in recent days, protesting the Taliban’s order that women, including television presenters, cover their faces in public.   Their moves prompted other Afghan men to post photos with their faces covered as part of the #FreeHerFace social media campaign, Human Rights Watch … Read more

‘Warmongering, lies and hatred’: Russian diplomat in Geneva resigns over Ukraine invasion | Russia

‘Warmongering, lies and hatred’: Russian diplomat in Geneva resigns over Ukraine invasion | Russia

A veteran Russian diplomat in Geneva has resigned over his country’s invasion of Ukraine in a rare political protest from within the Russian foreign policy establishment. Boris Bondarev, a counsellor at the Russian permanent mission to the United Nations in Geneva, wrote in a public statement: “Never have I been so ashamed of my country.” … Read more

Pentagon says more high-tech weapons going to Ukraine

Pentagon says more high-tech weapons going to Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 50 defense leaders from around the world met Monday and agreed to send more advanced weapons to Ukraine, including a harpoon launcher and missiles to protect its coast, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told reporters. And Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that “low-level” discussion is underway … Read more

Climate change made India and Pakistan’s record March and April 30 times more likely

Climate change made India and Pakistan’s record March and April 30 times more likely

Placeholder while article actions load The punishing heat experienced by India and Pakistan in March and April was the most intense, widespread and persistent in the region’s history. A study released Monday finds that human-caused climate change had made this historic event at least 30 times as likely. It determined that climate change elevated temperatures … Read more

Will Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela attend Summit of Americas? Mexico wants a say

Will Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela attend Summit of Americas? Mexico wants a say

The summit, organized this year by US President Joe Biden’s administration, was intended to convene leaders from across the Americas in Los Angeles to discuss common policy issues. As host country, the United States has the right to draw up its guest list. In April, US Assistant Secretary of State Brian Nichols told reporters that … Read more

Biden goes more than 100 days without mainstream media interview: ‘His handlers are petrified’

Biden goes more than 100 days without mainstream media interview: ‘His handlers are petrified’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! President Biden has officially gone over 100 days without doing any mainstream media interviews, during which time a multitude of new crises and debates have gripped the country and the world. Biden’s last media interview was his pre-Super Bowl appearance on Feb. 10 with NBC’s Lester Holt, … Read more

Queen rocks up to Chelsea Flower Show in buggy – The Royal Family Channel

Queen rocks up to Chelsea Flower Show in buggy  The Royal Family Channel Queen Elizabeth Arrives by Golf Cart — in Bright Pink! — for Her Favorite Flower Show  PEOPLE The Queen, 96, uses £62,000 buggy at Chelsea Flower Show amid mobility issues – LIVE UPDATES  HELLO! Queen still hopes to attend Chelsea Flower Show with Sophie ‘Look … Read more

Biden: US would intervene with military to defend Taiwan

TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday the U.S. would intervene militarily if China were to invade Taiwan, declaring the commitment to protect the island is “even stronger” after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It was one of the most forceful presidential statements in support of Taiwan’s self-governing in decades. Biden, at a news conference … Read more