“Will Aggravate Arms Race”: China Attacks New Australia-UK-US Partnership

Reading Time: 7 minutes China’s Zhao Lijian said China will closely monitor the situation (File) Beijing: China today sharply criticised the US, the UK and Australia’s trilateral military partnership under which Canberra will be assisted to build nuclear-powered submarines for the first time, saying it will closely monitor the pact that will gravely undermine regional stability and aggravate the … Read more

Pokémon Illustration Contest Could See Your Artwork Made Into An Official Trading Card

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Pokémon Company is kicking off its latest Trading Card Illustration Contest, giving fans the chance to share their artwork in a bid to have it transformed into a real card. Usually restricted to just Japan, the 2022 Contest will also be thrown open to fans across the US (unfortunately, those of us in Europe … Read more

Nintendo Has “No Plans” For A Switch Price Drop In America

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image: Nintendo Earlier this week, Nintendo announced it would be reducing the price of the base model Switch to £259/€269 across Europe, ahead of the OLED model launch on October 8th. If you happen to be located in the US and were hoping for something similar, it seems this won’t be happening. Axios Gaming co-author, … Read more

Democrats Say “Tax The Rich,” But Their Plan May Fall Short

Reading Time: 12 minutes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wearing a gown with “Tax the rich” slogan. Washington, United States: A proposal making its way through Congress and even adorning the dress of one of its most prominent lawmakers, “tax the rich” has become a rallying cry for Democrats as they seek to remake the United States’ social safety net. It received … Read more

Could China, Russia Emulate US Military Equipment? Donald Trump Says Yes

Reading Time: 5 minutes Donald Trump said China and Russia could make use of US military equipment. (File) Washington: Lashing out at the Biden administration’s handling of US drawdown from Afghanistan, former President Donald suggested that China and Russia could make use of US military equipment left behind in the country and reverse-engineer stockpile of weapons running into billions … Read more

How “War On Terror” After 9/11 Changed Politics In US

Reading Time: 7 minutes September 11 incident was the worst-ever attack on America post Second World War. Washington: The US went to “war on terror” after September 11, 2001 terror attacks orchestrated by Al Qaeda that left 3,000 dead, the worst-ever attack on America post Second World War. Stephen Collinson, writing in CNN said September 11, 2001, doesn’t explain … Read more

US Pays Tribute To 9/11 Dead On 20th Anniversary Of Attacks

Reading Time: 7 minutes At Ground Zero, some 2,753 people, from all over the world, were killed in the initial explosions New York: America marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11 Saturday with solemn ceremonies given added poignancy by the recent chaotic withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan and return to power of the Taliban. Heart-wrenching commemorations will unfold at each … Read more

“Like It Just Happened”: US Marks 20 Years Of 9/11 Attack, Tributes Pour

Reading Time: 9 minutes September 11 attacks: At Ground Zero, some 2,753 people were killed in the initial explosions New York: America marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11 Saturday with solemn ceremonies given added poignancy by the recent chaotic withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan and return to power of the Taliban. Heart-wrenching commemorations will unfold at each of the … Read more

There’s A WarioWare: Get It Together! Button Pin Set Up For Grabs On My Nintendo (US)

Reading Time: 3 minutes To celebrate the arrival of WarioWare: Get It Together! on the Switch this week, Nintendo has added a new item to its online store in the US. As you can see it’s a themed button pin set featuring Wario and his friends. Here’s the full description along with the size of the pins: “To celebrate … Read more

First Evacuation Flight Takes Off From Kabul Since US Retreat: Report

Reading Time: 9 minutes Some 200 passengers, including US citizens, took off from Kabul airport on Thursday (File) Kabul: Some 200 passengers, including US citizens, left Kabul airport on Thursday, on the first flight carrying foreigners out of the Afghan capital since a US-led evacuation ended on August 30. The flight to Doha comes as the Taliban continue their … Read more