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Migrants come to the US like it’s a picnic, says Trump

US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office alongside visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi said that ‘They(migrants) are coming like it’s a picnic, like ‘let’s go to Disneyland,’. He has blamed Obama for the practice of separating migrant children from adults at the southern border, but fact checks have found that not to ..

China US trade deal

Last week, President Xi Jingping welcomed a new consensus. The list of US grievances against Chinese trade practices is long. It includes forced technology transfers, inadequate protection of intellectual property rights, subsidization of trading activities, etc. Trump administration wants the Chinese to make concessions on all of these activities as the trade deficit of US ..

President Trump threats to close Mexico border next week

The President of United States of America, Donald Trump has reiterated his threat that he will shut down the southern border of US with Mexico or huge sections of it if the latter does not put an end to passage of undocumented immigrants across the border with immediate effect. The President clearly stated that the ..

Trump backs off Olympics funding

The Education budget proposal calls to eliminate special Olmpics funding. President Trump has welcomed the proposal. In USA, the Congress is responsible for creating the annual budget. It is mainly includes health, milittary expenses, education. Apart from this the President budget is presented by the Congressional Budget Office in February every year. The budget also ..

Trump veto on Mexican border emergency: House fails

President Trump declared national emergency at the US Mexico border. When the resolution was put tovote, the house failed to produce the two – third majority required from the democrats. The vote was 248 – 181.  The President’s fight toget finances to build the border wall will shift to court. However republicans are in his ..

Trump did not coordinate with Russia in 2016 : Mueller report

The Special Counsel Robert Mueller has found no evidence for Mr Trump to coordinate with Russia during his election campaign in 2016. The report has still not been put for public’s view. The Democrats point out that Mr Mueller found evidence for and against obstruction and are demanding for full report. They also insisted that ..

Jair Bolsonaro sworn-in as new president of Brazil

On 1st January 2019, Jair Bolsonaro has been sworn-in as new president of Brazil for a four-year term. He is a member of the Social Liberal Party (PSL) and succeeded Michel Temer. Bolsonaro won the presidential election by a wide margin against Fernando Haddad of the left-wing Workers Party on 28 October 2018.

Jair Bolsonaro wins 2018 Presidential election of Brazil

In Brazil, far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro has won a sweeping victory in the 2018 Presidential elections. He is scheduled to take office on 1st January 2019 and will succeed Michel Temer. Mr Bolsonaro was elected with 55% of the popular vote against 45% for Fernando Haddad from the left-wing Workers Party. In his victory speech, ..