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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Said This On Sri Lankan Crisis

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky held Russia responsible for Sri Lankan unrest. He said that blocking food products during invasion is causing unrest around the world. He was speaking to the world leaders at the Asian Leadership Conference in Seoul.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Ukraine blamed the Russian invasion for the unrest in Sri Lanka
• Sri Lanka is facing its worst economic crisis since its independence in 1948
• Wickremesinghe, the acting president of Sri Lanka, has relinquished the post of prime minister
• The Group of Seven (G7) leaders said the bloc was determined to support Ukraine

How Is Russian Invasion Affecting The World?

Volodymyr Zelensky said that Russia used the creation of “economic shock” as one of the major tactics in their invasion of Ukraine. He added that the war has disrupted the supply chain leading to food and fuel crises in several countries and that was benefitting the Russian agenda. He further said that the shocking food and fuel prices led to a social explosion and that no one knew how that would end.

Volodymyr Zelensky Said This On Sri Lankan Crisis

An estimated 1.6 billion people in 94 countries are exposed to at least one crisis … Read the rest

Why America Won’t Elect Joe Biden For A Second Term?

As US President Joe Biden prepares for his 80th birthday in November 2022, the loudness of his age and ability to continue in office grows louder. By the turn of the second term, he will be 82 and then he could be too old to become president.

HIGHLIGHTS

• The oldest US President Joe Biden prepares for a grueling Middle East tour
• Biden is 80 and his age has become an uncomfortable issue for everyone
• Joe Biden was certified as a vigorous man suffering from mild acid reflux and arthritis

Why Is America Concerned About Joe Biden’s Age?

Joe Biden’s Age

Joe Biden will be 82 at the end of his first term and 86 at the end of his second term if he is elected to the post in 2024. While Biden has defied his age well, he has exhausting responsibilities that are taking a toll on his health. His thinning hair and cautious gait are an indication of his failing health.

Biden sometimes loses his hold on thoughts and stumbles while reading from a teleprompter and it has led to making inopportune remarks on sensitive issues. The White House … Read the rest

It Is How Rishi Sunak Entered The Race To Become The British PM

The race to become PM gathered momentum with Rishi Sunak, former chancellor, launching his bid for the top post. Boris Johnson has resigned as British PM and the Conservative party has to elect a new leader to become the face of the new government.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Rishi Sunak is in the race to become the next PM
• He was finance minister in Boris Johnson’s government
• He is an Indian-origin British citizen and could be the first Indian-origin PM of Britain

How did Rishi Sunak Start His Bid To Become The Conservative Party Leader?

The resignation of Rishi Sunak, the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, triggered a wave of resignations that only grew stronger with time. Boris Johnson tried to stem the resignations but he could do little by the time he understood what was happening and he had to resign.

Rishi Sunak Entered The Race To Become The British PM

Post-resignation of Boris Johnson as prime minister of Britain, Rishi Sunak launched his bid for the top post. He shared a campaign video tweet to strengthen his candidature for the top post.

“Someone has to grip this moment and make the right decisions. … Read the rest

Elon Musk Could Walk Away From Twitter Deal Due To This Reason

Elon Musk’s latest comments on the Twitter deal put his intentions of buying the social media giant in doubt. The Tesla and SpaceX exploration chief hinted at a “very significant” question about the number of fake users on the social network during the Qatar Economic Forum last month.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Elon Musk said he feared an abundance of fake accounts on Twitter
• The Tesla chief could end the deal by paying a $1 billion breakup fee
• Musk’s comments had a direct impact on Twitter shares that sled further

Why Is Elon Musk Concerned About Fake Accounts On Twitter?

The richest man in the world had previously said that he could walk away from the Twitter deal over concerns of fake accounts on social media. Also, he believes that fake accounts are abundant. But Musk has been unable to find the percentage of fake accounts despite being given access to internal data.

Twitter executives peg the percentage of fake accounts at less than 5% but Elon Musk believes the number to be much higher than what is claimed by Twitter executives.

What Did Elon

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Over 70% of Voters Say Boris Johnson Should Resign

Cry for resignation for the scandal-hit Boris Johnson government grew louder with hardline interior minister Priti Patel and finance minister Nadhim Zahawi joining the rebel group, while the prime minister was being grilled by a parliamentary committee.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Nadhim Zahawi joins the delegation demanding the resignation of Boris Johnson barely 24 hours into the job as finance minister
• A total of 38 minister mostly from junior positions outside the cabinet had resigned
• Children and families Will Quince also quit alleging that he was provided inaccurate information before media interviews

UK Minister Priti Patel

What Did Boris Johnson Say To Parliamentary Panel?

“We’re going to get on with the government of the country”, said a defiant Boris Johnson even when he was losing his grip over the government. The 58-year-old leader further added that they needed a stable government and to get on with their priorities. But the lawmakers were little impressed as Johnson had no defense left.

70% of Voters Say Boris Johnson Should Resign

Series Of Events Leading To The Cry Of ‘Bye Boris’

Finance Minister Rishi Sunak resigned followed by the resignation of health secretary Sajid Javid. They said that the Boris Johnson government had been dogged … Read the rest

US Independence Day Parade Shooting: Prime Suspect Arrested After A Brief Car Chase

Highland Park Police arrested Robert Crimo (22) on the suspicion of the mass shooting at a US Independence Day parade in a wealthy Chicago suburb. Earlier the police identified him as a “person of interest” and launched a manhunt to arrest Robert Crimo.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Robert Crimo was arrested for the US Independence Day parade shooting incident
• The mass shooting left six dead and scores of others injured
• It was the third incident after the Black supermarket and elementary school incidents
• US Gun Violence Archive has 309 mass shootings in 2022

Who Is Robert Crimo?

Robert Crimo calls himself a musician. In the music world, he goes by the online moniker “Awake the Rapper”. He emerged as a key suspect in the mass shooting incident and the police combed the entire town of Highland Park in Illinois to nab Crimo. On Monday, Crimo was nabbed after a brief car chase but without any incident.

What Is The History Of Gun Violence In The US?

History Of Gun Violence In The US

The data on the Gun Violence Archive website shows that gun violence is plaguing America and that no one feels safe now. The … Read the rest