US wants China to ‘behave like a normal nation’ & respect international laws – Pompeo

Washington is pressuring Beijing to act like a “normal nation” on the world stage, Mike Pompeo has repeated, accusing China, ironically, of disregarding international laws and seeking to impose “decades of pain” around the globe. “We’re very worried that China will put the people in many countries around the world, in Africa and Central America […]

The Tiny Nation Where Puppets Are More Famous Than People

Inside Ljubljana Castle, situated just above the Slovenian capital’s scenic old town, there are a few heads in jars. They hover in murky liquid, attached to spindly outgrowths halfway between spinal cords and centipedes. If you pull a cord, they’ll move. The heads aren’t some remnant of a medieval torture device — though Ljubljana Castle […]

Stroke: Two thirds of nation ignore this step to slash risk of life-threatening condition

Stroke occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is cut off. This is considered a medical emergency and urgent treatment is essential. A stroke can cause swallowing difficulties, pain and sensory problems, communication problems, and tiredness and fatigue. In some cases it can even be fatal. Health experts recommend the best […]

Trump’s aides reportedly knew he could be criticized for holding a campaign rally while the nation mourns John McCain, but they decided to hold it anyway

Markets Insider As the nation prepares for Sen. John McCain’s final send-off, President Donald Trump is scheduled to headline a campaign rally, according to The New York Times. McCain, who died on Saturday, is expected to taken by military transport to an air base outside Washington — just as Trump is holding a rally in […]

Charles de Gaulle's Victory Began in This Central African Nation

It was the moment all of France had waited for. Strasbourg, the capital of Alsace, which Germany had historically eyed as its own, was finally free from the Nazis. The 2nd French Armored Division under Gen. Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque had liberated the city, burying the ghosts of France’s humiliating defeat four years earlier during […]

‘An attempt against the nation’: Diego Maradona slams attack on Venezuelan President Maduro

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has offered support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro after the leader was targeted by an alleged assassination attempt involving exploding drones on Saturday. Maradona, who has gone on record with his support of Maduro’s leadership of Venezuela in recent months, once again backed the president after an explosion in Caracas […]

7 of the Best July Fourth Celebrations Across the Nation

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This Unathletic Nation Dominates World Sports … as a Host

Qatar may dream of being a sports powerhouse, but the country’s athletic abilities don’t quite match that soaring ambition. In fact, the 2.3-million strong country is the only host of an International Boxing Association Championship never to win a medal at the event. And despite sending two boxers to the 2016 Rio Olympics, both lost […]

Sweden: Top 10 facts about this Scandinavian nation

1. Sweden has the highest number of McDonald’s restaurants per capita in Europe. 2. Sweden has won the Eurovision Song Contest six times. Only Ireland (seven) has more wins. 3. Ikea was founded in Sweden in 1943 by Ingvar Kamprad. An average of 1,836,000 meatballs are eaten daily in Ikea’s 313 stores worldwide. 4. In […]