US House Democrats elect Jeffries leader

New York congressman Hakeem Jeffries has been elected the new US House of Representatives Democratic leader.

North Korea’s Kim calls for meeting to review state affairs

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for a major political conference before year’s end where he’s expected to address his increasingly tense relations with Washington and Seoul over the expansion of his nuclear and missile programs.

China ex-president Jiang Zemin dies at 96

“Comrade Jiang Zemin’s death is an incalculable loss to our Party and our military and our people of all ethnic groups,” China’s ruling Communist Party says.

EU warns Twitter of ban over content rules

The EU has reportedly threatened to ban Twitter if new owner Elon Musk doesn’t follow the bloc’s struct content moderation rules.

Former U.S. President Clinton tests positive for COVID

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said in a tweet on Wednesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and experiencing mild symptoms.

Trump’s dinner disaster sparks new rules

Donald Trump is betting he can win his way back to the White House by reviving the outsider appeal that fueled his success in 2016.

China to increase nuclear warheads to 1,500

China is expanding its nuclear force and is on pace to nearly quadruple the number of warheads it has by 2035, rapidly closing its gap with the United States, the Pentagon said in a report released Tuesday.