Coronavirus outbreak: US ‘disappointed’ by China’s response

Coronavirus outbreak: US ‘disappointed’ by China’s response

We thought there was better transparency coming out of China but it doesn’t appear to be. I know they revised their numbers up a bit. They say it’s a different method of counting. We just don’t know. It’s the great unknown. I wish we did …

Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand election race should be free of misinformation

Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand election race should be free of misinformation

In recent elections, it has become more common to see prime ministers announce election dates well beforehand. It’s always been my personal view that this is best practice. It’s fair and it allows our electoral commission to prepare. For politicians, I expect a three year …

Democrats unleash fury at homeland security over US border camps

Democrats unleash fury at homeland security over US border camps

When we hear about stories coming out from you and your agency that everything is pretty good and you’re doing a great job, I guess you feel like you’re doing a great job, right? Is that what you’re saying? – We’re doing our level best …

‘A better world is possible’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez elected to Congress

This is what is possible when everyday people come together in the collective realisation that all our actions, no matter how small or how large, are powerful, worthwhile and capable of lasting change. Right now who we are as a nation is that we have …

Brexit process: ‘a waste of time and energy’ says Jean-Claude Juncker

Brexit process: ‘a waste of time and energy’ says Jean-Claude Juncker

It was an emotional moment for me last week when I attended my last European council together with my friend Donald. We are today debating the 147th European council of my political career – 147th or 148th, I don’t know exactly and it is today, …

Boris Johnson says he will withdraw Brexit bill if MPs reject government’s timetable

Boris Johnson says he will withdraw Brexit bill if MPs reject government’s timetable

I will in no way allow months [Interruption] No, I won’t. … allow months more of this. If Parliament refuses to allow Brexit to happen and instead gets its way and decides to delay everything until January, or possibly longer, in no circumstances can the …

Greta Thunberg urges all to join Friday’s climate strike: ‘See you on the street!’

Greta Thunberg urges all to join Friday’s climate strike: ‘See you on the street!’

Please welcome Greta Thunberg. [applause] It may seem impossible to pull the emergency break and yet, that is what we have to do. But right now I think there is an awakening going on. Even though it is slow, the pace is picking up and …

Imran Khan warns of potential nuclear war in Kashmir, urges UN to intervene

Imran Khan warns of potential nuclear war in Kashmir, urges UN to intervene

What sort of a mindset would lay siege to 8 million people with 900,000 troops? Women, children, sick people locked in as animals. Of what I know of England, if 8 million animals were locked in the RSPCA would have made a lot of noise …

Canadian elections: Can Justin Trudeau hold on to power?

Canadian elections: Can Justin Trudeau hold on to power?

[Leyland Cecco] What you had was this Prime Minister who was a self-proclaimed feminist, he was– he was woke. He’s handing out jackets to Syrian refugees who arrived in the dead of winter. He would mend, you know, the incredibly fractured relationship that Canada has …

Trump: decision to withdraw US troops from Syria is ‘strategically brilliant’

Trump: decision to withdraw US troops from Syria is ‘strategically brilliant’

Our soldiers are not in harm’s way, as they shouldn’t be, as two countries fight over land. That has nothing to do with us and the Kurds are much safer right now but the Kurds know how to fight and as I said, they’re not …