Democrats gain control of US Senate with historic wins

WASHINGTON: Democrats seized control of the US Senate with dramatic election wins in Georgia to give Donald Trump’s party a crushing loss two weeks from the president’s exit and handing Joe Biden comprehensive power in Washington. The Republican debacle in

Democrats formally nominate Joe Biden as US presidential candidate

NEW YORK: US Democrats have nominated Joe Biden as their 2020 presidential candidate, formally designating him to challenge incumbent President Donald Trump in the November election. With the four-day convention largely virtual due to the coronavirus, delegates from around the

Michelle Obama launches scathing attack on Trump’s leadership

WASHINGTON: Former first lady Michelle Obama launched a scathing attack on United States President Donald Trump on the first night of the Democratic National Convention. Obama called him the “wrong president” for the country and urged Americans to elect Joe

Billionaire Bloomberg announces US presidential candidacy

NEW YORK: Michael Bloomberg confirmed on Sunday that he is running for president, joining the crowded field of Democrats seeking to take on President Donald Trump. The announcement ended weeks of speculation that the former New York mayor was preparing

US civil rights icon Elijah Cummings dies

WASHINGTON: Veteran US Democratic congressman Elijah Cummings, who was heavily involved with the Trump impeachment inquiry, has died at the age of 68. His office said he had died as a result of “longstanding health challenges”. As chairman of the

Democrats for Kashmir

Whether it is the diplomatic efforts of Pakistan in raising the Kashmir issue, or that the world is finally managing to find its moral compass, it seems that the plight of Kashmiris is finally being heard in United States particularly