Critics of U.S. President Donald Trump claim he has brought ruin to the United States. For Harvard philosopher Michael Sandel, that charge is too easy. He argues that liberal hubris has also played a significant role in the decay of American society.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India has witnessed several industrial accidents in the past few months. The underground power house where the fire broke out is regarded as the country’s second largest hydroelectric station and is located near the Srisailam Dam, built over the Krishna River.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the rate of death among women and infants during or shortly after birth has risen considerably. The virus has caused shortages in hospitals, and led many women to avoid seeking help.
The German government feels it has been left in the lurch by most of its EU partners on asylum policy. Even refugee hardliner Horst Seehofer, Germany’s interior minister, has some choice words for Austria.
Earlier this week, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov pledged that Moscow will respond in kind to the EU’s sanctions against Moscow over the case of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan wants to redraw national borders in the Mediterranean region and is alienating neighboring countries. Turkey and Greece, both NATO allies, are mobilizing their navies against each other.
The motorcade of Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh was apparently targeted in an assassination attempt. A roadside bomb went off as the vehicles passed by, killing at least 10 people but leaving the top official unharmed. The deadly incident happened on Wednesday morning in the Taimani area in northwestern Kabul. The powerful explosion left the…