2024-07-08: News Headlines

L. Michael Hager (2024-07-08). The Gaza Genocide: Who's Complicit? counterpunch.org Given the recent pro-Palestinian protests around the world and on many university campuses, it seems strange if not surprising that neither genocide nor the continuing flow of U.S. weapons to Israel were mentioned during the first (and maybe only) 2024 presidential debate. Nor did the New York Times Editorial Board see fit to cite complicity in genocide while calling for Biden to step down after his poor debate performance. Instead, it declared that Biden has been "an admirable president."

Binoy Kampmark (2024-07-08). Massacre at the Ballot: The Punishing of the Tories. counterpunch.org The most staggering feature of these elections, leaving aside the ritualistic savaging of the Tories, was the wholly lopsided nature of the share of votes relative to the winning of seats. "This election," the Electoral Reform Society solemnly declared, "saw Labour and the Conservatives receive their joint lowest vote share on record, with a combined 57.4%." That did not prevent the two major parties from snaring the lion's share. Labour received 33.7% of the vote yet obtained 63.2% (411 seats) of the 650 on offer, making it the most disproportionate on record. The Tories, despite the bloodbath, could still count…

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2024-07-08). Massacre at the Ballot: The Punishing of the Tories. globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2024-07-08). European NATO allies believe Biden is "finished and cannot beat Trump" infobrics.org More Americans approve of Trump's job performance as president than Biden.

Amos Harel (2024-07-08). Netanyahu is playing for time in Israel-Hamas negotiations, betting on the hostages' fate. haaretz.com U.S. pressure on Egypt and Qatar is pushing for a breakthrough with Hamas. However, Netanyahu has adopted his usual tough stance just before the delegation's trip to Cairo. Biden's health might divert attention from the Middle East…

newleftreview (2024-07-08). Rashid Khalidi: The Neck and The Sword. newleftreview.org Rashid Khalidi and Tariq Ali discuss the political and intellectual history of the Palestinian national movement, its fraught entanglement with neighbouring Arab regimes, the realities of the 'peace process', Israel's grip on the Biden Administration and the strategic calculations—or miscalculations—of Hamas.

hindustantimes (2024-07-08). On 9-Month Anniv Of Hamas Attack, Israeli Protestors Clash With Cops; Arrests At Stir For Hostages. hindustantimes.com Protests erupted in Israel on the nine-month anniversary of Hamas' biggest attack. On July 7, anti-government protesters called for a hostage deal and fresh elections. The demonstrators were staged at Kfar Hayarok Interchange near Tel Aviv. Israeli police said five protesters were arrested for 'disturbing the peace'. Watch for more.

WSWS (2024-07-08). Iran's run-off presidential election won by "reformer" advocating rapprochement with US imperialism as it sets Mideast ablaze. wsws.org None of the competing factions of Iran's bourgeois-clerical regime has any progressive answer to the mounting imperialist aggression against Iran and Israel's genocidal assault on the Palestinians.

newarab (2024-07-08). Concerns continue to grow over Biden's fitness as US president. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-08). France's 'far-right election': who won it and what happens next. newarab.com France's far-left New Popular Front (NFP) has It's an astonishing result that h…

newarab (2024-07-08). No, President Trump. Calling someone 'Palestinian' is not a slur. newarab.com As I attempted to board the plane for a ten-day trip back to the Nearer the catwalk to the plane, my friend accompanying me blanched and looked on in horror. The night before, in the airport hotel bar, we'd joked about the prospect of me being barred entry for my politi…

newarab (2024-07-08). Thousands campaign for Gaza in London after UK general election. newarab.com Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of London on Saturday to intensify its campaign to end On the same day, newly elected UK prime minister Campaigners called on the new governmen…

Lee Camp, BreakThrough News. (2024-07-08). US Elections 100% Bought Off! popularresistance.org US elections are the most bought-off in the world. How did we get here? Most people know that it has something to do with the 2010 Citizens United Supreme Court decision. But most do not know it actually goes back more than a hundred years before that to an 1886 Supreme Court decision. But it gets worse — The statement that made corporations people (and therefore able to buy elections) wasn't even in the actual Supreme Court decision. It was in the "headnote" by the court reporter. Comedian Lee Camp dives deeper into the last hundred years of corporate money corrupting every inch of our elections.

Friends of Socialist China. (2024-07-08). Threat Of War Looms Over NATO Summit In Washington. popularresistance.org On June 30, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) blasted the joint military exercises conducted by the U.S., Japan, and South Korea in the region, labeling them as "reckless and provocative." The DPRK pointed out that the military "war games" disrupt peace on the Korean peninsula and the broader region. | The hostile military drills expose the formation of an "Asian version of NATO" led by the U.S., declared a statement by the DPRK's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on June 30. | The three-day military operation known as "Freedom Edge" took place from June 26 to 29, involving South Korea, Japan, and the U.

Ociel Alí López, Orinoco Tribune. (2024-07-08). Why The US-Venezuela Dialogue Restarted. popularresistance.org With less than a month to go before the presidential elections in Venezuela, several international players are making their moves. The first was Washington. President Nicolás Maduro announced on Monday, July 1, the resumption of talks with the US government. | Venezuela has been quite far from the front pages of the international media unlike in previous years. Additionally, its economy has stabilized, emerging from the hyperinflation that today plagues various other countries. It seems that something is happening in Venezuela, and it is that after nine years, on the coming July 28, all political sectors, without…

The Canary. (2024-07-08). Extinction Rebellion Announce 'Mass Occupation' In Response To Election. popularresistance.org Extinction Rebellion UK has responded to the general election result by inviting people to join Upgrade Democracy. It will be a three-day mass occupation of a high-profile location from Friday 30 August to Sunday 1 September. As the result of the UK general election was declared, Extinction Rebellion's response is clear: | it's the system that needs to change, not the government. Analysis by Vote Climate showed all of the main political parties' plans would take us over 1.5C between 2030 and 2035. Moreover, Keir Starmer's new government is at best not going far enough — and art worst, actively complicit in…

Editor (2024-07-08). Patrick Lawrence: Power for the Sake of Power. scheerpost.com By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost When I awoke Saturday morning, I found my thoughts wandering back a decade, when my siblings and I plotted to get our father's car keys out of his frail, unsteady hands. Watching Joe Biden in a television interview will do this to you. "I am running the world," …

Chris Walker (2024-07-08). Biden's Weekend of Damage Control Fails to Stave Off Calls for Him to Drop Out. truthout.org President Joe Biden spent the better part of last week and this past weekend attempting to assuage concerns regarding his ability to run a vigorous campaign against former President Donald Trump in the 2024 election. In the end, those efforts seemed to be for naught, as more lawmakers on Capitol Hill, and voters in general, are questioning Biden's mental acuity and his ability to win a rematch… |

ecns.cn (2024-07-08). Rescuers race to close breach at China's second-largest freshwater lake. ecns.cn An aerial drone photo taken on July 5, 2024 shows rescuers working on a dike of Dongting Lake in Tuanzhou Township, Huarong County under Yueyang City, Central China's Hunan province.

ecns.cn (2024-07-08). Starmer faces daunting list of challenges as new UK PM. ecns.cn British Prime Minister Keir Starmer has a full in tray awaiting him as he gets used to life in Downing Street following his Labour Party's resounding victory in last week's general election.

ecns.cn (2024-07-08). Xi congratulates Masoud Pezeshkian on election as Iranian president. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday sent a message to Masoud Pezeshkian, congratulating him on election as president of Iran.

Eric Toussaint (2024-07-08). Europe is turning black and brown. cadtm.org How should we interpret the results of the EU parliamentary elections?
| In Croatia the voter turnout was only 21.35%
| The first observation: in the EU elections held in all 27 member countries between 6 and 9 June 2024, voter turnout was once again very low. The average for the entire European Union was 51%. But keep in mind that countries where voting is compulsory also figure into the calculation of that average — for example Belgium, where voter turnout was 90%. Without those countries, (…) | – | /…

Michael Hudson (2024-07-08). We Need a New Political Vocabulary. counterpunch.org The July 4 landslide defeat of the neoliberal pro-war British Conservatives by the neoliberal pro-war Labour Party poses the question of just what the media mean when they describe the elections and political alignments throughout Europe in terms of center-right and center-left traditional parties challenged by nationalist neo-fascists. Political differences between Europe's centrist parties are

Sonali Kolhatkar (2024-07-08). Why is the NY Times Calling for Biden's Ouster? counterpunch.org The New York Times, long considered the "newspaper of record" in the United States, has in recent weeks made no secret about its chief concern: President Joe Biden's ability to defeat Donald Trump in November 2024. And, it has done everything it can to promote the idea that the Democratic Party ticket needs a new

Andrew Moss (2024-07-08). Three Paths Forward in Immigration Policy. counterpunch.org This November, voters will choose between two radically different paths of immigration policy. Should Donald Trump be re-elected president, the nation will embark on a path of deportation, or the attempted deportation, of millions of people living in the U.S. Should Joe Biden or another Democrat occupy the White House next year, the country will

Jonah Raskin (2024-07-08). The 2024 British Election: Big Change Ain't Gonna Come. counterpunch.org Yeah, yeah, I know the Tories are out, Labour won big time and Keir Starmer is the new PM and at home at 10 Downing Street. Starmer called for "Change." That's what voters clearly wanted after years and years of disastrous Conservative Party rule that saw a widening gap between haves and have nots and

Jeff Cohen, Norman Solomon (2024-07-08). More Than Ever, Trump's Most Effective Campaign Ally is Joe Biden. counterpunch.org When Joe Biden's ABC News interview aired on Friday night, it made clear that he should not be running for re-election. Rather than reduce the concerns sparked by his abysmal debate performance eight days earlier, the interview underscored that the president is in denial about his current political standing and unable to offer reassurance that

Democracy Now! (2024-07-08). Democracy Now! 2024-07-08 Monday. democracynow.org Headlines for July 08, 2024; As Labour Wins in U.K., Party's Ex-Leader Jeremy Corbyn Wins as Independent in Revolt over Gaza Policy; "Wide But Thin Mandate": Why U.K. Labour Party's Landslide Is on Shaky Ground; "The Whole Country of France Has Won": Far Right Blocked from Power as Left Surges; Iran's New Reformist President Promises More Freedom, Better Relations with the West | Headlines for July 08, 2024; As Labour Wins in U.K., Party's Ex-Leader Jeremy Corbyn Wins as Independent in Revolt over Gaza Policy; "Wide But Thin Mandate": Why U.K. Labour Party…

Democracy Now! (2024-07-08). Democracy Now! 2024-07-08 Monday. democracynow.org Democracy Now! Monday, July 8, 2024 | Democracy Now! Monday, July 8, 2024…

geo.tv (2024-07-08). French voters deliver a win for the left, a blow for Le Pen and a hung parliament. geo.tv Supporters of French far-left opposition party La France Insoumise react after partial results in the second round of the early French parliamentary elections at Place Stalingrad in Paris, France, July 7, 2024. — ReutersPollsters see leftist alliance first with up to 198 seats.Macron's…

Global Research News (2024-07-08). Selected Articles: De-Banking Political Opponents: After Leftist Lobbying, German Bank Kills "Anti-Globalist Opposition AfD Donation Account. globalresearch.ca By Canada yesterday; Germany today; the whole of the West tomorrow. It's only a matter of time until de-banking political …

Leon Kunstenaar (2024-07-08). Big Win for Left Coalition in France. indybay.org Paris goes wild as New Popular Front triumphs in French legislative elections. Rejection of fascist right unites left and center and just about everyone else…

Norman Solomon (2024-07-08). Deference to Joe Biden from Bernie Sanders Has Become Nonsensical. indybay.org Ties that bind too tight…

Norman Solomon, Jeff Cohen (2024-07-08). More Than Ever, Trump's Most Effective Campaign Ally Is Joe Biden. indybay.org Staying the course to disaster…

Chris Jarvis (2024-07-08). Who could replace Rishi Sunak as Tory leader? leftfootforward.org Following Labour's landslide victory in the general election, the Tory leader Rishi Sunak announced as expected that he would be standing down from his role. That means we're expecting a Conservative Party leadership election sooner rather than later. A timetable is yet to be released, but the rules are in the process of being drawn up. | The list of potential contenders looks different than it did a week ago. That's because some of the most prominent Tory figures, many of whom were possible candidates in any post-Sunak contest, lost their seats. The likes of Penny Mordaunt, Grant Shapps and Gillian Keegan wer…

Chris Jarvis (2024-07-08). Over 3,000 people have joined the Green Party since the general election. leftfootforward.org The Green Party of England and Wales made history on July 4 by getting 4 MPs elected in the general election. This record-breaking result will mean there is more than one Green MP in parliament for the first time ever. | The Greens' new-found success is attracting many new people to the party. Since the general election, over 3,000 new people have signed up to joint he Green Party. | The party has a live tracker on its Green Party Deputy leader…

Alexis Sterling (2024-07-08). Sanders calls for Biden to 'do better' amidst growing calls for new leadership. nationofchange.org Senator Bernie Sanders urges President Joe Biden to present a stronger agenda amidst rising calls for new leadership within the Democratic Party.

Jeff Cohen, Norman Solomon (2024-07-08). More than ever, Trump's most effective campaign ally is Joe Biden. nationofchange.org For progressives, the task should be clear: Join with other political forces to insist that Biden voluntarily become a one-term president.

Elisabeth Fleury (2024-07-08). On the streets of Paris, French youth celebrate New Popular Front victory. peoplesworld.org PARIS—"I don't dare believe it!" "That's my France!" "It looks so beautiful!" It's eight o'clock on Sunday evening at the Place de la République, in Paris. The first elections projections have just been released. The left-wing New Popular Front alliance is in the lead, and the far-right National Rally is trailing in third. On the …

John Wojcik (2024-07-08). Protests at White House target Biden's NATO war summit. peoplesworld.org Flying under the news radar this week is the fact that President Biden is leading, starting Wednesday, a meeting of NATO chieftains in Washington DC this week who are planning to ramp up by many tens of billions of dollars how much they will spend annually on more and more war and destruction around the …

Alina Ramos Martin (2024-07-08). German Chancellor shows relief after election results in France. plenglish.com Berlin, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) The German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, said he was "relieved" by the failure of the Eurosceptic extreme right in the early elections held in France.

presstv.ir (2024-07-08). Iran's parliament speaker meets with president-elect, vows support for new administration. presstv.ir Iran's parliament speaker meets with president-elect to congratulate him on winning the presidential election.

presstv.ir (2024-07-08). Diplomatic channel with US 'open'; Iran to realize nation's rights: Spokesman. presstv.ir Iran says the diplomatic channels with the United States are open and negotiations are underway.

presstv.ir (2024-07-08). Clashes in France after leftists' surprise election win. presstv.ir Violence has erupted in France after a left-wing coalition won the most seats in the country's parliamentary elections.

presstv.ir (2024-07-08). Iran's Constitutional Council confirms runoff election results. presstv.ir Ayatollah Khamenei will endorse the mandate of Iran's president-elect Pezeshkian after the Constitutional Council confirmed the result of the July 5 runoff election.

presstv.ir (2024-07-08). Leftists lead in French legislative elections, no party wins absolute majority. presstv.ir A left-wing coalition leads in French legislative elections, with no party winning an absolute majority,…

presstv.ir (2024-07-08). 'He's the devil', Trump critics speak out against Supreme Court immunity ruling. presstv.ir Protesters gathered at the US Supreme Court after it recognized that ex-presidents have immunity from prosecution for certain actions taken in office.

presstv.ir (2024-07-08). Iran's top military brass 'ready' to cooperate with Pezeshkian's government. presstv.ir Iran's highest-ranking military commander has expressed the Armed Forces' readiness to cooperate and interact with president-elect Masoud Pezeshkian's administration following his runoff election victory.

presstv.ir (2024-07-08). Explainer: What Iran's president-elect Pezeshkian must do before assuming office? presstv.ir Following his victory in the presidential runoff election, the official inauguration of Masoud Pezeshkian's presidency must follow certain protocols specified in the country's Constitution.

presstv.ir (2024-07-08). Final result still uncertain as far right leads France election, exit polls show. presstv.ir France's far-right National Rally party emerges ahead in the first round of parliamentary elections.

_____ (2024-07-08). Did the Media Botch the Biden Age Story? transcend.org 3 Jul 2024 – Asleep at the wheel? Complicit in a cover-up? The real story is far more complicated — and more interesting. [With a rebuttal from Matt Taibbi]…

_____ (2024-07-08). The U.S. Supreme Court's Disastrous Trump Immunity Decision, Explained. transcend.org 1 Jul 2024 – The Court's decision is a blueprint for dictatorship. The six Republicans handed down a decision today that gives Donald Trump sweeping immunity from prosecution without any legal checks on his behavior if he returns to the White House.

_____ (2024-07-08). Biden: 'I'm Running the World'. transcend.org 6 Jul 2024 – The comment by the sitting U.S. president in yesterday's interview has been ignored by the mainstream, but its megalomania is at the heart of why Joe Biden is defying his party and remaining in the race.

WSWS (2024-07-08). New Popular Front carries French snap elections as hung parliament emerges. wsws.org The result, a debacle for Macron bucking media expectations of an RN victory, testifies to the left-wing and anti-fascist sentiment among broad layers of workers and youth.

WSWS (2024-07-08). Minneapolis Park Board workers on strike against concessions demanded by Democratic Party. wsws.org The strike pits the workers against the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, as the state Democratic Party is known.

WSWS (2024-07-08). The Democratic Party crisis and the civil war election. wsws.org Four months before the election, there are growing calls within the political establishment for Biden to step down as the Democratic Party candidate.

Reuters (2024-07-08). Macron rejects PM's resignation, as France seeks a way out of political 'fog' of chaotic election. scmp.com French President Emmanuel Macron asked prime minister Gabriel Attal to stay in the role for now, pending difficult negotiations to form a new government after a surprise left-wing surge delivered a hung parliament.

Carmen Russell-Sluchansky (2024-07-08). David McCormick claims he created 'hundreds of jobs' in Pennsylvania. Records say otherwise. whyy.org What questions do you have about the 2024 elections? What major issues do you want candidates to address? Ho…

Gabisile (2024-07-08). President Ramaphosa receives congratulatory call from President of Egypt. sanews.gov.za President Ramaphosa receives congratulatory call from President of Egypt | President Cyril Ramaphosa received a call on Sunday evening from his Egypt counterpart, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, who expressed his sincere congratulations on his new term of office. | Last month, President Ramaphosa was re-elected to serve for a second term at the first sitting of the National Assembly after the highly contested elections in May where he won 283 votes, against Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema who received 44. | "President El-Sisi shared with President Ramaphosa his expectation that South Africa and Egypt will co…

UMMID (2024-07-08). After Oman, Trump to venture in Saudi Arabia with mega housing project. ummid.com After Oman, The Trump Organization has signed a deal with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's real estate developer, Dar Global, to build a luxury residential tower in Jeddah.

6abc digital staff (2024-07-08). Philly WURD host leaves station after Biden campaign provides questions for interview. whyy.org This story originally appeared on The Philadelphia radio host who interviewed Andrea Lawful-Sanders, who hosted The Source, asked Biden four questions about what's at stake in the upcoming election. | She later reportedly admitted that the questions were pre-selected by Biden's campaign team. | The president and CEO of the radio station says that asking those…

UMMID (2024-07-08). 2024 UK Election Result: Keir Starmer is new UK Prime Minister. ummid.com UK Election 2024 Results Live: In a strong comeback after 14 long years, Keir Starmer led Labour party registered a landslide victory in the 2024 UK General Elections polling for which was held Thursday July 04 and results were announced on Friday July 05, 2024.

Reuters (2024-07-08). France election: voters deliver a win for the left, a blow for Le Pen and a hung parliament. scmp.com France looks headed for political instability after a surprise win by a left-wing coalition in legislative election left no party able to claim the majority needed to govern.

Reuters (2024-07-08). France's allies relieved by Le Pen loss but wonder … what's next? scmp.com Many of France's allies breathed a sigh of relief on Monday after Marine Le Pen's far-right failed to win a snap election, but noted a messy coalition from a hung parliament could also pose headaches for Europe.

UMMID (2024-07-08). 4mn Muslims, 1mn Hindus seek to assert as UK goes to polls Thursday. ummid.com As many as 4 million Muslims and 1 million Hindus seek to assert their political weight and importance as the United Kingdom goes to national elections Thursday July 04, 2024.

Alan Austin (2024-07-08). Life expectancy data reaffirms the horrors of a Trump Presidency. independentaustralia.net

hindustantimes (2024-07-08). Biden Health Row – Parkinson's Disease Expert At White House 8 Times Since…: Report | US Election. hindustantimes.com The mental acuity of U.S. President Biden has emerged as a significant issue in the U.S. election. According to a recent report in the New York Post, a Parkinson's disease expert, Dr. Kevin Cannard from Walter Reed Medical Center, has visited the White House multiple times. During one visit in January 2024, Dr. Cannard reportedly met with Biden's physician, Dr. Kevin O'Connor, at the White House residence clinic on January 17, 2024. This follows Biden's statement on July 5, where he dismissed the idea of taking an independent cognitive test, stating that his daily duties serve as a cognitive test in themselves. W…

Bloomberg (2024-07-08). More House Democrats want Joe Biden out of 2024 presidential race as tension rises. scmp.com The fallout from US President Joe Biden's June 27 debate against Donald Trump continues to reverberate.

UMMID (2024-07-08). 2024 UK Elections: Muslim MPs improve tally, Check full list. ummid.com The highest ever number of Muslims have entered the United Kingdom Parliament, or House of Commons, after the 2024 General Elections polling for which was held on Thursday July 04 and results of which were announced on Friday July 05, 2024.

noemail (2024-07-08). Speculation Grows Around Trump's VP Pick Amid Democratic Unrest. devdiscourse.com The Republican vice-presidential candidate's plane waits in a hidden hangar, ready for a name decal. Fundraisers are planned, with only an announcement from former President Donald Trump pending.

hindustantimes (2024-07-08). France Election: So Much Fear In Paris That Shops Boarded-Up; Riots Certain After Results. hindustantimes.com As France votes in the country's second round of parliamentary elections on July 7, business owners in the capital city of Paris are preparing for potential unrest. Shop owners in Paris covered their doors and windows with protective metal grates. Workers in Paris are occupied with using wooden panels to shield store windows from potential chaos on the Champs-Élysées. This came after the preliminary results of the first round prompted unrest and destruction in multiple locations. Watch…

UMMID (2024-07-08). Indian racing sensation Atiqa Mir shortlisted for Iron Dames Young Talents Initiative. ummid.com Indian racing sensation, Atiqa Mir (9), has been shortlisted for the first-ever selection process of the cult Switzerland-based all-women motorsports team Iron Dames's Young Talents initiative.

Kate Yoder (2024-07-08). Barbara Kingsolver on climate change: 'Words are what I have to offer'. grist.org Barbara Kingsolver has been weaving her concern about the environment into her books ever since she started writing novels in 1988. Her 2012 novel Flight Behavior explored how climate change might affect the monarch butterfly, and the 2007 nonfiction work Animal, Vegetable, Miracle recounted her family's experiment eating only food grown near their home in Virginia. | She recently applied this skill to a new, much shorter genre: pledge-writing. The coordinators of the American Climate Corps — President Joe Biden's signature green jobs program — invited Kingsolver to pen the promise new members woul…

Reuters (2024-07-08). US election 2024: Biden insists he is 'not going anywhere', vows to stay in presidential race. scmp.com A few Democrats have called on Biden, 81, to end a campaign that has been on defence since a shaky debate against Republican Donald Trump.

DPA (2024-07-08). Clashes break out in France following left's surprise election win. scmp.com Serious riots and clashes broke out at rallies in Paris and other cities following the second round of the French parliamentary elections.

theonion (2024-07-08). SATIRE: Highlights From The Heritage Foundation's 'Project 2025'. theonion.com Several high-ranking members of Donald Trump's former administration recently released a stunning, highly detailed document outlining how they would overhaul the federal government should he be reelected president. The following are the biggest takeaways from the Heritage Foundation's 922-page political playbook…

Associated Press (2024-07-08). 'Trump-proof' Nato? As Biden falters, Europeans look to safeguard military alliance. scmp.com European leaders heading to Tuesday's Nato summit in Washington are confronting the prospect that the military alliance's most prominent critic may return to power.

newleftreview (2024-07-08). Tony Wood: Mexico in Flux. newleftreview.org Against the rightward trend of the Old World, countries in Latin America continue to favour governments of the left. The resounding mandate for Claudia Sheinbaum in Mexico's presidential election confirms Morena's hegemony within the new party system. Where exactly on the political map should its project be placed?

hindustantimes (2024-07-08). Trump's 'Supportive' Message To Biden To Ignore Critics, Stay In Race, With A Twist | USA Election. hindustantimes.com As U.S. President Joe Biden continues to face backlash over his poor performance in the June 27 presidential debate, Donald Trump trolled Biden again. Donald Trump urged Biden to "ignore" his critics and move forward in the presidential race. This was not a suggestion, but rather sarcasm aimed at highlighting Joe Biden's repeated gaffes. Trump sarcastically said Biden should be "sharp & energetic" like he was in the June 27 debate. Watch this video to know more.

noemail (2024-07-08). Austria is our steadfast and reliable partner, and we share ideals of democracy and pluralism: PM Modi on his upcoming trip to Austria. devdiscourse.com

hindustantimes (2024-07-08). Relief For Trump In Classified Documents Case; Biden Interview Was Staged? | US Election Update. hindustantimes.com 2024 US Election updates: A federal judge temporarily halted certain filing deadlines in the classified documents case against former President Donald Trump. Trump faces accusations of taking classified materials from the White House and obstructing government efforts to retrieve them. The judge referenced a Supreme Court ruling on presidential immunity regarding some of Trump's actions. Meanwhile, fresh controversy surrounds President Biden over a radio interview done in the aftermath of the disastrous debate with Trump. In other developments, Vice President Kamala Harris steered clear of addressing the question…

UMMID (2024-07-08). 2024 Elections: UK set for all time high number of Muslim MPs. ummid.com As the British nationals vote for the 2024 General Elections, reports from ground, and the latest survey reports and projections suggest that the new Parliament in the United Kingdom will have all time high number of Muslim MPs.

UMMID (2024-07-08). British Model of Democracy and Lesson for India. ummid.com The British model of electoral system or simply First Past…

Robert Delaney (2024-07-08). US Supreme Court's immunity ruling will unleash an even worse Trump. scmp.com With the court essentially finding that the US president is above the law in certain cases, expect a re-elected Trump to be even more emboldened.

The Media Line Staff (2024-07-08). France in Limbo as Parliamentary Elections End in Stalemate, Threatening Political Gridlock. themedialine.org

Bloomberg (2024-07-08). Who is Jean-Luc Melenchon? French leftist leader defiant after victory. scmp.com It did not take Jean-Luc Melenchon long to seize the moment after initial poll indications of the French legislative vote showed the leftist New Popular Front was headed to a shock victory.

hindustantimes (2024-07-08). Elon Musk's Trump-Like Attack On Biden: 'We Haven't Had A President…' | USA Election. hindustantimes.com U.S. President Joe Biden continues to face criticism following a shaky debate against Donald Trump. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has now taken a jab at the 81-year-old president. In a recent post on X, Musk suggested that the U.S. has not had a president 'for a while'. Musk reposted a screenshot of an opinion piece from The New York Times with the headline "Does America Need a President?" "Real question… since we obviously haven't had one for a while LMAO," Musk wrote. Watch the full video for more.

Plus News (2024-07-08). Fishermen Demand Immediate Demarcation of Lake Albert Boundaries. plusnews.ug Fishermen in the Bunyoro region are calling on Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to establish clear strategies for demarcating the boundaries of Lake Albert. They argue that this demarcation is urgently needed to help fishermen from both countries understand the limits of their fishing territories. The lack of a clear boundary …

The Independent (2024-07-08). French PM to resign following legislative elections defeat. independent.co.ug PARIS | Xinhua | French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal announced Sunday night to submit his resignation to French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday, following the defeat of Macron's centrist coalition in the legislative elections. "This evening, the political group that I represented in this campaign, has achieved three times more than the seats predicted in …

Colleen Long, Will Weissert, Marc Levy, Lisa Mascaro (2024-07-08). While Biden campaigns in Pa., some Democratic leaders in the House say he should step aside. whyy.org President Addressing a rousing church service in front of stained glass windows bathed in sunshine at Philadelphia's Mount Airy Church of God in Christ, the 81-yea…

Reuters (2024-07-08). France election: left-wing coalition set for shock victory over Macron and Le Pen. scmp.com Le Pen's National Rally expected to come in third, with between 110 and 158 seats, while President Macron's centrist alliance is set to place second with 150 to 182.

Associated Press (2024-07-08). Can you 'Trump-proof' Nato? As Biden falters, Europeans look to safeguard military alliance. scmp.com European leaders heading to Tuesday's Nato summit in Washington are confronting prospect that military alliance's most prominent critic may return to power.

teleSUR, JGN (2024-07-08). Comunidad internacional saluda victoria de Sheinbaum en México. telesurtv.net Xiomara Castro dijo que acordó con Sheinbaum "trabajar juntas por la unidad de Latinoamérica y el Caribe".

teleSUR, odr, SH (2024-07-08). Autoridades dominicanas colocan a 25 provincias en alerta verde. telesurtv.net El COE aumenta 14 provincias y al Distrito Nacional en alerta amarilla debido a una masa de aire húmeda dejada por una onda tropical en el país caribeño.

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