Washington, March 20 (RHC)-- Protests have taken place across the U.S. calling for an end to Washington's involvement in the Ukraine war as the world marks the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.  ... More


New York, March 20 (RHC)-- Dozens of banks in the United States are on the verge of collapse despite the Biden administration's recent measures to calm the turbulent markets, according to a new study.  Nearly 200 American banks face similar risks to those that led to the implosion and bankruptcy of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), RT said on Saturday, citing a study conducted by 4 economists.... More


Miami, March 20 (RHC)-- In the U.S., Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber announced a curfew on Sunday after two fatal shootings over the weekend on Ocean Drive amid an influx of spring-breakers and out-of-city visitors.... More


New York, March 20 (RHC)-- Twitter is threatening the possibility of locking the accounts of millions of users as soon as Monday.  Twitter says that if you’ve noticed a warning pop up on your account recently, you may not want to ignore it any longer.... More


Washington, March 20 (RHC)-- A golden golf club from Japan and swords from Saudi Arabia’s royal family were among the gifts that legislators in the United States say the family of former President Donald Trump failed to disclose during his time in office.... More


Houston, March 20 (RHC)-- In the U.S. state of Texas, state officials have announced they are taking over Houston’s nearly 200,000-student public school district, citing poor academic performance and mismanagement. ... More


Lisbon, March 20 (RHC)-- Thousands of Portuguese protesters have poured into the streets in the capital Lisbon over the country’s cost-of-living crisis, demanding higher wages and pensions.  The protesters, who gathered in downtown Lisbon over the weekend, also urged government intervention to cap soaring food prices, which they said are strangling their already tight budgets.... More


Washington, March 20 (RHC)-- Two decades after the United States and the United Kingdom invaded Iraq, the majority of Americans have come to the realization that the war, which left over one million people dead and ruined the Arab country, was a mistake, according to a poll.... More


Damascus, March 20 (RHC)-- Dozens of camps for displaced people in northwestern Syria have been damaged by flooding after a heavy storm hit the region late on Saturday.  Torrential rain in the western countryside of Idlib province damaged hundreds of shelters, many of which were recently set up to house the survivors of two February 6 earthquakes.  Roads were also impassable in some areas, according to the Syria Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets.... More


Buenos Aires, March 19 (RHC)-- Argentina will hold general elections for the 2023-2027 presidential term on Oct. 22, the National Electoral Chamber has announced in Buenos Aires.  Mandatory primary elections are scheduled for August 13th.  Political parties can present one list of primary candidates and voting is mandatory for citizens.... More


Washington, March 19 (RHC)-- The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden is threatening to ban TikTok if its Chinese owners refuse to sell their stake in the U.S. version of the hugely popular video-sharing app. ... More


Maputo, March 19 (RHC)-- The death toll in southeast Africa due to the exceptionally long-lasting Tropical Cyclone Freddy has risen to 522, according to authorities in Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar.  Disaster management authorities in Malawi, which has been hit the hardest by the cyclone, reported on Saturday that the death toll there had risen to 438. Malawi’s president, Lazarus Chakwera, declared a 14-day national mourning period on Thursday.... More


Quito, March 19 (RHC)-- The president of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, has reported the deaths of at least 14 people in that country as a result of the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that affected areas in the south of the country on Saturday.... More


London, March 19 (RHC)-- In the United Kingdom, unions representing medical workers, including nurses and paramedics, have agreed to a tentative deal on pay raises that would recover ground lost to inflation. Union leaders hailed the deal as a historic victory, capping months of rolling strikes by thousands of workers at the National Health Service. ... More


Tel Aviv, March 19 (RHC)-- Hundreds of Israeli military reservists have announced that they will not report for reserve duty as of Sunday in protest against a plan by the far-right and coalition cabinet led by prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to reform the regime’s judicial system.... More


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