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Biden appoints first Native American to serve as treasurer

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced the appointment of Marilynn Malerba, chief of the Mohegan Tribe, to serve as treasurer of the United States, the first Native American to hold the position. The treasurer of the United States directly oversees the U.S. Mint, the Bureau …

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EU to disburse 600 mln euros to counter world food crisis

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | The European Commission proposes to disburse 600 million euros (633 million U.S. dollars) on top of existing EU support to help regions hit by the current food crisis, said European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday. “To help our partners we will mobilize an …

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France’s political class being reshaped by fractured vote

Paris, France | Xinhua | The 2022 French legislative elections are redefining France’s political class, enabling candidates of different political parties to become deputies in the National Assembly. The French legislative elections were held on June 12 and 19, when voters elected, out of 6,293 candidates, the National Assembly’s 577 members …

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U.S. Texas Republicans reject results of 2020 presidential election

Texas, U.S. | Xinhua | Nearly 5,000 delegates attending Texas GOP Convention over the weekend have overwhelmingly passed a resolution rejecting the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to a statement on the Republican Party of Texas website on Monday. “We hold that acting President Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. …

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EU calls for ceasefire in Ukraine to allow grain exports

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | The European Union is insisting on a ceasefire in Ukraine to allow millions of tons of grain to be exported, the EU’s foreign policy chief said on Monday. The Ukraine crisis is having serious consequences on hunger in the world, the EU’s High Representative for Foreign …

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