The Daily Populous

Monday September 11st, 2023 evening edition

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India took on the role after a difficult meeting hosted by Indonesia in Bali in mid-November 2022.

Indonesia managed to broker agreement on a joint declaration, but only just – and disagreement about the wording on Ukraine resurfaced soon afterwards.

It is clear that New Delhi also calculated that despite the challenging circumstances, there were potential diplomatic gains to be had in chairing the G20.

In parallel, India tabled a proposal to add the African Union to the forum, which was endorsed at the summit.

Strategic competition between China and India has intensified since Xi Jinping came to power in late 2012.

India’s marginalisation of China at the G20 follows on from these efforts to curtail Beijing’s influence.

Some interpret Xi’s refusal to attend the G20 summit as a tacit acknowledgement that the forum no longer serves China’s interests. »

Trump plans to become a dictator — denial will not save you

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Trump himself has publicly expressed his admiration for murderous dictators and autocrats such as Vladimir Putin and N. Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

That wisdom and warning most certainly applies to Trump and his MAGAites and the other neofascists and members of the white right.

Denial will not save you no matter how much you wish it would. »

Delta passenger's dog who went missing at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport found safe after 3 weeks

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After enduring nearly a month of heartache and anxiety, a dog owner can finally rest after her missing dog was found safely at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport on Saturday, according to airport officials.

Delta Air Lines passenger Paula Rodriguez’s 6-year-old dog, Maia, was lost in August at the airport, which is considered the busiest in the world.

Her worst fears faded on Saturday when Atlanta Airport officials announced Maia’s discovery three weeks after she was lost. »

Kenjuan McDaniel: Rapper arrested on a murder charge after allegedly writing a song and making a music video about the crime

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A Nevada rapper was arrested on a murder charge after Las Vegas police said he “confessed to the murder in his (song) lyrics.”.

Kenjuan McDaniel was arrested August 29 on a charge of open murder with a deadly weapon, a news release from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said.

In July, a detective noticed a music video posted by McDaniel on YouTube and reviewed the lyrics and video, the warrant said. »

Starfield Tops UK Retail Sales, Might Be the Biggest Launch of 2023

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According to Dring, when adding in Game Pass, Starfield could be the biggest launch of the year in terms of player counts in the United Kingdom.

Starfield is No.1 in the UK boxed charts, which is impressive.

Dring has access to this data, having reported on UK and European retail game sales for a decade and a half. »