Sunday July 12-th, 2020

Italy Senate gives go-ahead to Salvini migrant trial Italy Senate gives go-ahead to Salvini migrant trial

The byzantine nature of Italy's legal system means Salvini faces no immediate risk, but the case could prove a distraction as other investigations start to pile up at his door. He also blamed other European Union countries, saying he was waitin...

'Murderer in house': South African president's address disrupted 'Murderer in house': South African president's address disrupted

Malema says he has blood on his hands. "De Klerk is an unrepentant apologist of apartheid, who is not willing to accept that apartheid was a crime against humanity". "We also agree we must relook at the joint rules because they make it hard to take...

Trump downplays Duterte's ending of military pact Trump downplays Duterte's ending of military pact

Esper said the termination, set to take effect in 180 days, runs counter to bilateral efforts with the Philippines and collective efforts with regional allies to push China toward abiding by global norms in the region. Visiting US military personnel ...

Ready to help N.Korea fight coronavirus Ready to help N.Korea fight coronavirus

It has been reported that the hermit country, keen to avoid the virus at all costs, is isolating anyone who has travelled to China or has had contact with Chinese people. It has been reported that in 2014 O Sang Hon, the former deputy public security...

Putin: Hypersonic weapon makes idea of Russia’s deterrence meaningless Putin: Hypersonic weapon makes idea of Russia’s deterrence meaningless

Public promotion of homosexuality is a crime in Russian Federation under federal legislation signed into law by Putin in 2013. Last month, Putin proposed changing the country's power structure by amending the constitution. "As far as "parent number...

Trump nominates new ambassador to Canada to fill post vacant since August Trump nominates new ambassador to Canada to fill post vacant since August

She now works as the vice-chair of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships, a position she has held since May 2017. Wos has a long resume that includes working as a physician specializing in internal medicine and pulmonary care as wel...

Ousted ambassador Marie Yovanovitch calls US diplomacy 'amoral' Ousted ambassador Marie Yovanovitch calls US diplomacy 'amoral'

The former USA ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch , has warned that the United States had adopted an "amoral" foreign policy that "substitutes threats, fear and confusion for trust". In her first public remarks since leaving the USA foreign se...

Sudan reaches settlement deal with families of USS Cole victims Sudan reaches settlement deal with families of USS Cole victims

For Sudan, being removed from the USA terror list will end the country's economic isolation and allow it to attract much-need loans from worldwide financial institutions in order to rebuild the economy after the popular uprising past year that topple...

US Navy seizes cache of ‘Iranian manufactured’ weapons in Arabian Sea US Navy seizes cache of ‘Iranian manufactured’ weapons in Arabian Sea

In recent years, USA warships have intercepted and seized Iranian arms likely bound for Houthi fighters in Yemen . The military said that the weapons seized on Sunday were " identical " to those seized by another USA warship in November.

Coronavirus latest updates: Sydney cruise ship passenger tested for Covid-19 Coronavirus latest updates: Sydney cruise ship passenger tested for Covid-19

According to The Australian , health officials are testing a Singaporean man who became sick following a respiratory complaint. The cruise ship arrived in Sydney from Auckland on Friday morning, docking at the worldwide passenger terminal at Circu...

6 killed in Kabul auto bomb blast 6 killed in Kabul auto bomb blast

The ministry said that the blast which took place early Tuesday had civilian casualties but the extent of the injuries and death is still unknown. A witness said there was a big explosion followed by gunfire. Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman of the Min...

Rocket attack hits north Iraq base hosting USA troops, say security sources

A rocket attack hit an Iraqi base in the province of Kirkuk where USA troops are stationed, AFP reported, citing Iraqi and U.S. security sources. Those troops, as well as the USA embassy in Baghdad, have faced almost 20 rocket attacks over the past...

USA adds new charges to its case against Huawei USA adds new charges to its case against Huawei

The superseding indictment makes new allegations against the world's largest telecoms equipment maker, including claims that the company successfully engaged in a decades-long effort to steal intellectual property, giving it an unfair advantage over ...

US, Taliban negotiate 7-day reduction in violence: Pentagon US, Taliban negotiate 7-day reduction in violence: Pentagon

In September, Trump abruptly called off the talks in response to a suicide bombing in Kabul that killed an American soldier. "The Secretary informed me about the Taliban's proposal with regards to bringing a significant and enduring reduction in viol...

Boris Johnson was gifted holiday by businessman Boris Johnson was gifted holiday by businessman

The UK's main opposition Labour Party has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to clarify who paid for his Caribbean holiday over the New Year, after it was revealed that a businessman covered the expenses, a media report said on Thursday.

Hope Hicks Will Return To WH

Hicks departed the White House after she reportedly told investigators that working for Trump "occasionally required her to tell white lies" during her eight-hour testimony before the the House Intelligence Committee. She's planning to "work on pro...

Cuomo says he'll ask Trump to reverse move on Global Entry Cuomo says he'll ask Trump to reverse move on Global Entry

Last week, DHS suspended TTP applications and renewals for New Yorkers because of the state's new "Green Light" law, which allows undocumented immigrants to obtain drivers licenses and bars the DMV from giving up driver's license information withou...

Federal Prosecutors Quit Roger Stone Case Amid Fight with DOJ Officials Federal Prosecutors Quit Roger Stone Case Amid Fight with DOJ Officials

Prosecutors had recommended that the longtime Republican operative face seven to nine years in prison, within the federal guidelines for his crimes. Remind me, what did Roger Stone do? Stone is scheduled to be sentenced on February 20 after bei...

Education Department investigating Yale and Harvard over foreign funding Education Department investigating Yale and Harvard over foreign funding

Government officials accuse higher-education institutions in the United States of soliciting money from foreign nationals, governments and companies that could be looking to spread propaganda, according to document reviewed by the newspaper.

Hope Hicks expected to return to White House

Hope Hicks , a former close advisor to Donald Trump who resigned nearly two years ago, will return to the White House as the president's re-election campaign heats up. Then-White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders denied that her departure was rel...

Japan reports 1st coronavirus death in Kanagawa Prefecture Japan reports 1st coronavirus death in Kanagawa Prefecture

He did not give further details. Two other locations outside the mainland, Hong Kong and the Philippines, have recorded one death each. Her health conditions had been monitored until she was diagnosed with pneumonia and admitted to the hospital on Fe...

Police still searching for missing SC girl, 6 Police still searching for missing SC girl, 6

Officials have since said they have identified the person driving the Chevrolet Trailblazer, but investigators are still seeking information about the silver vehicle. Before she disappeared, Faye was excited about Valentine's Day, according to family...

China removes party chief of virus epicentre province China removes party chief of virus epicentre province

Reports in state-run media said provincial Communist Party boss Jiang Chaoliang had been sacked as secretary of the Hubei Provincial Committee, and Ma Guoqiang had been removed as party chief in the provincial capital Wuhan . Excluding China, t...

China Removes Party Chief of Coronavirus Epicentre Hubei Province China Removes Party Chief of Coronavirus Epicentre Hubei Province

THE number of fatalities and new cases from China's coronavirus outbreak soared today, with 242 more deaths and almost 15,000 more patients in hard-hit Hubei province as authorities changed their threshold for diagnosis. He praised the measures bei...

Senate moves toward vote restraining Trump on Iran

Why it matters: The bipartisan resolution, which has the backing of Sens. "We should not be at war with Iran unless Congress votes to authorize such a war", Sen. "If we're to order our young men and women ... to risk their lives in war, it should ...

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