China set to adopt Hong Kong national security law

Chinese president Xi Jinping China’s parliament is expected to discuss and adopt a controversial national security law for Hong Kong on Thursday, in a move that has spurred protests in …

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Trump to issue executive order on social media — reports

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on social media on Thursday, according to local media reports. The reports, citing unnamed White House officials, came a …

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UK Minister Resigns Over Dominic Cummings Lockdown Trip

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was hit by its first resignation Tuesday over the controversy surrounding top aide Dominic Cummings’ cross-country trip during the coronavirus lockdown when Douglas Ross, …

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New York’s Daily Coronavirus Death Toll Falls Below 100 – Governor

The number of deaths in New York state caused by the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours has fallen to 84, the lowest one-day total since late March, Governor …

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US Warns China Against Destabilising Hong Kong

The United States on Thursday urged China to respect Hong Kong’s autonomy, warning that its proposed national security law for the city would be “highly destabilizing” and face global opposition. …

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Zuckerberg ‘Confident’ Facebook Can Stop US Election Interference

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday he was “pretty confident” his company could help prevent attempts to influence the political outcome of the US presidential election later this year. Zuckerberg …

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Health Minister arrested over costly ventilators

• Bolivia’s Health Minister Marcelo Navajas Bolivia’s Health Minister Marcelo Navajas was arrested on Wednesday suspected of making a purchase of overpriced ventilators to fight COVID-19. Bolivia bought more than …

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Anti-Israel hackers target dozens of sites with video of destruction

At least a dozen of websites were attacked on Thursday by anti-Israel hackers, who posted a video about the destruction of Israel in place of the sites’ normal content. Israeli …

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US Adds Cuba To Blacklist On Counterterrorism

The United States said Wednesday it had added Cuba to a blacklist of countries that do not fully cooperate on counterterrorism, denouncing the presence of Colombian leftist guerrillas. Cuba joined …

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Detained former Saudi crown prince suffers heart attack

•Detained former Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Nayef A tweet that was posted and then deleted by Saudi Arabia’s Prison Authority, which falls under the kingdom’s interior ministry, has raised …

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