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Facebook took down a Chinese disinformation network that spread propaganda across Southeast Asia and the US

Wednesday  02:45,   23 september 2020

The network mostly focused on regional issues, but also posted "in support of and against" Donald Trump, Joe Biden, and Pete Buttigieg."In each case, the people behind this activity coordinated with one another and used fake accounts as a central... >>>

Rising Covid-19 Cases Curtail Trudeau’s Spending Ambitions

Wednesday  02:20,   23 september 2020

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s lofty ambitions for “building back better” after the pandemic have come crashing into the reality of an apparent second wave of the virus in Canada. As case numbers climb, Trudeau’s government has made a sharp pivot... >>>

Russia Troops Drop Near West Border in Belarus Drills Being Watched by U.S.

Wednesday  02:20,   23 september 2020

"As with all activity in the region, we are aware of and closely monitoring the exercise," U.S. European Command spokesperson Navy Lieutenant Commander Russ Wolfkiel told Newsweek.The combined paratrooper exercises of Russia and Belarus are part of... >>>

How Trump's UNGA speech shows dangers of fraying diplomatic relations

Wednesday  01:31,   23 september 2020

Michael Green, a former National Security Council adviser, says the lack of dialogue between the US and China "could get us in big trouble."In this image made from UNTV video, US President Donald Trump speaks in a prerecorded message, which was... >>>

US-China tensions add stress for binational couples

Wednesday  01:31,   23 september 2020

US-China tensions have added stress to binational Chinese American couples who say current politics have impacted their plans — and perspectives. Most try to compromise and wish their countries could figure out how to do that, too. “Looking at the... >>>

Leaders spar at UN General Assembly amid global crisis

Wednesday  01:31,   23 september 2020

World leaders gathered virtually Tuesday for this week's United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), with the UN's historic 75th anniversary overshadowed by strongmen leaders, fraying relations and a sense of intensifying international crisis. © >>>

At the UN, Erdogan offers a regional conference on the conflict in the Mediterranean

Wednesday  01:15,   23 september 2020

© Naciones Unidas / Reuters Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during his video conference address to the United Nations on September 22, 2020. During In his remote address to the UN, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan proposed on Tuesday... >>>

China Beat the U.S. to a Carbon Neutrality Pledge

Wednesday  01:01,   23 september 2020

The world’s top-polluting nation just promised to reach net-zero emissions before 2060.The two nearly back-to-back speeches provided a marked and powerful contrast. There are still many questions to be answered about China’s plan—most importantly... >>>

S.Africa seeks greater African role in UN Security Council

Wednesday  00:36,   23 september 2020

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday urged greater African representation at the UN Security Council as well as a stimulus package for the continent as it confronts Covid-19. Ramaphosa, who holds the rotating leadership of the... >>>

Brazilian Luis Henrique leaves OM

Wednesday  00:25,   23 september 2020

According to the team, the arrival of young Brazilian striker Luis Henrique at OM is about to fail. © Panoramic Andre Villas-Boas Marseille Announced as almost complete, the signing of Brazilian Luis Henrique with Olympique de Marseille may not be... >>>

France says reviewing request from Russian prosecutor on Navalny case

Wednesday  00:20,   23 september 2020

France says reviewing request from Russian prosecutor on Navalny case"We have received a request from Russia. It is under examination," Foreign ministry spokeswoman Agnes von der Mühll told reporters in a daily... >>>

Filipino president rebukes China while emphasizing fear of 'nuclear war'

Wednesday  00:20,   23 september 2020

China has no right to “undermine" an international tribunal’s rejection of Beijing’s claim to sovereignty over most of the South China Sea, according to Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte. © Provided by Washington Examiner “The award is now part of... >>>

Turkey's Erdogan, France's Macron discuss Eastern Mediterranean tensions

Wednesday  00:00,   23 september 2020

Turkey's Erdogan, France's Macron discuss Eastern Mediterranean tensionsIn a statement after a call between the two leaders, the Turkish presidency said Erdogan emphasized the need for using diplomatic opportunities to de-escalate the... >>>

Ivory Coast ruling party says will hold election with or without opposition

Tuesday  23:30,   22 september 2020

Ivory Coast ruling party says will hold election with or without oppositionABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast's ruling party said on Tuesday it will push ahead with the October election regardless of whether the opposition participate, comments likely... >>>

South Korean president calls for official end to Korean War 'completely and for good'

Tuesday  23:10,   22 september 2020

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is urging an official end to the 70-year Korean War, a move he hopes will foster renewed progress toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. © Provided by Washington Examiner Moon made the proposal during a speech... >>>