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Chinese Ambassador Condemns London’s Stance On Hong Kong

Chinese Ambassador Condemns London’s Stance On Hong Kong

Chinese Ambassador to the UK, Liu Xiaoming, on Thursday criticised the UK authorities’ position on Hong Kong’s new security law and called it “a gross interference” in the internal affairs. On Wednesday, the UK Foreign...
More Than 500,000 Jobs Lost To Coronavirus

More Than 500,000 Jobs Lost To Coronavirus

The Italian National Statistics Office, Istat, on Thursday showed more than half a million jobs had been lost in Italy since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. According to Istat, in May, the number of...
Australian PM Announces $186bn Plan To Expand Military

Australian PM Announces $186bn Plan To Expand Military

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday said Australia would be armed with long-range missiles under a 10-year plan to upgrade the capability and potency of the Australian Defence Force. Morrison revealed the 2020 Defence...
Russians Vote In Referendum For Putin To Stay In Power Until 2036

Russians Vote In Referendum For Putin To Stay In Power Until 2036

Russians will head to polling stations throughout the country on Wednesday to cast their ballots in a referendum to determine whether President Vladimir Putin can remain in power for the next 16 years. Putin, 67,...
Pandemic Increases Risk Of Female Genital Mutilation For Millions Of Girls – UN

Pandemic Increases Risk Of Female Genital Mutilation For Millions Of Girls – UN

According to a UN report, released on Tuesday, the Coronavirus pandemic is reversing progress on ending child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM), putting millions of more girls at risk. The United Nations Population Fund...
Japan Sees Surge In Online Banking Thefts

Japan Sees Surge In Online Banking Thefts

Thefts from online bank accounts have been surging in Japan as unsuspecting victims have been duped by fake websites of financial institutions into giving up their IDs and passwords, Japan’s Financial Services Agency said...
China To Impose Visa Restrictions On U.S. Citizens Over Hong Kong

China To Impose Visa Restrictions On U.S. Citizens Over Hong Kong

China on Monday said it would impose visa restrictions on U.S. citizens as tensions rise over Hong Kong’s autonomy, state media reported. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Beijing would impose visa restrictions against Americans...

COVID-19: Florida, Texas Reverse Reopening As Infections Surge

Florida has reported a new record in COVID-19 infections, amid a surge in cases in southern US states that have allowed businesses to re-open in recent weeks. On Saturday, Florida reported more than 9,500 new...
Princeton To Remove Woodrow Wilson’s Name From Policy School

Princeton To Remove Woodrow Wilson’s Name From Policy School

Princeton University says it will remove the name of former US President Woodrow Wilson from a building on its campus because of his racist beliefs and policies. The move follows a wave of protests across...
Suspect Shot Dead, Six Injured In Glasgow Hotel Stabbings – Police

Suspect Shot Dead, Six Injured In Glasgow Hotel Stabbings – Police

A suspect has died after he was shot by armed officers responding to an “incident” in which six others were injured at a hotel in Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow, the Police said on Friday. “The...
Saudi Arabia Allows Hajj Only For ‘Very Limited Number’ Of Residents

Saudi Arabia Allows Hajj Only For ‘Very Limited Number’ Of Residents

Saudi Arabia will allow only a “very limited number” of people already residing inside the kingdom to perform the main Muslim Hajj pilgrimage that begins in late July. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and infection...
Trump Suspends Issuance Of H-IB Visas

Trump Suspends Issuance Of H-IB Visas

U.S. President Donald Trump has issued a proclamation placing an embargo on the issuance of H-1B visas, along with other foreign work visas for the rest of the year. Mr. Trump said the step was...
Zimbabwe Closes Consulate In S/Africa After Staff Test Positive For COVID-19

Zimbabwe Closes Consulate In S/Africa After Staff Test Positive For COVID-19

Zimbabwe has temporarily closed its consulate in Johannesburg, South Africa, after two members of staff tested positive for COVID-19. Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister, Monica Mutsvangwa, confirmed the development in a statement Monday. “On a...

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