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Top Taliban official called the US 'great and big' and asked it to release $10 ...

Business Insider | 13 Dec 2021

Taliban foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi speaking in Ankara, Turkey. Cagla Gurdogan/Reuters The US froze around $10 billion of Afghan assets after the Taliban seized control in August. Taliban foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi told the AP that the economic punishment helps nobody. Muttaqi said the US must have "patience" and "a big heart" toward...

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The curious case of a map and a disappearing Taiwan minister at US democracy summit

Egypt Independent | 13 Dec 2021

WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (Reuters) – A video feed of a Taiwanese minister was cut during US President Joe Biden’s Summit for Democracy last week after a map in her slide presentation showed Taiwan in a different color to China, which claims the island as its own. Sources familiar with the matter told Reuters that Friday’s slide show by...

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North Korea, US ready for peace in decades-old war that never ended

Russia Today | 13 Dec 2021

The US, North Korea, and China have signaled their willingness to seal a peace agreement that would formally put an end to the bloody 1950-53 Korean War. South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, broke the news on Monday at a joint press conference with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in Canberra. He went on to express cautious optimism...

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US imposes sweeping human rights sanctions on China, Myanmar and North Korea

The Jakarta Post | 13 Dec 2021

The United States on Friday imposed extensive human rights-related sanctions on dozens of people and entities tied to China, Myanmar,...

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Facebook uncovers fake Chinese experts targeting English-speaking audiences in US, UK

Beijing News | 12 Dec 2021

Washington , December 12 (ANI): Meta, which owns Facebook, has deactivated over 500 accounts tied to a Chinese-based internet misinformation network. The accounts pushed the allegations of a fictitious Swiss scientist named "Wilson Edwards," who claimed the US was interfering with the...

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Human rights: US cracks whip on China, North Korea

The Telegraph India | 11 Dec 2021

The US on Friday imposed extensive human rights-related sanctions on dozens of people and entities tied to China, Myanmar, North Korea and Bangladesh, and added Chinese artificial intelligence company SenseTime Group to an investment blacklist. Canada and the UK joined the US in imposing sanctions related to human rights abuses in Myanmar, while...

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Kentucky tornado: Up to 100 feared dead after impact felt across at least six US states

The Independent | 11 Dec 2021

Close Catastrophic tornado rips through Kentucky leaving homes and buildings collapsed At least 50 people are dead after a tornado tore through Kentucky, as residents begin to assess the damage in at least six states. Up to a hundred...

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Bangladesh summons US ambassador over sanctions against its security force

La Prensa Latina | 11 Dec 2021

Dhaka, Dec 11 (EFE).- The government of Bangladesh on Saturday expressed displeasure over the United States imposing sanctions on an elite security force of the country over allegations of serious human rights violations. “The US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller was summoned by Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen today to...

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Omicron is already in the US. Discriminatory travel bans for southern Africa need to end

Hawaii Tribune-Herald | 11 Dec 2021

While the world’s scientists are scrambling to unravel the inner workings of the omicron variant, not enough people are talking about the elephant in the room: the southern Africa travel ban that remains in place. When South African scientists identified a new coronavirus variant in their country, the Biden administration’s immediate...

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US imposes sweeping human rights sanctions on China, Myanmar and North Korea

Gulf Daily News | 11 Dec 2021

The United States on Friday imposed extensive human rights-related sanctions on dozens of people and entities tied to China, Myanmar, North Korea and Bangladesh, and added Chinese artificial intelligence company SenseTime Group to an investment blacklist. Canada and the United Kingdom joined the United States in imposing sanctions related to human...

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China brands US democracy 'weapon of mass destruction'

The Times of India | 11 Dec 2021

BEIJING: China branded US democracy a "weapon of mass destruction" on Saturday, following the US-organised Summit for Democracy which aimed to shore up like-minded allies in the face of autocratic regimes. China was left out of the two-day virtual summit -- along with countries including Russia and Hungary -- and responded by angrily...

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Scott Morrison urged to end ‘lunacy’ and push UK and US for Assange’s release

The Guardian | 11 Dec 2021

Independent MP Andrew Wilkie says UK a ‘lackey’ of US and journalism is not a crime The Australian government has been accused of sitting on its hands while WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition to the United States on espionage charges. Assange, 50, is wanted in the US over an alleged...

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France may lose another multibillion shipbuilding deal to US

Russia Today | 11 Dec 2021

The United States has approved a massive arms sale to Greece, offering four new frigates and a major modernization package worth up to $9.4 billion, directly challenging a similar preliminary agreement with France. The US State Department said it approved the potential deals on Friday, announcing the offer of several Multi-Mission Surface Combatant...

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US imposes sweeping human rights sanctions on China, Myanmar and North Korea

Straits Times | 11 Dec 2021

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The United States on Friday (Dec 10) imposed extensive human rights-related sanctions on dozens of people and entities tied to China, Myanmar, North Korea and Bangladesh, and added Chinese artificial intelligence company SenseTime Group to an investment blacklist. Canada and the United Kingdom joined the United States in...

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UK opens door to Assange extradition to US on spying charges

Odessa American | 10 Dec 2021

By Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless The Associated Press LONDON A British appellate court opened the door Friday for Julian Assange to be extradited to the United States on spying charges by overturning a lower court decision that the WikiLeaks founder’s mental health was too fragile to withstand incarceration in America. The High Court in London...

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