Britain's new post-Brexit sanctions regime faces an early test over London's deteriorating relationship with China, as calls mount for it to be used against Beijing officials.Add your comment!
The UK government on Wednesday unveiled a package worth £30 billion (US$37 billion, €33 billion) to save jobs and help the young into work to kick-start the coronavirus-hit economy.Add your comment!
US leading universities Harvard and MIT asked a court on Wednesday to block an order by President Donald Trump's administration threatening the visas of foreign students whose entire courses have moved online because of the coronavirus pandemic.Add your comment!
Facebook on Wednesday suspended a network of social media accounts it said were used to spread divisive political messages online by employees of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and two of his sons.Add your comment!
More Mexicans have warmed to the idea of closer ties with the United States just as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador lines up his first meeting with US counterpart Donald Trump, a poll showed on Wednesday.Add your comment!
Germany is determined to expand its attempts to regulate online hate speech even as Facebook promises to do more to clean up its site after a global advertiser boycott, with politicians saying the issue is too important to leave to self-regulation.Add your comment!
By Gwynne Dyer – ”We will grant British National Overseas (BNOs) five years' limited leave to remain (in the United Kingdom), with the right to work or study, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told the U.K. parliament on July 1. After five years, they will be able to apply for settled status. After a further twelve months with settled status, they will be able to apply for citizenship.”Add your comment!
A spokesperson for the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday that Argentina’s latest debt offer to its creditors is “an important step” in the restructuring process.1 comment
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, adding in a television interview that he was in good health despite running a fever.Add your comment!
Organizers of the Facebook ad boycott vowed on Tuesday to continue their campaign, saying the social network's top executives had failed to offer meaningful action on curbing hateful content.Add your comment!