Wednesday, May 22, 2019
The Chinese telecommunications giant filed a lawsuit against the US alleging it had acted illegally. The US have enacted a law which forbids the government from doing business with companies that use Huawei equipment as a "substantial or essential component" of their system. Huawei filed a complaint in...
With the race for the White House heating up, Trump took to Twitter to rage about the treatment he received during Congress. According to CNN, Trump was infuriated by rival Democrats launching an investigation into him. But posting on the social media platform, the President appeared to argue...
Beijing claims produce from Canada based firm Richardson International was infected with insects. However the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says it hasn’t identified any concerns. China and Canada have been locked in a fierce diplomatic spat since the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, a key figure within Chinese telecommunications...
Mr Weddle is said to have been captured by authorities in a raid on his Caracas home. He is currently at an airport in Maiquetia and travelling to Miami, his relieved mother told CNN. Sherry Weddle said she was able to get in contact with her son on...
During Brazil’s annual Carnival celebrations, Bolsonaro has been heavily attacked for his far-right beliefs. Across the country, partygoers have used the celebrations to attack the leader for some of his previous comments concerning homosexuality. In order to hit back at some of the critics of his administration, Bolsonaro...
The newly-passed law can jail people and fine them for online posts that show a “blatant disrespect for society, the country, Russia’s official state symbols, the constitution, of the authorities.” Online users can be fined up to 100,000 roubles (£1,155). While repeat offenders can receive fines of up...
The affected Rukban refugee camp is situated in the Al-Tanf security zone, where the US has troops. According to a UN agency “one child has died every five days” in the camp. Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov accused the US of holding refugees ‘hostage’ in the camp, to...
US Army General Curtis Saparrotti revealed to Congress that there had been “numerous ceasefire violations” by Russia. In light of that, General Scaparrotti revealed that he had requested two addition naval destroyers in order to “remain dominant in the maritime domain” ahead of Russia. An expert on Russia...
And Joshua Pollack fears in the future, there may not be any external diplomatic pressure to prevent similar disagreements escalating alarmingly. Tensions have been heightened in recent weeks after a terror attack by militants in the disputed Kashmir region left 44 Indian paramilitary police dead. In response, India - led...
The hate-filled henchmen were caught by US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) as they scattered from the Jihadists’ east Syrian hideout Baghouz. Kurdish-led militia have been pounding ISIS positions as they crush the terror group’s last remaining resistance. ISIS’s so-called caliphate, which once covered a third of Iraq and...