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Trudeau says China doesn't understand independence of Canada's judiciary
Trudeau said that China does not appear to understand that Canada’s judiciary is independent, taking a rare public swipe at Beijing. China says Canada must free Huawei Technologies Co Ltd chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who is fighting extradition to the United States. She was arrested by Vancouver police in December 2018. Canadian government officials have repeatedly said they cannot intervene...
Boris Johnson will not face criminal inquiry over US businesswoman
Boris Johnson will not face criminal inquiry over US businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri, who received public funds,when he was London mayor,Police watchdog says. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not face a criminal investigation into whether he offered special favours to a US businesswoman during his time as mayor of London, a police watchdog said on Thursday. The Independent Office for Police...
Shell evacuated 60 foreign staff from Basra Gas project
Shell Evacuations in response to worker protest at Basra Gas Company (BGC) to demand payment of delayed salaries, say executives. Royal Dutch Shell evacuated some 60 foreign staff from Iraq's Basra Gas Company (BGC) as a security measure following a protest over delayed pay, company officials said on Thursday, adding production was unaffected. The staff were flown out of the country...
Doctor in Myanmar charged for insulting monks over sex education
Doctor who criticised conservative Buddhist monks has been charged with insulting religion, as a debate heats up over a proposal to teach sex education. A Myanmar doctor who criticised conservative Buddhist monks has been charged with insulting religion, officials said on Thursday, as a debate heats up over a proposal to teach sex education at school. Kyaw Win Thant, 31, was...
Michigan dams break force thousand to flee
Michigan two dams break,families living along the Tittabawassee River and connected lakes in Midland County were ordered to leave home. Governor Gretchen Whitmer says the downtown in one town could be under more than 2.5 metres of water by Wednesday. Rapidly rising water overtook dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in the central part of the US state...
Britain introduces bolstered legislation for terrorism
Britain has introduced new bill in which terror suspects in the United Kingdom could have their movements monitored indefinitely. The Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill entered parliament as the British government continued its mantra of toughening up on terror something that it highlighted after two attacks in London last year. Referring to the attacks, which were carried out by two convicted terrorists...
All private health facilities in Dubai will be able to resume
All private health facilities in Dubai will be able to resume most of their alternative medical therapies with immediate effect, except for dental and ENT. All private health facilities in Dubai will be able to resume most of their alternative medical therapies with immediate effect, except for dental and ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat) services which continue to fall in the...
Volkswagen withdrawn 'racist' ad, apologises after backlash
Volkswagen a famous German carmaker has withdrawn a social media advertising and apologise after an online backlash slamming the clip as racist. Volkswagen video, which was posted on social media, shows a Black man being pushed around by a giant white hand. The 10-second video post, which was shared on Instagram, had been meant to advertise the latest Golf model. It showed...
President Trump administration awards contract to make COVID-19 drugs
President Trump administration awarded a four-year, $354m contract to Phlow Corp to make COVID-19 drugs, other essential drugs and their ingredients. The pandemic has laid bare US dependence on China and India for drugs and raw materials for making medicines. Looking to lessen dependence on foreign supply chains for critical medicines in the fight against coronavirus, the Trump administration has awarded...
Germany Constitutional Court limits power of spy agency
Germany Constitutional Court ruled that surveillance of telephones and internet traffic of foreign nationals abroad by the BND agency violates constitution. German foreign intelligence service violated constitution by spying on internet data from foreigners abroad, says court. German court limits power of spy agency's overseas bugging, a victory for overseas journalists who brought the case. It is the first time the court,...

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