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China expects to wean away Taiwan's last Africa ally soon

China expects to wean away Taiwan's last Africa ally soon

Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) was asked whether he thought China had purposefully provoked the ending of official relations between El Salvador and Taiwan. 21, 2018. Taiwan, which China claims as a wayward province with no right to state-to-state relations, now has formal ties with only 17 countries, nearly all small, less developed nations in Central America and the Pacific, including Belize and Nauru. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Mobile Network Limits Access to Firefighters Battling Blaze

After Verizon admitted that it slowed the fire department's data - a despised practice known as throttling - but claimed it was a simple mistake that "has nothing to do with net neutrality", Santa Clara County Counsel James Williams responded in astatementon behalf of the fire department on Wednesday that "Verizon's throttling has everything to do with net neutrality". Consulte Mais Informação

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Paul Ryan's office needs 'more information' before commenting on Cohen's guilty plea

Paul Ryan's office needs 'more information' before commenting on Cohen's guilty plea

A lawyer for Cohen said in April that federal prosecutors in NY were investigating his client on a referral from special counsel Robert Mueller , who is looking into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Because of this, a partial verdict has been reached and a mistrial has been declared for the ten counts that could not be decided. Clad in a dark suit and powder-blue tie, Manafort stood with his hands clasped before him. Consulte Mais Informação

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Facebook removes accounts tied to influence campaign from Iran and Russian Federation

Facebook removes accounts tied to influence campaign from Iran and Russian Federation

The cybersecurity company FireEye, which first identified the campaign and flagged the campaign to Facebook , said the intent behind the activity appeared to be to "promote Iranian political interests, including anti-Saudi, anti-Israel and pro-Palestinian themes, as well as promote support for specific US policies favorable to Iran , such as the US-Iran nuclear deal". Consulte Mais Informação

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Bolton: US Wants Stronger Iran Sanctions Than Pre-Nuclear Deal

Bolton: US Wants Stronger Iran Sanctions Than Pre-Nuclear Deal

On the same day, a senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami warned that if his country was attacked by the U.S. and Israel , Tehran will give a tit-for-tat fightback. This was later confirmed by Orit Perlov of the Institute for National Security Studies who wrote in a recent research paper how the Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps has transformed the Syrian military and is calling the shots in every major battle against rebels. Consulte Mais Informação

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Islamic State leader Baghdadi in first purported speech in a year

Islamic State leader Baghdadi in first purported speech in a year

In a purported new audio recording, Baghdadi offered greetings to Muslims for Eid al-Adha, a feast which is celebrated this week, suggesting the message was recorded recently. As per a report in AFP, Baghdadi has said that those who forget their religion, patience, Jihad against their enemies and their certainty in the creator's promise are bound to lose and are disgraced, but when they hold on to it, they are mighty and victorious, eventually. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump asks Pompeo to 'study South Africa farm seizures'

Trump asks Pompeo to 'study South Africa farm seizures'

Fox News has a hyper partisan conservative news bias, with unfair interpretation of news, according to Ad Fontes Media , based in the USA state of Colorado. "If there is any risk‚ it will be around the land issue‚" Ramaphosa said. Progress has been slow. "South Africa will speed up the pace of land reform in a careful and inclusive manner that does not divide our nation". Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple removes thousands of gambling apps from the Chinese App Store

Apple removes thousands of gambling apps from the Chinese App Store

Apple confirmed it had removed the gambling apps from its store in a statement to Reuters , but did not confirm the number of apps it had purged. The news of Apple blocking 25,000 apps isn't all that surprising. "While you can no longer distribute gambling apps from this account, you may continue to submit and distribute other types of apps to the App Store", Apple said in a separate statement. Consulte Mais Informação

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7.3-magnitude earthquake shakes up Venezuela

7.3-magnitude earthquake shakes up Venezuela

According to Dr Latchman, the duration of the shaking has a direct bearing on the level of damage a country experiences and if an quake lasts longer then it means the magnitude is larger. "We would have been even more affected (given Venezuela's economic crisis) - there are already people eating from the garbage and buildings aren't well made", she told Reuters . Consulte Mais Informação

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