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Davos Forum To Be Held In Person From May 22 Till May 26
The annual gathering of the world's political, economic, and business elite traditionally takes place in January against the idyllic snowy backdrop of the Swiss ski resort of Davos.
Russia reveals it is discussing a joint naval exercise with Iran and China
‘Planned conference on conducting a joint naval exercise’ to take place in Iranian port of Chabahar, according to Russian navy as its ships arrive there.
In an era of rightwing populism, we cannot destroy democracy in order to save it
Democracy isn’t an institution – it’s a practice that becomes stronger through use. The key to defeating Trump lies in mobilising ordinary people to articulate their real needs
US Examining Alibaba's Cloud Unit For National Security Risks: Report
The focus of the probe is on how the company stores US clients' data, including personal information and intellectual property. The potential for Beijing to disrupt access by US users to their information stored on Alibaba cloud is also ...
Analysis: China is still the ultimate prize that Western banks can't resist
For many companies, doing business in China is getting trickier by the day. But Western banks and asset managers are more than willing to up their bets on the world's second biggest economy, convinced that the opportunities remain too go...
New poll shows how ‘frustrated’ Americans are with Biden one year in
Democrats are not happy that he did not initiated any war, yet. Republic and are not happy that he fail to promote any peace, yet. Divided USA is united about one thing: no trust in their leaders. Just days ahead of his one-year annivers...
Twitter blocks account over video threat to Trump
An animated clip showed an Iranian drone and robot targeting former US President Donald Trump at a golf course in Florida
China and Russia are teaming up against NASA in the race to put a base on the Moon
America may have got to the Moon first, but now, with much more than simply bragging rights at stake, Beijing and Moscow are joining forces to gain the first lunar foothold of the 21st century.
China claims to know true motive behind UK ban on Huawei
A British ex-minister has claimed London went after the Chinese tech giant on Washington’s orders
Capitol attack panel subpoenas Google, Facebook and Twitter for digital records
Select committee seeks records from social media giants related to insurrection that could potentially incriminate the Trump White House
Facebook loses attempt to dismiss antitrust lawsuit demanding it sells WhatsApp and Instagram
The case is one of the most significant in the US government's ongoing efforts to rein in the perceived power and market dominance of the big technology companies.
Top US central banker resigns amid trading scandal
The Fed vice chair is departing after media reports insinuated insider trading just before the Covid-19 pandemic was declared
‘Free speech’ platform accused of censoring critics
A popular ‘free speech’ social network has faced repeated allegations of censorship, with many users expressing concern over its links to a Chinese billionaire
The crisis in American democracy is only intensifying
The mistrust that caused the Capitol Riot last January shows no sign of abating. With Joe Biden unable to bring together a divided country, how this seething resentment manifests itself next is an alarming prospect for America.
‘Worse than the Civil war’: how fixation on Capitol riot makes America ignore its other major problem
Disparate reactions to left-wing protesters at the DOI versus the ones at the US Capitol show how biased the mainstream media truly is.
Why Iran will never forget US killing of Soleimani
Two years ago, the US ordered the assassination of an Iranian icon, Qassem Soleimani. Iran has since been calling for justice to be administered by the international community on the Americans responsible for this crime.
Biden Issued A Dire Warning: Democracy Is In Danger And Political Violence Is A Threat (but it’s ok if it’s in HK…)
"Are we going to be a nation that accepts political violence as a norm?" President Joe Biden asked during a speech at the US Capitol.
Twitter permanently bans news aggregation service Politics For All
Spokesperson says account ‘suspended for violating rules on platform manipulation and spam’
One in three Americans say violence against government justified – poll
Washington Post releases survey showing ‘considerably higher’ number saying it is sometimes right to take up arms
Learning Cantonese could save lives in places like San Francisco
In cities home to large overseas Chinese communities, Cantonese should be about more than just cultural preservation and should be integrated into their infrastructure.
Huawei expects 2021 revenue to drop by 28.9% as sanctions drag on
Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei said Friday it expects revenue for this year will come in at 634 billion yuan ($99 billion), a 28.9% drop from a year ago.
The spotlight must now turn to the rich men Ghislaine Maxwell trafficked girls for
The woman who procured girls for Jeffrey Epstein and his friends will die in prison – but most of the men involved still walk free, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff
Mystery of Maxwell's millions: Socialite claimed she had 'just' £2.6m
The 60-year-old daughter of disgraced media mogul Robert Maxwell, who was a billionaire at the height of his wealth, also reportedly transferred £15m to her husband Scott Borgerson (pictured).
Did Joe Biden just end the pandemic?
No, he didn’t make good on his campaign promise to “shut down the virus,” but by seemingly admitting defeat against Covid-19, Biden has opened a clear path to ending onerous pandemic restrictions and returning to normality.
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