Thursday, April 19, 2018
China close down WeChat App for publishing vulger, improper content

China close down WeChat App for publishing vulger, improper content

Chinese authorities Tuesday closed an app and account on social network WeChat for publishing “vulgar and improper content.” Operated by news website Toutiao, the app...
Trump's re-election campaign raises $10m so far in 2018

We are not in trade war with China – Trump

President Donald Trump tweeted that the U.S. was not in “a trade war with China,’’ hours after Beijing announced tariff hikes on 50 billion...
Putin spent $6.8m on presidential election campaign – Election Commission

Putin spent $6.8m on presidential election campaign – Election Commission

President Vladimir Putin who won in a presidential election in February, spent 399.8 million rubles (6.8 million dollars) on his campaign, the Russian...
Duterte threatens to arrest ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

Philippines’ Duterte now targets fake drugs

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines has opened a new front in his war on drugs, targeting fake over-the-counter medicines to try to stem the...
ISIS extremists in Iraq 'remain a threat' – U.S. warns

ISIS extremists in Iraq ‘remain a threat’ – U.S. warns

Extremists from the Islamic State terror group still remain a threat, a report from the Inspector-Generals of the departments of Defence, State and the...
Putin spent $6.8m on presidential election campaign – Election Commission

Putin declares Wednesday day of national mourning for victims of Kemerovo mall fire

President Vladimir Putin of Russia has signed a decree on a declaration of national mourning on Wednesday in connection with the deadly fire in...
More than 100,000 displaced Afghans, returnees in desperate plight – UN

More than 100,000 displaced Afghans, returnees in desperate plight – UN

More than 100,000 internally displaced persons and returnees in Afghanistan live under the open sky, in tents or improvised shelters, a UN report said...
Duterte threatens to arrest ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

Philippines will no longer participate in any U.S.-led wars – Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines has reiterated his country will no longer participate in any U.S.-led war as it has gained nothing from its...
Putin wins another 6 years at Russia’s helm in landslide victory

Putin wins another 6 years at Russia’s helm in landslide victory

Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world’s largest country for another six years. Putin’s victory...
Trump gives positive sign on talks with Kim, good review of Xi meeting

South Korea seeks Russian and Chinese support for Trump-Kim summit

South Korea has sent an envoy to Beijing and Moscow to seek their support for the planned meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and...