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Friday, 14 December 2018 23:14 WIB

Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, Paris™ police chief said Friday that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital. Michel Delpuech told RTL radio that security services intend to deploy the same numbers and strength as last weekend, with about 8,000 officers and 14 armored vehicles again in Paris. Delpuech said the biggest difference will be the deployment of more groups of patrol officers to catch vandals, who last weekend roamed streets around the Champs Elysees, causing damage and looting. Police arrested more than...

RECENT NEWS
US to Reorient Trade Deals, Aid to Africa
Friday, 14 December 2018 11:09 WIB | Global

The Trump administration has unveiled a new strategy toward Africa, saying that U.S. interests and priorities must come first in all dealings with the continent. U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton outlined at the new strategy in Washington Thursday. He said trade and commercial ties must benefit both the U.S. and African countries. And he said the U.S. will no longer provide "indiscriminate aid" and will no longer support "unproductive, unsuccessful and unaccountable U.N. peacekeeping missions." "We will target U.S. funding toward key countries and particular strategic objectives....

Back to Brussels: Britain’s May Again Seeks EU Help on Brexit
Friday, 14 December 2018 01:06 WIB | Global

British Prime Minister Theresa May goes back to Brussels on Thursday, seeking concessions in the unpopular agreement to withdraw Britain from the European Union after she survived a no-confidence vote. May is meeting with EU leaders for the second time this week in order to try to save the Brexit deal after she halted a House of Commons vote that was widely expected to result in a rejection of the agreement. So far, European leaders have expressed a desire to help Britain in some way, but have also made it clear they do not intend to renegotiate the terms the two sides worked out over the...

Congress Moves to Ban Cockfighting in US Territories
Thursday, 13 December 2018 18:19 WIB | Amerika

Congress on Wednesday gave final passage to legislation that would Kongres Akan Larang Sabung Ayam di Teritorial AS shut down legal cockfights in U.S. territories including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, ending an institution dating from the colonial era that generates millions of dollars each year. Opponents of the measure approved by the House said it will have a devastating effect on the islands' economies, noting that in Puerto Rico alone the cockfighting industry generates some $18 million a year and employs some 27,000 people. Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello traveled to...

Pompeo: Iran Increasing Ballistic Missile Activity
Thursday, 13 December 2018 11:15 WIB |

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the U.N. Security Council Wednesday that Iran's ballistic missile activity has been growing since the 2015 nuclear deal was agreed upon, and he urged stronger restrictions to prevent such activity. "Iran has exploited the goodwill of nations and defied multiple Security Council resolutions in its quest for a robust ballistic missile force," Pompeo told the council at its semiannual meeting to discuss the nuclear deal's implementation. "The United States will never stand for this." He noted that Security Council Resolution 2231, which enshrines the...

Twitter CEO Acknowledges Suffering of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims
Thursday, 13 December 2018 01:24 WIB | Global

Twitter chief executive officer Jack Dorsey is under fire for failing to address the humanitarian crisis involving the Rohingya Muslims during his recent meditation retreat in Myanmar. Dorsey published a thread on his Twitter page Sunday praising Myanmar's people as "full of joy," and heaping equal praise on the nation's cuisine. Critics angrily accused Dorsey of ignoring the plight of more than 700,000 Rohingyas who fled from northern Rakhine state into neighboring Bangladesh to avoid a scorched earth campaign launched by the military in response to a series of attacks by Rohingya...

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POLITICS
US Issues List of Russian Politicians, Oligarchs But No New Sanctions
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 01:01 WIB

The U.S. Treasury Department has released a congressionally mandated list of Russian politicians and business figures who are close to President Vladimir Putin's government, along with their...

SECURITIES
Riots Roil India Ahead of Controversial Movie Release
Thursday, 25 January 2018 11:25 WIB

Riots broke out in cities across India as angry protestors torched cars and damaged movie theaters a day before a controversial film is set to be released. A day before 'Padmaavat', a movie based...

MISCELLANEOUS
FBI Deputy Director Stepping Down
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 11:27 WIB

Andrew McCabe, the FBI's No. 2 official whom President Donald Trump publicly criticized for alleged political bias, stepped down from the bureau Monday, several weeks ahead of his retirement, an FBI...