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Thursday, 9 July 2020 10:50 WIB

Social media giant Facebook said Wednesday that it had removed dozens of accounts linked to supporters or employees of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as part of an investigation into the spread of false news online. Nathaniel Gleicher, the company's head of cybersecurity policy, said in a statement that 73 Facebook and Instagram accounts, 14 pages and one group had been removed. Brazilian courts have been investigating the spread of false news in connection with Bolsonaro. There was no immediate comment from the presidential office about Facebook's action. Facebook's executive said...

Venezuelan President Expels EU Ambassador
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 23:36 WIB | Global

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has given the European Union's ambassador in Caracas 72 hours to leave the country. Maduro's order on Monday came not long after the EU slapped sanctions on officials close to the socialist leader.  Maduro was also apparently angered EU leaders backed Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim president. Maduro said the European Union is bending to whims of U.S President Donald Trump, who like the EU support a democratic transition in Venezuela that does not include Maduro. Despite dozens of countries backing Guaido as Venezuela's leader, Maduro remains...

Chinese Legislature Approves Security Law for Hong Kong
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 17:08 WIB | Global

China's legislature has passed a controversial national security law for Hong Kong that the United States and pro-democracy activists believe will further erode the semi-autonomous city's freedoms. The new law, approved Tuesday in Beijing by the Standing Committee of China's National Peoples Congress, generally calls for the central government in Beijing to establish a national security office in Hong Kong aimed at confronting subversion of state power, terrorism, separatism and collusion with foreign forces.  The exact details of the new law have yet to be released. The new law...

US Ends Dual Defense Technology Exports to Hong Kong
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 10:27 WIB | Amerika Global

The United States supports exports to Hong Kong, defense equipment and civil technology that can be used for military purposes, agreed to apply to China. The reason is for national security. The announcement on Monday (29/6) emerged as China stepped forward to enact national security laws against Hong Kong. "America chose this step to protect the U.S. national security. We can no longer differentiate between exports to Hong Kong or to border China, "US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in agreement. "We cannot risk these export products falling into the hands of the PLA, where the aim...

EU Finalizing Virus 'Safe List,' US Unlikely to Make The Cut
Monday, 29 June 2020 23:59 WIB | Global

The European Union is edging toward finalizing a list of countries whose citizens will be allowed to enter Europe again in coming days, with Americans almost certain to be excluded in the short term due to the number of U.S. coronavirus cases. Spain's foreign minister said that the list ” which is likely to be made public Tuesday ” could contain 15 countries that are not EU members and whose citizens would be allowed to visit from July 1. EU envoys in Brussels worked over the weekend to narrow down the exact criteria for countries to be included, mostly centered on their ability to...

France's Macron Takes Drubbing in Local Elections, Greens Surge
Monday, 29 June 2020 17:53 WIB | Global

France President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party received a drubbing Sunday in municipal elections, as the Greens celebrated victories in several big cities after a surge in support. Macron had hoped the elections would help anchor his young party in towns and cities across France, including Paris, ahead of an anticipated 2022 reelection bid. But aides had more recently been playing down expectations, and the sweeping wins by the Greens, who in some cities joined forces with leftist allies, may compel Macron to reshuffle his government to win back disenfranchised left-wing voters. In a...

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