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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...

US House Passes Democratic Police Reform Bill as Impasse Deepens
Friday, 26 June 2020 23:21 WIB | Global

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a sweeping Democratic police reform bill on Thursday, sending the measure to the Senate despite opposition from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies in Congress. The Democratic-controlled House voted 236-181 roughly along party lines to adopt the legislation, one month to the day after George Floyd's death in Minneapolis police custody sparked weeks of worldwide protests over police brutality, especially against African Americans. An initial tally showed three Republicans breaking ranks to join Democrats in voting for the bill. But...

IMF Predicts All Regions of Global Economy to Experience Negative Growth for First Time
Friday, 26 June 2020 18:21 WIB | IMF

The global economy will shrink by 4.9 percent, the worst annual contraction since World War 2, the International Monetary Fund predicted Wednesday in its World Economic Outlook report. In its update to the WEO report released in April, the IMF lowered its global growth forecast due to underestimating the economic damage the coronavirus has had on economies. For the first time ever, the IMF projects that all regions will experience negative growth in 2020. The report predicts the gross domestic product in the United States will drop by 8 percent, worse than its April estimate of a 5.9...

Coronavirus: US cases 'may have topped 20 million'
Friday, 26 June 2020 11:25 WIB | Global

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says the true number of cases is likely to be 10 times higher than the reported figure. It comes as the state of Texas halted its reopening as infections and hospitalisations surged. The US has recorded 2.4m confirmed infections and 122,370 deaths. Some southern and western states have been reporting record numbers of cases in recent days. The University of Washington predicts 180,000 US deaths by October - or 146,000 if 95% of Americans wear masks. Source : BBC

South Korea Marks 70 Years Since Outbreak of War with North
Thursday, 25 June 2020 23:39 WIB | Global

South Korea is commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Korean Wars outbreak amid the coronavirus pandemic. The anniversary is not an official holiday, but the occasion is often marked with ceremonies, war photography exhibitions and tours to former battlefield sites for visiting foreign veterans. This year, many public observances have been scaled down or canceled because of the coronavirus, which health officials say is now in its second wave in South Korea. Kim Young-ho was among 370 Korean War veterans honored Thursday morning at a ceremony in Cheorwon County, northeast of Seoul...

US, Russia Signal Progress in Nuclear Arms Talks
Thursday, 25 June 2020 17:10 WIB | Amerika Global Rusia

U.S. and Russian negotiators signaled progress Tuesday in talks on a possible replacement to a nuclear arms reduction treaty due to expire next February. But there are significant hurdles ahead ” including Chinas opposition to being included in the talks. At issue is the 2010 New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or START, restricting the number of deployed nuclear warheads held by the U.S. and Russia, the world's two biggest nuclear powers.  U.S. negotiator Marshall Billingslea says working group discussions may take place in late July or early August, paving the way for a...

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