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Friday, 24 January 2020 23:43 WIB

More airports are beginning to screen passengers arriving from China amid growing concerns Friday over the outbreak of a new virus there that has already killed more than two dozen people and sickened hundreds. The energy-rich Gulf Arab nation of Qatar, home to long-haul carrier Qatar Airways, said it had installed thermal scanners at its main hub, Hamad International Airport.    Kuwait announced similar measures late the night before at Kuwait International Airport, joining the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, which on Thursday announced screenings for all passengers...

RECENT NEWS
Europe, NATO Urge Restraint as Iran Pledges Revenge for US Attack
Tuesday, 7 January 2020 17:22 WIB | Global

The United States' European allies have urged de-escalation on all sides following Iran's pledge to retaliate for the killing in Iraq of Iran's top general, Qassem Soleimani, who died in a U.S. drone strike close to Baghdad's airport last Friday. U.S. allies were not given warning of the attack.  Britain, France and Germany issued a joint statement Monday calling on all parties to "exercise utmost restraint and responsibility." The European Union has invited Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif to Brussels in a bid to defuse tensions. The EU hopes that the 2015 Iran nuclear deal,...

Philippine Visa Policy for US Citizens Will Harm the Tourism Industry
Tuesday, 7 January 2020 11:21 WIB | Global Amerika

Requests for American citizens to obtain a visa if visiting the Philippines would harm the country's tourism industry, analysts said. Americans can launch a beach-studded island nation with a free visa on arrival, saving time and application costs before traveling. "If we look at Philippine policy in talks with America, of course, the Philippines will consider the problems of Americans with such visa policies," said Maria Ela Atienza, professor of political science at the University of the Philippines in Diliman. He added "Americans will have choices in other countries." Philippine...

Trump Threatens Sanctions on Iraq if US Forces are Expelled
Monday, 6 January 2020 17:03 WIB | Global

U.S. President Donald Trump says the United States will not leave Iraq unless it is paid back for a U.S. air base it built there. Trump was reacting to Sunday's Iraqi parliament resolution urging the government to expel 5,200 American troops. Trump told reporters on Air Force One Sunday night that the U.S. has an "extraordinarily expensive" air base in Iraq that cost billions of dollars. "We're not leaving unless they pay us back for it," he said, threatening sanctions "like they've never seen before" if the U.S. is not able to leave Iraq on a "very friendly basis." The United States...

Iran Quits the 2015 Nuclear Treaty
Monday, 6 January 2020 11:13 WIB | Iran, Global

Iran says it no longer uses the amount of centrifuges used to enrich uranium. Iran's move to cancel the 2015 nuclear agreement. "Iran's nuclear program will not have limits on production including the capacity and percentage of enrichment and the amount of enriched uranium and research and increase," the government said on Sunday (1/5/2020). The move was taken two days after the US air strike in Baghdad killed Iran's high general Qassem Soleimani, opposing the challenge of revenge from Iran. But responding on Sunday (1/5/2020) Iran did not fully reveal the facts about Iran. The statement...

US Kills Commander of Iran’s Elite Quds Force
Friday, 3 January 2020 23:41 WIB | Global

The United States struck a significant and potentially risky blow against Iran, killing the leader of the nation's elite Quds Force in an airstrike in Iraq. The Pentagon confirmed the death of Quds Force Commander General Qassem Soleimani in a statement late Thursday, saying the strike was launched, "at the direction" of U.S. President Donald Trump. It further described the strike as a "decisive defensive action to protect U.S. personnel abroad." "General Soleimani was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region," the...

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POLITICS
Amerika Terbitkan Daftar Politisi dan Oligarki Rusia Tapi Tidak Ada Sanksi Baru
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 01:01 WIB

Departemen Keuangan Amerika telah mengeluarkan daftar politisi dan tokoh bisnis Rusia yang dekat dengan pemerintahan Presiden Vladimir Putin, berikut hubungan mereka dengan para pemimpin puncak...

SECURITIES
Kerusuhan Merebak di India Jelang Penayangan Film Kontroversial
Thursday, 25 January 2018 11:25 WIB

Kerusuhan merebak di berbagai Kota India, sehari menjelang penayangan perdana film kontroversial yang menceritakan legenda seorang Ratu Hindu. Para pengunjuk rasa yang marah membakar mobil dan...

MISCELLANEOUS
Deputi Direktur FBI Mundur dari Jabatan
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 11:27 WIB

Andrew McCabe, pejabat FBI No. 2 yang secara umum dikritik Presiden Donald Trump atas dugaan bias politik, mundur dari biro tersebut hari Senin waktu AS, beberapa minggu sebelum masa pensiunnya,...