Thursday, 09 July 2020
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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...

Beijing Expands Quarantine Zones as Coronavirus Cases Mount
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 23:53 WIB | Global

Authorities in Beijing have imposed quarantine measures on at least 21 neighborhoods to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus that has now sickened 106 people in the Chinese capital. The total number of cases rose Monday after officials confirmed 27 new infections. The Beijing outbreak, which was first reported last Thursday, have been linked to the Xinfadi seafood supermarket in the city's southwestern district. About 90,000 residents living in the sealed-off neighborhoods have been ordered to quarantine at home and undergo regular testing. Beijing authorities have also...

US Air Force Pilot Dies When Jet Crashes in North Sea
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 18:57 WIB | Global

The pilot of a fighter jet that crashed into the North Sea, off the coast of northern England, has been found dead, the U.S. Air Force said Monday. In a statement hours after the crash, it said "the pilot of the downed F-15C Eagle from the 48th Fighter Wing has been located and confirmed deceased." It said this is a "tragic loss" for the 48th Fighter wing community and sent condolences to the pilot's family. The name of the pilot will not be released until all next of kin notifications have been made. Earlier, rescuers found the wreckage of the jet that was on a routine training mission...

WHO Confirms Surge of COVID Cases in Beijing
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 11:03 WIB | Global

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Beijing shows that even places that have successfully suppressed the virus must remain vigilant against a resurgence. At his regular press briefing Monday, WHO Secretary-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Beijing had gone 50 days without reporting a new case of the new coronavirus, and yet, since last week, a cluster of 100 new cases has been confirmed. Tedros said the origin and extent of the Beijing outbreak are being investigated, and he noted the virus is surging elsewhere as well. He said...

European Countries Reopening Borders
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 00:05 WIB | Global

Monday sees more reopenings in France, Britain, Greece and other locations, while China is reimposing some coronavirus restrictions after dozens of new cases in Beijing. Restaurant owners in Paris are able join those in the rest of the country by opening their doors for patrons to eat inside. Travelers from other European countries can also travel to France again as countries open their borders to travelers from other parts of the continent. "We must relaunch our economy, French President Emmanuel Macron said. In Britain, non-essential shops are opening again Monday, as are places of...

Atlanta Police Chief Resigns After Fatal Police Shooting
Monday, 15 June 2020 15:57 WIB | Amerika Global

Atlanta's police chief resigned Saturday hours after a black man was fatally shot by an officer in a struggle following a field sobriety test. Authorities said the slain man had grabbed an officer's Taser, but was running away when he was shot. Police Chief Erika Shields stepped down as the killing of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks sparked a new wave of protests in Atlanta after turbulent demonstrations that followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis had simmered down. Protesters on Saturday night set fire to the Wendy's restaurant where Brooks was fatally shot the night before and...

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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...

Kerusuhan Merebak di India Jelang Penayangan Film Kontroversial
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Deputi Direktur FBI Mundur dari Jabatan
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