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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...

Twitter Removes China-linked Accounts Spreading False News
Friday, 12 June 2020 23:27 WIB | Global

Twitter has removed a vast network of accounts that it says is linked to the Chinese government and were pushing false information favorable to the country's communist rulers. Beijing denied involvement Friday and said the company should instead take down accounts smearing China. The U.S. social media company suspended 23,750 accounts that were posting pro-Beijing narratives, and another 150,000 accounts dedicated to retweeting and amplifying those messages. The network was engaged "in a range of coordinated and manipulated activities" in predominantly Chinese languages, including praise...

North Korea Says Little Reason to Maintain Kim-Trump Ties
Friday, 12 June 2020 18:00 WIB | Global

North Korea sees little use in maintaining a personal relationship between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump if Washington sticks to hostile policies, state media reported on Friday on the two-year anniversary of the leaders' first summit. U.S. policies prove Washington remains a long-term threat to the North Korean state and its people, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Son Gwon said in a statement carried by state news agency KCNA. The Singapore summit in June 2018 represented the first time a sitting American president met with a North Korean leader, but the...

Milley Says He Was Wrong to Accompany Trump on Church Walk
Friday, 12 June 2020 10:40 WIB | Amerika Global

Army Gen. Mark Milley, the nation's top military officer, said Thursday he was wrong to accompany President Donald Trump on a walk through Lafayette Square that ended in a photo op at a church. He said his presence "created a perception of the military involved in domestic politics." "I should not have been there," the Joint Chiefs chairman said in remarks to a National Defense University commencement ceremony. Trump's June 1 walk through the park to pose with a Bible at a church  came after authorities used pepper spray and flash bangs to clear the park and streets of largely...

US Officially Tops 2 Million Total Coronavirus Cases
Thursday, 11 June 2020 23:22 WIB | Global

The United States has officially gone over the 2 million mark in total cases of novel coronavirus nfections. According to figures published Thursday on the website of Johns Hopkins University's coronavirus resource center, the U.S. now has 2,000,464 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 112,924 deaths, maintaining its position as the leading country with the total number of cases and deaths. Dr. Ashish Jha, the director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, predicted Wednesday night during an interview on CNN the nation's death toll will nearly double by September. "Most Americans are not...

North Korea Issues Veiled Threat on US Election
Thursday, 11 June 2020 18:20 WIB | Global

North Korea is urging the United States to œkeep its mouth shut about worsening inter-Korean relations, saying such silence will be beneficial if the U.S. wants to hold a successful presidential election in November.  The statement published Thursday in the state-run Korean Central News Agency was issued by a relatively low-level official in North Koreas foreign ministry. But the comment is still notable, since it appears to be a threat to influence or interfere in the U.S. vote. North Korea has been unilaterally ramping up tensions with South Korea. This week, it said it will...

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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...

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...

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,...