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Saturday, 4 July 2020 01:40 WIB

Colombia has captured eight leftist rebels accused of killing at least 22 people in a bombing attack on a police academy. The National Liberation Army (ELN) claimed responsibility for the January 2019 car bombing in the capital Bogota. The rebel group claimed the attack was in retaliation for President Ivan Dugue™s refusal to respect a unilateral cease-fire declared by the leftist group in 2018. Duque on Thursday praised police and prosecutors for arresting those behind the terrorist attack. The eight suspects face multiple charges, including murder and financing terrorism. The latest...

RECENT NEWS
Lancet Retracts Study on Safety of Malaria Drugs for Coronavirus
Friday, 5 June 2020 17:46 WIB | Global

Several authors of a large study that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs for coronavirus patients have retracted the report, saying independent reviewers were not able to verify information that's been widely questioned by other scientists. Thursday's retraction in the journal Lancet involved a May 22 report on hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, drugs long used for preventing or treating malaria but whose safety and effectiveness for COVID-19 are unknown. The study leaders also retracted an earlier report that used the same company's database on blood pressure drugs published by...

Chile Records Largest Single-Day COVID-19 Death Total Since Outbreak Began
Friday, 5 June 2020 09:40 WIB | Global

Authorities say Chile, which has one of the highest totals for coronavirus cases in Latin America, confirmed 87 deaths from the virus in one day Wednesday, the largest single-day spike since the outbreak began more than two months ago. A surge in coronavirus cases in Chile has overwhelmed the country's healthcare system. The increase in cases and deaths prompted authorities to extend a quarantine in Santiago for a fourth week. So far, Chile has confirmed more than 113,000 COVID-19 cases and more than 1,200 deaths. Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Haiti, Argentina and Bolivia...

Hong Kong Legislature Passes Controversial National Anthem Law
Thursday, 4 June 2020 23:26 WIB | Global

Hong Kong's legislature Thursday passed a controversial law to forbid ridicule of the Chinese national anthem amid widespread opposition. The move came on the 31st anniversary of the crackdown on the Tiananmen pro-democracy movement, with activists defying a police ban to hold commemorations in a downtown park where a mass gathering has been held for 30 years. The national anthem law passed shortly before 5 p.m. local time, with 41 voting for it and 1 voting against it, after pro-democracy lawmakers were ejected for staging a noisy protest.  The law was passed quickly among largely...

Doctors Kept Close Eye on Trump's Use of Malaria Drug
Thursday, 4 June 2020 18:52 WIB | Global

The White House medical team kept a close eye on President Donald Trump's heart rhythms, including at least one electrocardiogram, to watch for potential side effects when he took a two-week course of a malaria drug to try to prevent the coronavirus, his doctor reported Wednesday. "The President completed the regimen safely and without side effects," Dr. Sean Conley wrote in a report on Trump's latest physical and his treatment with hydroxychloroquine. Overall, Conley said, Trump showed little change in basic health measurements from 16 months ago. On the negative side, he gained a pound....

Brazil Posts New Record of Coronavirus Deaths in Single Day
Thursday, 4 June 2020 10:17 WIB | Global

Brazil announced Tuesday that it has recorded another one-day record of coronavirus deaths. The Health Ministry said it had confirmed another 1,262 COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total death toll to 31,199, with the number of total confirmed cases now at 555,383, second only to the United States, which has more than 1.8 million total cases. Despite the escalating spread of the virus and the growing death toll, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro continues to dismiss the severity of the outbreak as nothing more than œa little flu.  He told supporters outside the presidential palace...

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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,...