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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...

Hong Kong Protests Escalate as Police Use Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets
Monday, 29 July 2019 18:41 WIB | Global

As the battle between police and protesters continued, plumes of gas, once used as a final measure, were fired several times to prevent protesters from reaching the Beijing liaison office, a place that was defaced a week earlier. The protesters tried for hours to advance, only to retreat when they were overcome by smoke. Many protesters said they were determined to continue to defy this government that has rebuffed peaceful marches, calls for democratic elections, and demands for an independent investigation into police tactics. The protesters resistance came amid word that the central...

Official Set to Replace Puerto Rico Governor Refuses Job
Monday, 29 July 2019 12:57 WIB | Global

The woman slated to replace Puerto Rico's governor after he steps down next week said on Sunday she does not want the job. "I reiterate, I have no interest in occupying the position of governor," Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez wrote on Twitter. "It is a Constitutional dictum. I hope that the governor identifies and submits a candidate for the position of secretary of state before Aug. 2 and I have told him so." Governor Ricardo Rossello on Wednesday announced that he would step down on August 2 after nearly two weeks of massive protests triggered by a leaked obscenity-laced chat in which...

Hong Kong Protesters Bring Demonstration to City's International Airport
Saturday, 27 July 2019 00:10 WIB | Global

More than one thousand people staged a sit-in at the Hong Kong airport Friday, alerting visitors  to the recent demonstrations in the metropolis, some of which have resulted in casualties. The demonstrators and airport staff, dressed in black also criticized the police response to attacks on pro-democracy protesters. Cellphone video that appeared on social media shows assailants alleged to be Triad gangsters attacking protesters with pipes and poles at a Hong Kong subway station Sunday. The protests stem from a call to end the now-suspended bill to extradite Hong Kong residents...

Trump Promises Bigger Pentagon Budgets Coming
Friday, 26 July 2019 19:04 WIB | Global

U.S. President Donald Trump may not be done building up the country's military. Speaking at a welcoming ceremony at the Pentagon for newly sworn-in Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday, Trump hinted he is planning to continue to increase the Defense Department budget. "We had a budget approved when I first came in, billions and billions of dollars more than it was previously," Trump said. "Then I went to $716 billion." "And I won't tell you what this one is. I can only tell you it is even more," he added. A budget deal announced Tuesday by the White House and congressional leaders...

Tunisian President Essebsi Dies at 92
Friday, 26 July 2019 09:17 WIB | Global

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has died at the age of 92. The office of the presidency said the veteran politician passed away Thursday after being taken to Tunis military hospital where he was taken the night before. He was hospitalized late last month to be treated for a severe illness. Essebsi was Tunisia's first democratically elected president and the heir to the country's founding father, Habib Bourguiba, who built up the country and educated its people. Essebsi came to power in 2014, three years after Arab Spring uprising that ousted longtime authoritarian Zine El Abidine...

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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,...