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Monday, 6 July 2020 23:38 WIB

A Chinese law professor who has written essays critical of President Xi Jinping's governance has reportedly been detained in Beijing. Friends of Xu Zhangrun say the writer and academic was taken from his home early Monday morning by more than a dozen police officers.  The New York Times, quoting his friend Geng Xiaonan, says a computer and papers were also taken from the home. Geng says she learned from Xu's wife that police told her Xu was accused of soliciting prostitutes during a recent visit to the southwestern city of Chengdu.   Xu Zhangrun taught law at Beijing's...

RECENT NEWS
Air Force 'Highly' Discourages People From Storming Area 51
Thursday, 18 July 2019 17:12 WIB | Global

The U.S. Air Force has a warning for the more than 1 million people who have signed up to "storm Area 51" in search of aliens as part of an internet joke that has gone viral. œAny attempt to illegally access the area is highly discouraged," the Air Force said in a statement Wednesday. The Air Force said it does not discuss its security measures and that the test and training range, known as Area 51, provides "flexible, realistic and multidimensional battle space'' for testing and "advanced training in support of U.S. national interests.'' The Facebook event "Storm Area 51, They Can't...

Civil Rights Group Proposes Request To Block Trump's New Asylum Rules
Thursday, 18 July 2019 11:18 WIB | Amerika Global

Several civil rights groups on Wednesday (17/7) requested a motion to request temporary detention orders in an effort to block the asylum rules of Trump's new government, which came into force on Tuesday (16/7). The new rules of the Trump administration will decide to approve migrations across the US-Mexico border, if without consent and are denied asylum in any country they pass, on their way to America. The move comes after three organizations, namely: the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the South Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the Center for Constitutional Rights, requested a...

Hong Kong Elders March in Support of Young Demonstrators
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 23:35 WIB | Global

Thousands of Hong Kong senior citizens, including a popular actress, marched Wednesday in a show of support for youths at the forefront of monthlong protests against a contentious extradition bill in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The seniors also slammed the police for their handling of a protest Sunday in Hong Kongs Sha Tin district. That protest was mostly peaceful but ended in mayhem when violent scuffles in a shopping mall saw dozens injured, including a policeman who had a finger bitten off, and over 40 people detained. Veteran actress and singer Deanie Ip joined...

US, French Differences Over Tech Tax Resurface at G-7 Meeting
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 18:04 WIB | Global

Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers will hold talks Wednesday outside Paris that are likely to be dominated by global trade disputes and differences over taxing tech companies. Also on the agenda is a French push for fairer levies benefiting poorer countries. The G-7 finance meeting is being held in the town of Chantilly ” home to a historic chateau and France's famous whipped cream. But the talks among representatives from some of the world's richest nations target more weighty issues. Among them: U.S.-China trade war, fears of an economic slowdown and controversial...

US Commemorates 50 Years of Apollo 11 Historical Mission to the Moon
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 11:27 WIB | Amerika Global

Events in Florida and Washington, DC Tuesday (16/7) conference is the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's historic mission to the moon. Aerospace Apollo - Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Mike Collins - drove from Kennedy Space Center in Florida 50 years ago to ride the towering Saturn Lima rocket to begin their journey to the moon. The Museum of Aerospace and Space in Washington DC, part of the Smithsonian, opened today by opening an exhibition featuring space clothing bought by Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon. American Vice President Mike Pence led the event, along with...

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