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Friday, 5 June 2020 17:46 WIB

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...

Iran Releases Lebanese Businessman Jailed on Spy Charges
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 17:28 WIB | Global

Iran has released a Lebanese businessman who had been detained since 2015 on charges of spying for the United States. Nizar Zakka, who also has U.S. residency, was released Tuesday and flown to Beirut, according to Iran's judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili. Zakka was sentenced to 10 years in prison and hit with fine of more than $4 million "for collaborating against the state" of Iran.  Zakka also denied reports that his release was part of a wider deal but suggested that it had helped avert further escalation in the region. "The initiative, from beginning to end, was born in...

Trump: There Is a Mysterious Section In The Agreement With Mexico
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 11:27 WIB | Global

President Trump waved a White House page compilation paper on Tuesday (11/6), and welcomed, agreed to what he had achieved with Mexico. "I will let Mexico announce it at the right time," Trump told reporters. "I just hold on to my words, here is agreement." Previously on Twitter, Trump said, "The most important part of the agreement with Mexico has not been revealed!" But on Monday, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard waved a piece of paper which was included and already mentioned earlier, including the deployment of 6,000 troops to the border with Guatemala to prevent a flood of...

US Voices Concerns Over Erosion of Hong Kong's Autonomy From China
Tuesday, 11 June 2019 23:49 WIB | Global

U.S. officials and lawmakers are voicing grave concerns over the erosion of Hong Kong's autonomy from China, a day after one of the city's largest protests since its handover from British to Chinese control in 1997. Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest a proposed extradition law that would permit Chinese authorities to request the extradition of individuals to mainland China. "The United States shares the concern of many in Hong Kong that the lack of procedural protections in the proposed amendments could undermine Hong Kong's autonomy and negatively...

France, Germany Remember Nazi Massacre in French Village
Tuesday, 11 June 2019 18:03 WIB | Global

The French village of Oradour-sur-Glane looks the same today as it did 75 years ago -- when Nazi troops entered the village, forced 642 residents into buildings and burned them to the ground. Anyone trying to escape was machine gunned to death. French wartime leader-turned President Charles de Gaulle passed down orders that the village never be touched so the world could see another example of Nazi brutality. French and German officials stood among the ruined buildings and rusted, burned-out cars to remember the Oradour-sur-Glane massacre, 75 years ago Monday. The massacre took place just...

Trump's Statement About the Agreement with Mexico Triggers Confusion
Tuesday, 11 June 2019 14:07 WIB | Global

American President Donald Trump, Monday afternoon (11/6), was questioned about his recent agreement with Mexico to control immigration. But Trump did not give much clarity about what he delivered as part of the agreement which was not revealed by the compilation he spoke with interview. Asked VOA from Mexico denied the deal, Trump replied: "I don't think they will deny it for too long. Everything is OK." Some argue and argue on the second party at odds after Trump on Monday morning America claimed what he called "another very important part of the Immigration and Security agreement with...

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