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Thursday, 9 April 2020 11:10 WIB

A year after a fire that shocked the world and destroyed the roof of Paris' ancient cathedral of Notre Dame, France is marking the first anniversary amid the coronavirus pandemic. Workers who were removing lead contamination ahead of reconstruction were sent home as part of efforts to contain the spread of the virus. It has been a year since the iconic towers of Notre Dame were engulfed in flames and smoke, its ceiling collapsing and leaving the ancient building weakened. It has also been a year since French President Emmanuel Macron promised to rebuild the Paris landmark...

Nissan Chairman Ghosn Released From Prison On Bail
Wednesday, 6 March 2019 23:42 WIB | Global

Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has been released from prison after posting a nearly $9 million bail. Ghosn was surrounded by uniformed security guards as he walked out of the Tokyo Detention Center early Wednesday morning, his face shielded by a mask, hat and glasses. A Japanese court approved Ghosn's release Tuesday night, but it was delayed when prosecutors filed a last-minute appeal. The Tokyo District Court imposed several restrictions on Ghosn, including where he can live, a ban on foreign travel, and vows not to tamper with evidence. The former head of the Nissan-Mitsubishi...

Reality Star Kylie Jenner Is World's Youngest Billionaire
Wednesday, 6 March 2019 19:49 WIB | Global

Kylie Jenner on Tuesday was named the youngest self-made billionaire of all time by Forbes magazine, thanks to the booming cosmetics company she founded three years ago. Jenner, 21, the half-sister of reality television stars Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, made it onto the annual Forbes list of billionaires after debuting her Kylie Cosmetics online in 2015 with $29 lip kits containing matching lipstick and lip liner. Forbes said she was both the world's youngest billionaire and also the youngest self-made billionaire ever. On their billionaires list, Forbes distinguishes between...

Germany Charges Russian Man Over Alleged Extremist Bomb Plot
Wednesday, 6 March 2019 10:17 WIB | Global

German prosecutors said Tuesday they have charged a Russian national with plotting an Islamic extremist bombing in Germany with an alleged accomplice arrested in France for involvement in a separate planned attack there. The pair were associates for a time of Anis Amri, a Tunisian who carried out an attack on a Christmas market in Berlin in December 2016 in which 12 people were killed, but weren't aware of his plans for that rampage, federal prosecutors said. The 31-year-old, who was identified only as Magomed-Ali C. because of German privacy laws and was arrested in August, was charged at...

Single Winner Claims $1.5 Billion US Jackpot
Tuesday, 5 March 2019 23:26 WIB | Global

The lottery commission in the southeastern U.S. state of South Carolina said the winner of a $1.5 billion Jackpot has stepped forward to claim the prize. But officials said the person claiming the largest lottery payout to a single winner in U.S. history wishes to remain anonymous. The winner has opted to receive the cash option, a one-time payment of nearly $878,000,000. The winning ticket was sold between in late October at a convenience store in Simpsonville, a suburb of the city of Greenville. The winner had until April 19 to claim the jackpot. Sumber: VOA news

Pompeo Promises 'Significant Announcement' on US-China Trade Talks
Tuesday, 5 March 2019 20:46 WIB |

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expressing optimism that trade talks with China aimed at ending tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of products will be successful. "It's never over till it's over, but they've made a lot of progress, and so I'm very hopeful that in the coming days and weeks, there'll be a significant announcement," said Pompeo on Monday in an interview in Des Moines, Iowa. The top U.S. diplomat is in Iowa to discuss diplomatic efforts to promote American economic interests and American exports. Iowa's Farmers have been hit hard by the U.S.-China trade...

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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,...