Wednesday, 18 September 2019
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Wednesday, 18 September 2019 17:36 WIB

The United States is suing former CIA and NSA employee Edward Snowden for allegedly violating the nondisclosure agreement he signed before publishing his new book. The Justice Department accuses Snowden of failing to live up to the deal to submit the draft of "Permanent Record" to both agencies, and also giving public speeches on intelligence-related matters. "Permanent Record" went on sale Tuesday. While the Supreme Court ruled in 1980 that the government cannot stop the publication and sale of such books, it can seize all profits Snowden could earn from it. Under the nondisclosure...

Hurricane Dorian Strengthens, Florida Declares State of Emergency
Friday, 30 August 2019 17:07 WIB | Global

Labor Day will be no holiday for Florida if Hurricane Dorian follows its projected path. The National Hurricane Center said late Thursday that Dorian is expected to become a major hurricane Friday and remain an "extremely dangerous" hurricane through the weekend as it sucks up the warm Atlantic waters. It strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane Thursday night with maximum sustained winds near 165 kilometers per hour. Forecasters predict that Dorian could slam into southeastern Florida early Monday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of at least 209 kilometers per hour. Category 4...

Iran Wants US to Observe Nuclear Deal Before New Talks
Friday, 30 August 2019 10:13 WIB | Global

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says if the United States wants to engage in negotiations, it must observe the 2015 agreement that limited Iran's nuclear activity in exchange for sanctions relief. Speaking Thursday during a visit to Malaysia, Zarif accused the United States of "engaging in economic terrorism against the Iranian people." He pointed to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 deal, which Iran agreed to after two years of talks with the United States, Britain, China, France, Russia, Germany and the European Union. Trump has been a sharp...

China Rotates Fresh Troops into Hong Kong Amid Political Turmoil
Thursday, 29 August 2019 23:41 WIB | Global

China has deployed a fresh contingent of troops into its military base in Hong Kong amid the territory's worst political crisis since returning to Chinese rule in 1997. State-run Xinhua news agency described Thursday's deployment as a routine rotation of personnel and equipment into the People Liberation Army's garrison in the financial hub.  State television aired footage of armored personnel carriers and trucks entering the garrison after crossing the border from the neighboring city of Shenzhen.  Hong Kong has been gripped by nearly three months of heated and often violent...

Bolton Warns Of 'Unfair Chinese Trade Practices' During Kyiv Visit
Thursday, 29 August 2019 18:02 WIB | Global

White House national security adviser John Bolton said Wednesday that he had discussed Washington's concerns about the threat of "unfair Chinese trade practices" with Ukrainian officials during his trip to Kyiv. Asked about a possible acquisition by China of Ukrainian defense company Motor Sich, Bolton said he did not want to discuss specific companies and that such deals were a sovereign matter for Ukraine, according to Reuters. But he made clear that the U.S. administration disapproved of the transaction, telling reporters: "We laid out our concerns about ¦ unfair Chinese trade...

Unions Target Cathay Pacific Airline in Hong Kong Protest
Thursday, 29 August 2019 10:20 WIB | Global

Trade union members in Hong Kong rallied Wednesday against the city's flagship Cathay Pacific airline for firing employees apparently because of links to this summer's ongoing pro-democracy protests. A banner behind a stage in a central public square read œRevoke termination and œStop terrorizing CX staff, referring to the airline by its code. Cathay has confirmed the dismissal of several employees in the past two weeks. It has said given various reasons, such as a pilot who misused company information or another who is in legal proceedings, without mentioning the protests. One...

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