Friday, 10 July 2020
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Friday, 10 July 2020 17:50 WIB

North Korea says the chances are low for another summit with the United States, after President Donald Trump this week said he is open to meeting again with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Kim Yo Jong, the sister of Kim Jong Un, said another summit would "not be useful to us" unless the U.S. changes its approach to stalled nuclear talks, the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Friday. "It is my personal opinion, but a summit between the U.S. and North Korea will not take place this year, said Kim Yo Jong, who has recently taken on a more prominent leadership role in...

New York City Cautiously Reopens
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 09:44 WIB | Global

New York City began a gradual restart of its economy Monday, three months after shutting down all but the most essential businesses in order to contain the coronavirus pandemic. œThis is a powerful day, Mayor Bill de Blasio said at an outdoor news conference at the Brooklyn Navy Yard marking the launch of Phase One of the citys restart. œDay 100 of the coronavirus crisis and it is the day we start to liberate ourselves from this disease. He said he expects between 200,000 and 400,000 workers will start returning to their workplaces in the construction, manufacturing, wholesale...

North Korea Cuts Off Communications With South Over Leaflet Launches
Tuesday, 9 June 2020 23:30 WIB | Global

North Korea says it will cut off all lines of official dialogue with South Korea, the latest escalation, some analysts say, in Pyongyang's effort to unilaterally ramp up tensions with Seoul. Starting at noon local time Tuesday, North Korea will "completely cut off and shut down four separate communication channels, including at a liaison office near the border, a military communication hotline, and a line between North Korea's ruling party and South Korea's presidential office, according to North Korean state media. "This measure is the first step of the determination to completely shut...

Head of Samsung Conglomerate Facing New Legal Jeopardy
Tuesday, 9 June 2020 20:02 WIB | Global

The heir to South Koreas Samsung empire appeared in a Seoul court Monday for a hearing to decide whether he will be arrested and jailed in connection with a controversial merger.   Lee Jae-yong was silent as he walked through an army of shouting reporters when he arrived at the courthouse. If the court approves the warrant, Lee could be detained and taken into custody. A final decision is expected late Monday night or early Tuesday morning. Prosecutors have accused Lee, the current vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, of stock manipulation and illegal trading during the 2015...

Studies Show Lockdowns Prevented Millions of COVID Deaths
Tuesday, 9 June 2020 08:57 WIB | Global

Lockdowns across the globe prevented millions of deaths from the novel coronavirus, new studies published Monday report. According to a study by the Imperial College of London, some 3 million deaths were averted in eleven countries - Austria, Belgium, Britain, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland “ because of lockdown measures including the closings of non-essential businesses and schools. A separate study conducted in the United States and published alongside the British study Monday found that some 530 million cases of COVID-19 were prevented or...

Democratic Party Lawmakers Push for Major US Police Reforms
Monday, 8 June 2020 23:29 WIB | Global

Democratic Party lawmakers are calling Monday for the biggest overhaul of the country's policing laws in decades, setting up a new clash with President Donald Trump, who is demanding tough law enforcement. In the wake of the death two weeks ago of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man held in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the Democrats are aiming to broaden police accountability, track œproblematic officers through a œnational police misconduct registry and lower the bar for victims of alleged police brutality to sue police for violations of their civil...

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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,...