Pompeo: Iran, China, and Russia ‘Are Engaged in Influence Operations’ in the U.S.

On Monday’s broadcast of Newsmax TV’s “Spicer and Co.,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated that Iran, China, and Russia “are engaged in influence operations here in the United States.” And that it is not surprising that the Chinese Communist Party prefers 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden over President Trump, given […]

More than 340 Vietnamese citizens flown home from Russia

Vietnamese competent agencies, the Vietnamese Embassy in Russia and national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines coordinated with the Russian side to bring home more than 340 Vietnamese citizens on August 10. The passengers included children under 18 years old, the elderly, sick people, labourers with expired visas and contracts, stranded tourists and students without accommodation due […]

Russia plans to register the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine this week before it starts mass vaccination in October

Russia is reportedly going ahead with its plan to register the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine this week before it starts mass vaccination in October, despite safety concerns raised from several quarters, including the WHO. Russia’s Deputy Health Minister Oleg Gridnev recently revealed plans to register a Covid-19 vaccine on August 12, Sputnik news agency reported. […]

Russian competition watchdog wants Apple to stop abusing its App Store power

At the time, Russian antivirus company Kaspersky filed a complaint against Apple, as the latter company blocked it from publishing updates to its parental control app called Safe Kids. Apple still believes it had the right to do so to protect users’ privacy and security, so it will appeal the FAS ruling in the coming […]

Japan top government spokesman says important to maintain G7 framework

FILE PHOTO: Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga speaks at a news conference after the reshuffling of the Japanese cabinet at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s official residence in Tokyo, Japan September 11, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Slovakia expels 3 Russian diplomats with alleged link to Berlin murder

“I can confirm that a decision has been taken to expel three employees of the embassy of the Russian Federation in Slovakia,” Juraj Tomaga, head of the foreign ministry’s press department, told AFP news agency. Local media reported that the diplomats had also been involved with espionage. 

WHO sends USD 1.7 million worth protective equipment to Lebanon

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has sent to Lebanon USD 1.7 million worth of protective equipment to help fight COVID-19, as well as humanitarian aid after the deadly explosion in Beirut, the body’s Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday.

Biden Aides Will Stiff Arm GOP’s Burisma Probe, Sources Say

If the subpoenas are issued, individuals familiar with the matter say Hochstein and Blinken are unlikely to appear for questioning before the November election, particularly given recent acknowledgment by Democrats and by senior officials in the Trump administration that the probe involves materials from a known disinformation peddler. Those individuals pointed to a recent statement […]

Berlin murder: Slovakia to expel three Russian diplomats

On 23 August he allegedly came up behind Khangoshvili on a bicycle and fired a shot into his torso using a silenced Glock 26 pistol. Prosecutors say he then fired two more shots into the victim’s head as he lay on the ground, killing him.

Rep. Waltz, ex-Green Beret, warns against Susan Rice as VP pick: I was on front lines of her ‘poor judgment’

“She was responsible for the worst of the Obama-Biden foreign policy: Russia on the march, China on the march in the South China sea, the Iran deal, embracing Cuba, embracing Venezuela, ignoring North Korea and their missile and nuclear programs. At the end of the day, Rice, Biden, Obama see America as part of the […]