October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021
USA

Facebook releases new curbs on harassment

Facebook unveiled fresh protections Wednesday against online attacks on journalists, activists and celebrities as the social media giant battles a crisis over its platforms’ potential harms.

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021
USA

Echoing Israel, US hints at force if Iran diplomacy fails

US President Joe Biden’s administration hinted Wednesday it could resort to force if diplomacy fails on Iran’s nuclear program, rallying more closely than ever behind warnings by Israel.

October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021
USA

Colombia to leave ‘Havana Syndrome’ embassy probe to US

Colombian President Ivan Duque said Tuesday that his government is aware of cases of so-called “Havana Syndrome” at the US Embassy in Bogota, but is leaving the investigation to Washington.

October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021
USA

This day in history

1912 - US President Theodore Roosevelt was shot by a would-be assassin in Milwaukee. He was saved by his thick coat and a bundle of paper in his breast pocket.

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021
USA

China-US row could shape future

Global momentum is building on the climate crisis but action will be impossible without two nations, China and the United States, which together account for more than half of emissions -- and whose...

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021
USA

US is ‘root cause’ of tensions

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has blamed the United States for tensions on the peninsula and accused the South of hypocrisy, state media reported yesterday, as he opened an exhibition showcasing...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021
USA

Selling nuclear secrets: US navy engineer, wife indicted

A US Navy nuclear engineer and his wife have been charged with selling secret information about nuclear submarines to an undercover FBI agent who posed as an operative for a foreign country, the...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021
USA

El Salvador to use bitcoin gains to fund veterinary hospital

El Salvador will invest some of the $4 million gains it has obtained from its bitcoin operations to build a veterinary hospital, President Nayib Bukele said on Saturday.

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021
USA

Probe launched against Chile president over Pandora Papers

The Chilean public prosecutor’s office on Friday opened an investigation into President Sebastian Pinera over the sale of a mining company through a firm owned by his children, which appeared in...

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021
USA

US will accept WHO-approved COVID vaccines for int’l visitors

The United States will accept the use by international visitors of Covid-19 vaccines authorized by US regulators or the World Health Organization,