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Canada, China and US were all doomed to lose in Meng Wanzhou’s case
Analysis: After the Huawei chief’s detention, the saga rapidly turned from a narrow legal dispute into an escalating battle
Huawei Executive Gets Hero's Welcome In China, Hails "Strong Motherland"
Meng Wanzhou was released from legal detention in Canada after striking a deal with the US prosecutors over a bank fraud case
All Nuclear Powers Will Have to Join Arms Control Talks One Day, UN Disarmament Chief Says
All nuclear powers will at some point have to sit at the negotiating table for arms control talks, UN Under-Secretary-General of Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu told Sputnik on Saturday.
Window Open For Iran Nuclear Talks, But Won't Be Forever, Says US
An US official declined to set a deadline, saying this depended on technical progress in Iran's nuclear program and a wider judgment by US and its partners on whether Iran was willing to revive the deal.
UBS Warns Investors Against Hopes of ‘Reset’ in US-China Relations Under Biden
US-China relations soured under the administration of president Donald Trump, marred by escalating trade tensions and tit-for-tat sanctions. Since the present president, Joe Biden, was sworn in, political and business stakeholders have s...
In Landmark Climate Pledge, China Promises To End Coal Funding Overseas
Xi Jinping made his announcement at the UN General Assembly where US President Joe Biden promised to double Washington's contribution to countries hardest hit by climate change.
At UN, Joe Biden Promises 'Relentless Diplomacy,' Defence Of Democracy
Joe Biden came to the United Nations facing criticism at home and abroad for a chaotic U.S withdrawal from Afghanistan.
14 prominent Democrats stand accused of hypocrisy for ignoring COVID-19 restrictions they're urging their constituents to obey
San Francisco London Breed defended herself for taking photos maskless in a nightclub without a mask despite the city's indoor mask mandate.
Mitch McConnell says the GOP will vote for the US to default on its debt
Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer announced they would attach a debt-ceiling suspension to a government-funding bill, daring the GOP. McConnell answered.
Sparse Attendance At Rally In Support Of US Capitol Rioters
Police who were caught on the back foot by the deadly riot on Capitol Hill took no chances this time: they used a security fence around the Capitol complex.
Tech Tent - what next for Wikipedia?
It's the go-to site for information on just about everything but until recently Wikipedia has mostly avoided the battles over abusive behaviour and fake news that have plagued the social media giants.
TikTok faces privacy investigations by EU watchdog
TikTok is under investigation by The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) - its lead regulator in the EU - over two privacy-related issues.
US Court Turns Down Trump-Era Changes To H-1B Visa Rules
An US federal judge said the rules restricting H-1B visas were found invalid because they were issued under a Department of Homeland Security acting secretary who was unlawfully appointed to the role.
Antibody cocktail, touted by Trump as 'cure' for Covid-19, to be launched across UK next week for coronavirus patients
A new antibody drug, Ronapreve, will become available for coronavirus parents across Britain next week, the UK government has said. The drug was used to treat then-US President Donald Trump, who hailed it as a "cure" for Covid-19.
Trump predicts “America” (USA) will cease to exist in three years
Former president Donald Trump on Tuesday claimed that the United States would come to an end in the next three years, without explaining what that might mean in practice.
France Says Biden Acted Like Trump To Sink Australia Defence Deal
The US, UK and Australia announced they would establish a security partnership for the Indo-Pacific that will help Australia acquire US nuclear-powered submarines and scrap the French-designed submarine deal.
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Simone Biles top TIME 100 list
Britain’s Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, gymnast Simone Biles and singer Billie Eilish topped TIME Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of 2020.
Joe Biden Backs US Top General On Calls To China Over Trump Mental State
US President Joe Biden pushed back against Republican calls to fire Joint Chiefs Chair General Mark Milley for allegedly undermining civilian control of the military in the calls last October and January as Trump refused to accept his el...
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Featured On TIME's 100 Influencer List
The list also includes singers Billie Eilish and Britney Spears, and Olympic gymnast Simone Biles.
Facebook says its rules apply to all. Company documents reveal a secret elite that’s exempt.
In private, the company has built a system that has exempted high-profile users from some or all of its rules
Joe Biden Defends Afghanistan Pullout On 9/11 Attacks Anniversary
Joe Biden said the US forces had achieved their central mission when a special forces team killed Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden on May 2, 2011 in Pakistan.
'Inept Biden Admin': Trump Slams Afghan Withdrawal On 9/11 Anniversary
Trump lamented the deaths of 13 US troops in a bomb blast in Kabul last month, and the billions of dollars in US military equipment that was left behind and seized by the Taliban.
UK defence secretary suggests US is no longer a superpower
Ben Wallace also contrasts his department’s handling of Afghanistan crisis with Foreign Office response
The best of British press photography
Images from an exhibition of the best 100 from members of the British Press Photographers' Association.
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