Media Watch

'19Jan
29

News Daily: Rivals working on no-deal plan, and Huawei charges

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign up hereMPs will vote on a series of amendments on Tuesday which will seek to influence what Theresa May says to Brussels in the coming days. There are 15 competing...
'19Jan
29

US charges Chinese tech giant Huawei with fraud and stealing trade secrets

US federal prosecutors went after Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei for financial fraud in a sweeping 13-count indictment unsealed Monday, and announced 10 additional charges against Huawei and its US...
'19Jan
29

The Liberty Times Editorial: Boycotting Chinese tech products

China’s Huawei Technologies Co has become the focus of an international controversy. Following the arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou (孟晚舟) in Canada, Poland-based sales director Wang Weijing (...
'19Jan
28

Trump hits Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro in pocketbook

The Trump administration slapped new sanctions Monday against Venezuelan’s state-owned oil company in its latest effort to push out President Nicolás Maduro and install new leadership under National Assembly chief...
'19Jan
28

'Urgent' Lima Group Meeting Called to Discuss Venezuela

Canada will host an "urgent" meeting of the Lima Group to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela, the Canadian foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, announced Monday.The group, which includes Canada and 13 Latin...
'19Jan
28

Hizbullah Slams Bahrain Dissidents' Jail Sentences, Urges Dialogue

Hizbullah on Monday condemned a Bahraini court's confirmation of life sentences against opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman and ex-MPs Ali al-Aswad and Hassan Sultan, as it stressed that “dialogue is the only way...
'19Jan
28

Riot control guns: What's all the fuss about Flash Balls in France?

French police are equipped with so-called defence ball launchers that are used in riot-control operations.     Often called Flash Balls after the name of one producer of such weapons, they are designed to not...
'19Jan
28

Data flows in a no-deal Brexit are a 'significant' concern – MPs

The lack of agreement on data flows in a no-deal Brexit is a "significant" concern and possible solutions are "burdensome and costly" to already underprepared businesses, MPs have said.The comments were made in a...
'19Jan
28

Africa: WHO Issues Warning Over Ebola Outbreak Across East Africa

Photo: MSF No object that can not be chlorinated can exit the high risk zone. Dona Ebola treatment center in Conakry. East African...
'19Jan
28

Maduro rejects call for elections amid mounting pressure

By AFPVenezuela's President Nicolas Maduro rejected on Sunday a European ultimatum that he call elections as opposition rival Juan Guaido stepped up appeals to the military to turn against the leftist government....

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