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Huawei Founder Praises Communism, Apple Computers, Donald Trump, and Immortality

Januar 17, 2019No Comments

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei spoke to foreign reporters this week for the first time since his company concluded a disastrous year of cyber-espionage suspicions, bans by the United States and other governments, and Canada’s arrest of Chief Financial Off…

China Jails Activist for ‘Down with the Communist Party’ Toilet Graffiti

Januar 16, 2019No Comments

Democracy activist Ji Xiaolong was sentenced to three and a half years in prison in Shanghai on Monday for “picking quarrels and stirring up trouble.”

Taiwanese Institute Bans Huawei Phones for ‚Information Security’

Januar 16, 2019No Comments

The Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan announced on Tuesday that smartphones and computers from China’s Huawei corporation will no longer be allowed to connect with its internal network. The ban was imposed “for the sake of information …

Pompeo Talks Yemen, Syria, Iran, and Khashoggi with Saudi King and Crown Prince

Januar 14, 2019No Comments

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) in Riyadh on Monday to discuss the civil wars in Yemen and Syria, threats posed by Iran, the dispute with Qatar, and the murder of Washington Post cont…

Donald Trump: U.S. Will ‚Devastate Turkey Economically if They Hit Kurds’

Januar 14, 2019No Comments

President Donald Trump threatened on Sunday to “devastate Turkey economically” if Turkish forces attack the Kurds in Syria after the United States withdraws.

China: Mob of Angry Parents Surround Official, Yell ‚Beat Him!‘ over Vaccine Fraud

Januar 12, 2019No Comments

A crowd of angry Chinese parents gathered outside the Licheng Health Center in Jiangsu province on Friday and demanded answers about the seemingly bottomless vaccine scandal that saw thousands of children receiving substandard or expired doses of vaccine.

China Threatens U.S. Freedom of Navigation Patrols with Anti-Ship Missiles

Januar 11, 2019No Comments

China responded to the latest U.S. Navy freedom of navigation patrol in the South China Sea by declaring it would “take necessary actions to protect state sovereignty” and touting its deployment of nuclear-capable ballistic missiles as a step toward do…

Iran Enters Deep Recession, Admits 27% Unemployment

Januar 11, 2019No Comments

The government of Iran is prone to belligerent defiance about the resilience of its economy in the face of U.S. sanctions, but Radio Farda noted on Wednesday that even the dubious data officially released by Tehran depicts a country in “deep recession”…

Chinese Ambassador: Canada Guilty of ‘Western Egotism and White Supremacy’

Januar 10, 2019No Comments

China’s ambassador to Canada, Lu Shaye, accused Canada of “Western egotism and white supremacy” in a Wednesday op-ed denouncing the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

Opposition Takes Surprise Presidential Win in D.R. Congo, Prompting Fraud Claims

Januar 10, 2019No Comments

The Democratic Republic of the Congo announced the results of its presidential election on Thursday, declaring a surprise victory for opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi.