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Jonah Goldberg: Congress may be out of touch with technology, but the concerns over TikTok ...

Scottsbluff StarHerald 02 Apr 2023
China has forced up to a million Uyghurs into massive “reeducation” camps ... Still, there are some plausible 1st Amendment issues implicated in trying to ban or force the sale of TikTok, just as there were when the U.S. government forced Russia Today to register as a “foreign agent” under U.S.

On this day, April 2

Independent online (SA) 02 Apr 2023
The Zulu nation loses the Anglo-Zulu War, the Falkland islands are invaded and a notorious gangster is sentenced ... The British defeat Cetshwayo and the kraal is destroyed ... 1904 Herero tribesmen defeat German forces near Okaharui, German West Africa (Namibia). 1937 Political activities by foreigners are outlawed in South Africa ... .

Three things we need to change now to prepare our economy for a very different future

Irish Independent 02 Apr 2023
... the control of even the most forceful governments ... In that scenario, Ireland is like a cork on the sea.”Ireland’s prospects will increasingly be influenced by new international forces, especially on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), the lifeblood of our economy.

‘I couldn’t escape’: the people trafficked into call centres and forced to scam Australians

The Observer 02 Apr 2023
He found himself held captive in a call centre, forced to scam foreigners, including Australians, out of thousands of dollars ... Rahim says he was forced to work from 8am to 8pm and had to eat food that went against his customs as a Muslim ... Traffickers force thousands of people from ...

Why Congress Should Be Curtailing War Powers, Not Expanding Them

Common Dreams 01 Apr 2023
special operations forces ... military to work “by, with, and through” foreign partners to counter foreign adversaries ... forces or in U.S ... They are a force multiplier and can afford the Department of Defense access or credibility that American troops may not have in a foreign context ... forces to engage in and direct combat in unauthorized, foreign wars.

Putin makes efforts to form anti-Western coalition in UN

Yahoo Daily News 01 Apr 2023
The report reads that the new foreign policy concept portrays the West as an anti-Russian and internationally destabilising force, and explicitly states that the United States and its "satellites" have unleashed a hybrid war aimed at weakening Russia ... Russian forces continued ground attacks along the Svatove-Kreminna line.

Putin signs new Russia foreign policy against ‘hostile’ West

Hastings Tribune 01 Apr 2023
Facing an anticipated counteroffensive by Ukrainian forces supplied with weapons by the U.S ... The new foreign policy concept allows for “the use of the Armed Forces to repel or prevent an armed attack on Russia and its allies,” he said ... pressure” a priority of its foreign policy, according to the document.

Council of Europe reports inhumane treatment of migrants coming to Europe

Jurist 01 Apr 2023
Largely pertaining to foreign nationals, the CPT witnessed bullets being fired, the use of unmuzzled dogs and forcing individuals to walk barefoot or naked across the border ... After monitoring the treatment of foreign nationals, the CPT promised to reinforce safeguards and continually monitor the mistreatment to avoid future violations of the ECHR.

Applications to start for substitute diplomacy service

Taipei Times 01 Apr 2023
The program seeks to recruit 81 people who were drafted for the military for work in foreign aid and diplomacy in 14 countries ... Hundreds of draftees who participated in the program joined foreign technical missions or the fund after they were discharged from the military and became important forces to Taiwan’s foreign aid work, she said.

Russia to step up cooperation with China: Foreign Policy Concept

Xinhua 01 Apr 2023
MOSCOW, March 31 (Xinhua) -- Russia aims to further strengthen its comprehensive partnership and strategic cooperation with China, Russia's new Foreign Policy Concept said on Friday.

Zelenskyy vows to defeat 'Russian evil'

The Manila Times 01 Apr 2023
Prosecutors in Kyiv say Russian forces killed some 1,400 civilians around Bucha and that they have identified dozens of Russian soldiers responsible ... Russia has repeatedly denied any abuses by its forces, and Foreign Ministry spokesman Maria Zakharova this week described scenes in Bucha as a "crude and cynical provocation.".

‘A Slow-Moving Genocide’: Human Rights Lawyer Shines Spotlight on China’s Forced Organ Harvesting

The Epoch Times 01 Apr 2023
America has come a long way to take action on communist China’s forced organ harvesting on prisoners of conscience, first reported by The Epoch Times over 15 years ago.

Zelensky, on Bucha anniversary, vows to defeat 'Russian evil'

Urdu Point 01 Apr 2023
Prosecutors in Kyiv say that Russian forces killed some 1,400 civilians around Bucha and that they have identified dozens of Russian soldiers responsible ... Russia has repeatedly denied any abuses by its forces, and foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova this week described scenes in Bucha as a "crude and cynical provocation".

Ex-PM questions rationale behind three-member bench

The News International 01 Apr 2023
It seems they are bent upon forcing verdicts of their choice on the nation, Nawaz Sharif charged. He lamented the fact that Pakistan was forced into debt and dependence on foreign aid ... He emphasised that the poor are unable to afford medicines and are forced to sell their belongings to pay for their medical bills.

ICBC to continue to promote international operations: Senior Executive

Urdu Point 01 Apr 2023
In terms of foreign investment and trade services, the ICBC provided strong financial support for key foreign-funded and foreign trade enterprises ... These businesses are becoming the new driving force and growth points for the bank's international operations, Guan said.

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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, right, and Guatemala's President Alejandro Giammattei, walk side-by-side as they arrive to deliver a joint statement at the National Palace in Guatemala City, Friday, March 31, 2023. Tsai is in Guatemala for an official three-day visit. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
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Pope Francis waves from his car as he arrives at The Vatican, Saturday, April 1, 2023, after receiving treatment at the Agostino Gemelli University Hospital for bronchitis, The Vatican said.
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