A federal judge has sentenced President Donald Trump’s long-time adviser Roger Stone to three years and four months in prison, and said that his lies to lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election amounted to a threat to American democracy.
China yesterday touted a big drop in new virus infections as proof its epidemic control efforts are working, but the toll grew abroad with deaths in Japan and South Korea.
China’s efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus “are working”, Beijing’s top diplomat said yesterday, attributing an easing in new cases to his country’s “forceful action” against the illness.
Vietnam has eased restrictions on cross-border trade with China to prop up economic activities hit by the new coronavirus, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said yesterday.
Many people in Togo have only known just two presidents in their lifetime — Faure Gnassingbe, who is running for a fourth term in an election tomorrow, and his father Eyadema Gnassingbe — and some Togolese are sick of the long-running dynasty.
German software giant SAP on Thursday shut down their offices in India for an ‘extensive sanitation’ after two employees tested positive for H1N1 swine flu at its Bangalore headquarters, the company said.
The Council of Europe's human rights chief has called on Britain not to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States due to the potential impact on press freedom.