Thursday, September 23, 2021
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy do Trump's Saudi job numbers keep growing? US President Donald Trump has been asked to ascertain whether Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman played a role in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.Republican and Democratic leaders of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday sent a…
Apple biggest iPhone assembly partner is expecting a rough year in 2019. Foxconn Technology Group issued an internal company memo, saying that it plans to cut 20 billion yuan ($2.9 billion) from its expenses in 2019, Bloomberg is reporting. The memo says Foxconn’s decision is the result of company forecasts predicting “a very difficult and…
“THE DECLINE of the birth rate and the ageing of Japanese society is accelerating at unprecedented speed,” warns Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister. Given the scale of the problem, he told The Economist this week, the government must push for “impactful policies” to tackle it right away. He mentions a series of reforms, intended to…
The White House is in a bind following the CIA's reported assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Turkey last month. The crown prince was widely believed to have played a key role in carrying out the Khashoggi killing even before…
Image copyright Reuters Image caption "Yellow vest" protesters have blocked a route between Paris and Brussels A protester has died in an accident and there are also reports of injuries as demonstrators angry at rising fuel prices disrupt traffic across France.The female protester was struck after a driver surrounded by demonstrators panicked and accelerated, reports…
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has secretly filed criminal charges against the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, a person familiar with the case said, marking a drastic escalation of the government’s yearslong battle with him and his anti-secrecy group. Top Justice Department officials told prosecutors over the summer that they could start drafting a complaint against…
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump didn’t make it to this week’s summit of Asian nations in Singapore, but his influence was still keenly felt among the leaders who gathered in the city. U.S. President Donald Trump points to the crowd after delivering remarks at an event for "supporting veterans and military families" at…
AFTER WHAT had seemed an endless period of delay and crunches evaded, this week Theresa May at last presented a draft Brexit deal agreed by negotiators in Brussels. The prime minister steered it through a lengthy cabinet meeting on November 14th. Yet the following morning her own Brexit secretary, Dominic Raab, quit in protest. Others…
The U.S. announced sanctions against 17 Saudi officials over the death of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as the White House seeks to quell international outrage over his killing while preserving its relationship with a key ally in the Middle East. The announcement came just hours after Saudi Arabia charged 11 people for the murder, saying…
Enlarge / The position of Barnard's star relative to the Earth and its other neighbors. IEEC/Science-Wave/Guillem RamisaFrom the phenomenal success of the Kepler mission and a proliferation of ground-based telescopes, we now know that planets are common in our galaxy. But the methods we've used to detect most of them are biased toward finding large…