Russia Is Hacking Coronavirus Vaccine Trials, Say US, UK, and Canada

[ad_1] Western governments on Thursday accused hackers believed to be part of Russian intelligence of trying to steal valuable private information about a coronavirus vaccine, calling out the Kremlin in an unusually detailed public warning to scientists and medical companies. The alleged culprit is a familiar foe. Intelligence agencies in the United States, United Kingdom […]

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China says it’s not trying to replace US, will fight back against ‘malicious slander’

[ad_1] China isn’t seeking to confront or replace the United States as the world’s top technological power, but will fight back against “malicious slander” and attacks from Washington, a foreign ministry spokesperson said Friday, responding to a litany of recent accusations from the Trump administration. Hua Chunying said China’s chief concern was improving the livelihoods […]

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US universities forced Trump administration to retreat on foreign students

[ad_1] President Donald Trump-led administration gave up within 5 minutes of the start of arguments in a federal court in Boston on Tuesday, and to the relief of hundreds of US universities and their hundreds of thousands of international students including many from India, its lawyer told the judge they were rescinding the controversial order […]

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China sanctions top US arms company, lashes out at US over South China Sea

[ad_1] China and the US on Tuesday continued to deepen their ongoing multi-front diplomatic tussle with Beijing lashing out at Washington for rejecting Chinese claims over the South China Sea (SCS) as “illegal” and also sanctioning American defence giant Lockheed Martin for selling missiles to the self-ruled democracy, Taiwan. On Monday, reversing a policy of […]

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Donald Trump ends Hong Kong’s special status with US to punish China

[ad_1] President Donald Trump said he issued an order to end Hong Kong’s special status with the US and signed legislation that would sanction Chinese officials responsible for cracking down on political dissent in Hong Kong, the latest escalation in tensions between the world’s largest economies. “No administration has been tougher on China than this […]

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US carries out the first federal execution in nearly 2 decades amid protests

[ad_1] The federal government on Tuesday carried out its first execution in almost two decades, killing by lethal injection a man convicted of murdering an Arkansas family in a 1990s plot to build a whites-only nation in the Pacific Northwest. The execution of Daniel Lewis Lee came over the objection of the victims’ relatives and […]

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China Says US Accusations On South China Sea Are “Unjustified”

[ad_1] US stirring up tension and inciting confrontation in the region: Chinese Embassy Highlights US “not a country directly involved in the disputes,” China said “However, it has kept interfering in the issue,” it added Beijing called accusations of bullying its neighbours “unjustified” Beijing: China said on Tuesday it is firmly opposed to […]

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China sanctions US officials including senators Cruz, Rubio over Xinjiang issue

[ad_1] China on Monday announced tit-for-tat sanctions against four US officials including senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio after Washington imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials over the treatment of the Uyghur community in the northwestern province of Xinjiang. “China has decided to impose sanctions on four US officials and an institution who have acted […]

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China trades sanctions with US over Uighur Muslims

[ad_1] China announced sanctions against US officials including two senators on Monday in retaliation against Washington’s sanctions against senior Chinese officials over Beijing’s treatment of minority Uighur Muslims. Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying disclosed what she called “corresponding sanctions” against US Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, US Representative Chris Smith, Ambassador at Large […]

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China Slaps Tit-For-Tat Sanctions On US Lawmakers, Envoy Over Xinjiang

[ad_1] US had imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials Beijing: China announced on Monday retaliatory sanctions against three senior Republican lawmakers and a US envoy in a deepening row over Beijing’s treatment of Uighurs in the western Xinjiang region. Some of the most outspoken critics of China — Senators Marco Rubio […]

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