October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021
USA

Facebook releases new curbs on harassment

Facebook unveiled fresh protections Wednesday against online attacks on journalists, activists and celebrities as the social media giant battles a crisis over its platforms’ potential harms.

October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021
USA

Colombia to leave ‘Havana Syndrome’ embassy probe to US

Colombian President Ivan Duque said Tuesday that his government is aware of cases of so-called “Havana Syndrome” at the US Embassy in Bogota, but is leaving the investigation to Washington.

October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021
USA

This day in history

1912 - US President Theodore Roosevelt was shot by a would-be assassin in Milwaukee. He was saved by his thick coat and a bundle of paper in his breast pocket.

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021
USA

China-US row could shape future

Global momentum is building on the climate crisis but action will be impossible without two nations, China and the United States, which together account for more than half of emissions -- and whose...

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021
USA

US is ‘root cause’ of tensions

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has blamed the United States for tensions on the peninsula and accused the South of hypocrisy, state media reported yesterday, as he opened an exhibition showcasing...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021
USA

Selling nuclear secrets: US navy engineer, wife indicted

A US Navy nuclear engineer and his wife have been charged with selling secret information about nuclear submarines to an undercover FBI agent who posed as an operative for a foreign country, the...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021
USA

El Salvador to use bitcoin gains to fund veterinary hospital

El Salvador will invest some of the $4 million gains it has obtained from its bitcoin operations to build a veterinary hospital, President Nayib Bukele said on Saturday.

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021
USA

US, Mexico agree to revamp fight against drug cartels

The United States and Mexico agreed Friday to overhaul their fight against drug trafficking to address the root causes and step up efforts to curb cross-border arms smuggling.

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021
USA

Facebook hit with another global outage

Facebook on Friday said users around the world again had problems accessing its services for hours due to a tweak of its system, just days after a massive outage caused in a similar fashion.

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021
USA

Doha Talks on Afghanistan: High-level US delegation meets Taliban

A US delegation was scheduled to start a two-day meet with senior Taliban representatives in Doha yesterday in their first face-to-face meeting at a senior level since Washington pulled its troops...