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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: Politics

Meme depicts Trump violently attacking media figures

US president’s head is superimposed on man opening fire in ‘Church of Fake News’.

Ecuador govt, protesters agree deal to end deadly unrest

Violent clashes continued before the talks began as police fought to disperse protesters.

Britain, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week

UK must move quickly if it wants a solution as the clock is ticking.

Attempts to split China risk shattered bodies, says Xi

China president adds anyone who supports those attempting to split China is delusional.

India tightens security ahead of divisive temple ruling

Tensions boiled over in 1992 when Hindu zealots destroyed the mosque.

Pentagon chief vows to cooperate with impeachment probe

Pentagon’s willingness to cooperate is a break with US president’s policy to kill the probe.

Late MP’s mum ‘a key force’ in Tg Piai by-election

Norma Mohamed's 30 years' experience with Wanita Umno makes her a force to be reckoned with, says PH Wanita chief Zuraida Kamarudin.

Rise up to change politics, young Malaysians urged

Fadillah Yusof says many people are dissatisfied with the two coalitions, and cynicism about the failure of political leaders 'is at an all-time high'.

Blizzard denies China a factor in gamer ban

Studio acted with global audience in mind.

Deadly protests set stage for Iran, US tug-of-war over Iraq

Washington needs Iraq to contain IS, and to keep Iran's regional influence in check.

Acting US homeland security chief McAleenan resigns

US president says Kevin McAleenan wants to spend more time with family.

Trump names Republican veteran as envoy to Russia

John Sullivan is a lawyer who served in senior positions under Republican presidents in the Commerce, Defence and Justice Departments. 

Former Ukraine envoy says Trump ousted her over ‘false claims’

Marie Yovanovitch tells probe State Department has been under pressure to remove her since mid-2018.

Trump tries turning impeachment scandal into re-election fuel

US president tells supporters probe will produce backlash at the ballot box like never seen before.

No troops pullback, no Normandy summit, says Ukraine’s president

Volodymyr Zelensky hopeful talks with Russia will happen towards the end of the year.

‘Either he resigns or gets fired’, Renault to replace Ghosn protege...

The French carmaker to definitively turn page on former CEO’s era.

Exit Syria or face sanctions Turkey, US senators propose

Legislation will sanction entities that do business with Turkey’s military or oil and gas companies that service its armed forces.

House subpoenas Giuliani Ukraine associates in impeachment inquiry

The 2 associates of US president’s lawyer were on their way out of the country with one-way tickets.

Utusan and the wave of Malay dignity

Utusan Malaysia strove, in its early days, to inspire dignity among the Malays and make them politically conscious but in later years, under Umno, it shot itself on the foot… and the head, too.

Salleh could be just what PKR needs to grow in Sabah,...

Members are divided in whether to accept the former Umno federal minister but the leadership may opt to look beyond that because of his vast experience.

Nuclear weapons forbidden in Islam, says Iran’s Khamenei

Country's supreme leader stresses its focus is on energy production and medical usage only.

NBA, Nets cancel Shanghai media event

Comes amid public relations crisis sparked by tweet from Houston Rockets executive.

Home ministry throws former BN party a lifeline

Rival factions in myPPP told to appoint third party to resolve disputes.

Porn, politics are key targets in ‘deepfakes’

Researchers find number of deepfake videos almost doubling over last 7 months.