Canada bans China’s Huawei Technologies from 5G networks: NPR

Canada bans China’s Huawei Technologies from 5G networks: NPR

A woman wearing a face mask walks past a Huawei store temporarily closed due to coronavirus-related restrictions in Beijing, Thursday, May 12, 2022. China’s leaders are struggling to reverse a deepening economic slump while keeping a “zero-COVID” strategy that has shut down Shanghai and other cities. Mark Schiefelbein / AP hide caption toggle caption Mark … Read more

‘Unprecedented’: US Congress passes massive Ukraine aid package | Russia-Ukraine war News

‘Unprecedented’: US Congress passes massive Ukraine aid package |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Washington, DC – The United States Congress has approved a nearly $ 40bn military and humanitarian aid package for Ukraine, an “unprecedented” sum that US legislators say will help the country defend against Russia’s continued invasion. The bill, previously passed by the House of Representatives, passed in the Senate on Thursday by an overwhelming 86-to-11 … Read more

Ukraine Cyberattack May Have Been More Damaging Than Russia Intended

Ukraine Cyberattack May Have Been More Damaging Than Russia Intended

A cyberattack Russia launched before it attacked Ukraine “had an outsized impact,” a top US intelligence official said. The attack hit a large number of satellite communication stations, affecting hundreds of thousands of people outside Ukraine. US and Russian officials are both wary of the escalation that could follow a large-scale cyberattack. Loading Something is … Read more

Vadim Shishimarin war crimes trial: Russian soldier asks the victim’s family for forgiveness in Ukraine court

Vadim Shishimarin war crimes trial: Russian soldier asks the victim’s family for forgiveness in Ukraine court

Placeholder while article actions load A Russian soldier asked the widow of a slain Ukrainian civilian for “forgiveness” in a dramatic Kyiv court session Thursday, as the trial of two other Russian soldiers began in central Ukraine. Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin, the first Russian soldier to face a war crimes trial in Ukraine, pleaded guilty Wednesday … Read more

What is monkeypox and where is it spreading?

What is monkeypox and where is it spreading?

AP – European and American health authorities have identified a number of monkeypox cases in recent days, mostly in young men. It is a surprising outbreak of a disease that rarely appears outside Africa. Health officials around the world are keeping watch for more cases because, for the first time, the disease appears to be … Read more

Prince Charles and Camilla Visit Canada, Confronting Legacy of the Crown

Prince Charles and Camilla Visit Canada, Confronting Legacy of the Crown

Prince Charles meeting with the national chief of the Assembly of the First Nations, RoseAnne Archibald, in Ottawa on Wednesday.Credit …Pool by Ian Vogler View large! DETTAH, Northwest Territories – Royal visits are usually marked by pomp, carefully scripted ceremonies and lavish evening affairs. And there has certainly been some of that during a three-day … Read more

What does Russia’s war mean for global climate goals?

What does Russia’s war mean for global climate goals?

A group of Ukrainian women demonstrate to call for further action against Russia near the headquarters of the EU Commission in Brussels, Belgium. Thierry Monasse | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON – Reflecting on energy markets just over one month into Russia’s onslaught in Ukraine, Saudi Arabia’s top energy official said: “Look at … Read more

Biden Begins Trip to Asia Meant to Reassure Allies of Focus on China

Biden Begins Trip to Asia Meant to Reassure Allies of Focus on China

SEOUL – President Biden embarked on Thursday on his first diplomatic mission to Asia since taking office, hoping to demonstrate that the United States remained focused on countering China, even as his administration stage-managed a war against Russia in Europe. With his original strategy of pivoting foreign policy attention to Asia effectively blown up by … Read more

Biden set to arrive in South Korea with worries growing over possible North Korean missile test

Biden set to arrive in South Korea with worries growing over possible North Korean missile test

Even as the war in Ukraine has preoccupied Washington – and took up the first half of Biden’s day before he departed for Asia – provocations from North Korea have intensified and China continues to flex its economic and military might. Biden wants to show his top partners here he can focus both eastward and … Read more