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Hong Kong: Boris Johnson urged to form alliance over China security law | BBC News

Many protests have occurred in Beijing as a result of a law that would make it illegal to undermine Beijing’s authority. Some UK officials have considered this a breach of agreement made between China and the UK after turning over the then- colony of the UK. As a result the UK have encouraged those with BNO’s or British National Overseas ... Read More »

Peru seemed to do everything right. So how did it become a Covid-19 hotspot? | CNN

85% of ICU beds in Peru are occupied. However, in early March Peru took measures that other countries didn’t, but they still remain the second country with the most cases in Latin America next to Brazil, that took a lose approach. One reason, reports CNN is that the socio-economic status of people in the country might have led to a ... Read More »

Spread of coronavirus fuels corruption in Latin America | Monday Edition

In some countries where healthcare infrastructure is already weak, and supplies are scarce some of the middlemen are using this as an opportunity to profit. According to AP news, 14 of 32 governors in Columbia are under investigation, In Brazil there is now a task force just to investigate Pandemic crimes. Source: https://apnews.com/a240ff413fb23220aff30c6d6e6aba4c Read More »

USS Mustin Conducts FONOP Past Paracel Islands In South China Sea | USNI News

The Navy announced that on Thursday the USS Mustin navigated through the South China sea. The problem is that they did not request permission from China and China believes that people need to request permission. The US claims that these are international waters and the navigation had the intention of being peaceful. Source: https://news.usni.org/2020/05/28/uss-mustin-conducts-fonop-past-paracel-islands-in-south-china-sea Read More »

US military accuses Russia of deploying fighter aircraft to Libya; Moscow denies | Wion News

The U.S. has accused Russia of sending fighter aircrafts to Libya in order to support their mercenaries operating in the area. The U.S. military’s Africa Command has commented that the plane was painted camouflage in order to hide its origin. Vladimir Dzhabarov, first deputy head of the upper house’s international affairs committee, claims that there are no Russian troops in ... Read More »

As America Socially Distances, The Army ‘Tactically Disperses’ | NPR News

Training cannot simply be put on pause so instead the Army has been having to think of ways to continue training while still social distancing, Guardsmen will be in the Mohave Dessert and be required to stand 6 feet apart, sleep 6ft apart and keep their masks on. There will be temperature checks and health screenings, anyone who does not ... Read More »

Coronavirus: How Turkey took control of Covid-19 emergency | BBC News

Turkey was estimated to get hit hard by COVID-19; they were predicted to be like the next Italy. However, they managed to reign in communities to stop the Corona virus. They were quicker and better at implementing policies and programs than other countries, and in the long run this is what might have prevented them from getting hit as hard ... Read More »

‘All-out combat’ feared as India, China engage in border standoff | Aljazeera

After 11 were injured in a scuffle that broke out between Chinese and Indian soldiers at the border, tensions rise. Although there has been little media coverage of the events from either side, there is speculation that the two countries might be downplaying the situation. PLA, Chinese soldiers have been camping out at the border and allegedly Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/05/tense-india-china-standoff-himalayan-border-escalate-200527120501581.html Read More »

Gigantic new locust swarms hit East Africa | National Geographic

Unfortunately, swarms of locusts are bringing famine and difficult times during the COVID-19 pandemic in East Africa. These bugs eat a lot and when they go to a country that is already dealing with famine it can seriously affect those in the communities. Kenyan’s are also having to be warry of COVID-19, and they have limited resources. Source: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2020/05/gigantic-locust-swarms-hit-east-africa/ Read More »

Wastewater testing gains traction as a Covid-19 early warning system | STAT News

Peter Grevatt who is the CEO of the Water Research Foundation and his colleagues have found a way to analyze water in communities to find RNA makeup of COVID-19. These findings could potentially help slow the spread. Other countries such as Finland, Germany and Netherlands have been using water analysis, but the United States could follow in their footsteps. If ... Read More »