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India bans TikTok, WeChat, other Chinese apps over ‘security’ concerns | DW News

As a result, India has retaliated by taking the popular Chinese owned app TikTok off the market and banned other Chinese apps over security concerns. The decision was made with help from The Ministry of Information Technology. The apps were deemed a national threat due to China’s access to data from these apps. Source: https://www.dw.com/en/india-bans-tiktok-wechat-other-chinese-apps-over-security-concerns/a-53986586 Read More »

Wirecard’s collapse reveals cracks at the heart of Germany, Inc | CNN Business

COVID-19 has affected Germans businesses as it has brought attention to fraud and unsafe working conditions. One of the companies under scrutiny is a finance business called Wirecard. The business is accused of a $2 billion wire fraud. Journalist and whistleblowers have been analyzing this company for a while, but only recently have the public taken note. Source: https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/27/tech/wirecard-germany/index.html Read More »

Special forces chief acknowledges war crimes, blames ‘poor moral leadership’ | Sunday Morning Herald

The incidents took place in Afghanistan and are being blamed on “poor moral leadership”. Both outlets the Herald and The Age have published reports of war crimes being committed such as the Australian Forces killing in unarmed Afghan man in 2012. General Adam Findlay has established gratitude towards those who call out wrong doings. Source: https://www.smh.com.au/national/special-forces-chief-acknowledges-war-crimes-blames-poor-moral-leadership-20200628-p556z6.html Read More »

Libya calls for US, EU sanctions on Russian mercenaries, backers | Aljazeera

Libya’s National Oil Corporation released in a statement that Russian mercenaries and other foreign fighters entered the Sharara Oil Field unauthorized on Friday. The oilfield is responsible for 1/3 of the country’s oil production. As a result of the incident, the Libyan representative is calling for the United States and the European Union to take action and impose sanctions against ... Read More »

WHO, partners unveil ambitious plan to deliver 2 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccine to high-risk populations | STAT News

This plan was released Friday. The groups considered high risk would be those who work in the health care field, those who have medical conditions like Diabetes, and people over the age of 65. The organizations effort also includes making sure all countries have access to treatment. The effort would come at an estimated cost of over $18.1 billion. In ... Read More »

China opened an embassy on a tiny, remote Pacific island during the pandemic. Here’s why | CNN

China, along with a few other countries have planted an embassy on a small remote island located in the Pacific. The site of geo-political competition is called Kiribati. This island serves as a self-governed island that is controlled by Beijing. While these islands used to have close ties with America, their loyalty is shifting towards Beijing which offers them diplomatic ... Read More »

Boeing set for critical 737 Max flight tests | BBC News

The 737 might be able to redeem itself when Boeing starts conducting safety tests on them with plans to have the planes in the sky again. Consumers trust in the business might be hard to earn back after two crashes in a 5-month period occurred, killing over 350 passengers. While Boeing is going to start conducting tests on Monday, the ... Read More »

Pandemic leads to a bicycle boom, and shortage, around world | AP News

Bicycle Shoppes all over are feeling the positive effects from COVID-19 as their sales have gone up and have experienced the biggest spike since the oil crisis in the 1970’s. People are trading in their ride on public transit for riding around on their bike. Many families have invested in bikes as entertainment during state shutdowns. Some countries like Romania ... Read More »

NAF destroys armed bandits’ camps in four North-West states — Air Chief | Premium Times NG

Operation Wutar Daui demonstrated a new level of progress against bandits. The operation was conducted in four different states and resulted in 10 bandit camps being destroyed according to Abubakar. The operation was able to do this by using air surveillance to spot the enemy sites and deployed 10 aircrafts. The states were located in both the North and West ... Read More »