US citizens warned they face arbitrary arrest in China
13 July 2020 | 1:13 pm
Amid increased tensions between the two superpowers, the US State Department has issued a formal warning for US citizens in China. It said Americans may face deportation or detention without explanation.
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The father-son duo bowed deeply in court and apologized before a three-judge panel in Tokyo. They expressed "regret" and apologized for the "trouble" caused in helping Carlos Ghosn flee justice.
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The top US infectious disease official has also pleaded with citizens to get vaccinated, saying the country finds itself in an "unnecessary predicament." A number of states are seeing a fresh surge in infections.
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The US is actively reaching out to those seeking to leave Afghanistan, while the Taliban have agreed to provide safe passage for Americans, third country nationals and Afghans at risk past the 31 August deadline, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said at a press conference on Wednesday.
2 Oct 2021
The FDA's limited approval comes weeks after US President Joe Biden's administration announced a sweeping plan that would allow nearly all American adults to get a third shot.
26 Oct 2021
"The civilian-led transitional government should be immediately restored," State Department spokesman Ned Price tells reporters after a military takeover in Sudan.
A migrant shares the challenge of crossing into Greece, and Americans post their resignations on TikTok
3 Dec 2021
The Observers, we caught up with a Syrian migrant who filmed himself crossing the Maritsa river from Turkey to Greece, in order to reach the European Union. He recounts his various trials crossing the river and being confronted by Greek border guards. Then, we go to the United States, where an unprecedented number of people are quitting their jobs, after being fed up with corporate culture and work-life balance during the Covid-19 pandemic. They've shared their #QuitMyJob stories on TikTok.
5 Jan 2022
A record-breaking 4.5 million American workers quit their jobs in November 2021 as the trend coined "The Great Resignation" drags on. Economists say it signals a sign of confidence in the labour market, but could also reflect ongoing fears about the pandemic. Also in the show: Toyota dethrones General Motors as America's best-selling carmaker for the first time in 90 years, and Blackberry users bid farewell to the iconic phones.
13 Jan 2022
Small business owners and shoppers in a Washington, D.C. neighborhood on Wednesday said they were struggling to adjust to rising prices, amid the highest inflation in nearly 40 years.
2 Feb 2022
Deaths due to drug overdose have topped a million for the first time since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began collecting data on the problem more than two decades ago.
17 Feb 2022
As the Netflix documentary seduces viewers, we take a look at how the "The Tinder Swindler" is not a one-off scammer. But first, we turn to how the papers are covering French plans to withdraw from Mali, as well as Prince Andrew's out-of-court settlement with Virginia Giuffre.
1 Mar 2022
As the world reels from Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the US continues to play a role in the response. But just how important is what's happening in Ukraine to Americans? And how far are Americans willing to go?
25 Jun 2022
In a major expansion of gun legislation, the Supreme Court has overturned a law in New York that restricted the carrying of concealed weapons in public. Hours later, senators passed a modest gun control bill.
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A UN mission said it was struck by the "sudden manner" more than 100,000 people left the separatist region over the past week. Meanwhile, Armenia called for on the European Union to sanction Azerbaijan.
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The Asian Champions League match between Al-Ittihad and Iran’s Sepahan was called off after the Saudi side refused to leave their dressing room. Al-Ittihad, who are managed by former Tottenham and Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo, were opposed to a statue being placed pitchside.
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