Posts by Newsmaker

TikTok Fate in the Balance as Judge Weighs App Store Ban

TikTok Fate in the Balance as Judge Weighs App Store Ban

Lawyers for TikTok pleaded with a U.S. federal judge on Sunday to delay the Trump administration’s ban of the popular...

Paris Attacker Says He Was Targeting ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Magazine 

Paris Attacker Says He Was Targeting ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Magazine 

French officials say a man who is suspected of stabbing two people Friday in Paris has said he was targeting...

Dozens Arrested as Protests Against Lukashenko Continue in Belarus 

Dozens Arrested as Protests Against Lukashenko Continue in Belarus 

Belarusian police detained dozens of protesters on Sunday during a march in Minsk and security forces in Homel used tear...

Switzerland Votes in Referendum on Limiting Immigration from EU

Switzerland Votes in Referendum on Limiting Immigration from EU

Switzerland is voting Sunday in a referendum on limiting immigration from the European Union and some other domestic measures.If the...

Free Movement at Risk in Heart of Europe as Swiss Vote

Free Movement at Risk in Heart of Europe as Swiss Vote

The Swiss will vote Sunday on limiting immigration from the European Union, which, while not expected to pass, has sparked...

US Imposes Curbs on Exports by China’s Top Chipmaker SMIC

US Imposes Curbs on Exports by China’s Top Chipmaker SMIC

SHANGHAI/WASHINGTON — The United States government has imposed restrictions on exports to China’s biggest silicon chip maker after concluding there...

Paris Stabbing Attack Termed Act of Islamist Terrorism

Paris Stabbing Attack Termed Act of Islamist Terrorism

French police said on Saturday they had detained a person believed to be a former roommate of the man who...

At Least 22 Die in Ukraine Plane Crash

At Least 22 Die in Ukraine Plane Crash

A Ukrainian military plane crashed and burst into flames on Friday evening, killing at least 22 people on board, authorities...

Justice Department Asks Judge to Allow US to Bar WeChat from US App Stores

Justice Department Asks Judge to Allow US to Bar WeChat from US App Stores

The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal judge in San Francisco on Friday to allow the government to bar Apple...

Lufthansa Cuts Jobs, Plans to Expand COVID-19 Testing

Lufthansa Cuts Jobs, Plans to Expand COVID-19 Testing

German airline Lufthansa says it will have to make more staff cuts in addition to the previously announced reduction of...

UN Urges Belarus to Release Opposition Figure Kolesnikova

UN Urges Belarus to Release Opposition Figure Kolesnikova

Independent human rights experts from the United Nations on Friday urged the Belarusian government to free leading opposition figure Maria...

Thousands March in Berlin Climate Rally

Thousands March in Berlin Climate Rally

Thousands of mostly young people gathered Friday in Berlin to demand more action on climate change, part of a global...