Meizu 18 and 18 Pro Officially Available

Meizu 18 and 18 Pro Officially Available

According to a report and some information As expected, Meizu unveiled its 18 series in China today. The Meizu 18 and 18 Pro both run Snapdragon 888 chipsets with 5G, offer up to 12GB of RAM, and they are both on sale in China starting today. The Meizu 18 Pro is the bigger phone with […]

Turkey sentences pilots, airline official over Ghosn escape

Former Nissan chief was flown from Osaka to Istanbul on a private plane and then transferred onto another plane to Beirut. A Turkish court has convicted two pilots and an official from a private airline over their involvement in former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s dramatic escape out of Japan in 2019. The court in Istanbul […]

Harry and Meghan to Give Up Official Royal Family Duties

LONDON — Prince Harry has relinquished his honorary military titles and royal patronage appointments, Buckingham Palace said on Friday, cementing the split between him and the royal family that opened up last year when he and his wife, Meghan, announced that they wanted to step back from their official duties. Meghan will also give up […]

Iraqi official: Turkey has practically occupied a border strip inside our territory

Reports Mohamed Raha Haider, head of Iraq’s parliamentary security and defense committee, said Turkey was “occupying” the border strip inside Iraqi territory. This comes at a time when Turkey is not bound by agreements with Baghdad on the pursuit of terrorist organizations within Iraqi borders. Ankara has launched a military operation against PKK militants in […]

N Korea: Kim fires senior economic official amid deepening crisis

North Korea’s border closure, drop in trade and raw material shortages may lead to perfect storm, analysts warn. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ripped into the performance of his cabinet and fired a senior economic official he appointed a month ago, saying they had failed to come up with new ideas to salvage […]

‘Frankly wrong’: WHO official derides US intelligence on COVID

US intelligence on the supposed origin of the coronavirus pandemic is not reliable, a member of the special WHO mission to China said on Wednesday, after Washington cast doubt on the transparency of the probe. The World Health Organization mission ended on Tuesday without finding the source of the virus, but members had to walk […]

Afghan judge killed in Jalalabad, third court official in a month

Hafizullah’s murder comes after two female Supreme Court judges were shot dead in Kabul last month. An Afghan judge has been shot dead in an ambush in the eastern city of Jalalabad, police said, the third court official killed in less than a month. Judge Hafizullah was attacked on Wednesday as he headed to work […]

US not ready to budge on Iran nuclear deal position: Official

State Department spokesman says US not ready for synchronised return, saying Iran must return to compliance first. The United States has not changed its position on what it will take for it to return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, a Department of State spokesman said, reiterating that Tehran must make the first move before […]

Detained Aung San Suu Kyi in ‘good health’, says NLD official

Comments by party official come before UN Security Council meeting on military’s latest seizure of power in Myanmar. A senior official from the party of Myanmar’s detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said he has learned that her health is good and that she was not being moved from the location where she is […]

EU official could mediate return to Iran nuclear pact: Zarif

Iran and the United States are at standstill over which country will take first step to return to full compliance with 2015 deal. Iran’s foreign minister has said a European Union official could help “synchronise” or “coordinate” efforts by Iran and the United States to return to a 2015 nuclear accord, as a standstill persists […]

Former Obama aide Malley named Biden’s top envoy on Iran – official

Author:  Reuters article author:  Reuters ID:  1611918317499179400 Fri, 2021-01-29 04:23 WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden has named Robert Malley as special US envoy for Iran, a senior official said on Thursday, giving the veteran diplomat a leading role in one of most daunting and politically divisive foreign policy challenges facing the new administration. Malley was a […]

Israel hails first official visit to Sudan as relations begin

In Khartoum, Israeli and Sudanese officials discuss diplomatic, security and economic issues after launching ties. Israeli Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen led a delegation to Khartoum months after Sudan agreed to normalise relations. Monday’s visit marked the first time an Israeli minister headed an official delegation to the North African state, Cohen’s office said on Tuesday. […]

‘Tribal justice’ in Palestine outflanks official legal system

Occupied West Bank – Going home after seven years in an Israeli jail was bittersweet for Mohammed Ennabi. Several months into his sentence in 2009, his father killed another Palestinian in a brawl. While neither Ennabi nor his siblings were connected to the crime or convicted in a court of law, the entire family was […]

Trump lacked state-level COVID vaccine roll-out plan: Official

United States President Joe Biden’s chief of staff has said state-level distribution plans for COVID-19 vaccines “did not really exist” under Donald Trump’s administration, even as the pandemic surged in the former president’s final months in office. “The process to distribute the vaccine, particularly outside of nursing homes and hospitals, out into the community as […]

Justin Trudeau to Get Biden’s First Official Call to a Foreign Leader

TORONTO — We’re friends again! That was the prevailing mood in Canada this week after the inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. After four years of being insulted, threatened, dismissed and slapped by the Trump administration, shellshocked Canadians felt the once-familiar warmth of their neighbor and closest ally, the United States. Of […]

Macron rules out official apology for colonial abuses in Algeria

President, who once acknowledged French colonisation as a ‘crime against humanity’, rules out ‘repentance’ and ‘apologies’ as part of reconciliation. French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out issuing an official apology for colonial abuses in Algeria, his office said on Wednesday, ahead of a crucial report on how France is facing up to its past […]

‘Big thing’: Taiwan welcomes US move on official interactions

Joseph Wu says US move to relax decades-long restrictions boost to island, which China claims as its own. Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said on Monday that relations with the United States had been elevated to a global partnership after the US moved to lift decades-long restrictions on diplomatic interactions and prepared to send its […]

Pompeo lifts curbs on official US contacts with Taiwan

The announcement comes before a planned trip to Taiwan by the US ambassador to the UN that has drawn anger from China. The United States will end its decades-old restrictions on official contacts with Taiwan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced, a move in the final days of President Donald Trump’s administration that is […]

Georgia elections official: Trump phone call ‘not normal’

A day after a recording surfaced in which President Donald Trump was heard pressuring Georgia’s secretary of state to “find” enough votes to give him the victory over President-elect Joe Biden there, a top elections official called that conversation “not normal”. “It’s not normal, out of place, nobody I know who is president would do […]

‘Find 11,780 votes’ Trump tells Georgia election official

United States President Donald Trump allegedly urged Georgia’s top election official to recalculate the state’s presidential election results in his favour, while warning the official he was taking “a big risk” if he did not comply, according to the audio of an hourlong phone call obtained by The Washington Post. During the call on Saturday, […]

WHO official: ‘Next pandemic may be more severe’

NEW YORK : The “fragile” world needs to get its act together and honor those who have died by getting better at fighting COVID-19 because “the next pandemic may be more severe,” Dr. Mike Ryan, head of the World Health Organization (WHO) Emergencies Program, said on Monday. In the WHO’s final COVID-19 press conference of […]

Qatar to host next round of Afghan gov’t-Taliban talks: Official

Next round of negotiations between the Taliban and the Afghan gov’t will begin next month, a top official has said. The next round of negotiations between the Taliban and the Afghan government will be held in Qatar from next month, a top official said, despite President Ashraf Ghani’s recent calls for them to be moved […]

IOM official calls for solution to Bosnia migrant crisis

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis in his Christmas message on Friday said political and business leaders must not allow market forces and patent laws to take priority over making Covid 19 vaccines available to all, condemning nationalism and “the virus of radical individualism.”In a sign of the times, Francis delivered his traditional “Urbi et Orbi” (to […]