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WhatsApp has begun informing users of the updated privacy policy and how it will take effect on May 15. Facebook-owned Instant Messaging Service updated its privacy policy in early February, requiring users to agree to new terms by February 8. Due to public outrage over the new policy, the implementation date has been postponed to […]

DealBook DC Policy Project: Karen Lynch of CVS on the Vaccine Rollout

Karen Lynch is the chief executive of CVS Health, a pharmacy chain that has taken center stage in efforts to fight the pandemic. She is speaking to The New York Times’s Andrew Ross Sorkin at the DealBook DC Policy Project about corporate America’s role in distributing the coronavirus vaccine, among other public health-related measures. On […]

Muslim Council of Britain urges govt to end non-engagement policy

Pakistani PM’s visit to Sri Lanka will ‘open new chapter’ in bilateral relations COLOMBO: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Sri Lanka will open a new chapter in bilateral relations, officials told Arab News on Monday. Khan is due to arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport at 4 p.m on Tuesday, and will be given a […]

Petrobras shares drop as Brazil’s Bolsonaro slams pricing policy

Petrobras shares plunged 21 percent on Monday, wiping out 70 billion reais ($12.6bn) in market value, as Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro again slammed the state-controlled oil company’s pricing policies after he replaced its market-friendly CEO with a retired army general. The selloff, following a series of analyst downgrades, deepened after Bolsonaro said the company’s fuel policy was only […]

DealBook DC Policy Project: Janet Yellen on Rebooting the Economy

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is speaking at the DealBook DC Policy Project, moderated by The Times’s Andrew Ross Sorkin, about the prospects for a post-pandemic recovery. It’s the first day of the DealBook DC Policy Project, in which top policymakers and business leaders gather to debate the priorities for moving the country — and the world […]

Why is it important to accept the new WhatsApp policy?

WhatsApp, the world’s largest mobile messaging app, is set to launch a new policy on May 15 this year, and millions of users are now trying to figure out what will happen if they do not accept the terms. TechCrunch, a technology watchdog, has launched its own consumer awareness campaign Reports Published an email from […]

UK Muslims complain to UN over Sri Lanka’s cremation policy

Muslim families in the United Kingdom whose loved ones have been cremated in Sri Lanka have submitted a complaint to the United Nations, branding the South Asian country’s controversial policy “unjust and discriminatory” and calling for its immediate suspension. Buddhist-majority Sri Lanka made cremation mandatory last March for people who die, or are suspected to […]

Biden lays out foreign policy plan to reverse Trump agenda

US President Joe Biden laid out his foreign policy agenda on Thursday afternoon, unveiling a return to “standing shoulder to shoulder with our allies and key partners once more” after years of the previous administration’s diplomacy, which tended towards isolationism. “Over the past two weeks, I’ve spoken with the leaders of many of our closest […]

Elizabeth Warren to join US Senate committee on tax, trade policy

The Massachusetts senator championed progressive policies like a wealth tax and Medicare for all when she ran against President Joe Biden in the Democratic primary. Senator Elizabeth Warren will join the Senate Finance Committee, an A-list Senate panel that oversees tax, trade and health care legislation, according to a person familiar with the assignment. The […]

Top US lawmaker vows to reverse Trump’s ‘insulting’ Africa policy

The new chairman of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee has pledged to put sub-Saharan Africa “on the front burner” of United States foreign policy, including through an expansion of diplomatic, humanitarian and commercial activities in the region. Congressman Gregory Meeks, who was elected as head of the influential committee in December, said on Monday […]

White House says Biden will reassess Trump’s Cuba policy

Donald Trump clamped down on Cuba after taking office in 2017 tightening restrictions on US travel and remittances. The administration of President Joe Biden will review US policy on Cuba, the White House said on Thursday, after former President Donald Trump rolled back a historic Obama-era detente with Havana during his tenure. “Our Cuba policy is governed […]

Biden makes tackling climate crisis ‘essential’ to US policy

The ambitious orders establish Biden’s environmental agenda and mark a reversal from his predecessor Donald Trump. US President Joe Biden’s administration is expected to announce a new batch of executive actions that put the climate crisis back on the United States government agenda, and return science to presidential advisory status. The executive orders, expected on […]

Saudi Arabia’s ‘Davos of the Desert’ awaits new US policy

Kingdom’s highly anticipated Future Investment Initiative to go online amid ongoing pandemic. Saudi Arabia, the Arab world’s largest economy, is scheduled to hold its annual Future Investment Initiative (FII) amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and a new US administration said to be reluctant to cede to the kingdom’s strategic imperatives. The conference, starting on Wednesday […]

How Donald Trump shook up US foreign policy

President Donald Trump laid out his vision for an “America First” foreign policy during his inaugural speech on the steps of the US Capitol on January 20, 2017. “From this moment on, it’s going to be America First,” he vowed. “Every decision on trade, on taxes, on immigration, on foreign affairs will be made to […]

Blinken says US will review North Korea policy, consider aid

US President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of state has said the incoming administration will launch a full review of Washington’s approach to North Korea with the aim of increasing pressure on the country to return to talks over its nuclear weapons programme. At his Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Antony Blinken said the United […]

India asks WhatsApp to withdraw ‘discriminatory’ privacy policy

‘Differential and discriminatory treatment of Indian and European users attracting serious criticism,’ says Indian ministry. India’s technology ministry has asked WhatsApp to withdraw changes to its privacy policy the messaging platform announced earlier this month, saying the new terms take away choice from Indian users. The demand creates a new headache for WhatsApp and its […]

Norway policy on Pfizer vaccine unchanged after alarm over deaths

Norway will not change its policy on the use of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine following deaths among highly frail recipients, but officials have said that health workers should properly assess patients before deciding whether to give them the jab. As of January 14, 23 reports of deaths suspected to be associated with COVID-19 vaccines had been […]

‘Predictable, tactical’: How Biden will tackle US foreign policy

Joe Biden’s incoming administration will usher in a distinct shift in the United States’ approach to diplomacy and world affairs, analysts have said, just days before the president-elect is inaugurated. Biden has long supported multilateralism and has promised to restore key political, security and trade alliances when he takes office, while also bolstering the US’s […]

Report: Management of Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy failed

Justice Department leaders under President Donald Trump knew their 2018 “zero tolerance” border policy would result in family separations but pressed on with prosecutions even as other agencies became overwhelmed with migrants, a government watchdog report released on Thursday has found. The report from the inspector general for the Justice Department found that leadership failed […]

Biden’s China policy: balancing engagement with deterrence

After being declared as the President-elect of the United States, Joe Biden, a scion of the American foreign policy establishment, has predictably vowed to restore his country’s global leadership and its commitment to a liberal international order. In an unequivocal repudiation of the Trump administration’s “America First” neo-isolationism, the incoming US president has promised to […]

Biden names Susan Rice as key domestic policy adviser

President-elect Joe Biden is naming Susan Rice as director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, giving her broad sway over his administration’s approach to immigration, healthcare and racial inequality and elevating the prominence of the position in the West Wing. The move marks a surprising shift for Rice, a longtime Democratic foreign policy expert […]