Beware of FAKE JOURNALISTS! Daily Beast exposes network of false personas that tricked news outlets into publishing their op-eds

The Daily Beast says it has identified a network of fake personas used to sneak opinion pieces aligned with UAE government policy to legitimate media outlets. Twitter agreed to suspend some of their accounts. … Read More >Beware of FAKE JOURNALISTS! Daily Beast exposes network of false personas that tricked news outlets into publishing their op-eds

Zoom, TikTok pause data requests from Hong Kong authorities following new national security law, joining Facebook and WhatsApp

US video conferencing platform Zoom has joined Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Telegram in suspending data requests from Hong Kong authorities following the enactment of the new national security law. … Read More >Zoom, TikTok pause data requests from Hong Kong authorities following new national security law, joining Facebook and WhatsApp

Russia & Turkey working on ways to achieve truce in Libya, despite Tripoli’s unwillingness to stop fighting – Lavrov

Moscow and Ankara are discussing ways to reach a ceasefire in Libya, but one of the warring sides – the GNA in Tripoli – is not on board, instead it’s counting on winning militarily, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. … Read More >Russia & Turkey working on ways to achieve truce in Libya, despite Tripoli’s unwillingness to stop fighting – Lavrov

‘Price on your heads’: Aide to Venezuelan ‘president’ Guaido threatens journalists with FBI investigation over ‘Twitter hack’

Nothing says you represent an internationally recognized government like telling people who mock you on Twitter that the FBI is after them and that there is a “price” on their heads. Just ask Juan Guaido’s ‘ambassador’ to the UK. … Read More >‘Price on your heads’: Aide to Venezuelan ‘president’ Guaido threatens journalists with FBI investigation over ‘Twitter hack’

Australia to close border between two states for first time in 100 years after Covid-19 makes comeback in Melbourne

The border between Australia’s two most populous states, Victoria and New South Wales, will be shut down for the first time in 100 years as authorities rush to battle new Covid-19 hotspots. … Read More >Australia to close border between two states for first time in 100 years after Covid-19 makes comeback in Melbourne

Russian Foreign Ministry: The Pentagon’s Activity in Tbilisi is Concerning

The work carried out by United States specialists at the Lugar laboratory in Tbilisi contradicts the obligations of the United States and Georgia, which these countries have assumed by signing the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC), reminds the Russian Foreign Ministry. … Read More >Russian Foreign Ministry: The Pentagon’s Activity in Tbilisi is Concerning