Is Assad turning on his cronies? I Inside Story

The inner circle of Syria’s president Bashar Al Assad has always been tight, any disputes within the ruling family were kept strictly behind closed doors. Until recently. There’s a rift between the president’s cousin Rami Makhlouf and the Syrian government, and it’s very public. Makhlouf has long been considered untouchable, but now he’s accused of … Read more Is Assad turning on his cronies? I Inside Story

2020/05/19 China Healthcare Reform / China-Africa Aid

— #Healthcare insurance reform in China… made urgent with the #coronavirus #pandemic. An eminent Chinese economist explains the ABCs of medical insurance. — And, lessons from China’s cooperation with Africa in previous outbreaks such as Ebola, in the words of a former Chinese diplomat. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple … Read more 2020/05/19 China Healthcare Reform / China-Africa Aid

Brian Ross Investigates: COVID 19 – US Gov Warns Scammers Already Working Hard, Fake Equipment

Show Air Date 5/19/20: Scamdemic. It didn’t take long. The scammers are already hard at work with fake pandemic equipment, cures and come-ons. In a way, this really IS fake news! We’ll talk with the senior official at the Federal Trade Commission, Andrew Smith, with what you need to know. Plus, with friends like these… … Read more Brian Ross Investigates: COVID 19 – US Gov Warns Scammers Already Working Hard, Fake Equipment

Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition: COVID-19 – US Gov Warns of Coronavirus Scams

We hope you enjoyed the preview of our 1-hour long show! Find where you can see the rest of the episode at 5pm and 9pm ET, here: https://lawandcrime.com/where-to-watch/ Full Show Info: Scamdemic. It didn’t take long. The scammers are already hard at work with fake pandemic equipment, cures and come-ons. In a way, this really … Read more Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition: COVID-19 – US Gov Warns of Coronavirus Scams

Trump says Pompeo asked him to fire inspector general

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on said that he asked President Donald Trump to remove State Department Inspector General Steve Linick be fired because the independent watchdog was “undermining” the department and wasn’t performing in a way that the top US diplomat wanted him to. Speaking at the White House, Trump repeatedly said he fired … Read more Trump says Pompeo asked him to fire inspector general

Samantha Power: ‘US is pulling away from its democratic allies’ | Talk to Al Jazeera

In September 2016, nearly two months before the then-presidential candidate Donald Trump’s election, United States President Barack Obama spoke at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). “As I address this hall as president for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve made,” he said, “A quarter-century after the end of the Cold … Read more Samantha Power: ‘US is pulling away from its democratic allies’ | Talk to Al Jazeera

Trump Calls HHS Whistleblower Rick Bright a ‘Disgruntled, Unhappy Person’

President Donald Trump is traveling to Allentown, Pennsylvania Thursday to highlight a U.S. medical equipment distributor. He’s trying to convince the American public that it’s time for states to begin to reopen, even as the virus continues to spread. As he departed the White House, Trump said Pennsylvania needs to think about opening back up. … Read more Trump Calls HHS Whistleblower Rick Bright a ‘Disgruntled, Unhappy Person’

Trump Predicts U.S. Will Have Covid-19 Vaccine by the ‘End of the Year’

President Donald Trump is traveling to Allentown, Pennsylvania Thursday to highlight a U.S. medical equipment distributor. He’s trying to convince the American public that it’s time for states to begin to reopen, even as the virus continues to spread. As he departed the White House, Trump said Pennsylvania needs to think about opening back up. … Read more Trump Predicts U.S. Will Have Covid-19 Vaccine by the ‘End of the Year’

Trump Says He’s ‘OK’ With Head of World Trade Organization Stepping Down

The head of the World Trade Organization said Thursday he will leave his post a year before his term expires, an unprecedented mid-term resignation at the WTO that he called a “personal decision.” Roberto Azevedo, a former diplomat from Brazil, said he will step down on Aug. 31, cutting short a seven-year tenure marked in … Read more Trump Says He’s ‘OK’ With Head of World Trade Organization Stepping Down

Ex-U.S. envoy to China on thaw in cold ties / Infection spike: South Korea’s pandemic lessons

— Getting up to speed on the state of China-U.S. relations, and chances of a thaw in thorny ties – catching up with a former top U.S. diplomat to China and his wife. — And, a spike in confirmed coronavirus cases in South Korea – the hard lessons of reopening while managing infections. #coronavirus Subscribe … Read more Ex-U.S. envoy to China on thaw in cold ties / Infection spike: South Korea’s pandemic lessons

Czech Republic breaths new life into ‘bad Russians’ stereotype

A Russian diplomat in Prague has received threats after Czech media published his identity. It came as journalists speculated that the man arrived in the country in mid-March to poison local politicians. Russian Foreign Ministry urged its Czech counterparts to guarantee security for its employees. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com … Read more Czech Republic breaths new life into ‘bad Russians’ stereotype

Harry Dunn’s Parents React to Anne Sacoolas Becoming a ‘Wanted Fugitive’ | Good Morning Britain

Anne Sacoolas has become a “wanted fugitive” – Good Morning Britain in the UK spoke to the parents of Harry Dunn, the 19-year-old the diplomat’s wife is alleged to have killed in a collision. The parents of 19-year-old Harry Dunn spoke to Good Morning Britain following the news that Anne Sacoolas is now “wanted internationally” … Read more Harry Dunn’s Parents React to Anne Sacoolas Becoming a ‘Wanted Fugitive’ | Good Morning Britain

Wagner Moura supporting WHO and Health for All Film Festival

On 12 May at 17:30 Geneva time, the awards ceremony of WHO’s inaugural Health for All Film Festival will be online in our Youtube channel. #Film4Health #Healthforall Actor and Film Director from Brazil, Wagner Moura is a jury member of this festival. He is widely acclaimed as one of South America’s leading actors. He starred … Read more Wagner Moura supporting WHO and Health for All Film Festival

Coronavirus: Pompeo criticised China over its handling of the outbreak – BBC News

The deepening rift between Washington and Beijing was further underscored on Wednesday as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo renewed his rhetoric against China, accusing it of covering up the outbreak. He stuck by his so far unsubstantiated charge that there is “enormous evidence” the coronavirus hatched in a Chinese laboratory, even while acknowledging there is … Read more Coronavirus: Pompeo criticised China over its handling of the outbreak – BBC News

Twiggy Forrest rejects claims he ‘blindsided’ Health Minister at COVID-19 presser | ABC News

Australian businessman Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest has rejected suggestions he blindsided the Health Minister by bringing a Chinese diplomat to their joint press conference yesterday. The Chinese consul-general in Melbourne appeared alongside Mr Forrest and Greg Hunt announcing the purchase of millions of testing kits from China. Australia’s coronavirus testing capacity has been significantly bolstered, with … Read more Twiggy Forrest rejects claims he ‘blindsided’ Health Minister at COVID-19 presser | ABC News