New Zealand suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

New Zealand has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and made a number of other changes in light of China’s decision to pass a national security law for Hong Kong, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters said on Tuesday. Peters said New Zealand will also treat military and dual-use goods and technology exports to Hong… Read More New Zealand suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

U.S. national security adviser Robert O’Brien tests positive for coronavirus

U.S. national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, has become the highest ranking official in President Donald Trump’s inner circle to test positive for the coronavirus. Announcing the infection on Monday, the White House said in a statement there was no risk of exposure to Trump or Vice President Mike Pence. The announcement caught some White House… Read More U.S. national security adviser Robert O’Brien tests positive for coronavirus

Deposed Central African Republic President Francois Bozize announces presidential bid

Deposed former Central African Republic President Francois Bozize announced on Saturday his candidacy for the December presidential vote despite being under U.N. sanctions and subject to an arrest warrant for alleged crimes against humanity. He made the expected announcement in a speech to a large crowd of supporters at a congress of his party Kwa… Read More Deposed Central African Republic President Francois Bozize announces presidential bid