French police arrests one of suspected killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

French police on Tuesday arrested a suspected member of the hit squad that killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as the man was about to board a flight from Paris to Riyadh, French law enforcement sources said. Khashoggi’s fiancee welcomed the detention of the suspect and said he should be prosecuted for his role in the… Read More French police arrests one of suspected killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

U.S. imposes sanctions on individuals and entities in Iran, Syria and Uganda over human rights abuses

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on more than a dozen people and entities in Iran, Syria and Uganda, accusing them of being connected to serious human rights abuses and repressive acts. In an action marking the week of the U.S. Summit for Democracy, the Treasury Department said in a statement it was targeting… Read More U.S. imposes sanctions on individuals and entities in Iran, Syria and Uganda over human rights abuses

U.S. President Joe Biden holds virtual meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin

U.S. President Joe Biden warned Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday the West would impose “strong economic and other measures” on Russia if it invades Ukraine, while Putin demanded guarantees NATO would not expand further eastward. The two leaders held two hours of virtual talks on Ukraine and other disputes in a video call about… Read More U.S. President Joe Biden holds virtual meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin

Rohingya refugees file $150billion lawsuit against Facebook over Myanmar violence

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are suing Meta Platforms Inc, formerly known as Facebook, for $150 billion over allegations that the social media company did not take action against anti-Rohingya hate speech that contributed to violence. A U.S. class-action complaint, filed in California on Monday by law firms Edelson PC and Fields PLLC, argues that the… Read More Rohingya refugees file $150billion lawsuit against Facebook over Myanmar violence