Video: This U.S. Election Could Be the Most Secure Yet. Here’s Why.

Voting machines. Our democracy depends on them to accurately record each and every ballot. You go to the polls, you cast your vote, your voice is heard. Right? Not so fast. “Russian attacks.” “Russian hackers.” “Russian hackers tried to break into U.S. election systems.” Because in 2016 — “The Russians managed to get us paranoid […]

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BARC rebuts Republic’s statement | India News – Times of India

A statement by Republic Media Network claiming that it was in receipt of an official email from the Broadcast Audience Research Council that “there is not a single complaint or malpractice found against Republic TV or Republic Bharat” triggered a strong rebuttal from the rating agency on Sunday saying it had been misrepresented. BARC said […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – Taiwan says Hong Kong warned of ongoing danger after South China Sea flight blocked

Hong Kong air traffic controllers told Taiwan there was danger until further notice on a flight path to Taiwanese-controlled islands in the South China Sea, Taipei said on Friday, a case that has raised fears Beijing may try and blockade the islets. Tensions over the Pratas Islands, in the northern part of the contested South […]

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Maryam Nawaz, Bilawal Bhutto hold second power show of joint oppn against PM – Times of India

KARACHI/ PAKISTAN: Pakistani opposition leaders Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Maryam Nawaz, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Mehmood Khan Achakzai and Mohsin Dawar on Sunday arrived at Karachi’s Bagh-e-Jinnah for the second power show of the joint opposition front Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) against Prime Minister Imran Khan-led government. Thousands of people assembled for the anti-government rally. People were […]

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Kim's tears weren't a sign of weakness. The West's fears over his missiles are valid

Kim delivered what amounted to a mea culpa on the 75th anniversary of the foundation of the Workers’ Party of Korea, the communist party that has ruled North Korea since its inception. He thanked North Koreans for their “great perseverance” and putting their trust in the party. He lauded them for how they “bravely overcame […]

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Man arrested after allegedly threatening to kidnap Wichita mayor over Covid-19 mask mandate

Meredith Dowty, 59, is facing a criminal threat charge after officials were “alerted to threatening statements directed toward city of Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple,” according to a news release from Wichita police. Whipple told CNN he gets threats periodically, but the details of “this one seemed different.” He said a detective called him and read […]

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Russian population to fall by 1.2 million by 2024, wiping around 1% off the country’s total, says latest government estimates

The population of Russia is predicted to drop by 352,500 people this year, and could be reduced by a total of 1.2 million come 2024. The latest figures are a major revision of the 2020 dip of only 158,000 projected in August. According to Moscow daily Izvestia, which obtained a government forecast, the reduction in Russian residents will be […]

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‘So brave’: Republican governor mocked for writing ‘Ronald Reagan’ on ballot in protest against Trump

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is facing backlash from both ends of the political spectrum after announcing that he voted for the long-dead Ronald Reagan for president as a protest against Donald Trump. Speaking to the Washington Post about his decision, Hogan admitted his vote was “simply symbolic,” but said, “I thought it was important to […]

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Bolivia: UN urges calm, ahead of Sunday’s general elections

UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged the country’s political and social actors, as well as State institutions, to commit to the holding of peaceful elections, his spokesperson said on Friday.  He encouraged all actors to respect the electoral process, in particular the final results of the vote.  The UN chief “reaffirms his support to the aspiration of […]

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