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Indonesia Beware of Delta Variant Threat AY.4.2

JAKARTA – The recent increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the UK and countries in Europe caused by the AY.4.2 variant has received special attention from the Indonesian government, which is currently trying to maintain the downward trend in cases that has been achieved in recent months. Spokesman …

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Help ISIS, US Students Face the Threat of 20 Years in Prison

A former Chicago student was sentenced Monday for trying to provide beneficial support for the Islamic State group. Thomas Osadzinski, age 22, devised a computer code that helped ISIS evade programs designed to block the group’s propaganda, prosecutors said. The former DePaul University student, born in a Chicago suburb, lived …

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Distribution Crisis and Threat of Rising Prices Entering 2022

The latest data on inflation makes some analysts doubt whether the price increase due to the pandemic is only temporary. At the same time, distribution disruptions due to the pandemic have not been resolved, and even threaten the peak of the year-end shopping season, one of the main drivers of …

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Judges in Beirut Explosion Investigation Face Hezbollah Threat

The investigation into last year’s big explosion in Beirut has been slow because of what observers say was interference by the powerful Iran-backed Hezbollah group. Lebanese judge Tarek Bitar has survived two attempts to sack him. The most recent was Monday when the court dismissed the complaint against Bitar, but …

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UK warns citizens of threat of extradition to Hong Kong

Concerns are rising after the Chinese government imposed a national security law on Hong Kong that led Britain to warn some of its nationals that they could face arrest and extradition to the former British colony. China enacted a national security law in June 2020 in response to months of …

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