Latest coronavirus updates from Singapore and Ukraine

Singapore medics have started giving remdesivir, an anti-viral drug originally developed to treat Ebola, to coronavirus patients as part of clinical trials, Dr Shawn Vasoo, the clinical director at the country’s National Centre for Infectious Diseases, told the CNA channel. According to Vasoo, those patients who have agreed to take part in the clinical trials … Continue reading Latest coronavirus updates from Singapore and Ukraine

Bolton claims tell-all book on Trump and Ukraine is undegoing WH censorship

Former national security adviser John Bolton on Monday hinted at further revelations in his upcoming book, reports The New York Times. According to the New York Post, the book is under review by the federal government -- a process he likened to "censorship." olton was discussing his book during a foreign policy discussion at Duke University on Monday. He … Continue reading Bolton claims tell-all book on Trump and Ukraine is undegoing WH censorship

Chaos after Ukranian president caught prime minister on video describing him as ‘inept’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy rejected his prime minister's offer to resign and asked him to stay on the job Friday after he was caught on tape saying Zelenskiy — a former sitcom star with no previous political experience — knows nothing about the economy. In a video released by Zelenskiy’s office, the president called the … Continue reading Chaos after Ukranian president caught prime minister on video describing him as ‘inept’

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Ukrainian President insists, ‘I never talked quid pro quo with Trump’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy insisted again in a new interview that there was no quid pro quo with the Trump administration, although he added that strategic partners such as the U.S. and Ukraine should not hold back anything from each other. Speaking with reporters from Time and European publications, Zelenskiy answered myriad questions about the U.S. … Continue reading Ukrainian President insists, ‘I never talked quid pro quo with Trump’

Nikki Haley: Whistleblowers should be protected

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley thinks "we should always protect whistleblowers." In an interview on CNN Thursday, Haley conceded she was "disagreeing" with President Donald Trump and some congressional Republicans who want the anonymous Ukraine whistleblower to be identified. "I mean, I believe in whistleblower laws," she told CNN. "I think you have … Continue reading Nikki Haley: Whistleblowers should be protected

Trump wants China to probe Joe Biden and son

Amid Donald Trump’s impeachment saga over his call for Ukraine to probe a strong political threat, the president on Thursday sent a request to China, asking his counterpart Xi Jinping to investigate former US President Joe Biden. Speaking with reporters outside the White House, Mr. Trump said, “China should start an investigation into the Bidens.” … Continue reading Trump wants China to probe Joe Biden and son

24-year-old Ukrainian marries cousin, 81, to avoid military service

A 24-year-old man allegedly married his 81-year-old cousin "to avoid doing military service". Alexander Kondratyuk has denied that he tied the knot with his disabled relative just to skip a stint in the army, which is required of every Ukrainian man. The only exceptions are if someone is disabled or the carer of someone with … Continue reading 24-year-old Ukrainian marries cousin, 81, to avoid military service

Prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine still a dream

The office of the Ukrainian president on Friday denied reports saying that a much-anticipated prisoner swap between Ukraine and Russia is underway. According to a report from the Associated Press (AP), Volodymyr Zelenskiy's office said negotiations with Russia to secure the release of the Ukrainian prisoners are ongoing but insisted that it has not happened. … Continue reading Prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine still a dream

2018 UEFA Champions League final: What you should know

The 2018 UEFA Champions League finals is scheduled to hold in Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine. NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium has a capacity of just over 70,000. Kyiv is originally a trading post, which stands on both banks of the river Dnipro and is located in the heart of Ukraine. Kyiv is a good spot for tourists … Continue reading 2018 UEFA Champions League final: What you should know

What do you know about the trending global attacks from Petya Ransomware?

Cyber attacks have been on the rise in recent months, but Petya ransomware, the latest global malware attacks spreading through computers around the world as at this moment, highlights the growing danger of third-party software installations. Government agencies, private/public firms, and individuals have fallen victims to this global threat. Petya ransomware reportedly started from Russia … Continue reading What do you know about the trending global attacks from Petya Ransomware?