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‘I Have Full Confidence In Dr. Chang’ Says Holness

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The embattled Minister of National Security, Dr Horace Chang who many observers and political watchers’ thought would have lost his place in the Cabinet has the full support of Prime Minister Andrew Holness.

The prime minister said as much during a Sunday morning media briefing at Jamaica House where he announced a seventh Zone of Special Operation, this time for the violence-plagued area of south Savanna-la-Mar in Westmoreland.

Read more at — Jamaica observer.com

Russia Behind Website-Defacing Cyberattack, Ukrainian Officials Claim

Ukraine said Sunday that Russia was behind a cyberattack that defaced its government websites and alleged that Russia is engaged in an increasing “hybrid war” against its neighbor.

The statement from the ministry of digital development came a day after Microsoft said dozens of computer systems at an unspecified number of Ukrainian government agencies had been infected with destructive malware disguised as ransomware.

Read more at — Euronews.com

Somber MLK Remembrances Expected As Voting Rights Effort Dies In U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON — As the U.S. approaches the federal holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., modern-day civil rights advocates are facing the reality that despite years of increasing public focus on racial injustice, they appear likely to fall short of their goal of improving minorities’ access to the vote.

Read more at — Voanews.com

Tunisia: Between Untenable Status Quo And Uncertain Future

Opposition politicians and activists say President Kais Saied’s ‘monopoly of power’ is untenable and denounce his iron-fist approach.

Tunis, Tunisia – Political parties and civil society groups continue to reject President Kais Saied’s “monopoly of power”, demanding the right to decide their country’s future amid a worsening socio-economic situation.

Read more at — Aljazeera.com

Wang Yi Stresses Unity, Independence, Common Development In Middle East

China stands ready to work with Middle East countries to achieve common, transformational, and green development based on deepening cooperation against the COVID-19 pandemic, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday.

He made the remarks during an interview with the media after a series of meetings with visiting foreign ministers of Gulf countries in the Middle East and the secretary-general of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Read more at — News.cgtn.com

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