Package containing ricin poison sent to Trump By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 20th September, 2020, 09:33

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Secret Service are investigating where the package came from and whether others have been sent through the US postal system

Ricin: Letter containing poison addressed to Trump at White House

Trump signs executive order targeting Twitter after fact-checking row Trump signs order targeting social media giants

It gives regulators the power to pursue legal actions against firms such as Facebook and Twitter for the way they police content on their platforms


Ex-Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad expelled from own political party Mahathir Mohamad expelled from own political party

Mahathir, who was party chairman, was fired for not supporting Malaysia's government, which is headed by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin


India policeman's TikTok video helps family find missing father India policeman's TikTok video helps family find missing father

A TikTok video intended to encourage people to help the poor had an unintended result when it succeeded in reuniting a man with his family


Chinese businessmen murders stir tensions in Zambia Chinese businessmen murders stir tensions in Zambia

The mayor has also targeted his crusade on a number of other Chinese businesses, lambasting them to use English and stop employing only Chinese nationals, saying "apartheid" ended a long time ago


No fares for migrants, states, railways to provide food: Supreme Court Indian SC issues orders to help stranded migrant workers

Indian Supreme Court on Thursday says that the Railways will have to arrange for food and water for the migrants as long as they are on the trains


Gunmen kill 60 in northwest Nigeria attacks Gunmen kill 60 in northwest Nigeria attacks

Two medics from the local hospital say 60 bodies with bullet wounds have been brought to the facility following the attacks


No sign of end to tense Ladakh standoff as India, China hold ground No sign of end to tense Ladakh standoff as India, China hold ground

There has been no change in the ground situation or lowering of guard by either sides at the four standoff points between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh sector’s Galwan valley and Pangong Tso areas


Afghan forces killed in first ‘Taliban attack’ since ceasefire end Afghan forces killed in first ‘Taliban attack’ since ceasefire end

Seven Afghan forces were killed Thursday in an attack officials blamed on the Taliban, the first deadly assault since a three-day ceasefire 


Border opening plan of many countries for tourists Border opening plan of many countries for tourists

A number of countries of the world have planned to open their borders for tourists as borders of the countries were closed due to COVID-19 pandemic  

 


Hong Kong security bill backed by China's parliament

Hong Kong security bill backed by China's parliament

The bill - which now passes to China's senior leadership - has caused deep concern among those who say it could end Hong Kong's unique status


Britain closes embassy in North Korea, evacuates diplomats Britain closes embassy in North Korea, evacuates diplomats

The specialist news site NK News said the British diplomats crossed the border into China overland on Wednesday


Father's beheading of 14-year-old daughter sparks outcry in Iran Father's beheading of 14-year-old daughter sparks outcry

Romina Ashrafi was killed in her sleep on May 21 by her father, who decapitated her in the family home in Talesh in northern Gilan province


Trump to 'sign executive order about social media' Trump to 'sign executive order about social media'

It comes after he threatened to shut down social media platforms he accused of stifling conservative voices


Hong Kong 'no longer autonomous from China' – Pompeo HK 'no longer autonomous from China' - Pompeo

The declaration could have major implications for Hong Kong's trade hub status and is likely to anger Beijing


Pakistani villager urges India to return 'spy' pigeon Pakistani villager urges India to return 'spy' pigeon

Habibullah tells the paper that his pigeon was a "symbol of peace" and India should "refrain from victimising innocent birds"


Twitter tags Trump tweet with fact-checking warning Twitter tags Trump tweet with fact-checking warning

For years, Twitter has faced criticism for not acting on the president's controversial tweets, which include personal attacks on political rivals and debunked conspiracy theories


Eight Yemeni soldiers killed in rebel attack Eight Yemeni soldiers killed in rebel attack

Eight Yemeni government troops were killed and several others wounded in a missile attack by Huthi rebels targeting


Roman mosaic floor found under Italian vineyard Roman mosaic floor found under Italian vineyard

A Roman mosaic floor has been discovered under a vineyard in northern Italy after decades of searching


Hong Kong police arrest hundreds and fire pepper pellets amid fresh unrest HK police arrest hundreds amid fresh unrest

Protesters are rallying against a bill on China's national anthem and Beijing's planned introduction of a national security law


India faces worst locust attack amid Covid-19 pandemic India faces worst locust attack amid Covid-19 pandemic

The swarms flew across the border around 30 April, and they are still active in five districts of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh


Heatwave intensifies in India's northern states Heatwave intensifies in India's northern states

Heat conditions will persist over Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, East Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha till May 28


Coronavirus: Boris Johnson to face senior MPs amid Cummings row Johnson to face senior MPs amid aide row

He is also likely to be asked about his aide Dominic Cummings' controversial lockdown trip to County Durham


10,000 PLA soldiers inside Ladakh, China now claims entire Galwan valley: Report China claims entire Galwan River valley: Report

A China defence website with close links to the PLA has claimed that the entire Galwan River valley is a part of China


India won’t allow change of status quo on Line of Actual Control: Officials India won’t allow change of status quo on LAC: Officials

Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane made a low-key visit to Ladakh last week for a security review as tensions grew between India and China


Philippines’ Duterte says no school until there is a virus vaccine Philippines’ Duterte says no school until there is a virus vaccine

 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he will not allow students to go back to school until a coronavirus vaccine is available


China president tells army to thwart coronavirus impact on national security China president asks army to ‘Prepare for war’

Xi Jinping’s speech comes amid rising tension with the US, frequent references by local politicians and diplomats of reunifying Taiwan. Tension is also escalating with India with troops from the two countries


Stanley Ho: Hong Kong's 'king of gambling' dies aged 98

Stanley Ho: Hong Kong's 'king of gambling' dies aged 98

He was the head of one of the world's most lucrative gaming businesses, SJM Holdings, valued at about $6bn (£4.9bn)


UK censures China's state TV for Hong Kong coverage UK censures China's state TV for Hong Kong coverage

The announcement comes during a cooling in relations between London and Beijing


Russia to hold postponed WWII parade on June 24: Putin Russia to hold postponed WWII parade on June 24: Putin

President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia will hold a military parade to mark the 75th anniversary of victory in World War II in June


India combats locust attack amid Covid-19 pandemic India combats locust attack amid Covid-19 pandemic

An invasion by desert locusts has hit large swathes of India and Pakistan in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic


Australia bushfires: Hundreds of deaths linked to smoke Australia bushfires: Hundreds of deaths linked to smoke

Smoke from the massive bushfires that hit Australia in the 2019-20 summer was linked to more than 445 deaths


Afghanistan to free 900 more Taliban prisoners Afghanistan to free 900 more Taliban prisoners

The government earlier responded to the Taliban’s ceasefire offer by announcing plans to release up to 2,000 insurgent prisoners


German church opens doors for Muslim prayers in Ramadan German church opens doors for Muslim prayers in Ramadan

Throughout the month of Ramadan, Muslims abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from dawn to dusk. Normally families and friends would gather to break their fast and attend communal prayers


UK minister quits over Cummings' lockdown action UK minister quits over Cummings' lockdown action

Junior minister Douglas Ross has resigned after Dominic Cummings' defence of his trip to County Durham during the coronavirus lockdown


Coronavirus: Ecuador protests against cuts amid pandemic Thousands protest in Ecuador against coronavirus cuts

Around 2,000 people demonstrated in the capital Quito, defying restrictions aimed at combatting the virus


Macau casino tycoon Stanley Ho dies aged 98
Macau casino tycoon Stanley Ho dies aged 98

China's state-run CCTV described Ho a "patriotic entrepreneur"


Four dead as Russian helicopter crashes at airport Four dead as Russian helicopter crashes at airport

The helicopter of the Russian defence ministry went down in the main airport in Chukotka near Anadyr, which has mixed military and civilian use


India, China armies likely headed towards face-off in ladakh: report India, China armies likely headed towards face-off

A concern for the Indian military has been the presence of Chinese troops around several key points including Indian Post KM120 along the Darbuk-Shayok-Daulat Beg Oldie road in Galwan Valley


Coronavirus: Joe Biden emerges from quarantine after more than 2 months Biden emerges from quarantine after more than 2 months

Wearing a black face mask, the former vice-president laid a wreath at a ceremony in his home state of Delaware

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