Taiwan official leading missile production found dead in hotel

Taiwan official leading missile production found dead in hotel

The deputy head of Taiwan defense ministry’s research and development unit was found dead on Saturday morning in a hotel room, according to the official Central News Agency. Ou Yang Li-hsing, deputy head of the military-owned National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology, was found dead in a hotel room in southern Taiwan on Saturday … Read more

Washington Post fires Felicia Sonmez, reporter at center of social media policy battle

Washington Post fires Felicia Sonmez, reporter at center of social media policy battle

The incident began when Felicia Sonmez tweeted a screen shot of an offensive joke that a colleague, Dave Weigel, had sent out on Twitter, adding the comment: ‘Fantastic to work at a news outlet where retweets like this are allowed.’Pablo Martinez Monsivais/The Associated Press The Washington Post has fired Felicia Sonmez, who triggered a vigorous … Read more

Ukraine secret service says it has arrested top Putin ally, Viktor Medvedchuk

Ukraine secret service says it has arrested top Putin ally, Viktor Medvedchuk

Viktor Medvedchuk attends a court hearing in Kyiv on May 13, 2021.SERHII NUZHNENKO/Reuters Ukraine’s security services on Tuesday said they had arrested pro-Russian politician Viktor Medvedchuk, who is President Vladimir Putin’s closest and most influential ally in Ukraine. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had earlier published a photo of a tired-looking and handcuffed Medvedchuk, who says Putin … Read more