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EU pushed to debate Covid-19 vaccine patent waiver after US U-turn

EU pushed to debate Covid-19 vaccine patent waiver after US U-turn

The leaders of the European Union are to discuss waiving intellectual property protections for Covid-19 vaccines this week, after the United States shifted position on the policy that could allow many poorer countries to produce their own vaccines. “The EU is also ready to discuss any proposals that address the crisis in an effective and
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Facebook ban on Trump upheld, but board insists on six-month review

Facebook ban on Trump upheld, but board insists on six-month review

Former US president Donald Trump’s ban from Facebook has been upheld but the decision to sanction him indefinitely is “not appropriate” and must be reviewed within six months, the company’s independent oversight board said on Wednesday. “The Board has upheld Facebook’s decision on January 7, 2021, to restrict then-President Donald Trump’s access to posting content on
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Germany bans Islamist organisation, Ansaar International, over alleged sponsoring of terrorism

Germany has banned the Islamist organisation, Ansaar International, and several of its sub-organisations. “The network finances terrorism worldwide with donations,’’ Steve Alter, spokesman for Germany’s Interior Minister, Horst Seehofer tweeted on Wednesday. Alter quoted Seehofer as saying: “If you want to fight terror, you have to dry up its sources of money.’’ The justification for
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German Federal Intelligence Agency watching anti-lockdown radicals

German Federal Intelligence Agency watching anti-lockdown radicals

Anti-lockdown radicals within the so-called Querdenken (Lateral Thinking) movement are to be monitored by the Federal German Domestic Intelligence Services, the Interior Ministry said in Berlin on Wednesday. The decision allows the Agency for the Protection of the Constitution, as the domestic intelligence agency is known to collect information on persons identified as posing a
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