June 30, 2020

FCC designates Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE as ‘posing a national security threat’

Fotonen/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Citing its close ties to the Chinese Communist Party, the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday formally designated Chinese telecom […]
June 30, 2020

Ghosts laid to rest as Cairo’s 109-year-old Baron Empain Palace opens for visitors

Keladawy /iStockBy Hatem Maher, ABC News (CAIRO) — Mysteries and superstitious tales surrounding an Indian-style mansion in an upscale Cairo district have finally been put to […]
June 30, 2020

Counterfeiters sold ‘cheap wines’ with expensive labels: Europol

Silberkorn/iStockBy Kelly McCarthy, ABC News (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — Wine drinkers are often aware of the markup to enjoy a glass or bottle at bars and […]
June 30, 2020

Beijing tightens screws on Hong Kong as contentious new law goes into effect on handover anniversary

Igor Ilnitckii/iStockBy KARSON YIU and BRITT CLENNETT, ABC News (HONG KONG) — In early June, Zhang Xiaoming, one of the top Chinese official in charge of […]