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UK infected blood scandal victims to receive final compensation this year | News

Minister announces compensation plans a day after a report found civil servants and doctors exposed patients to unacceptable risks. Victims of the UK’s infected blood scandal, in which tens of thousands of people were infected by contaminated blood or blood products provided by the public health service, will start receiving their final compensation payments this

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Tech giants agree to AI development ‘kill switch’ for unsafe models

A group of leading technology companies, including OpenAI, Amazon and Microsoft, have agreed to a set of commitments to ensure the safe development of their AI models. The agreement includes a “kill switch” to cut development if safety is not guaranteed. The agreement includes companies from the UK, US, China, Canada, France, South Korea and

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Who is Ali Bagheri Kani, Iran’s acting foreign minister? | Politics News

Ali Bagheri Kani, a 57-year-old political insider with a history of serving in Iran’s diplomatic and security apparatuses, has been appointed interim foreign minister following the death of the man he is replacing, Hossein Amirabdollahian. Amirabdollahian died on Sunday in a helicopter crash in Iran’s mountainous East Azerbaijan province, alongside President Ebrahim Raisi and several

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Trump allies, including Rudy Giuliani, to be arraigned in fake elector scheme

A dozen allies of former US President Donald Trump, including Rudy Giuliani, are expected in an Arizona court on Tuesday to hear charges against them tied to the 2020 election. They are accused of carrying out a “fake elector scheme” in which they allegedly conspired to falsely declare that Mr Trump had won Arizona. This

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Poland arrests sabotage suspects and warns of potential hostile acts by Russia

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Tuesday that three people were recently arrested on suspicion of links to foreign-sponsored sabotage, adding to nine others already under arrest. Tusk was speaking at a weekly news conference about what steps his government was taking to protect Poland against hostile activity, including incidents with

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Israeli officials seize AP equipment, citing alleged media law violation | Israel War on Gaza News

Israeli officials have seized a camera and broadcasting equipment belonging to The Associated Press (AP) news agency in southern Israel, accusing the news organisation of violating a new media law by providing images to Al Jazeera. The Qatari-owned media network and satellite channel is among thousands of clients that receive live video feeds from the

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Taiwan’s new president tells China to stop threats, ‘face reality’ of Taipei’s existence

[Source] New Taiwanese President Lai Ching-te has urged China to cease military and political threats, advocating for peace and stability through dialogue rather than confrontation. Key points: Lai, who was sworn into office on Monday, emphasized Taiwan’s sovereignty in his inauguration speech and reiterated the island’s commitment to defend its democracy and freedom. China criticized

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Rashford left out of England’s provisional Euro 2024 squad | UEFA Euro 2024 News

Forward Marcus Rashford was the most high-profile omission as England football manager Gareth Southgate named his provisional Euro 2024 squad on Tuesday while there was also no place for experienced midfielder Jordan Henderson. Several uncapped players did make the provisional list of 33 including Liverpool duo Curtis Jones and Jarell Quansah, Everton defender Jarrad Branthwaite

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Posts falsely claim that Ethiopian government confiscated archbishop’s passport for SA trip

The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church has been at loggerheads with the government since an internal rift plunged the church into crisis in February 2023. When a church delegation embarked on an official mission to South Africa this month, a Facebook post claimed that the government had prevented Archbishop Abraham, the head of the patriarch’s office,

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