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China is expanding its use of AI-generated content and fake social media accounts to stoke division in the United States and other locations, as per the latest report from Microsoft’s threat center. Beijing has intensified its focus and enhanced the complexity of its influence operations, according to Clint Watts, general manager of Microsoft threat analysis center.

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has cautioned American residents in the country to be vigilant and take security precautions due to a planned nationwide protest by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, also called Shiites. The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has assured residents of sufficient security during and after the period. […]

The son of a former president of Guinea-Bissau has been sentenced to over six and a half years in prison for involvement in a global heroin smuggling conspiracy, as announced by the US Justice Department on Tuesday. Malam Bacai Sanha Jr, 52, planned to utilize the profits to finance a rebellion in the West African country that would […]

The United States on Wednesday flew citizens out of Haiti's violence-ravaged capital Port-au-Prince, with more evacuations expected as the crisis persists. This was disclosed by the State Department. The United States chartered a helicopter that took some 15 citizens from Port-au-Prince, which has been largely overtaken by armed gangs, to the […]

China on Thursday slammed the approval of a US bill that would ban TikTok unless it severs ties with its Chinese parent company, ByteDance – blasting Washington’s “bandit” mentality and vowing Beijing would “take all necessary measures” to protect the interests of its companies overseas. The short-video app has soared in popularity worldwide but its […]

The US House of Representatives voted 352 in favor and 65 against on a bill on Wednesday that would require TikTok to separate from its Chinese owner or risk being prohibited in the United States. This surprising bipartisan unity in the politically divided Washington will be followed by more information later… AFP

China cautions the US over planned TikTok ban. The US House of Representatives is set to vote later Wednesday on a bill that would force the app to cut ties with its Chinese owner or face a ban in the United States. […]