Brazil Orders Carriers to Build Separate 5G for Government Use

Brazil’s federal government will require winners of an upcoming 5G spectrum auction to build a high security wireless network for its exclusive use, according to an order published late Friday. The requirement is one of the new guidelines for the auction that the government is planning for 2021. While the decision doesn’t mention Huawei Technologies […]

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Maxwell Assails Sex-Abuse Case in Request to Dismiss Charges

Ghislaine Maxwell, the former British socialite who’s accused of sex-trafficking with her ex-boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein, asked a court to throw out all charges against her, saying the government violated her rights to obtain evidence, has presented vague allegations and is depriving her of a fair trial. Maxwell has been fighting the U.S. charges since her […]

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Japan Will Ban Entry to Most Foreigners to Fight Virus

The Japanese government will ban entry to most foreigners through the end of January as coronavirus cases reach record highs there and the nation confirmed its first cases of the new, more infectious Covid strain. The restrictions will be implemented on Monday, the government said in a statement. Japanese nationals and foreigners with residency who […]

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Polish Premier Urges Calm as Coalition Partner Upset by EU Deal

Poland’s prime minister urged his junior coalition partner to stay in the government after he reluctantly agreed, against their demands, to strengthen the European Union’s ability to discipline countries in breech of the bloc’s democratic values. The junior partner, a party led by Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro, is set to meet to determine its future […]

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