Premier Silvio Berlusconi's conservative forces pushed ahead Tuesday with plans to change the rules for electing parliament, defying critics who say the new system will return Italy to the political instability of past decades. The electoral reform was being discussed in the Senate after being approved in the lower house of parliament in October. Final approval was expected Wednesday, with the new system well in place for a general election expected in April
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18