The New York Times
· Strains Show in Russia’s Make-Believe Politics →
Things play out similarly on the regional level, where Communist and nationalist candidates often split the opposition vote and deliver victory to the ruling United Russia party.
· VirnetX -22% after ruling against two patents in Apple case →
The ruling was in favor of Mangrove Partners, but both patents have been asserted in VirnetX's long-running legal battle with Apple.
The China Post
· Poland: Politician vows steps to make media more ‘realistic’ →
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The leader of Poland’s right-wing ruling party said Tuesday that some news media are misrepresenting the country’s image and vowed that steps would be taken to make them see things in a “more realistic” way.
· In Reversal, U.K. Will Ban Huawei Equipment From Its 5G Network →
The decision comes after relations between the U.K. and China declined sharply over China's actions in Hong Kong, and in the face of a potential rebellion by parliamentarians from the U.K.'s ruling Conservative party who are concerned about the security implications of Chinese involvement in the 5G rollout.
· 'Cultural encroachment': PM Oli says Hindu deity Ram from Nepal →
Senior leaders from his ruling National Communist Party (NCP) have been seeking his resignation over his leadership style and governance failure.
· Trump heads to Georgia as 'lights are flashing red' in state he won easily in 2016 | Analysis →
Though the mere visit suggests Mr Trump now anticipates a fight to keep the Peach State red, the Republican strategist and Mr Galston caution against ruling him out.
· Tulsa race massacre: Search continues for mass grave site from 1921 →
Lawmakers from Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party scuffle with people from the main opposition Kuomintang party, who have been occupying the Legislature Yuan, in Taipei
· Saudi permanently revokes licence of Qatar's beIN →
The ruling could have serious implications for a proposed 300-million-pound ($370-million) Saudi-backed takeover of English Premier League club Newcastle United.
· Hagia Sophia to open 'outside prayer times': Turkey →
Turkey's Hagia Sophia will open to visitors outside prayer times and its Christian icons will remain, religious officials said Tuesday, after a court ruling paved the way for it to become a mosque.
· The Huawei dispute is only one part of a wider UK-China struggle →
Pompeo said the claims were “completely unlawful”, citing a 2016 ruling.