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    President Donald Trump has withdrawn the United Stated from the United Nations-led World Health Organisation (WHO). The notification terminating U.S. involvement in the UN agency went out on Monday. The Trump administration had halted funding for the UN health body in April on the grounds of "severely mismanaging and covering up the spread of the coronavirus."

    While the United Nations and the European governments are falling over each other to condemn Israel over its proposed plan to apply sovereignty to Judea and Samaria, a region that constitutes the historic Jewish heartland, Communist China is cracking down on Hong Kong residents, empowered by a new draconian security law which came into effect on Tuesday midnight.

    Given recent developments following the outbreak of Wuhan coronavirus, the era of China being the go-to manufacturing destination for the U.S. companies appears to be coming to an end. The United States seeks to decouple its economy from Communist China in a post-coronavirus scenario, media reports say. Washington wants to empower India and other Indo-Pacific allies to replace manufacturing supply chains running through China.

    With neighboring countries struggling with the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, Beijing is tightening its control of disputed islands in the South China Sea. During President Barack Obama's time in office, China began a massive project of creating artificial islands in the area. These man-made islands have since been converted into military installations, naval bases, and aircraft landing strips for the Chinese military.

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has voiced strong support for the World Health Organization (WHO) after the United States cut its funding earlier this week. Chancellor Merkel "expressed her full support for the WHO," German government spokesman Steffan Seibert said on Thursday. German leader "defends the WHO's work following sharp criticism from Trump," German weekly Der Spiegel reported.

    U.S. President Donald Trump plans to block Iran's bid for a $5 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), news reports say. The international funding organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., is currently considering an Iranian request for "emergency funding," citing the outbreak of Wuhan Coronavirus in the country.
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