TikTok CEO faces off with U.S. Congress over security fears – National | Globalnews.ca

TikTok CEO, Shou Zi Chew, appeared before a US Congressional committee yesterday to answer questions on the company’s data security and user safety protocols. Chew has denied that the video-sharing app poses any national security risks, while stressing the safety of its younger users. The committee hearing followed a wider government enquiry into security concerns […]

Ottawa still advertising on TikTok despite banning it on government devices due to security concerns | CBC News

The Canadian government is continuing to advertise on TikTok despite having banned the app from all government devices over security concerns last month. The federal government told CBC News it is running several taxpayer-funded advertising campaigns on TikTok, the video-sharing service popular with young people, which promote government messaging on topics such as public safety, […]

Citing security threats, Imran asks courts to conduct his hearings via video link

Former Pakistani prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has called for all cases against him to be heard via video conferencing after claiming that his life is in danger every time he leaves home. Imran accused the interim government of Punjab of withdrawing his security protocol as a former prime minister and alleged that he […]

Germany, Japan pledge to boost cooperation on economic security

Germany and Japan have agreed to collaborate on economic security and reduce their dependence on China, according to a joint statement issued following the first governmental high-ministerial consultations between the two countries on 29 January. The statement confirmed the countries will work on creating a legal framework for bilateral defence and security cooperation activities on […]

Germany, Japan seek cooperation on economic security amid supply chain strains

Germany and Japan have pledged to cooperate closely on economic security, with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz leading a delegation of six ministers to Japan for the two countries’ first high-ministerial government consultations. The discussions held amid rising concerns over global supply chains and economic disruption brought on by the war in Ukraine. Scholz is looking […]

Imran: Amid high drama, HC asks security forces to halt op outside Imran house – Times of India

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister and current political opposition leader, Imran Khan, evaded arrest after a 21-hour police siege of his Lahore residence ultimately broke down on Wednesday. Khan, leader of the Pakistani Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, was due to surrender to Islamabad police after the capital’s court issued him with an arrest warrant. However, police were […]