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Israel holds record number of Palestinians without trial
... rule over territories they want for a future state. Israel held as many administrative prisoners in May 2008, a last time Israel held as many administrative prisoners, also coincided with an increase in Israeli-Palestinian violence. Israel captured the West Bank in 1967 and has since established 130 settlements there, home to 500,000 settlers. The Palestinians want the territory, along with the east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, for their hoped-for independent state.
Updated: 10/02/2022
Kwasi Kwarteng reportedly sipping champagne with hedge fund managers
Kwasi Kwarteng was reportedly attending a private champagne reception with hedge fund managers at the home of a Conservative donor on the same day he delivered his mini-budget. Kwasi Kwarteng was reportedly attending a private ... ... mini-budget. The chancellor is said to have given guests information about the government spending cuts during the event at the West London home of Andrew Law , a financier, on the evening of September 23. The Bank of England acted in order to save pension funds after the introduction of a 45 bn package of tax cuts that will mostly benefit ...
Updated: 10/02/2022
China tests central bank digital currency trial
A central bank digital currency trial on cross-border transactions has been completed, according to the Bank for International Settlements BIS, with Chinese state-owned banks participating in Beijing tries to internationalise ... ... discuss setting global standards for digital currency as the international monetary system develops. Russia, sanctioned by the West over its war in Ukraine, plans to use its own digital currency to trade with China.
Updated: 10/01/2022
Ben & Jerry's sues Unilever over 'covertly took trademarks'
... goods conglomerate. The maker of Chubby Hubby ice cream learned of the move from recent court filings, according to the lawsuit. In July, Ben Jerry's filed a lawsuit against a Unilever subsidiary to try and block the sale of its business in Israel and the West Bank to a local licensee, Avi Zinger . The ice cream maker announced last year that it was no longer wanting to sell its products in the occupied West Bank because it was inconsistent with its values. Ben Jerry's products have been available for sale ...
Updated: 10/01/2022
Palestinians mourn 7-year-old boy killed by Israeli soldiers
... including many incidents where Israeli forces used lethal force. There is no allegation of the use of lethal force against Suleiman . The August statement said that the widespread use of live ammunition by Israeli forces in law enforcement operations in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, has led to an alarming increase in Palestinian deaths. The UN Human Rights Office in the occupied Palestinian territory has documented the killing of 74 Palestinians, including 20 children. In many instances, Israeli forces ...
Updated: 09/30/2022
Biden administration announces new sanctions after Putin annexations
On Friday morning, the Biden administration announced a wave of new sanctions after Vladimir Putin annexed ... ... also sanction Elvira Sakhipzadovna Nabiullina , the governor of Russia's Central Bank . The highly respected banker has limited the damage to Russia's economy after... ... areas under Russian control. The annexation has been called a sham by Ukraine and the West, according to the annexation. The Department of Commerce is announcing new export...
Updated: 09/30/2022
Four Palestinians killed in Israeli military raid in West Bank
At least four Palestinians were killed and 44 wounded in the Israeli military raid and heavy clashes in Jenin Wednesday morning, Palestinian officials said, making it one of the deadliest days in the West Bank this year, which has already seen over 100 Palestinians killed. At least four Palestinians were killed and 44 wounded in the Israeli military raid and heavy clashes in Jenin Wednesday morning, Palestinian officials said, making it one of the deadliest ...
Updated: 09/30/2022
Banks in India to shut down for up to 21 days in October
Banks in India will be shut down for up to 21 days in October 2022, including second ... ... in October 2022, including second and fourth Saturdays, and Sundays. According to the Reserve Bank of India , RBI banks will remain closed across different states, as... ... Durga Puja Maha Ashtami: Banks will be closed in Sikkim, Tripura, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Meghalaya, Kerala and Manipur. On October 4th, 2018, Durga Puja Maha Navami...
Updated: 09/30/2022
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