By Sam Hall Good evening. A counter-terrorism investigation has been launched after a man carrying a gun and a suspect package was arrested inside the grounds of a hospital in Leeds. We also have the latest analysis from Ukraine, as Germany dashed hopes for the quick delivery of tanks by saying a decision on sendingContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Friday 2023 January 20”
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Our selection of Things you need to know The Week: July 18 – July 24
July 18 Zelensky fires Ukraine top prosecutor and spy chief Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed Sunday that he had fired the country’s top prosecutor and the head of its domestic intelligence agency, in the biggest shakeup of his government since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. Zelensky’s government announced the dismissals of the prosecutor general, Iryna Venediktova,Continue reading “Our selection of Things you need to know The Week: July 18 – July 24”
Bloomberg main messages for 04-10 July 2022
July 05 Energy shortfalls were always part of the equation in the response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But few were prepared for gas becoming a second front in President Vladimir Putin’s wider conflict with the US and its allies. In less than five months of war, Moscow has retaliated against successive waves of internationalContinue reading “Bloomberg main messages for 04-10 July 2022”
The New York Times from July 04 – July 10
The headlights for the 1st week of July by the New York Times
The Guardian looking at the headlights for the last week of June 2022
One of the questions at the end of June was: How will women’s physical, emotional and financial wellbeing fare in a nation with a maternal mortality crisis, sky-high health costs and a tattered social safety net?
The New York Times from June 27 – July 3
From the SUNDAY MAGAZINE John Grisham Is Still Battling His Southern Demons “It was such a hard-right-wing, racist society that I grew up in. I’ve come a long way.” June 27 Protesters clashing outside the Supreme Court yesterday.Shuran Huang for The New York Times U.S. abortion fight shifts to new battlegrounds A Supreme Court rulingContinue reading “The New York Times from June 27 – July 3”
The New-York Times looking at June 16 – June 26
Ten days in the spotlight: Afghanistan, Ukraine, Russia, Colombia, Israel, France, Great Britain, a.o. countries.
Bloomberg’s view on the world for the fourth week of June 2022
June 27 G-7 Latest: Oil-Price Cap in Focus as Zelenskiy Addresses Summit Dazzling Mountain Views Can’t Hide Darker Mood Among G-7 Leaders US Resuscitates Bid at G-7 to Counter China’s Belt and Road Ban on New Gold Imports From Russia Seen as ‘Largely Symbolic’ Follow our latest coverage of the G-7 summit here. Russia defaultsContinue reading “Bloomberg’s view on the world for the fourth week of June 2022”
Bloomberg’s view on Ukraine at the beginning of June 2022
Since President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, he has caused immense death and destruction for few military gains and at huge economic cost. Yet he shows no sign of cracking even as Russia’s war aims have proved illusory. Putin appealed to Ukraine’s army to “immediately lay down arms and go home” on the first day ofContinue reading “Bloomberg’s view on Ukraine at the beginning of June 2022”
Many of the luxury resorts of the Mediterranean or Caribbean taboo for sanctioned individuals
International penalties imposed after Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine mean that many of the luxury resorts of the Mediterranean or Caribbean are taboo for sanctioned individuals, and their assets.