Saturday, November 18, 2017

Over 200 people detained in Saudi Arabia over anti-corruption efforts

Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday that over 200 people have been detained and are currently being questioned amid unfolding anti-corruption efforts, the country's Information Ministry said. Out of 208 initially called in for questioning over an alleged graft and embezzlement estimated to be worth at...

Brexit: Theresa May would begin the formal process for exiting the EU by Tuesday

UK Prime Minister Theresa May could begin the formal process for exiting the European Union by triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty as early as Tuesday, according to officials in London and Brussels. ______ LONDON, United Kingdom - May had pledged to trigger Article 50...

Saudi Arabia paid thousands of dollars to US army veterans to kill 9/11 bill — report

Saudi Arabia has paid tens of thousands of dollars to US army veterans in an attempt to kill a recently-passed law allowing 9/11 families to sue Saudi nationals for their alleged role in facilitating the September 11, 2001 attacks that killed thousands of...

Leaked emails exposed the Coca-Cola worldwide war against sugar taxes on cold drinks

The Coca-Cola Company is sitting tight after alleged leaked emails exposed the corporate giant's worldwide war against sugar taxes on cold drinks, which is also on the cards for South Africa Hactivist site DC Leaks recently revealed Coca-Cola’s strategy to tackle public health policies at...

Bitcoin collapsed by 30%

The bitcoin rate, which updated the historical maximum last Wednesday, fell by 10% over the weekend. The total drop in the most expensive crypto currency in less than a week was 29%. As reported by Bloomberg , on Monday morning, the bitcoine rate fell to...

Australia’s largest bank accused of money laundering, terrorism financing breaches

Australia's largest bank accused of money laundering, terrorism financing breaches
Australia's largest bank may face extensive fines after the country's financial intelligence and regulatory agency accused it of breaching anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws on Thursday. The Australian Transactions Reports & Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) has launched a civil case with the federal court that...

Oil is stable near a two-year high

Oil prices held steady below a two-year high on Monday, supported by production cuts by OPEC and other major producers. The price of global benchmark crude settled at $63.49 a barrel at $63.49 a barrel. On Tuesday, Brent hit its highest level since June 2015...

World oil prices fall

In the course of electronic trading on the London and New York stock exchanges, world oil prices are declining, according to the bidding data. December futures for light crude oil brand WTI on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) decreased by 0.83%, to $ 55.24...

ISIS moving its money into EU, and governments believe will use to launch more attacks

For years, Ammar’s tiny money transfer shop in the Turkish city of Antakya caught no one’s attention but the fellow Syrian refugees who pressed inside to send and receive money from abroad, until this summer, when security officials started visiting every week. “I’ve had to show them my accounting...

Crude oil inventories decline, but imbalance to continue: IEA

Production of crude rose by 100,000 barrels per day to a total of 97.5 million, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday, as cited by VOP. The monthly report revealed a revision downward in the estimate for the increase in demand for this year and...

We’re not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis promising

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Baghdad on Monday, promising that, despite what President Trump said last month, the administration would not try to seize Iraq’s oil. ______ Nor, he said, would the administration repay Iraqis who have worked and fought side by side with American...

WIKILEAKS has released a cable showing the US Gov. secret talks with Rockefeller member

Did WikiLeaks prove the Illuminati exists? SECRET US Government Rockefeller talks revealed. WIKILEAKS has released a cable showing the US Government had secret talks with a member of the Rockefeller family over where to hide the family of the disposed shah after the Iranian revolution. The...

Every 10 minutes one Yemeni child dies of malnutrition and other illness caused by hunger

Two years into the Yemeni conflict, children continue to suffer the consequences and will soon succumb to starvation without prompt humanitarian assistance and viable efforts to bring peace to the war-ravaged country, UNICEF said in a report entitled ‘Falling through the Cracks.’ ______ Nearly half a...

Fossil Fuels Could Be Phased Out In 10 Years – Study

Researchers suggest the Earth’s fossil fuel addiction could be kicked in less than a decade. Scientists at the University of Sussex looked at previous energy transitions for clues about the current energy crisis and how human systems might respond. By Nerti U. Qatja, @VOP_Today Though previous transitions — from...

Nearly $100 billion — Russia buying up more of America’s debt

In March, the country bought $13.5 billion of US government bonds -- better known as "Treasury securities." Russia's total holdings of US debt have now increased to nearly $100 billion, according to recently released Treasury Department data. It's the third straight month of buying from...

NSA monitoring money transfers among global banks, documents

Hackers released documents and files on Friday that cybersecurity experts said indicated the US National Security Agency had accessed the SWIFT interbank messaging system, allowing it to monitor money flows among some Middle Eastern and Latin American banks. The release included computer code that could...

Mike Pence message about Hillary Clinton’s e-mail scandals, health, her Foundation and more

Indiana Governor and candidate for Donald Trump’s Vice-president, Mike Pence spoke about Hillary Clinton’s e-mail scandals, her health as well as her lies about her Foundation and everything else actually. Pence addressed Hillary, saying that she has to ‘come clean’ with the American people and...

FREE MONEY — Canada launching an experiment giving 4,000 people free money until 2020

Finland, the Netherlands, and San Francisco, California, have already shown interest in giving people a regular monthly allowance — a system known as basic income. ______ Now Ontario, Canada, is planning a basic-income trial as well. On Monday, Premier Kathleen Wynne outlined new details of the Ontario...

Anti-democratic NGOs funded by Soros aiming to bring down Hungarian govt – foreign minister

The activities of organizations funded by US billionaire investor George Soros in Hungary are “anti-democratic,” as they want to undermine the government in Budapest, the foreign minister of Hungary told RT. ______ Soros “would like this government to fail, he would like to kind of fire...

Qatar loses about 80% of its Gulf imports due to sanctions

Qatar relies heavily on the Gulf countries in its trade and imports, especially with Saudi Arabia and the UAE, reported Al Arabiya on Monday. According to data of the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics, the trade exchange between Qatar and the Arab Gulf countries in...

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