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Michael Bloomberg Refused to Fight for the Seat of President of the United States

The billionaire, media mogul and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that he has decided not to participate as an independent candidate for the US president office. He wrote about this in his column on the website BloombergView. Bloomberg explained his decision by saying he does...

Unwelcomed Banknotes: Why EU Wants to Withdraw €500 Bills

After the terrorist attacks in Paris, The European Central Bank came to think if it's time to get rid of the €500-bills. Large banknotes has long been associated with the Mafia, they are used for bribes, carried in suitcases and stores are reluctant to accept them. Two years ago, customs officials...

£1m eBay Scam Leads to Arrest of Former Islamic Extremist

Suspicion of forgery of more than £1million on eBay for the purpose of funding terrorism has resulted in the arrest of a man who had earlier claimed to be an al-Qaida insider. However, later that man had told security agencies that he had made it up.     The modus-operandi of the...

Death Sentence for Corruption to Iran Billionairre Tycoon Babak Zanjani

After being accused of fraudulently pocketing $2.8 billion and after a lengthy trial process, Iran's billionaire tycoon Babak Zanjani has been sentenced to death for corruption, a judicial official said Sunday.   Despite financial sanctions imposed on the Islamic republic's banks as...

Ahead of iPhone Encryption Ruling, Apple Find Support from U.S. Tech Companies

Asking a judge to support Apple Inc in its encryption battle with the U.S. government, tech industry leaders including Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp, AT&T and more than two dozen other Internet and technology companies filed legal briefs on Thursday.   The breadth...

The British Precedent Comes Further: Norway is Next

The precedent of Britain came faster than many experts expected. Norway plans to significantly reduce payments to foreign workers from the EU, as London did. Formally, Norway is not an EU member, but in fact, the country is in the block’s sphere of influence. Just a couple of decades ago, Norway...

Tycoon’s Punishment in China Intended to Serve as a Warning to Communist Party’s Outspoken Members

Urging other party members to learn from his example, a retired property developer who criticized President Xi Jinping’s state media clampdown is to be “seriously punished” by the Communist Party officials in Beijing.   The party committee in Beijing’s Xicheng district said in a statement...

Opposition Blamed for Violations by Assad as he Backs Truce

While accusing the opposition of violating the agreement intended to halt nearly five years of fighting, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad described the cessation of hostilities in force since Saturday as a "glimmer of hope".   On the other hand allegations of breaching the fragile truce by...

Enemy of the State: Why Apple Got Involved in the War with the FBI

Apple and the FBI’s confrontation has become the largest in recent years public debate about where to draw the line between privacy of personal information and national security. The point is not limited by a single phone hacking: since past September, authorities at least 12 times asked Apple to...

The First Trial on Cultural Destruction to be held by ICC at The Hague

A jehadi leader accused of demolishing ancient mausoleums in Timbaktu is the first case that would come up for trial in the international criminal court’s first war crimes trial for destruction of cultural monuments this week.   Medieval shrines, tombs of Sufi saints and a mosque dating back...
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