Previously, the US dollar took a sustained nosedive to hit multi-year lows against a basket of currencies, belonging to six of the United States’ biggest foreign trade partners – the euro, yen, pound sterling, Canadian dollar, Swedish krona and Swiss franc – reaching 89.74 cents in April 2018.
The head of the International Peace Institute (IPI), Terje Rød-Larsen, has resigned in disgrace after admitting he accepted donations and a personal loan from the disgraced financier and convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The think tank chief says accepting the donations from foundations related to Jeffrey Epstein was “poor judgement” on his part as was a…
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has denounced the alleged use of a nerve agent from the Novichok group to poison Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny, and called for Russia to investigate the matter, given the status of Navalny in Russian politics.
By vetoing the EU budget, Hungary and Poland have plunged the bloc into a crisis and heaped pressure on Angela Merkel to find a solution. Brussels, though, might have a way to turn the tables.
A Canadian border agent has insisted he questioned Huawei’s CFO Meng Wanzhou about its dealings in Iran because a Wikipedia article piqued his suspicion she was a spy — denying the FBI used him to gather evidence. Border Services Agency Superintendent Sanjit Dhillon claimed during a Tuesday court hearing that five to 10 minutes spent…
While the coronavirus pandemic raged out of control across the world, shoppers in the US found themselves in a rather tricky situation when they realised that Amazon had failed to deliver toilet paper. Walmart has taken advantage of the confusion and people’s concerns and labelled loo paper as being “suitable for a gift”.
The protests, triggered by French police dislodging 2,500 refugees on 17 November, entered their second day on Tuesday.