Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Jamal Khashoggi’s wife to sue NSO Group, UAE, Saudi over Israeli Pegasus spyware

Market Desk (online): Hanan Elatr also intends to sue Saudi Arabia and UAE for their alleged involvement in installing the software on her phone. NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware reportedly has the ability to turn a phone into surveillance device with...

German leader continues Gulf tour, stops in UAE, Qatar 

Market Desk (Economy): German Chancellor Olaf Scholz planted a tree at a mangrove park in UAE on Sunday during 2 day visit to the Gulf region focused on securing new fossil fuel supplies and forging fresh alliances against Russia. To do so, the German government has...

Russia-Ukraine war: Border crossings Russia to Finland have doubled and queue to Georgia 10km long 

Market Desk (online): Queue at Russian border stretches 10km as people flee. Russia by announcing the first mobilization of at least 300,000 troops since the World War II has led to a rush among men of military age to leave the country and the people shocked. The line at...

Booker winning author Hilary Mantel dies at 70 

Market Desk (online): Hilary Mantel, the Booker Prize-winning author of the acclaimed Wolf Hall saga of historical novels, has died at 70. Mantel died "suddenly yet peacefully" surrounded by close family and friends, publisher HarperCollins said Friday. Mantel is credited with re-energizing historical fiction...

US-China foreign ministers to meet in New York as Taiwan tensions  

Market Desk (New York): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will hold talks on the sidelines of UN General Assembly, currently underway in New York. Statement from the US State Department said that the meeting is a part of...

China-Ukraine foreign ministers meeting in New York 

Market Desk (New York): The meeting was the first between the two since the February, 2022 invasion of Ukraine by Russia. China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi met his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, the China’s Foreign Ministry...

34 Dead, 14 rescued after boat capsizes off Syria 

Market Desk (online): 34 dead after boat carrying migrants capsizes off Syrian coast, many others were rescued alive in this incident. The boat, carrying migrants and refugees,hadsailed from Lebanon and sank off the coast of Syria en route. This is what...

China: Ex-justice minister sentenced to death for corruption 

Market Desk (online): A court in China on Thursday sentenced a former justice minister to death for over US$16mn in corruption with a 2 year reprieve. Fu Zhenghua 67, was found guilty by the Intermediate People's Court of Changchun in northeast Jilin province. The death sentence can be...

Russia arrests over 1,300 as anti-war protests over Putin’s military call-up 

Market Desk (online): More than 1,300 people have been arrested in Russia following call-up of extra forces to fight in Ukraine, according to independent human rights group OVD-Info. Around 1,307 people were reportedly detained in 39 cities across the country as...

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are expecting 3rd child  

Market Desk (online): Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced the good news. His wife Priscilla Chan is expecting their third child. A daughter will be born next year. Recall that the 38-year-old billionaire and his wife Priscilla Chan are raising 2 daughters. Maxima was born in 2015...

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Big Tech Companies: Loophole in privacy law

Market Desk (Tech): If anyone read the privacy policies of Face book, Twitter, Amazon, Apple and Google to find...