Israel ‘s “war of attrition” against Palestinian children Israeli-Palestinian conflict

They broke down the door before sunrise and about 30 Israeli soldiers stormed the family home. The subject of their arrest? Twelve-year-old Amar, whom they accused of attending a protest…

UN chief calls on Asia to strengthen social safety nets Labor rights

Asia-Pacific countries should view the pandemic as a wake-up call to strengthen their scarce social safety nets, said the head of the UN Labor Agency. In an exclusive interview with…

France’s Total supports Myanmar’s gas sanctions

France’s TotalEnergies has approved targeted sanctions on gas revenues in Myanmar, a change that activists say could hit a significant source of funding for General Min Aung Hlaing’s military junta.…

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Can US sanctions affect Putin’s thinking? | Oil and gas news

US President Joe Biden warned on Wednesday that he believes Russia is likely to enter Ukraine. Hours earlier, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken told Kiev to be ready for an…

UK retail sales fell sharply in December as Omicron spread

UK retail sales fell much more than expected in December as rising Covid-19 infections and new restrictions affected consumers’ spending on fuel, clothing and sports equipment. The volume of monthly…

UK foreign secretary calls on allies to curb rise of Russia and China

Liz Truss, UK foreign secretary, has called for liberal governments to “face down global aggressors” in a highly charged speech aimed at Russia and China. Truss said Moscow and Beijing…

The fiasco of Unilever’s offers increases the pressure on managers to implement Plan B.

As Christmas approaches, Unilever CEO Alan Jope hoped to give investors something to celebrate: the company’s biggest acquisition to date. In early November, he made an offer to open GlaxoSmithKline…

The scandal in the workplace with Activision makes the gaming giant a major target

Bobby Kotik’s trajectory as a young technology entrepreneur in the 1980s was shaped by remarkable encounters with two future billionaires: Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and casino mogul Steve Win. During…

Before you make fun of crypto losses, what’s in your portfolio?

Cryptocurrencies are popular. If you’re not lazy, old devil, you probably already have a lot. Even I, as rude as anyone, have a few. Last year, the Financial Conduct Authority…

With rising costs, how long can China stick to “zero COVID”? | Coronavirus pandemic news

Hong Kong, China – On January 23, 2020, China gave birth to “zero COVID”. Faced with the threat of a mysterious virus, Wuhan authorities have imposed the world’s first blockade…