The news about alleged gold transfers to Turkey come after a Bank of England decision to deny Venezuela the repatriation of its gold assets worth $1.2 billion without providing any reason for it. The decision comes amid a US campaign aimed at freezing Caracas' foreign assets and depriving it of income. … [Read more...] about Mysterious Turkish Firm Helped Venezuela Save $900 Mln in Gold – Reports
Russia backed syrian army encircling turkish troops in idlib
Mount Sinabung spews volcanic materials into the air as it erupts, in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. The rumbling volcano erupted Monday, sending a column of volcanic materials a few thousands meters into the sky. Sinabung is among more than 120 active volcanoes in Indonesia, which is prone to seismic upheaval due to its location on the Pacific "Ring of Fire," an arc of volcanoes and fault lines encircling the Pacific Basin. less … [Read more...] about Indonesia’s Sinabung volcano ejects towering column of ash
The pickup fits in with Huanxi's stated strategy of leveraging prestige film and TV content from at home and abroad to fill a high-end niche within China's streaming landscape — the world's second-largest video market by both revenue and subscribers. The studio also produces tentpole theatrical films through an array of partnerships with leading Chinese filmmakers, such as Ning Hao (Crazy Alien), Xu Zheng (Lost in Russia), and Peter Chan (forthcoming volleyball biopic Leap), among others. … [Read more...] about Chinese Streamer Huanxi Premium Acquires Hit U.K. Miniseries ‘Quiz’ (Exclusive)
That tactics bore fruit. After receiving seven seats in the parliament and getting some leverage over Netanyahu, who needed Bennett to form a government, the former was appointed to the position of interim defence minister, a position he held up until recently, when the job was taken over by Gantz, following a coalition agreement he reached with the prime minister in May. … [Read more...] about Popular and Persistent: Who’s the Leader That Can Challenge Netanyahu?
“The spirit of the people of Watts has not changed. They are still resilient. They are still vibrant,” he said. “They have the root of survival. That is a good and bad thing. When you have the testimony of surviving, you sometimes think that is success and think surviving equates to thriving, and it doesn’t.” … [Read more...] about 55 years after riots, Watts neighborhood still bears scars