The United States must restrain Japan from attempting to deny World War II history.
A new body has been appointed to administer Libor - the London Interbank Offered Rate. A subsidiary of the Intercontinental Exchange Group (ICE), a global network of exchanges and clearing houses, has been appointed to ensure Libor cannot be rigged by banks again.
Mukhtar Ablyazov, the billionaire banker and former Kazakhstan's energy minister, found guilty of embezzlement on ‘an epic scale’ -. wanted by Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan for $6bn bank fraud, sued in London, wanted by Interpol since 2009, was held on allegations of 'large-scale fraud in an organised group -- is finally captured in France. Both Ukraine and Kazakhstan have issued extradition requests to France for Kazakhstani oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov.
The majority in the U.S. House of Representatives are expected to vote against the Syrian War, with only a few dozen “yes” votes and a massive undecided contingent leaving open the door for not just a loss, but a huge loss for the war party. So far, it is 212 politicians who are to vote NO, while 43 vote YES.
Britain is facing intense pressure to give a detailed explanation of the decision to detain the partner of the Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald after the White House confirmed that it was given a "heads up" before David Miranda was taken into custody for nine hours at Heathrow.
David Miranda, partner of Guardian journalist and The Santos Republic contributor Glenn Greenwald who released and reported about the NSA massive surveillance and was entrusted with Edward Snowden files, gives his first interview on nine-hour interrogation and unwarranted detention at Heathrow airport.
The detention of my partner, David Miranda, by UK authorities will have the opposite effect of the one intended, writes Glenn Greenwald.
David Miranda, Brazilian life partner of Glenn Greenwald, was detained and questioned under Terrorism Act, though he presents no threat to the UK government. Greenwald, a frequent The Santos Republic contributor, is the key journalist who has written a series of stories revealing the NSA's electronic surveillance programmes, detailed in thousands of files passed to him by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
An 18-year-old man from the Baltic island of Gotland has been convicted after sending a friend request on Facebook.
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