07 July 2022


US sanctions network selling Iranian oil (12)
06/07/2022 - 21:40 Washington (AFP) - The US Treasury said Wednesday it was freezing the assets of members of an international network for violating oil sanctions on Tehran by selling millions of dollars' worth of Iranian petrochemical products to East Asia. The sanctions target Iranian petrochemical firms and alleged front companies in China and the United Arab Emirates for Iran's state-owned
Singapore hangs 2 drug traffickers despite opposition (8)
July 6, 2022 at 9:46 pm By The Associated Press The Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Two drug traffickers were hanged in Singapore on Thursday, bringing the number of executions this year in the city-state to four despite growing calls to abolish its death penalty. Activists said the prison department handed the belongings and death certificates for Malaysian national Kalwant Singh and Singaporean
Iran Detains Several Foreign Nationals, Including British Diplomat, Accusing Them Of Spying (4)
July 06, 2022 19:46 GMT By RFE/RL The photo that Fars published of the diplomats amid claims that they were spying Iran Detains Several Foreign Nationals, Including British Diplomat, Accusing Them Of Spying Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has detained several foreign nationals, including Britain's second-ranking diplomat, over accusations of spying, state television has reported.
US-based crypto firm Voyager Digital files for bankruptcy (3)
It has claims of over $650 million against Singapore-based Three Arrows Capital By ANI Published: Thu 7 Jul 2022, 9:49 AM In another major setback to the crypto industry, the US-based crypto broker and lender Voyager Digital on Tuesday filed for bankruptcy. The firm, through the bankruptcy procedure, intends to maximise value for all its stakeholders, it said in a statement.
Recession fears drag on euro and crude, Asian markets mixed (4)
Author: AFP Update: 07.07.2022 05:45 The European Central Bank has come under pressure to lift interest rates as the euro falls towards parity with the dollar, though it must also be careful to support the ailing eurozone economy / © AFP Crude extended the week's losses Thursday, while the euro struggled to recover from 20-year lows and equities were mixed as recession fears continued to cast a pall across trading floors.
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