Posts Tagged ‘freezes’

Wife Tragically Freezes To Death After Husband Doesn’t Bring Blanket Fast Enough

CHARLESTON, SC—A local woman was found dead yesterday after her husband failed to bring her a blanket fast enough. The couple had reportedly sat down to binge-watch Gilmore Girls for the fifth time when his wife asked him to retrieve a blanket from the hall closet. However, by the time he returned it was already too […]

20 Years Unable to Defeat Taliban Now USA Freezes Afghanistan’s $9B Bank Deposits Causing Starvation

 According to an analysis by the United Nations World Food Program and Food and Agriculture Organization, 8.7 million people are nearing famine — putting Afghanistan on the brink of a mass starvation. And children are among the most vulnerable… the country is facing numerous humanitarian crises, including a critical food shortage that some aid groups […]

Israel freezes settlement project that outraged US

The Israeli occupation Municipality of Jerusalem yesterday froze plans to build a large Jewish-only settlement on the land of an old Palestinian airport in occupied East Jerusalem, local media reported. According to the Times of Israel, the team at the Israeli Jerusalem District Planning Committee was convened in order to prepare the plan for the […]

US Freezes $9.4 Billion Of Afghanistan Central Bank Reserves

After the humiliating exit of American troops, the US Treasury has freezed $9.4 billion of Afghanistan‘s Central Bank reserves. The Taliban’s declaration that it had taken control of Afghanistan on Monday put central bank watchers around the world on alert. The nation’s central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank, held $9.4 billion in international reserves as of […]

US Treasury Freezes Billions In Afghan Reserves, Depriving Taliban Of Cash

The decision was made by Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and officials in Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, the people said. The State Department was also involved in discussions this weekend, with officials in the White House monitoring the developments. An administration official said in a statement, “Any Central Bank assets the Afghan government have […]

Hong Kong Freezes Listed Shares of Media Tycoon Jimmy Lai Under Security Law

HONG KONG—Hong Kong authorities on Friday froze assets belonging to jailed media tycoon Jimmy Lai, including all shares in his company, Next Digital—the first time a listed firm has been targeted by national security laws in the financial hub. Also among assets targeted were the local bank accounts of three companies owned by him, Hong […]

Morocco freezes ties with German Embassy amid Sahara tension

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President Biden freezes withdrawal of US troops from Germany

President Joe Biden will freeze the withdrawal of US troops from American bases in Berlin in his latest reversal of a decision made by Donald Trump during his tumultuous four-year stint in the White House. Biden “will announce that Secretary Austin will lead a global force posture review and during the pendency of that review […]

Israeli court freezes bid for new Jerusalem neighborhood over Palestinian discrimination claims

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Tel Aviv freezes plan to build school for migrants’ children

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Days After Election, Trump Freezes Wages Of Farm Laborers

Above photo: Farm laborers from Fresh Harvest working with an H-2A visa harvest romaine lettuce on a machine with heavy plastic dividers that separate workers from each other on April 27, 2020 in Greenfield, California. Brent Stirton/Getty Images. “Many workers will suffer.” “The Trump administration is trying to get a lot of stuff like this […]

Going Underground – BROKEN NEWS: US freezes funding for Syria’s White Helmets – Report

Going Underground – BROKEN NEWS: US freezes funding for Syria’s White Helmets – Report Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com Afshin Rattansi and Lembit Opik review this week’s headlines! LIKE Going Underground http://fb.me/GoingUndergroundRTFOLLOW Going Underground http://twitter.com/Underground_RTFOLLOW Afshin Rattansi http://twitter.com/AfshinRattansiFOLLOW on Instagram http://instagram.com/officialgoingund… View the original video for Going Underground – BROKEN NEWS: US freezes funding for […]

PayPal freezes out Palestine activists in France

Ali Abunimah Lobby Watch 29 January 2018 PayPal claims that it is “giving opportunity to people across the globe,” but why are Palestinians and their supporters being left out? (Wikimedia Commons) PayPal, already facing pressure for its refusal to provide services to Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation, appears to be going a step further […]

Germany freezes upgrade of Turkish Leopard tanks amid Afrin op – govt spokesman

US ‘needs to stop supporting terrorists’ to avoid possible clash with Turkey in Syria – Deputy PM Germany will not be making any decision on “critical arms transfers” to its NATO ally Turkey, including the much-awaited upgrade of German-manufactured Leopard tanks, because of the military operation against the Syrian Kurds, Spiegel magazine earlier reported. Instead, […]

Economist says ‘declaration of war’ if US freezes Russian dollar assets

     The Bank of Russia holds a third of its currency assets in the United States. The USA may impose sanctions on the bank. Earlier, the US had frozen the assets of the National Fund of Kazakhstan, which suggests that Russia’s reserves may find themselves in a similar situation as well. Given the current state […]

Iranian court freezes assets of more than 150 BBC staff

DUBAI (Reuters) – More than 150 Iranian current and former BBC staff and contributors have been barred from major financial transactions in Iran, an Iranian court order seen by Reuters showed, in a fresh step against foreign media seen as hostile to Tehran. The order bans 152 individuals from any transaction that needs […]

Niagara Falls ‘freezes’ as Arctic conditions grip North America (VIDEO)

     North America is currently experiencing a particularly severe and protracted cold snap resulting in major car accidents, a state of emergency, sharks freezing to death and even now Niagara Falls is experiencing the Arctic blast. The water of the majestic falls themselves has yet to succumb to the polar winds, but the surrounding area […]

"It’s Unprecedented": Bank Of New York Freezes $23 Billion In Kazakh Assets

Overnight, Bank of New York Mellon said it had frozen $22.6 billion in assets held by Kazakhstan’s National Oil Fund in a rare move that escalates a legal battle between the government and a Moldovan investor. According to Reuters, Moldova’s Anatolie Stati and his companies had earlier won damages against the Kazakh government, and his […]

Hell Freezes Over: CFTC Finds Trader Guilty Of Metals Price Rigging

By Clint Siegner It must have been painfully awkward for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Last year, Deutsche Bank settled a civil suit involving blatant market rigging and turned over reams of information, including chat logs and voice recordings. The trove contained plenty of damning evidence which had gone overlooked by the […]

US Sanctions 271 Syrians, Freezes Their US Assets

Two weeks after launching missile strikes on Syria, the U.S. Treasury announced it has sanctioned 271 employees of Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Center in response to the alleged sarin attack conducted by the Assad regime on Kahn Sheikhoun. It’s one of the largest sanction actions in U.S. history. The action was […]

Geo-Politics: Indian Ocean conundrum

     Over the past decade, the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), has emerged as the new focus of attention in the ever shifting geo-political and strategic struggle for dominance. With the growing clout of India and China in the global arena, the world superpowers, particularly the US, have had their attention drawn to the trade and […]

Colombian Ex-President Uribe Made Involuntary Appearance In Wiretap

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe made an involuntary appearance in an audio from a wiretap ordered by the Supreme Court. he court is currently investigating Uribe’s alleged involvement in a massacre committed by paramilitaries in 1997. During his presidency Uribe was notorious for wiretapping anyone who deemed a threat, including the […]

US Weapons Fuel Colombia’s Neo-Paramilitaries

nsnbc : Colombia’s National Police announced that it had intercepted a shipment of 20 M-4 assault rifles that had been legally purchased in the United States and shipped to Colombia. While the Colombian government and left-wing guerrilla FARC and ELN are engaged in ending 51 years of civil war, the greatest security threat is currently posed […]

Blowing in the wind: how to stop cow burps warming Earth

Ruminant animals emit methane, a gas that is more than 20 times more efficient than carbon dioxide in trapping the sun’s heat At her farm nestled in the green hills of northwestern France, Marie-Francoise Brizard is helping to curb a planet-wide menace: farting and belching cows implicated in global warming. So far this year, Brizard […]

US Congress freezes $200 million in aid to Palestinians

  AFP October 2, 2011 WASHINGTON (AFP) – Key US lawmakers are blocking about $200 million in Palestinian aid in response to the territories’ UN statehood bid, congressional aides said Saturday. Members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee have frozen the funding “until the Palestinian statehood issue is sorted […]

As Turkey Freezes Israel Ties, Critics Decry “Whitewashed” U.N. Report on Gaza Flotilla, Blockade

Guests:Huwaida Arraf, chairperson of the Free Gaza Movement and co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement. She was on one of six ships that were in the Gaza flotilla when the Mavi Marmara was attacked. Norman Finkelstein, author of several books on the Israel-Palestine conflict, including “This Time We Went Too Far”: Truth Consequences of the […]

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