Posts Tagged ‘widens’

Eva Kaili faces move to strip MEP of her seat as Qatar corruption probe widens

The European Parliament’s political leaders meet on Tuesday to vote on ending the Greek MEP’s term in office, as a Belgian probe widens into alleged influence-peddling by the Gulf state. Source

Kazakhstan arrests spy chief for treason as rift inside government widens

IN A SIGN OF WIDENING disagreements within the government of Kazakhstan, the once supremely powerful head of the country’s internal intelligence agency has been fired. He was subsequently arrested by his own agency for alleged treasonable acts. Karim Masimov (or Massimov) served twice as prime minister of Kazakhstan under his political mentor, former President Nursultan […]

Field of candidates widens in heated race for top ICC prosecutor job

A British lawyer looking into alleged atrocities committed by Islamic State, and a Canadian who helped bring to justice perpetrators of Cambodia’s genocide are among five new candidates to lead the International Criminal Court.A process to fill the most important post in the field of international criminal justice has been deadlocked for several months.The five […]

Greece Investigating More NGOs as Migrant Smuggling Probe Widens

    Greek authorities are reportedly targeting more suspicious non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as an investigation into espionage, human smuggling, and tax evasion continues to expand in scope. A total of 33 suspects tied to four NGOs were rounded up in late September amid an extensive probe conducted by Greek intelligence and counter-terrorism agencies, as Infowars […]

Israeli experts say Zoom learning widens gaps between kids, but the three R’s can wait

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U.S. Widens Surveillance to Include ‘Homegrown Violent Extremists’

U.S. Widens Surveillance to Include ‘Homegrown Violent Extremists’ October 25th, 2017 Mmm hmm. Via: Reuters: The U.S. government has broadened an interpretation of which citizens can be subject to physical or digital surveillance to include “homegrown violent extremists,â€� according to official documents seen by […]

Game changer for the global economy: China widens its Silk Road to the world

     Beijing hopes its top-level two-day Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, starting this Sunday, will be a game-changer for globalization Let’s cut to the chase. China’s new ‘Silk Road’ initiative is the only large-scale, multilateral development project that the 21st century has seen so far. There is no counter-offer from the West. Which […]

What waste: human excrement can fuel developing world

Scientists have developed a working laboratory demonstrator of a lithium-oxygen battery which has very high energy density, is more than 90% efficient, and, to date, can be recharged more than 2000 times, showing how several … Source Article from

More, smaller icebergs could show up in Alaska tanker lanes

Icebergs that threaten tankers carrying oil from the trans-Alaska pipeline are likely to be smaller but more numerous over the next two decades, according to a study by a citizens oversight group. Ice that calves off the Columbia Glacier near Valdez has to travel farther to reach shipping lanes because the glacier has receded more […]

US budget gap widens, tops $1 trln for 3rd year

  Pedro Nicolaci da Costa Reuters October 14, 2011 The U.S. budget gap widened slightly in fiscal 2011, staying above $1 trillion for a third straight year and providing fodder for a political battle over taxes and spending ahead of next year’s presidential election. The Treasury Department report on Friday comes just over two months […]

Ron Paul Widens MSNBC/NBC Presidential Poll Lead; Over 205,000 Votes Now Cast

Tony Rutherford Huntington News Sept 9, 2011 MSNBC’s First Read continues attracting votes for its post-Presidential Republican Debate poll. As of 3:30 a.m. Sept 9, more than 205,000 votes have been cast. Ron Paul has widened his lead over Mitt Romney and Rick Perry. Paul has 57.1%, Romney 14.5%, and Perry 12.4% Despite the thunderous […]

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