Saudi Bank, Chemical, Telecom stocks to be ‘Supported,’ EFG-Hermes says
02 July 2018 | 10:50 am
Mohamad Al Hajj, an equities strategist at the research arm of EFG-Hermes in Dubai, talks about Saudi Arabia's economy, which grew 1.15% in the first quarter from an year earlier, and the nation's stocks.
9 Aug 2020
Darknet, drugs, Bitcoin — these ingredients made "Chemical Revolution" the largest online narcotics shop in Germany. The trial against its alleged dealers begins as the Darknet economy continues to flourish.
6 Nov 2020
He's an illustrator, film director and visual storyteller but Woodkid is best known for his haunting musical style, with tracks like "Iron" and "Run Boy Run" establishing him as an intriguing new voice nearly a decade ago. This architect of audiovisual art experiments went on to provide creative services for Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Lana Del Rey before returning to personal projects in 2016.
10 Jan 2021
The New York Stock Exchange has begun delisting three Chinese telecom companies after an executive order from US President Donald Trump in October.
20 Mar 2021
Pakistan is considering "chemical castration" as a punishment for rapists and sex offenders. But is the method effective? What are the ethical implications? European countries have varying experiences.
17 Mar 2021
Hawker Saber is one of the survivors of the chemical attack Saddam Hussein ordered on the Kurdish town of Halabja 33 years ago but he needs a respirator to stay alive. Saber, who is hooked to the machine for more than 20 hours a day, was just three at the time but he still has terrible memories of March 16, 1988.
17 Mar 2021
Lawmakers wade into Banks, Telecom. operators' feud
7 May 2021
A project in Nigeria is promoting sustainability and combating climate change through organic farming practices. Instead of chemicals they are showing people how to make and use organic alternatives.
29 Jul 2021
At least one person has died and 16 people are injured following an explosion at a chemical park in Leverkusen in western Germany. Residents have been urged to stay indoors because of black smoke rising from the area.
13 Mar 2022
The White House is warning that Russia could be planning a chemical or biological weapon attack in Ukraine. Washington says it's "very concerned" about the potential for the war to escalate and the possibility that Moscow may deploy non-conventional weapons. To discuss this and more, we're joined for Perspective by Edward Arnold, a research fellow for European security at the Royal United Services Institute think tank in London.
26 Mar 2022
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has said any false-flag operation by Russia in order to use chemical, nuclear or biological weapons would constitute a war crime.
5 Apr 2022
Scientists have issued a stark warning: chemical pollution has officially exceeded the limits safe for humans and the planet. The ocean, which has become a dumping ground for a cocktail of toxic pollutants, is bearing the brunt of this pollution. We take a closer look in this edition of Down to Earth.
13 Apr 2022
There are calls from the US and Britain for an investigation after Ukrainian soldiers of the Azov regiment were reportedly injured by a "poisonous substance" during a Russian attack on the port city of Mariupol. No evidence has yet been gathered. The UK foreign secretary says it would be "a callous escalation" of the war. The Pentagon says it's "deeply concerning". Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has already expressed his fears that Russia could deploy chemical weapons in his country.
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Iran and Afghanistan have reportedly extended the cooperation between their intelligence services. Repeated terrorist attacks in Iran have exposed shortcomings in Iran's security agencies.
18 mins ago
More than 30 years after reunification, East Germans remain underrepresented in high-level jobs, researchers have found. This is only changing slowly.
18 mins ago
The Pope is heading to Marseille in southern France. He's expected to deliver harsh comments on the living conditions of migrants.
1 day ago
Noureddin Bongo Valentin, the eldest son of ousted Gabonese president Ali Bongo, has been charged with corruption, embezzlement of public funds and money laundering. Several cabinet members were also indicted. Also in this edition: famine aid for Somalia is to be temporarily suspended after a UN probe found widespread theft and misuse of funds.
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The political crisis in Niger has disrupted aid efforts, the UN's humanitarian chief in the West African nation, Louise Aubin, told DW in an exclusive interview. The current wave of insecurity in Niger has also hampered the UN's aid operations there, Aubin added.