On October 2nd last year, the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered inside
the Saudi Embassy in Istanbul, by a hit squad of assassins acting on the orders of
the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman. Regardless, the Trump White House has ...
So the US and the Saudis claim to have credible evidence that those Weapons of Oil
Destruction came from Iran, their current bogey now that Saddam Hussein is no longer
available. Evidently, the world has learned nothing from the invasion of Iraq in ...
Peace and SecurityThe UN chief on Tuesday expressed “great concern” over recent
policy statements made regarding northeastern Syria, following the announcement from
the United States at the start of the week, that it would withdraw troops from the ...
Big powers, as with the greatest of gangsters, have always had a certain, indulgent
luxury; their prerogative is to make promises they can choose to abide by or ignore.
A vision is assured, guarantees made. Then comes the betrayal. The small powers, ...
Scoop and PEP are pleased to publish this progress report on our Biodiversity HiveMind
before it closes on 22 September 2019. The Biodiversity HiveMind is one way of taking
part in the DOC-led public consultation on proposals for a new New Zealand Biodiversity ...
Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell against the US dollar after
President Donald Trump authorised the use of the country's emergency crude stockpile
after the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia’s major oil facilities.
Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell as the attack on Saudi Arabian
oil facilities unnerved investors and higher oil prices weighed on transport stocks
including Air New Zealand and Mainfreight.
Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods says New Zealand is ‘not close’ to
bringing in oil reserves after the attack on Saudi fields. “We would have to see
prices rise by about $20 per barrel in order for some of those strategic reserves ...