NO PLACE FOR KING CHARLES III ON NEW A$5 NOTE, SAYS AUSTRALIA

Thu 02 February 2023: Australia’s new five-dollar ($3.50) note will feature a design honouring the country’s Indigenous people, replacing the portrait of the British monarch that was previously on the note. The Reserve Bank of Australia, Australia’s central bank, said the design highlighting “the culture and history of the First Australians” would be developed in […]

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REPUBLICANS PUSH TO REMOVE ILHAN OMAR FROM FOREIGN AFFAIRS PANEL

Thu 02 February 2023: A vote is set for Thursday on a resolution aimed at the Muslim-American congresswoman over her criticism of Israel. Washington, DC – In one of his first moves since becoming speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy is leading an effort to block Congresswoman Ilhan Omar from serving on the chamber’s […]

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CHAD IS SET TO OPEN ITS EMBASSY IN ISRAEL ON THURSDAY: NETANYAHU

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, goes to shake hands with former President of Chad Idriss Deby, during a joint news conference on November 25, 2018 (File Photo) Wed 01 February 2023: Chad will inaugurate on Thursday an embassy in Israel, building on bilateral relations that were established five years ago, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin […]

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UKRAINE LAWMAKER CALLS ON US TO TARGET CHINA, INDIA ENERGY PURCHASES

Wed 01 February 2023: A senior Ukrainian lawmaker has called for the United States to impose secondary sanctions on China and India if they keep buying Russian energy, urging total solidarity against Moscow’s invasion. On a visit to Washington, Oleksandr Merezhko, who heads the foreign affairs committee in Ukraine’s parliament, also called for greater ties […]

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SHARES OF ADANI GROUP FALL AFTER CREDIT SUISSE ASSIGNS ZERO LENDING VALUE TO ITS BONDS: REPORT

Wed 01 February 2023: Credit Suisse Group AG has stopped accepting Gautam Adani’s group of companies bonds as collateral for margin loans to its private banking clients, indicating that the Indian tycoon’s finances are being scrutinized following allegations of fraud by short seller Hindenburg Research. Adani Group shares were in freefall on Wednesday, when Union Budget […]

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INFOSYS, FIRM FOUNDED BY RISHI SUNAK’S FATHER-IN-LAW IN TAX DISPUTE WITH UK AUTHORITIES

Wed 01 February 2023: Infosys, an Indian IT firm, is in a dispute with the UK’s tax agency over a multimillion-pound corporation tax bill, The Guardian reported. The company that Rishi Sunak’s father-in-law NR Narayana Murthy founded is involved in a multimillion dollar legal battle with UK tax authorities. RISHI SUNAK, WIFE AKSHATA MURTY DEBUT […]

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