Markets dragged down by credit crisis

Friday, August 10, 2007 Global stock markets fell today, in a mass sell-off stemming from the sub-prime mortgage crisis in the United States. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rebounded late in the day after falling more than 250 points, ending the day down about 31 points. The UK’s FTSE-100 index fell 232.90 points to 6038.30, […]

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Nigeria bill has Taylor implications

Thursday, September 1, 2005 The Nigerian legislature is considering a Bill that would permit the Senate to extradite persons granted asylum by Nigeria to other nations and organizations, such as the United Nations and the African Union, to face trial for war crimes. Under the law, the Senate would have the power to accept or […]

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UN nuclear chief says negotiations with Iran at ‘dead end’

Friday, November 27, 2009 The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Mohamed ElBaradei, said earlier on Thursday that the organization has reached a “dead end” in a probe into Iran’s nuclear program. The IAEA’s board is meeting to consider a resolution condemning Iran’s nuclear program.File:Elbaradei.png In remarks to the IAEA’s board, ElBaradei expressed frustration […]

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