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ICC Authorizes Investigation Into Philippines' ‘War on Drugs’
The International Criminal Court (ICC) green-lit an investigation Wednesday into how the Philippine government waged its ‘war on drugs’ between 2011 and 2019.
President Rodrigo Duterte has spearheaded a hardline approach in dealing with people who use drugs, resulting in thousands of deaths.
In 2017, Duterte was named OCCRP Person of the Year in Organized Crime and Corruption, sharing the “honor” with a rogue’s gallery of shady individuals and institutions dating back to 2012.
The Hague-based tribunal said its probe was justified because the “specific legal element of the crime against humanity of murder” has been met in the crackdown that left thousands dead.
Saudi Arabian mining giant Ma'aden reports 19,549% net profit growth in third quarter
Today, the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden) announced that in Q3 2021, its net profit was 1,271,851,410 Saudi Arabian Riyals (~$340 million), an increase of 19,549% compar...
Wall Street Cruises to Record Highs for S&P 500, Nasdaq as Tesla Has Bumper Quarter
US stocks closed mostly high for a seventh day in a row on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite index cruising to a record high, after electric carmaker Tesla reporte...
Riyadh dominates GCC rankings in human capital
Riyadh ranks first among GCC countries in Human Capital, highlighting the city’s ongoing efforts in attracting international talent and a large, diverse population. Furthermore,...
Apple previously threatened to remove Facebook and Instagram from app store over Mideast maid abuse. If done it could solve one of the world’s problem.
Facebook's crackdown seems to have had a limited effect
Saudi Pavilion at EXPO 2020 marks 76th anniversary of UN establishment
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's pavilion at EXPO 2020 Dubai joined world's celebrations on the 76th anniversary of the establishment of the UN that is called the Day of Honor.
Elon Musk’s Tesla Reiterates Call for India to Lower Import Duties on Electric Vehicles
Tesla has written to federal Indian ministries in an attempt to persuade them to make big cuts to import duties on electric vehicles. However, the Narendra Modi government has m...
COVID-19: Saudis administer over 45m vaccine doses
More than 21.1 million people have completed vaccination with two shots
Facebook Papers: Company takes heat from lawmakers over leaked docs
Facebook Papers leak leads to harsh criticism of tech giant
Kuwait fully supports Saudi in tackling climate change - Kuwait Times
HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said Kuwait fully supports the efforts of Saudi Arabia and the package of initiatives it has put forward to protect ...
Airbnb reveals 'most wishlisted' holiday destinations
Cabins, college towns, mid-sized cities, festive destinations and warm climates are taking over Airbnb wishlists
Saudi Arabia calls for restraint, de-escalation in Sudan
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday called for restraint, calm and de-escalation in Sudan. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs underscored the need to preserve all ...
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