Susan Shalabi, the vice-president to the Palestinian Football Association, condemned a move by FIFA to ban the head of the Palestinian FA Jibril Rajoub from all soccer-related activity for a year Saturday.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, July 22, 2018 - Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms. Christine Lagarde, says the world economy is facing increasing risks, especially in the short term, from rising trade tensions, financial pressures in vulnerable emerging economies, and the return of sovereign risk in parts of the euro area.
The Socialist International, or SI, has endorsed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in their call for the rights of Palestinian people. In doing so, the organization, which is a global alliance of 140 political parties, as well as 35 parties currently in national governments, urged for a military embargo to be imposed against Israel until it ceases its violations against the Palestinian people.
The Football Federation of Israel and the company in charge of organizing the now-canceled friendly match between Argentina and Israel will demand FIFA expel the Argentine team from the 2018 World Cup in Russia due to alleged “religious discrimination.”
JULY 16, 2016 - Central banks are key institutions responsible for issuing currency, monitoring private banks and carrying out a country’s monetary policy. In terms of their influence on a country’s economy, central banks may surpass all the economic agencies of an executive branch, including ministries of finance (treasuries).
Argentine journalists could face up to two years in prison if they leak or report the identities of those who will sign up for the government’s proposed tax amnesty program for an estimated US$500 billion in offshore assets, the Buenos Aires Herald reported Monday.
Faced with mounting international pressure over the Falkland Islands territorial dispute, the British government enlisted its spy service, including a highly secretive unit known for using “dirty tricks,” to covertly launch offensive cyberoperations to prevent Argentina from taking the islands.