• 25 April 2019

Daily Brief

Qatar calls for arms embargo against Haftar

Qatar calls for arms embargo against Haftar

Libya’s military strong man, Khalifa Haftar took part in the coup that brought Muammar Gaddafi to power in 1969. In 1980, Gaddafi promoted Haftar to the rank of a colonel.

First image of a Black hole captured

First image of a Black hole captured

A black hole is a region of a spacetime exhibiting such strong gravitational effects that nothing—not even particles and electromagnetic radiation such as light—can escape from inside it.

North Korea steps up economic focus

North Korea steps up economic focus

The political and diplomatic relations between North Korea and the United States have been historically hostile, developing primarily during the Korean War. In recent years relations have been largely defined by North Korea's nuclear program resulting in American and UN sanctions on North Korea.

Japan introduces new currency notes

Japan introduces new currency notes

Following 1868, a new currency system based on the Japanese yen was progressively established along Western lines, which has remained Japan's currency system to this day.

US bars 16 over Khashoggi killings

US bars 16 over Khashoggi killings

Human rights in Saudi Arabia are subject to Wahhabi law enforced under the absolute command of the Royal Family, The House of Sa’ud. The regime is consistently ranked among the worst by Freedom House’s annual survey of civil and political rights. 

FCA pays for Tesla’s emission credits

FCA pays for Tesla’s emission credits

Tesla Inc. is an American automotive and energy company that specialises in electric car manufacturing and solar technology. Tesla designed the worlds first ever premium all-electric sedan – Model S which has become the best car in its class in every category.

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