newszine

This could be the beginning of the end for Netanyahu

3 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on This could be the beginning of the end for Netanyahu
Avigdor Lieberman was once a nightclub bouncer. He may now be in a position to decide who is let into government in Israel and who is not, as the country’s kingmaker. The right-wing politician is calling for a government of national unity involving Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and the new Blue and White party led Read More

Call for Israel unity government as election too close to call

3 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Call for Israel unity government as election too close to call
By Alix Culbertson, news reporter A national unity government has been called for in Israel after exit polls provided no clear winner in the country’s second general election of 2019. Leading politician Avigdor Lieberman has put himself forward as a kingmaker by making the call for current prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party to join Read More

Israeli election suspense: Even if Netanyahu beats Gantz, forming coalition would be challenging

3 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Israeli election suspense: Even if Netanyahu beats Gantz, forming coalition would be challenging
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is yet to see if his promises of annexing more land and undermining the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, were enough to attract enough votes to continue a decade in power. Challenging him for the premiership is another Benjamin, retired General ‘Benny’ Gantz who formed a new political bloc called Kahol Lavan (Blue Read More

Narrow exit poll results hold Israel in suspense: Even if Netanyahu beats Gantz, forming coalition would be challenging

8 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Narrow exit poll results hold Israel in suspense: Even if Netanyahu beats Gantz, forming coalition would be challenging
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is yet to see if his promises of annexing more land, regarded undermining the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, was enough to attract the votes and continue a decade of reign. After voting ended on Tuesday night, two out of three exit polls give his main opponent Benjamin ‘Benny’ Gantz of the Kahol Lavan Read More

AB InBev braves Hong Kong turmoil with second Asia IPO attempt

14 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on AB InBev braves Hong Kong turmoil with second Asia IPO attempt
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (ABI.BR) will brave jittery Hong Kong markets in a second attempt to spin off its Asian business on Wednesday, aiming to raise up to $6.6 billion in what could be the world’s second largest IPO this year. The brewing giant, which in July tried to raise up to Read More

The only candidate wins! EU lawmakers pick Christine Lagarde to head European Central Bank

15 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on The only candidate wins! EU lawmakers pick Christine Lagarde to head European Central Bank
Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde is set to become the first female president of the European Central Bank. The European Parliament chose her with no other contender for the job. Lagarde won a comfortable majority of 394 votes, while 206 European legislators voted against her and 49 abstained during the parliament’s plenary meeting in Strasbourg Read More

Oil shock unites China with Asia rivals worried about supply

17 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Oil shock unites China with Asia rivals worried about supply
By Iain Marlow, Dandan Li and Archana Chaudhary on 9/17/2019 HONG KONG (Bloomberg) – If anything could distract Asia’s top powers from sparring over disputed territory and crimes committed during World War II, it’s the need for cheap oil. Asia accounts for more than 70% of Saudi Arabia’s crude exports, with the four biggest economies Read More

Dozens killed after explosion hits president’s re-election rally in north Afghanistan

19 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Dozens killed after explosion hits president’s re-election rally in north Afghanistan
At least 24 people have been killed and dozens more were wounded after an IED attached to a security vehicle exploded near a campaign rally attended by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, potentially signaling an attempt on his life. The bombing occurred on Tuesday afternoon in Afghanistan’s northern city of Charikar as President Ghani began addressing Read More

U.S., Chinese trade deputy talks to start on Thursday

21 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on U.S., Chinese trade deputy talks to start on Thursday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Deputy-level U.S.-China trade talks are scheduled to start in Washington on Thursday, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office said, paving the way for high-level talks in October aimed at resolving a bitter, 14-month trade war. FILE PHOTO: U.S. and Chinese flags are seen before Defense Secretary James Mattis welcomes Chinese Minister of National Read More