Erdogan fires central bank govenor

WNM | Jul 6, 2019 at 7:49 PM

Turkey removed its central bank governor early on Saturday and replaced him with the bank’s deputy governor.

British Royal Marines seize giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar

WNM | Jul 4, 2019 at 11:27 PM

British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran’s fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West.

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro

WNM | Jul 4, 2019 at 12:29 PM

Deforestation in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared to the same month a year ago, the second-consecutive month of rising forest destruction under President Jair Bolsonaro.

Italy wants to overcome EU sanctions against Russia

WNM | Jul 3, 2019 at 10:26 PM

Italy believes that unilateral decisions in the issue of anti-Russian sanctions are counter-productive and works on a comprehensive constructive dialogue to overcome the ongoing sanction hurdles, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said