yYAXssKCQaUWZcXZ79RJTBLvo-c;SfREtjZ9NYeQnnVMC-CsZ9qN6L0 Finance, Economics, Globus, Brokers, Banks, Collateral-Oriano Mattei

sabato 20 ottobre 2018

Thousands of protesters are descending on Westminster for what organizers claim is the “biggest, loudest and most important” anti-Brexit demo since the vote. They insist Brexit is taking the UK to a “future nobody voted for.”...


1,000s gather in London for ‘biggest’ anti-Brexit rally seeking final say (WATCH LIVE)
Thousands of protesters are descending on Westminster for what organizers claim is the “biggest, loudest and most important” anti-Brexit demo since the vote. They insist Brexit is taking the UK to a “future nobody voted for.”
The participants, mainly young activists, of the so-called “March For the Future” gathered at Park Lane in the British capital at noon. They will march to Parliament Square, where they will hear speeches in support of a people’s vote.
“The Brexit elite can’t sort out this mess – only you can: Demand a people’s vote.” This is the ambitious message conveyed by the People’s Vote campaign group on its website. It insists that Brexit negotiations are taking British people towards “a future that nobody voted for.”
petition calling for people to be given a final say on a Brexit deal has already gained almost a million signatures.
Labour MP David Lammy took to Twitter to support the demonstrators. “Do not let them tell you it is not possible to stop Brexit. We can do it,” he told his followers. 
According to Labour’s Andrew Adonis, Brexit is “becoming a dog’s dinner.” “It’s a mess that nobody voted for and the reason we’re in such a growing crisis is that those cheerleading for Brexit know the promises they made can never be kept,” he stated. Adonis has already arrived in the center of London to join the rally.
Under no illusions that my marching will make a difference, but doing it because it’s better than ignoring this disaster
London Mayor Sadiq Khan joined the demonstrators in the heart of the capital. He earlier vowed that the protest would be a “historic moment in [British] democracy.” 
In July this year, Theresa May managed to negotiate the controversial Brexit plan, which is also known as the Chequers deal, during a marathon session of talks with her cabinet. The strategy, which defines the relationship between the UK and EU after Brexit, divided both Westminster and general public. The UK is scheduled to leave the bloc in March 2019, according to Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

View image on TwitterView image on Twitter
Young people will be hit by Brexit the hard & for the longest. That's why they're leading our for the future.

Join us today:

Midday | Park Lane, London
Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson once called May’s Brexit plan “a suicide vest” that is wrapped around the British constitution, adding that the detonator had been handed to Brussels.
da "rt.com"

Saudi Arabia admitted journalist Jamal Khashoggiwas killed inside its consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul, saying he died in brawl but made no mention of where his body is. Preliminary results of investigations showed the dissident writer died after a fight broke out inside the building shortly after he entered, the official SPA press agency said on Saturday. ...

Khashoggi went missing on October 2 after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul [Hasan Jamali/AP]
Khashoggi went missing on October 2 after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul [Hasan Jamali/AP] 

Saudi Arabia admitted journalist Jamal Khashoggiwas killed inside its consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul, saying he died in brawl but made no mention of where his body is.
Preliminary results of investigations showed the dissident writer died after a fight broke out inside the building shortly after he entered, the official SPA press agency said on Saturday
Saudi Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb said Khashoggi died after "discussions" at the consulate devolved into an altercation.
"Discussions that took place between him and the persons who met him … at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul led to a brawl and a fist fight with the citizen, Jamal Khashoggi, which led to his death, may his soul rest in peace," the attorney general said in a statement.
"The investigations are still under way and 18 Saudi nationals have been arrested."
Royal court adviser Saud al-Qahtani and deputy intelligence chief Ahmed al-Asiri were fired from their positions, the statement said.
It remains unclear where Khashoggi's body is following his killing.
Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post who wrote critically of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's (MBS) rise to power, went missing on October 2 after entering the consulate in Istanbul to obtain documents needed for his upcoming marriage.
WATCH

Will Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance affect US-Saudi relations?

His whereabouts remained unknown since. 
US President Donald Trump said he found Saudi Arabia's explanation about Khashoggi's credible.
"It's early, we haven't finished our review or investigation, but … I think it's a very important first step," he said.
Trump said sanctions against Saudi Arabia "could be" something he would consider but "it's too early to say" how the US will respond for now.
He said he does not want to cancel a multibillion-dollar arms deal with the Saudis in response to the admission of guilt.
"I would prefer, if there is going to be some form of sanction or what we may determine to do, if anything ... that we don't use as retribution cancelling $110bn worth of work, which means 600,000 jobs," he said.
Republican Senator Rand Paul tweeted: "We should also halt all military sales, aid and cooperation immediately. There must be a severe price for these actions by Saudi Arabia."

'Insulting'

Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security, said she was "surprised" by the Saudis' story about Khashoggi's death.
"They knew they had to come up with a story, and this is what they think is the best story for their purposes. It's at the very least insufficient, but it's also insulting. It's 'here's our story and we're sticking to it'."
Greenberg said Saudi King Salman could have reprimanded and removed his son from power for the killing.
"This is a brutal, horrifying, pointed assassination of a journalist who had strong ties to the West and was a resident of the United States. Each one of those is a line that you wouldn't have expected the king to allow to be crossed," Greenberg told Al Jazeera.
Saudi officials previously denied the writer had been killed inside the diplomatic facility, insisting Khashoggi had left the building before vanishing. 
Turkish media reports have suggested Khashoggi was killed by a 15-person "assassination team" who flew in on two chartered planes to interrogate, torture and kill him.
A Saudi official familiar with the investigation told the Reuters news agency the crown prince had no knowledge of the Khashoggi operation.
"There were no orders for them to kill him or even specifically kidnap him," said the source, speaking on condition of anonymity. "MBS had no knowledge of this specific operation and certainly did not order a kidnapping or murder of anybody." 

'Unprecedented' admission

Over the past two weeks, Turkish intelligence had also disclosed a steady stream of leaks to the media, saying it had audio recordings that proved Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate building.
On Wednesday, the Turkish pro-government newspaper Yeni Safak, citing what it described as an audio recording of the journalist's killing, said the 15-member squad immediately accosted Khashoggi after he entered the consulate, cutting off his fingers and later decapitating him.
Aaron David Miller, Middle East analyst at the Wilson Center in Washington, told Al Jazeera the Saudi announcement was an effort to protect the powerful crown prince.
"Part of this is unprecedented. For an intel operation, for renditions and kidnappings, which they have done all the time, they have never disclosed or assumed any responsibility. And they've done it in response to pressure," said Miller.
"They are creating this cover story that his death occurred during a fist fight. It's another step in a big kabuki theatre."
Turkish crime scene investigators this week searched the consulate building in Istanbul and the nearby residence of the Saudi consul general, and came out carrying bags and boxes. On Friday, investigators questioned staff and explored whether his remains could have been dumped outside Istanbul, Turkish media and a security official said.
Al Jazeera's Sinem Koseoglu, reporting from Turkey's capital, Ankara, said Turkish officials are accusing Saudi officials of attempting to thwart a joint Saudi-Turkish investigation, noting MBS has been put in charge of leading the Saudi probe into Khashoggi's disappearance.
"It's a question of how to get away with murder," she said. "For the sake of the prosecution, the only thing missing is the body of Jamal Khashoggi in order to file an indictment. Now, Turkey is going to ask, 'Where is the body?"

'Unacceptable'

SPA also reported on Saturday that Saudi Arabia expressed its "deep regret" for Khashoggi's death and praised the Turkish government's cooperation.
"The kingdom expresses its deep regret at the painful developments that have taken place and stresses the commitment of the authorities in the kingdom to bring the facts to the public opinion, to hold all those involved accountable, and bring them to justice," it said.
The statement came shortly after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington would consider a "wide range" of responses. 
Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons, reporting from Istanbul, said it remains to be seen how the US and Turkey respond to the revelation of Khashoggi's death.
"It's going to be extremely tense in the coming hours," he said. "Can they ride this out with this explanation? It remains to be seen," said Simmons.
"The pressure is now on the Turks to respond in some way to this assertion."

Intelligence agency restructuring

Meanwhile, SPA reported that Saudi King Salman had ordered the restructuring of the command of the general intelligence agency under the supervision of MBS.
The order also included updating regulations, determining the agency's powers and evaluating its methods and procedures.
It said the king ordered the formation of a ministerial committee, headed by the crown prince, to oversee the restructuring. It will include the interior minister, the foreign minister, the head of the intelligence agency and the chief of homeland security.
Observers questioned the viability of MBS overseeing the Saudi probe, considering he is a prime suspect in ordering Khashoggi's murder.
On Twitter, where al-Qahtani had launched vitriolic attacks against those he saw as the kingdom's enemies, he thanked the Saudi government for the "great opportunity they gave me to serve my country all those years".
"I will remain a loyal servant to my country for all times," he wrote on Saturday.
Al-Assiri had no immediate comment.
Jamal Khashoggi, Mohammed bin Salman and the media
THE LISTENING POST
Jamal Khashoggi, Mohammed bin Salman and the media

da "aljazeera.com"

La Russia è pronta a cooperare con i paesi europei su una serie di questioni, comprese le sanzioni, attraverso i canali di dialogo esistenti, ha affermato il primo ministro russo Dmitry Medvedev....

La Russia è pronta a cooperare con i paesi europei su una serie di
questioni, comprese le sanzioni, attraverso i canali di dialogo esistenti, ha affermato il primo ministro russo Dmitry Medvedev.
"Per parlare della questione se noi dobbiamo effettuare dei cambiamenti o se i nostri partner europei dovrebbero cambiare qualcosa, ci sono canali di dialogo su tutte le questioni, sulle questioni più urgenti che sono all'ordine del giorno oggi. Le questioni più varie sono ben note: la questione europea, la questione mediorientale e tutta una serie di altre questioni: siamo aperti a tale cooperazione ", ha detto Medvedev in una conferenza stampa in seguito ai negoziati russo-belgi.
Medvedev ha detto che durante i colloqui con il suo omologo belga, hanno notato che nel campo dell'agricoltura "sono bloccate una serie di possibili aree di cooperazione tra Russia e Belgio" a causa di sanzioni e misure restrittive nei confronti della Federazione russa ".
Il primo ministro ha affermato che l'abolizione delle sanzioni è un affare reciprocamente vantaggioso. "Se questo è necessario per i colleghi europei, loro stessi dovrebbero avavnzare questa iniziativa", ha detto Medvedev e ha sottolineato che tali decisioni migliorerebbero il clima economico in tutto il continente europeo.

da "it.sputkinnews.com"

White House National Security Adviser John Bolton leaves on a trip to Russia and the Caucasus on October 20 amid reports that Washington is moving toward withdrawing from a bedrock Cold War-era nuclear arms control treaty that it has accused Russia of violating....

White House National Security Adviser John Bolton



White House National Security Adviser John Bolton leaves on a trip to Russia and the Caucasus on October 20 amid reports that Washington is moving toward withdrawing from a bedrock Cold War-era nuclear arms control treaty that it has accused Russia of violating.
The New York Times reported on October 19 that Bolton plans to warn Russian President Vladimir Putin that the Trump administration is preparing to leave the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, known as the INF, negotiated by former President Ronald Reagan during the waning days of the Soviet Union.
Despite the threat, the newspaper said no final decision had been made on withdrawing from the treaty. White House officials did not deny The New York Times report.
The newspaper said the United States believes Russia is violating the deal by deploying tactical nuclear weapons in places like the Russia's Kaliningrad enclave on the Baltic Sea to intimidate former Soviet allies in Eastern Europe that have joined the Western bloc.
Meanwhile, The Guardian newspaper reported that Bolton recently recommended that Trump withdraw from the treaty. 
In 2014, Washington publicly accused Moscow of developing a ground-launched cruise missile that U.S. officials said was in direct violation of the 1987 agreement because it could allow Moscow to launch a nuclear strike on Europe on short notice. The U.S. State Department later said Moscow had begun deploying the missile. 
Earlier this month, U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis said Russia’s violation of the INF treaty was "untenable" and unless it changed course, the United States would respond.
"Across two administrations, the United States and our allies have attempted to bring Russia back into full and verifiable compliance with INF," a senior administration official told reporters in Washington on October 19. "Despite our objections, Russia continues to produce and field prohibited cruise missiles and has ignored calls for transparency."
Russia, for its part, has repeatedly denied the U.S. accusations, and also has alleged that some elements of the U.S. missile defense systems in Europe are in violation of the agreement. 
The treaty, signed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, was the first arms control agreement to eliminate an entire class of missiles. 
Bolton during his visit to Moscow is also expected to broach other major topics with Russian officials, including North Korea, Ukraine, and Syria. 
He said in a tweet on October 19 that he will start his visit meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev. Russian news agencies reported that the Kremlin is also arranging a meeting with Putin during the trip.
While in Moscow, Bolton will emphasize the importance of maintaining UN sanctions against North Korea to keep pressure on Pyongyang to eliminate its nuclear weapons program. Russia and China have suggested easing sanctions.
Bolton will later travel to Azerbaijan for discussions on a range of regional issues, including Iran, before continuing to Armenia and Georgia.
With reporting by AP, AFP, and Reuters

Calling Saudi Arabia a crucial ally against Iran that purchases billions of dollars-worth of US weapons, Donald Trump lamented Khashoggi’s “unacceptable” death but praised Riyadh for making the first arrests in the ongoing probe.....


Trump says Khashoggi death ‘unacceptable’, but he ‘prefers’ to keep defense contracts with Saudis
Calling Saudi Arabia a crucial ally against Iran that purchases billions of dollars-worth of US weapons, Donald Trump lamented Khashoggi’s “unacceptable” death but praised Riyadh for making the first arrests in the ongoing probe.
“It is a good first step. It is a big step,” Trump said, admitting, though, that “some questions” do remain and that he will be dealing with Congress on how to proceed to address the issue.“Saudi Arabia has been a great ally but what happened in unacceptable,” Trump emphasized.
“I would prefer if there is going to be some form of sanction, or what we may determine to do if anything,” the president said. “But I would prefer that we don't use as retribution, canceling the $110 billion-worth of work, which means 600,000 jobs.”
“They have been a great ally in the Middle East. We need them as a counter-balance to Iran. So it's not the simplest solution. It's not the simplest situation to be in,” Trump reiterated, expressing hope that “it will get solved, it will get solved.”
Trump said he was going to call Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for more details and that Riyadh already promised him a “full report” into what happened to Khashoggi, a journalist who wrote for the Washington Post, after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. According to numerous reports citing Turkish officials familiar with the probe, the journalist was ambushed by Saudi agents, cruelly tortured and murdered.
Statement on Saudi Arabia Investigation:
When faced with a threat of potential retributions by the US and other world powers amid the widening outrage over its alleged complicity in Khashoggi's death, Riyadh finally admitted that the journalist lost his life a “fist-fight” inside the embassy. Amid the ongoing investigation, Saudi authorities also announced the detention of 18 suspects in the case. Furthermore, King Salman fired top spy officials and issued orders to overhaul the General Intelligence Agency, a task he assigned to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

da "rt.com"

venerdì 19 ottobre 2018

Un video esilarante mostra il momento in cui un cane scioccato fissa la tv con un osso in bocca. Protagonista di questa esilarante clip è Cooper, un weimeraner, che era seduto accanto alla sua proprietaria sul divano di casa in Indiana quando qualcosa deve aver attratto la sua attenzione....


DAGONEWS

cane scioccato 2CANE SCIOCCATO 2
Un video esilarante mostra il momento in cui un cane scioccato fissa la tv con un osso in bocca.

Protagonista di questa esilarante clip è Cooper, un weimeraner, che era seduto accanto alla sua proprietaria sul divano di casa in Indiana quando qualcosa deve aver attratto la sua attenzione.

cane scioccato 1CANE SCIOCCATO 1
Il cane strabuzza gli occhi e osserva la scena che passa in tv con uno sguardo stupefatto e sbattendo le palpebre di tanto in tanto. Un’espressione che lo ha fatto diventare una star del web, visto che il video, di pochi secondi, è già diventato virale.
cane scioccato 4CANE SCIOCCATO 4


The missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi appears to be dead, US President Donald Trump has told reporters, saying there would be “severe” consequences for whoever is behind it....

L
‘It certainly looks like’ Khashoggi is dead, consequences will be ‘severe’ – Trump
The missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi appears to be dead, US President Donald Trump has told reporters, saying there would be “severe” consequences for whoever is behind it.
“It certainly looks that way to me,” Trump said when asked if Khashoggi was dead. “It's very sad.”
Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey two weeks ago. Turkey has accused Saudi Arabia of sending a hit squad to abduct and assassinate the journalist, who wrote a column for the Washington Post. Riyadh has denied responsibility.
The potential consequences for Saudi Arabia “will have to be very severe,” Trump told reporters on Thursday, before departing for Montana. “I mean it's bad, bad stuff, but we'll see what happens.”
“Unless the miracle of all miracles happens, I would acknowledge that he’s dead,” Trump told New York Times reporters inside the Oval Office shortly before speaking to the press at Joint Base Andrews. “That’s based on everything — intelligence coming from every side.”
“We’re working with the intelligence from numerous countries,” he said. “This is the best intelligence we could have.”
Trump dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia earlier this week, to press the Saudis on investigating Khashoggi’s disappearance amid reports that Turkey had evidence he was murdered and dismembered inside the consulate. No evidence has yet been made public.
After receiving the results of the investigation, the US government will be making a “strong statement,” Trump added.
Last week, twenty-two senators sent a letter to Trump demanding an investigation into Khashoggi’s disappearance and alleged murder under the Global Magnitsky Act. Under the 2016 law, the White House has 120 days to conduct the probe and impose sanctions on those responsible.
In the absence of confirmed information about Khashoggi’s fate, there has been a mounting outrage against Saudi Arabia, with major corporations and government officials announcing they would not attend the upcoming investment conference in Riyadh. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin initially said he would not boycott the conference, but announced on Thursday morning he would bow out.

da 2rt.com"