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Tanzania accuses Acacia of illegal mining in fresh blow to Barrick's subsidiary

Tanzania accuses Acacia of illegal mining in fresh blow to Barrick's subsidiary

A report by the Presidential Second Committee appointed by the government has alleged that Acacia falsified its accounts and tax declarations, which resulted in underpayment of tax in the range of tens of billions of dollars. Acacia has also denied that accusation and said the finding contain "significant discrepancies". Last month Magufuli dismissed the country's mines minister after receiving a report from geologists that said mining companies had underestimated their mineral exports in ...



Goldman Sachs, mocked by prospective client Whole Foods, ended up advising Amazon

Mackey isn't blind to the possible pains of corporate love, though. "It's been a whirlwind courtship". [We] flew up to Seattle a little over six weeks ago. "I don't want people goin' away, thinkin' that nothin's gonna change around here", Mackey said. The top 10 grocery retailers plus Amazon control less than half of the market, Blackledge says, and a patchwork of several hundred grocery chains, convenience stores, dollars stores as well as mom and pop stores make up the remainder.


North Korea denies torturing US detainee Otto Warmbier

North Korea denies torturing US detainee Otto Warmbier

A person believed to be Otto Warmbier is transferred from a medical transport airplane to an awaiting ambulance at Lunken Airport in Cincinnati , Ohio, U.S., June 13, 2017. Fred Warmbier, Otto's father, has blamed North Korea for his son's fate. "The campaign of criticism against the DPRK that is being waged in the United States is reinforcing our resolution not to use humanitarianism or generosity toward our enemies and to further sharpen the blade of the law".



Qatar agree to $12bn military jet deal

Mevlut Cavusoglu, Turkey's foreign minister was accompanied during his visit to Doha on Wednesday evening by Turkey's Economy Minister, Al Jazeera reported. The sale came just days after Trump appeared to have sided with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and United Arab Emirates and others against Qatar . The curbs placed on gas-rich Qatar have ranged from bans on flag-carrier Qatar Airways using airspace of the countries involved to Saudi Arabia suspending subscription sales and ...



Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down?

Pelosi had abjured critics by touting her accomplishments Thursday, saying, "Well, I'm a master legislator". But, Vela insisted "that would all change now", adding that while the House Democratic Caucus ultimately determines who the new leader would be, "if it's somebody like Tim Ryan , I would certainly support him".


China, US agree on more cooperation during security talks

China, US agree on more cooperation during security talks

President Donald Trump told China's state councillor Yang Jiechi in a meeting that the USA is willing to cooperate with Beijing on projects related to its Belt and Road infrastructure initiative, according to a statement from China's foreign ministry.