"In October 1979, the government of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher abolished exchange controls. British citizens were free once again to buy and sell gold as they saw fit. This move led to many innovations in ways to buy and sell gold, whether from dealers or from the stock market itself."
"Although Shushi was occupied by Azerbaijan for decades ..., it was originally a recognised centre of Armenian culture in the Caucasus, ... until thousands of Armenians were massacred in March 1920. The then Archbishop was decapitated and his head was put on display on a pole."
"Blameworthy actions are being carried out by many [UNHCR] members, including Libya (armed conflict; arbitrary arrests; human trafficking; harsh, even life-threatening prison conditions), Mauritania (nearly 100,000 people are slaves; exercising one's freedom of religion or expression can be punishable by death), and Sudan (assaults on and murder of human rights advocates and journalists)."
Trump is expected to announce his candidate later today [25 September].
"China and Iran just inked a 25-year, game-changing strategic deal covering everything from oil sales, contract bids and massive upgrades to Iran’s anti-air capabilities as well as its domestic air force."
"One could say this is a just cause. However, is it so when fellow Cambridge academic Priyamvada Gopal has not only avoided being reprimanded by her university but instead defended by it for her own racially sensitive comments?"
"No one thinks all the problems the global financial crisis revealed have been healed."