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Top US meat processor admits it paid $11 MILLION in bitcoin as ransom to hackers to prevent further disruptions

Top US meat processor admits it paid $11 MILLION in bitcoin as ransom to hackers to prevent further disruptions

The US branch of the Brazilian meat processor company JBS has paid $11 million worth of bitcoin to cyber-criminals who
The Syrian public health sector fights COVID-19 amid US-EU sanctions

The Syrian public health sector fights COVID-19 amid US-EU sanctions

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Some western charities advertise for donations by pulling on the heartstrings of wealthy donors
Russian-Syrian gas contract hints at Syria’s recovery

Russian-Syrian gas contract hints at Syria’s recovery

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Syrian government signed a 4-year contract in March with Capital Limited, a Russian
Suez Canal blockage could alter shipping forever…and China and Russia will be the winners

Suez Canal blockage could alter shipping forever…and China and Russia will be the winners

The need for alternative international shipping routes has been highlighted by events on the Suez Canal over the past week.
EU to lose up to €100 billion due to vaccination failures, wary investors & no sign of reopenings

EU to lose up to €100 billion due to vaccination failures, wary investors & no sign of reopenings

The European economy reportedly risks losing tens of billions of euro, as the slack pace of its anti-Covid inoculation program
China’s exports surge at record pace from coronavirus-battered levels

China’s exports surge at record pace from coronavirus-battered levels

China saw its trade booming in the first two months of the year, with exports rising more than 60 percent
No negotiation will take place between Iran, US before sanctions removed

No negotiation will take place between Iran, US before sanctions removed

There will be no negotiations between Iran and the United States on any matter before Washington removes illegal sanctions it
Bitcoin Plunges to 20-Day Low, Extending Losses

Bitcoin Plunges to 20-Day Low, Extending Losses

The latest drop comes as the cryptocurrency has spiralled down over the past week, falling from its previous record-breaking gains