Day: January 18, 2018

Toronto only Canadian city to make shortlist for Amazon’s new headquarters HQ2

Toronto is the only Canadian city on Amazon Inc.’s short list of 20 candidates for a second North American headquarters.http://business.financialpost.com/technology/toronto-on-shortlist-for-amazons-new-headquarters-hq2 The e-commerce giant received 238 applications for the opportunity and says narrowing it down to 20 was very tough. The other Canadian communities that applied but didn’t make the short list include Hamilton, Ottawa-Gatineau, Sault […]

India: Mullahs and Money

By Moin Qazi, Nagpur, India (moinqazi123@gmail.com) One of the most contentious issues that have vexed the minds of Muslims is the concept of interest in the modern-day economy. The Islamic clerics (ulema) have exhibited an ambivalent stand on major issues concerning Islamic finance and on most occasions preferred to diplomatically […]

Israel’s obligations as an occupying power under international law, its violations and implications for EU policy

  – Posted on 29 janvier 2014Posted in: European Union, News, Reports I. WHY ISRAEL IS BOUND BY THE INTERNATIONAL INSTRUMENTS DEFINING THE OBLIGATIONS OF AN OCCUPYING POWER. The main international instruments defining the obligations of an occupying power are : the Regulations Respecting the Laws and Customs of War […]

New Jersey gets first Sikh attorney general in U.S. history

By S.P. Sullivan, ssullivan@njadvancemedia.com, NJ Advance Media for NJ.comBergen County Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal addresses the press after Governor-elect Phil Murphy nominates him for attorney general on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 in Trenton.(Jeffrey Granit) Gov. Phil Murphy‘s pick for New Jersey’s top law enforcement job got swift legislative approval Tuesday, hours after Murphy took office. […]