Day: January 9, 2020


‘Unprecedented Terrorist Violence’ in West Africa, Sahel Region — Global Issues

A girl runs outside a small community school in Korioume, Mali, where children lack basic equipment, including notepads and pens. Parts of the school have been attacked and in 2013 the village was a Jihadist stronghold. Credit: OCHA/Eve Sabbagh Opinionunited nations Thursday, January 09, 2020 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Jan 09 (IPS) – The […]

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Spain’s top court says jailed Catalan separatist cannot be released: El Mundo

MADRID (Reuters) – The sentencing of Catalan separatist leader Oriol Junqueras to 13 years in prison barred him from enjoying immunity as a member of the European Parliament and he has to remain behind bars, Spain’s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday, according to El Mundo newspaper. The decision comes three weeks after the European Union’s […]

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Canada Pension Plan
Personal Finance

Alberta risks ‘double jeopardy’ if it exits Canada Pension Plan, leading expert warns

One of Canada’s leading pension experts is warning Albertans to consider the “double jeopardy” of falling contributions and investment asset values they might be subjecting future generations to if they replace the Canada Pension Plan with a provincial alternative. In a report published on Wednesday, Keith Ambachtsheer, president of KPA Advisory Services and director emeritus […]

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