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India signs peace agreement with insurgent group operating in northeastern state of Manipur – JURIST

The Government of India Tuesday announced that it signed a peace agreement with the Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF), an insurgent group in the northeastern state of Manipur. Senior officials of the Union […]

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Meet Goldman Sachs’ first Bangladeshi partner as US bank aims to diversify upper ranks

Goldman Sachs promoted a record number of non-whites and women to its elite ranks in its largest partner class for six years, but the US banking giant has quietly hit another milestone. […]

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South Korea President Yoon Suk Yeol pardons 17-year prison sentence for ex-President Lee Myung-bak – JURIST

President Yoon Suk Yeol Tuesday pardoned the 17-year sentence handed down to South Korean ex-President Lee Myung-bak along with another 1,373 South Koreans convicted of corruption and related offenses. Yoon said the […]

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Finance

Schroders’ Kimberley Lewis: ‘There is some discomfort talking about race in the UK’

Asset management was not my first career choice. I started my working life as a lawyer in the US, where I grew up. I have always been an advocate, whether that was […]

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China critiques Taiwan extension of compulsory military service – JURIST

China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Webin Wednesday criticized the Taiwan’s decision to extend its compulsory military service period. Wang said the decision will make Taiwanese soldiers “cannon fodder.”Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen announced […]

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Finance

Hedge funds shift to decentralised platforms after FTX collapse

Hedge funds are increasingly turning towards private wallets and self-custody after FTX’s collapse showed up the risk of relying on a single exchange for trading. Outflows from exchanges have accelerated as the demise […]

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UNOCHA condemns Taliban for banning women from working in NGOs – JURIST

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) Wednesday issued a statement condemning Afghanistan’s decision to ban women from working in humanitarian non-governmental organizations (NGOs).On Saturday, the Taliban ordered a […]

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UN asks International Court of Justice to adjudicate over Israel settlements in Palestine – JURIST

The UN General Assembly Friday asked its highest judicial authority, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), to provide an opinion on the legality of Israeli settlements located on Palestinian territory. The General […]

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Finance

The Fintech Files: Fidelity cashes in on crypto mayhem, Cunliffe calls for regulation, FTX bankruptcy latest

The collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX has shattered confidence in the crypto sector and, in some people’s eyes, presented it with an existential problem.  But Chris Tyrer, head of Fidelity’s Digital Assets […]

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Venezuela opposition dissolves government of interim president – JURIST

Venezuela’s opposition National Assembly Friday voted 72 to 29 to dissolve the nation’s interim government, remove opposition leader Juan Guaido and constitute a commission to oversee the foreign assets of the Venezuelan […]

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Hong Kong top court rejects government bid to appeal unauthorized assembly acquittals of pro-democracy activists – JURIST

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) refused to grant leave to the government on Friday to appeal the acquittals of seven pro-democracy activists.The lower court overturned the activists’ convictions for […]

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One in Six Top Crypto Exchanges May Remain Unregulated, Says VASPnet and CCData

Many cryptocurrency exchanges (CEXs) that facilitate trades between users of various digital currencies have often come under fire for mismanaging money, or engaging in unlawful activity. Most famously, Bahamas-based exchange FTX collapsed […]

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DKK Partners FZE Secures Initial VARA Approval to Offer Virtual Asset Services in Dubai

DKK Partners FZE, a subsidiary of DKK Partners based in the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), has secured initial approval from the Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA) to offer virtual asset […]

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UN report alleges widespread human rights abuses in Sudan conflict – JURIST

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) released a report Friday of thousands of incidents of human rights abuses it says have occurred during the ongoing conflict […]

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