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French Regulators Blacklist 15 Crypto-Investments

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on French Regulators Blacklist 15 Crypto-Investments
Yesterday, the cryptocurrency world was hit strongly, yet again, as the French stock market established a regulation blacklisting over 15 crypto-assets and cryptocurrency  investment sites. The organization in charge of the regulation, AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers), is adding cryptocurrency to the current “liste noir”; platforms conceived as offensive. In the list there is already a Read More

Russia says it will expel British diplomats from Moscow ‘soon’ in retaliation against UK – Politics live

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Russia says it will expel British diplomats from Moscow ‘soon’ in retaliation against UK – Politics live
Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, has chaired a meeting of his security council in Moscow to discuss how to retaliate against the UK’s decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats from London. Sergei Lavrov, the foreign minister, said Russia would act soon. (See 12.02pm.) According to the Russian news agency Tass, Putin will personally chose the Read More

G20 Leaders Push For Cryptocurrency Monitoring Worldwide

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on G20 Leaders Push For Cryptocurrency Monitoring Worldwide
On March 20th, at the international forum, finance ministers and central bankers of the G20 (world’s 20 largest economies) will call for stronger monitoring of crypto-assets. Reuters reports that the G20 financial leaders will also assess the need for the multilateral response to anything that could threaten international financial stability at some point. As per Read More

French Regulatory Agency Blacklists 15 Cryptocurrency And Crypto-Asset Websites

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on French Regulatory Agency Blacklists 15 Cryptocurrency And Crypto-Asset Websites
The French stock market regulator, The Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF), announced in a press release that they have added 15 cryptocurrency and crypto-asset investment websites to a blacklist on March 15. According to the press release, the companies listed ran afoul of the “Sapin II Law”, stating that: “The investment proposals highlighting the possibility Read More

British diplomats to be expelled from Moscow in retaliation, Russian ambassador says – Politics live

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on British diplomats to be expelled from Moscow in retaliation, Russian ambassador says – Politics live
We are closing this live blog now. Thanks so much for joining us and for all the comments below the line. Here’s the full story on May’s Commons statement announcing retaliation against Russia after the Russian spy attack: In a tongue-in-cheek display of unconcern about May’s actions today, the Russian embassy in London tweeted: “The Read More

UN security council continues to wrangle over Syria resolution

6 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on UN security council continues to wrangle over Syria resolution
The UN security council has been locked in last-minute wrangling over the details of a proposed 30-day ceasefire across Syria to allow for emergency humanitarian deliveries and medical evacuations. The backroom negotiations on Friday followed an appeal by French and German leaders to Vladimir Putin, asking for Russia to stop blocking its passage, pointing to Read More

Amid its butter crisis, France could run out of foie gras just in time for Christmas

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Amid its butter crisis, France could run out of foie gras just in time for Christmas
It’s the most wonderful time of year for most, but this year the French may disagree. The country is facing shortages of three of its favorite delicacies as the festive season approaches: butter, foie gras, and wine. Foie gras production has been damaged by France’s battle with bird flu over the last two years, with Read More

The improbable new wine countries that climate change is creating

9 months ago adcity Comments Off on The improbable new wine countries that climate change is creating
Would you bring a Polish bottle of chardonnay to a dinner party? How about a riesling from Michigan? A bubbly from England? These would be bold choices today, but in a few years, those wines may be as welcome as bottles from France, Italy, or California. The map of the wine world is undergoing a Read More