Learning the ropes amidst policy somersault
You campaign in poetry, you govern in prose.” That was the famous dictum by the democratic politician and 52nd Governor of New York, Mario Matthew Cuomo.
Statue of Hitler goes for $17.2 mn at New York auction
A statue of Hitler on his knees was auctioned Sunday for $17.2 million, a record for a work by the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan.
HRW condemns 'serious abuses' of detainees in Yemen
Warring parties in south Yemen have committed "serious abuses" against civilians and fighters in their custody, including summary executions, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday. The New York-based watchdog warned southern fighters loyal to exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and Iran-backed Shiite Huthi rebels that they could face prosecution for war crimes. It accused both sides…
Argentina sued in NY over seizure of oil firm
Argentina has been sued in a US district court in New York in connection with its expropriation of oil giant YPF in 2012, according to court documents. The plaintiffs are two Spanish firms, and they are represented by a US law firm Burford Capital. The oil firm was owned by the Spanish giant Repsol until…