Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth II’

Flash crash trader faces US extradition

(Media Release) Navinder Sarao, the UK “flash crash” trader, can be extradited to the United States, a court has ruled. Mr Sarao, 37, is accused of contributing to events on 6 May 2010, when the Dow Jones index briefly fell more than 1,000 points, temporarily wiping nearly $1 trillion off shares. Mr Sarao traded on […]

Turkey’s fear of a reignited Kurdish flame

(Media Release) Could Turkey be about to return to the bad old days of armed conflict with the Kurds? Troops on the streets, curfews for the first time in 22 years, protests in almost 30 cities and state buildings attacked – the situation is dangerous and escalating fast. Some of the fighting is among Kurds, […]

New Canadian $20 Bill Too Provocative for Some

If there was ever a need to confirm how badly U.S. currency needs a makeover, this is it. Our neighbors to the north just introduced a new $20 bill in Ottawa, and the redesign has garnered a bit of controversy. The bill features Queen Elizabeth II, who is celebrating her Diamond Jubilee this year, on the front of […]

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