9th edition of the African Investment and Trade Forum on May 16 and 17 in Algiers

ALGIERS – The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Arab-African Center for Investment and Development (CAAID), Amine Boutalbi announced the organization, on May 16 and 17 at the Sheraton Hotel (Algiers), of the 9th edition of the African Forum on Investment and Trade, under the theme “The African Gateway to Industry, Agriculture and Trade”. In … Read more

Rosneft signs with Indian partner to ‘significantly increase’ Russian oil deliveries

Russian oil giant Rosneft announced on Wednesday that it has signed a contract with an Indian partner to “significantly increase” deliveries of Russian oil, as Moscow, targeted by a Western embargo, seeks to redirect its sales to Asia. During a trip to India by its boss, Igor Sechin, “Rosneft and the Indian Oil Company have … Read more

“Lawless Zone”: Residents of Northern Brussels Express Exasperation over Insecurity Concerns

A group of twenty demonstrators wanted to challenge authorities on the severity of the situation in the Northern Quarter, where thefts, assaults, and trafficking have made life difficult. The de facto association of inhabitants of the Northern Quarter, who organized the rally, condemned the impunity of traffickers, criminals, and organized gangs, against which the local … Read more

“The North District’s Insecurity Infuriates Residents, Calling it a Zone without Laws”

A group of twenty demonstrators held a rally to challenge the local authorities on the severity of the situation in the Northern Quarter. This de facto association of inhabitants is concerned about the increasing thefts, assaults, and trafficking that have made life in the area unbearable. The association’s spokesperson, Thierry Balsat, explained that the local … Read more

An Abnormal Illicit Trade Thrives in Belgium, the Epicenter

Illegal logging not only contributes to deforestation but also leads to crime, corruption, money laundering, and human rights violations in source countries. European timber regulations have prohibited imports of illegally logged timber since March 2013, but Belgium’s imports of tropical sawn timber from non-EU countries have more than doubled over the past decade. In fact, … Read more

Concept store, restaurants, Corsican grocery store… The shops in the Antibes eco-district are taking shape

They served their first bagels at the end of February, but celebrated their opening this Saturday evening, March 25. Amel Akar and Pierre-Antoine Siame, the two managers of Bagelstein de Marenda-Lacan, welcomed their relatives, supporters and local merchants around mini-bagels and small pastries, at the start of the evening. The opportunity to liven up the … Read more