The US sanctioned Chinese and Russian entities for helping North Korea cash in on its billion-dollar smuggling schemes

Thomson Reuters The US sanctioned Chinese and a Russian entities on Wednesday for helping service the illegal cigarette and alcohol trade in North Korea.  According to the US Treasury, North Korea’s cigarette smuggling has reportedly netted the Kim regime over $ 1 billion per year. Profits from the cigarette trade and other smuggling schemes are […]

‘Helping Hand’ Is About Eloquently Expressing Yourself With A Finger

Helping Hand is about suing your fingers to communicate, and while you can say a whole lot with a single finger, this title asks you to say a whole lot more than that, bringing all your digits in to help. After all, how well do certain one-finger gestures translate to alien beings? Best learn to […]

Meet the Cape Town graffiti artists helping transform their township

Tayla Gentle August 13, 2018 Share this article In a Cape Town district almost untouched by tourism, graffiti culture is helping a new generation find their voice, and travelers are beginning to take note. Tayla Gentle visits the locals taking their township’s image into their own hands. The township of Langa has always had something […]

Israel helping move 800 White Helmets out of Syria via Jordan – report

Some 800 members of the controversial Western-backed White Helmets will be brought to Jordan through Israel to be reportedly resettled later in the UK, Canada, and Germany. The UN is overseeing the exodus. Hundreds of the self-described aid workers, who operate exclusively in rebel-held areas, have crossed into Israel from southwestern Syria overnight on Sunday, […]

Danish Wine, Anyone? How Climate Change Is Helping Farmers

OZY and Chase Sapphire Reserve® are working together to take you on a unique global adventure. Be the first to uncover hidden gems, and find travel tips that are sure to inspire your next exploration. Fredrik Andersson’s family has run a farm in Arboga, Sweden, for three generations. It’s only in recent years that the […]

The Washington Post is helping podcasters serve fresh ads (GHC)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. The Washington Post is testing a new tool, called Rhapsocord, that automatically identifies areas of a podcast where an ad could be placed and then automatically inserts ads into those […]

Mexican officials are ready to stop helping the US fight terrorism and drug trafficking to get back at Trump

Johnathan Drake/Reuters Mexican senators have asked their government to consider ending security and immigration cooperation with the US. The call comes in response to Trump’s now-rescinded policy of separating immigrant families at the border. It is not the first time Mexican officials have made such a proposal. Mexican legislators this week proposed ending cooperation with […]

Man Utd transfer news LIVE: Mourinho’s Bale talks, Liverpool helping deal take shape

Man Utd transfer news LIVE: All the latest from Old Trafford Wednesday, June 13 Bale talks Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly desperate to sign Real Madrid star Gareth Bale. According to Spanish journalist Eduardo Inda, Mourinho has held talks with Bale, with the United boss promising him he can win the Ballon d’Or […]

Investors Are Helping Put Somaliland on the Map

Hong Kong–based American business developer Robby Zirkelbach has set up small firms in South Sudan, Iran and North Korea. But Somalia was too risky even for the former U.S. Marine sniper with a stomach for adventurous investments, until he stumbled upon the country’s north, the self-declared Republic of Somaliland. There, he sees promise in a […]