Israel will try to halt the shipment of advanced weapons to Lebanon’s Hezbollah from Syria as the militant group attempts to strengthen its defense capabilities, Chatham House Associate Fellow Yossi Mekelberg said.
Biofuels will cost U.K. motorists about 460 million pounds ($707 million) this year as the government increases their use in transport fuel, driving up food prices in poorer countries, Chatham House said.
Prime Minister David Cameron is sidestepping British diplomats to push a plan to loosen ties with the European Union, instead encouraging his own lawmakers to promote his most ambitious foreign-policy initiative.
It was an elite band of graduate students that in the early 1970s attended intense economics sessions in a small, austerely furnished basement under the 15th-century lodge at All Souls College at the University of Oxford.
Gold’s use to back the value of the dollar would be impractical and there is little scope for the metal to play a more formal role in the international monetary system, U.K. research institute Chatham House said.
Abdullah Demirbas told his two sons that Turkey’s Kurds should claim their rights through politics, not war. One agreed, and is preparing to start compulsory service in Turkey’s army. The other didn’t, and fled to the mountains to join militants fighting against it.