M&G Design Centre Israel Unveiled on China International Import Expo

Stationery Giant M&G Announces its Fund’s New Acquisition on China International Import Expo SHANGHAI, Nov. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — China’s leading stationery company Shanghai M&G Stationery Inc. (M&G,SSE:603899) announces its fund’s acquisition of Israeli studio PELEG DESIGN on China International Import Expo (CIIE). M&G also unveils its Israeli Design Centre to boost product innovation. “This cooperation […]

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Algeria Eyes Cross-Border Missions as Fear of Militant Spillover Grows

WASHINGTON – Algeria approved constitutional amendments on Sunday that experts call an ambitious move to answer public demands after months of protests and to safeguard its borders against violent extremism spillover from Libya and other troubled neighbors. Since its independence from France in 1962, the North African country’s constitution has stipulated that the army’s mission is to defend Algeria’s borders and sovereignty without breaching other nations’ sovereignty. That changed in the Nov. 1 referendum when articles 28 and 29 of the constitution where amended to allow cross-border operations upon the…

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UN Rights Chief Urges Halt to Ethiopia Violence, Dialogue to Restore Peace

GENEVA – Ethiopia’s stability is on the line as the recent outburst of fierce fighting in the country’s Tigray and Oromia regions risks getting out of hand. U.N. rights chief Michelle Bachelet called Saturday for a de-escalation of violence and for grievances in these separate but equally destructive conflicts to be settled peacefully. Heavy clashes broke out Wednesday in the northern region of Tigray between federal and regional troops, prompting declaration of a six-month state of emergency. The Ethiopian government announced it had deployed federal troops in response to an…

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