Daily Archives: 12. März 2023

12.03.2023 - 20:46 [ rferl.org ]

Russia’s War In Ukraine Helps Oil Giant Saudi Aramco Post Historic $161 Billion Profit In 2022

The announcement came off the back of energy prices rising after Russia launched its war on Ukraine in February 2022, with sanctions limiting the sale of Moscow’s oil and natural gas in Western markets. Aramco’s results mirror the huge profits seen at U.S. and British oil giants.

12.03.2023 - 20:29 [ ORF.at ]

Saudischer Ölkonzern Aramco meldet 161 Mrd. Dollar Gewinn

Der saudi-arabische Ölkonzern war erst 2019 an die Börse gegangen. Er ist das zweitwertvollste Unternehmen der Welt nach Apple. 2022 meldeten auch fünf weitere Ölgiganten Rekordgewinne: Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil, BP und TotalEnergies.

12.03.2023 - 19:19 [ theHill.com ]

US calls Iran’s prisoner swap claim a ‘cruel lie’

“Unfortunately, Iranian officials will not hesitate to make things up, and the latest cruel claim will cause more heartache for the families of Siamak Namazi, Emad Shargi and Morad Tahbaz,” the council said, naming the three Americans known to be held by Tehran on widely disputed espionage charges.

12.03.2023 - 15:26 [ Haaretz ]

‘Biggest in Israeli History‘: Organizers Claim Half a Million Protesters Against Netanyahu’s Constitutional Coup

Israelis took to the streets for the tenth week straight in the largest demonstration in the country’s history on Saturday, with organizers claiming as many as 500,000 pro-democracy protesters in attendence nationwide.

A record 50,000 Israelis rallied in Haifa – according to police estimates –while at least 8,000 demonstrated in the southern city of Be’er Sheva, which is considered a Likud stronghold.

12.03.2023 - 15:21 [ Haaretz ]

Netanyahu: Judicial Overhaul ‚Just an Excuse‘, Opposition Wants to Topple the Government

Later in the meeting, Netanyahu seemed to comment on the friction between National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir and Israel Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai, following the dismissal of Tel Aviv’s police chief and the subsequent reversal of the decision.

„The elected government is in charge of the army, the police and all other security organizations… No one else will decide who is in charge of those organizations,“ Netanyahu said.

12.03.2023 - 04:50 [ Fañch ar Ruz / Nitter ]

La retraite, c’est comme la galette, on la veut complète ! #NonALaReformeDesRetraites #OnBloqueTout #15mars #greve15mars #manifestation15mars

#ReformeDesRetraites #64ansCestNon #Pontivy #Morbihan #CentreBretagne #Bretagne

12.03.2023 - 04:20 [ La CGT / Nitter ]

Philippe Martinez : « La détermination […] est plus forte suite au courrier que nous a adressé le président de la République, où globalement il nous fait un bras d’honneur » #NonALaReformeDesRetraites #manifestation11mars

12.03.2023 - 04:16 [ France24.com ]

Will strikes force Macron to back down over French pension reforms?

France saw a wave of strikes against Emmanuel Macron’s pension reforms on Thursday, causing disruption to trains, flights, schools and even hospitals. Polls show a majority of the French oppose the president’s measures – and analysts say maintaining public support of strikes will be crucial to unions’ chances of forcing a U-turn.

12.03.2023 - 04:12 [ Le Monde ]

France’s Senate passes controversial pension reform

French senators passed the deeply unpopular plan by 195 votes to 112 late Saturday, bringing the package another step towards becoming law. The vote came hours after hundreds of thousands of people again marched in protest in rallies across the country, but in fewer numbers than expected.

12.03.2023 - 03:58 [ Jurist.org ]

France pension protests enter seventh day, affecting multiple economic sectors

Protestors in France Saturday demonstrated for a seventh day against President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reform plan, which has been widely disputed across the country since his announcement of the plan in January.

According to the Confederation of Labor (CGT), a national federation of French trade unions, hundreds of thousands of employees, young people, and retirees went on strike and protested in the streets of French cities Friday against Macron’s plan.