Category Archives: Business & Finance

Madison Realty Capital Provides $35 Million Mezzanine Loan for 611 West 56th Street Condominium Development in Hell’s Kitchen

Part of Overall $155 Million Financing Package Provided by MRC and Apollo Global Management for Planned 35 Story Condo Tower at 56th Street and Eleventh Avenue

First New York City Project Designed by Renowned Architect Álvaro Siza

NEW YORK, April

UN-backed programme logs record high cocaine seizures at seaports in Latin America and the Caribbean

The joint customs and police Port Control Units, work at some of the world’s busiest ports and are trained to combat smuggling of drugs, precursor chemicals, as well as merchandise breaching intellectual property rights and protected wildlife.

Recently, the Unit …

On Taliban Announcement of Spring Offensive

We have seen the Taliban’s announcement of their spring offensive. The announcement affirms the Taliban’s responsibility for the insecurity that destroys the lives of thousands of Afghans each year.

President Ghani recently extended an historic invitation for the Taliban to …

Pakistan, Russia Hold High-Level Security Talks

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN �

Russia and Pakistan have held their first national security advisers-level bilateral talks in Moscow, focusing on prospects for closer cooperation in defense, space, cyber security, nuclear, intelligence-sharing as well as trade.

Pakistani National Security Adviser, Nasser Janjua, …

Pakistan, Russia Hold High-Level Security Talks

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN �

Russia and Pakistan have held their first national security advisers-level bilateral talks in Moscow, focusing on prospects for closer cooperation in defense, space, cyber security, nuclear, intelligence-sharing as well as trade.

Pakistani National Security Adviser, Nasser Janjua, …

Roadside Bomb Kills 5 Afghan Civilians

ISLAMABAD �

A roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province Friday killed at least five civilians and wounded more than 10 others.

The victims were traveling to the Haska Meena district from the provincial capital of Jalalabad when their …