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Houthis publish image of attack on Israeli owned ship MikeRivero Sat, 11/25/2023 - 07:43

Hazem al-Asad, a member of the Houthis’ political bureau, posted an image of an Israeli-owned ship alight on Saturday.

The ship, owned by an Israeli billionaire,  was targeted by a triangle-shaped, bomb-carrying Shahed-136 drone while in international waters in the Indian Ocean. 

A US Defence official said earlier today that it was attacked by an Iranian drone on Friday. 

Foreign buyers moving away from US debt WSJ MikeRivero Mon, 11/20/2023 - 07:35

Demand for US outstanding government debt from overseas buyers has significantly reduced with share of Treasury bonds hold by foreign private investors and central banks dropping to around 30% from some 43% ten years ago, the Wall Street Journal reported this week, citing data from the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association.

China and Japan Agree to Try to Resolve Fukushima Water Dispute Through Dialogue MikeRivero Mon, 11/20/2023 - 06:50

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to seek a resolution through dialogue to a dispute over wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear plant, Kishida said after their first summit in a year. 

“I urged that this be dealt with calmly on a scientific basis,” Kishida told reporters in San Francisco. “We will hold discussions based on science at an expert level,” he added. He described the summit as “very meaningful.”