Daily Archive: January 27, 2018

Jan
27

Coincheck promises 46bn yen refund after cryptocurrency theft

Tokyo-based digital currency exchange Coincheck says it will reimburse some 260,000 victims of theft.

Jan
27

Israel Slams ‘Baseless’ Holocaust Legislation in Poland

Legislation in Poland that would outlaw blaming Poles for the crimes of the Holocaust drew condemnation from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli lawmakers.

Jan
27

Israel criticises Poland over draft Holocaust legislation

Lower house passes bill outlawing phrases such as ‘Polish death camps’

Israeli leaders have attacked pending legislation in Poland that would outlaw blaming Poles for the crimes of the Holocaust, with some accusing the Polish government of outright denial as the world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, called the proposed law “baseless” and ordered his country’s ambassador to meet Polish leaders to express his strong opposition. “One cannot change history and the Holocaust cannot be denied,” he said.

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Jan
27

Saudi billionaire Twitter investor freed after settlement

Prince Alwaleed is the latest high-profile detainee to be released after an anti-corruption purge.