Thursday, November 23, 2017

World

Algerians elect local leaders as oil-reliant economy falters

Algerians elect local leaders as oil-reliant economy falters

Algerians elect local leaders as oil-reliant economy falters; widespread anger at corruption
Updated: 16 minutes ago

Uganda's foreign minister urged to quit over alleged bribe

Uganda's foreign minister urged to quit over alleged bribe exposed in US court case
Updated: 1 hour ago
Papua New Guinea officials pressure refugees to leave camp

Papua New Guinea officials pressure refugees to leave camp

Papua New Guinea authorities have removed dozens of asylum seekers and ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 others to abandon a decommissioned immigration camp, where refugees reported their shelters, beds and other belongings have been destroyed
Updated: 1 hour ago

Report: Pope Francis to visit 3 Baltic nations next year

Report: Pope Francis to visit 3 Baltic nations next year for 100th anniversaries
Updated: 1 hour ago
Zimbabwe, facing new leader, wonders 'Where is Mugabe?'

Zimbabwe, facing new leader, wonders 'Where is Mugabe?'

Zimbabwe, facing incoming leader, wonders about fate of Mugabe and his wife
Updated: 1 hour ago
Shanghai stocks tumble, other Asian stocks clam

Shanghai stocks tumble, other Asian stocks clam

Shanghai stocks fall sharply while other Asian stock markets are largely flat after the Fed minutes showed most officials were comfortable raising interest rates soon
Updated: 2 hours ago
Angola's new leader shakes up old order after dos Santos

Angola's new leader shakes up old order after dos Santos

Angola's new leader shakes up old order after dos Santos, including firing his daughter
Updated: 3 hours ago
Colombia rebels trade combat for cameras with new TV network

Colombia rebels trade combat for cameras with new TV network

Nearly a year after the signing of Colombia's peace accord, a media network launched by former guerrillas is aiming to become a major news outlet
Updated: 4 hours ago
Asian stocks flat as Fed minutes show support for rate hike

Asian stocks flat as Fed minutes show support for rate hike

Asian stock markets are largely flat as investors are little surprised by the latest Fed minutes showing most officials were comfortable raising interest rates soon
Updated: 5 hours ago

Celebrated Australians want services restored to refugees

A dozen celebrated Australians have sent an open letter to the government warning that asylum seekers could die at a decommissioned immigration camp that lacks food, water, power and medical care
Updated: 6 hours ago