Category: World

Mali President Keita Wins Re-election With 67 Percent Of Vote Official Result

DAKAR – Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won re-election with 67 percent of the vote in a run-off against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse, the Ministry of...

Turkish Lira Firms Before Finance Ministers Presentation

ISTANBUL – The Turkish lira strengthened three percent on Thursday before a presentation by Finance Minister Berat Albayrak to investors, shrugging off U.S....

Investors Shun Italy Bridge Operator After Disaster

GENOA, Italy – Italy’s biggest toll-road operator came under heavy stock-market attack on Thursday after Rome criticized it for a deadly bridge collapse this...

Afghan Schools Hit As Militants Seek Soft Targets

KABUL – A suicide bomb attack on a group of teenagers studying for university exams in Kabul on Wednesday shocked Afghanistan but it was only the latest in a...

Islamic State Claims Deadly Kabul Suicide Bombing Amaq

CAIRO – Islamic State said one of its militants was responsible for a deadly suicide bombing in a Shi’ite area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, the...

Russia Mulls Response To Us Sanctions Over North Korea Ifax

MOSCOW – Russia is working on retaliatory measures against the United States after it imposed sanctions on a Russian company for aiding North Korea, Deputy Foreign...

Investors Turn On Italy Bridge Operator After Disaster

GENOA, Italy – Italy’s biggest toll-road operator came under heavy stock-market attack on Thursday after Rome criticized it for a deadly bridge collapse this...

Unrwa Says Its Schools For Palestinian Refugees To Open On Time Despite Us Funding Cut

GAZA – The United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian refugees said on Thursday it would open its schools in the Middle East as scheduled this month despite a...

Women Charged With Murder Of North Korean To Testify In Malaysia Trial

KUALA LUMPUR – Two women charged with murdering the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un must answer for their role in a well-planned...

State May Have To Take Over Italy Motorways Italy Deputy Pm

ROME – The Italian state will have to take over the country’s motorways if companies who have concessions are not able to do the job properly, deputy prime...