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28 killed, over 2500 arrested in Addis Ababa clashes - Daily Nation

ADDIS ABABA,. At least 28 people have been killed and more than 2,500 youths arrested in the latest flare-up in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, an official has confirmed. Addis Ababa Police Commissioner, Major General Degife Badi, on Monday said the ...

Opposition Victory in Maldives Deals Potential Blow to China - Voice of America

The opposition was awarded victory in the Maldives presidential election on Monday, in a possible setback for China as the new leaders of the Indian Ocean archipelago nation aim to review major projects agreed with the outgoing administration ...

Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Humiliated by Attack, Vow to Retaliate - New York Times

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Soldiers in dress uniform lay prone in the street. Others, apparently heavily armed, faced the assailants, then threw themselves to the ground without firing back. Some just ran for their lives. Captured on video and widely shared on ...

World Leaders Recommit to Peace in Honor of Mandela - Voice of America

World leaders Monday recommitted themselves to the search for peace as they gathered for a United Nations summit marking the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth. The session was being held ahead of Tuesday's start of the annual debate of the ...

New Chinese tariffs are about to make your home renovation more expensive - CNBC

Home renovation demand is soaring, and so are the costs to do it, thanks to a new round of tariffs on goods imported from China. The latest round hits about $10 billion worth of Chinese products exclusive to homebuilding and remodeling, according to ...

Alternative Brexit Plans Calls For Major MiFID II Changes - Law360

Law360, London (September 24, 2018, 2:58 PM BST) -- A Brexit-supporting think tank set out an alternative plan for Britain's exit from the European Union on Monday that calls for swathes of Europe's financial rule books to be scrapped. The Institute ...and more »

Russian S-300 Air Defense System May Make Syria “Untouchable,” But Israel Seems Ready to Test It - Mintpress News

MOSCOW — After the Russian Ministry of Defense held the Israel Air Force solely responsible for the recent downing of a Russian Il-20 reconnaissance plane in Syria, Russia has announced that it will move forward with a long-standing Syrian government ...

Angela Merkel contrite as spy chief furore casts pall over tenure - Financial Times

Angela Merkel sounded remarkably contrite when she faced the media on Monday morning. “I did not think enough about what moves the people,” she confessed. “That is something I regret very much.” The direct cause of the chancellor's remorse was the ...

Luka Modric named best male player and Marta best female player at Fifa awards - BBC Sport

Luka Modric was named the world's best male player at the Best Fifa Football Awards in London. The Real Madrid midfielder, 33, beat former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, now with Juventus, and Liverpool's Mohamed Salah to the award. Modric won his ...

Britain 'concerned' after Hong Kong bans pro-independence party - Telegraph.co.uk

The UK government has demanded China respect the autonomy of Hong Kong after Beijing banned a political party in the city that supports independence from China. “We are concerned by the decision” of the government, the Foreign Office said in a ...