NOV
14

Israeli defence chief Avigdor Lieberman quits over Gaza truce

Lieberman says Egyptian-mediated ceasefire with Hamas is ‘a capitulation to terror’

NOV
14

CIA doctors considered using ´truth serum´ on terror suspects : USA

Medical staff was key to waterboarding and other interrogations following 9/11 attacks, newly declassified documents show

NOV
14

Canada registers sixfold increase in US citizens seeking asylum in 2017

Americans were the third largest group seeking asylum, spurred by fears they would be deported by the Trump administration

NOV
14

U.S. lays barbed wire at border as migrant caravan draws closer

Hundreds of Central American migrants planning to seek asylum in the United States moved toward the country’s border with Mexico on Tuesday as U.S. military reinforced security measures, laying barbed wire and erecting barricades.

NOV
14

Sri Lanka Supreme Court overturns president’s decision to dissolve parliament

The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka on Tuesday overturned the president’s decision to dissolve parliament and called for a halt in preparations for a snap election on January 5.

NOV
14

China says U.S. controls on semiconductor firm break WTO rules

The U.S. decision to cut off a Chinese state-backed chipmaker from U.S. suppliers amid allegations the firm stole intellectual property breaks World Trade Organization rules and aims to protect a U.S. monopoly, China told a WTO meeting on Tuesday.

NOV
14

Italy evicts migrants from Rome camp

Italian police on Tuesday (Nov 13) bulldozed a symbolic makeshift camp in Rome which has housed tens of thousands of migrants during their journeys to northern Italy and the rest of Europe.

NOV
14

EU proposes visa-free travel for Britons after Brexit

The European Union’s executive proposed on Tuesday that Britons be allowed to visit the bloc without visas after Brexit and stepped up preparations in case of a no-deal divorce.

NOV
14

CNN sues White House over revoked credentials of correspondente

CNN filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Trump administration over the revocation of press credentials for White House correspondent Jim Acosta, whose questions and reporting have been a frequent target of criticism by President Donald Trump.

NOV
13

May calls emergency cabinet meeting to sign off Brexit deal

Ministers to discuss text of withdrawal document agreed by UK and EU negotiators

NOV
13

It’s 2005 All Over Again as Ford Teeters on the Edge of Junk

Ford Motor Co. could be close to getting junked again.

NOV
13

South Korean lawyers representing wartime laborers rebuffed by Nippon Steel in Tokyo

Lawyers representing four South Koreans, recently awarded damages by the country’s top court for wartime labor, were rebuffed Monday when they visited a Japanese steel maker in Tokyo to demand it pay the compensation.

NOV
13

China calls for open world economy but work remains on landmark trade pact

China will further open its economy in the face of rising protectionism, Premier Li Keqiang said as he arrived in Singapore on Monday for meetings with Asia-Pacific leaders that will focus on speeding up work on a major new trade pact.

NOV
13

France to ´embed´ regulators at Facebook to combat hate speech

Facebook (FB.O) will allow French regulators to “embed” inside the company to examine how it combats online hate speech, the first time the wary tech giant has opened its doors in such a way, President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday.

NOV
13

Sanctions Not Money Laundering Seen as New Risk in Europe´s East

Money laundering is so 2018. A major challenge for banks in eastern Europe next year will be steering clear of geopolitical fallout.

NOV
13

UK cannot stop article 50 case going to ECJ, says Scottish court

Group seeks ruling on whether Britain can unilaterally withdraw from Brexit process

NOV
13

Germany wants binding deal on EU digital tax at December meeting

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said he favors getting a binding deal on a European Union digital tax at a meeting of EU finance ministers in December and that he supported the French model.

NOV
12

New Zealand Supreme Court rules ban on prisoner voting inconsistent with bill of rights

Through their original claim, five prisoners sought a declaration of inconsistency from New Zealand’s High Court,

NOV
12

Supreme Court of Canada endorses nationwide securities regulator

anada is the only G20 country that does not currently have a national securities regulator.

NOV
12

U.S. to restrict e-cigarette flavors to fight teenage vaping ´epidemic´

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration next week will issue a ban on the sale of fruit and candy flavored electronic cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations, an agency official said, in a move to counter a surge in teenage use of e-cigarettes.

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