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New Maldives President A Reformer Who Must Hold Together Diverse Coalition

MALE – Veteran Maldives lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih overcame the detention and exile of key opposition figures to win a weekend presidential poll and unseat...

Facebook Names Indian Streaming Service Hotstars Ceo As Its India Head

MUMBAI – Facebook Inc has named Ajit Mohan into the newly created role of managing director of its Indian operations, the social media giant said on Monday. Mohan,...

Soros Foundation Turns To Strasbourg Court To Get Hungarys Ngo Law Repealed

BUDAPEST – U.S. billionaire George Soros’s Open Society Foundations (OSF) said on Monday it would challenge at the European Court of Human Rights in...

European Markets Dip As Trade War Pessimism Weighs Again

LONDONLONDON – European stock markets traded in negative territory on Monday as fears of an escalating trade row between the United States and China spread from...

Kenyan Governor Denies Murdering Pregnant Lover

NAIROBI – A Kenyan county governor was charged in court on Monday with murdering a university student whom he had got pregnant. Zakariah Okoth Obado, the governor...

India Says Will Not Scrap French Jet Deal Opposition Demands Inquiry

NEW DELHINEW DELHI – India has vowed to stand firm on a multi-billion dollar deal to buy warplanes from France’s Dassault Aviation, as the opposition...

Kenyan Troops Kill 10 Al Shabaab Fighters Army

NAIROBI – Kenyan soldiers killed 10 fighters from the Somalian militant group al Shabaab in a clash on Monday in eastern Kenya, the military said. Three soldiers...

Thai Junta Chief Eyes Role In Politics After Election

BANGKOK – Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is “interested in politics,” he said on Monday, a sign that he sees a public role for himself after a...

European Markets Dip As Trade War Brexit Pessimism Weigh

LONDONLONDON – European stock markets traded in negative territory on Monday as fears of an escalating trade row between the United States and China spread from...

Canadas Barrick Gold To Buy Randgold Resources In 183 Billion Deal

LONDONLONDON – Canada’s Barrick Gold (ABX.TO) has agreed to buy Randgold Resources Ltd (RRS.L) in a $18.3 billion share deal to create the world’s...