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Iran warns citizens over French protests

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Iran on Monday warned its citizens to avoid protest-hit areas in France, while its judiciary chief said the international response to the "yellow vest" unrest was proof of Western hypocrisy. The foreign...

Macron hikes minimum wage to appease 'yellow vest' protesters

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Monday a 100-euro ($113) per month increase in the minimum wage from next year in a major concession to "yellow vest" protesters who have roiled the country.The...

Syria accuses international forces of 'illegal' archaeological digs

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Syria's government on Monday accused US, French and Turkish forces in the north of the country of carrying out "illegal archaeological digs", but offered no evidence to back up the allegation."Information...

Legal fight in Brazil over Nissan apartment used by Carlos Ghosn

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Japanese automaker Nissan is fighting a Brazil court order that allows the family of jailed former chairman Carlos Ghosn access to a luxury Rio de Janeiro apartment, saying it fears evidence could be...

Suspected British drug kingpin goes on trial in France

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Briton Robert Dawes, believed to be one of Europe's biggest drug traffickers, went on trial in Paris on Monday accused of importing 1.3 tons of cocaine into France.The drugs, stuffed in 30 unregistered...

Erdogan slams rights groups' silence over France protests

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused rights activists of double standards Monday over their response to the French "yellow vests" protests after criticising Ankara's handling of anti-government...

France says protests no excuse to curb climate battle

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

France said Monday at the UN climate talks it fears certain countries will exploit the "yellow vest" protests to curb their ambitions in the fight against global warming. The "yellow vests", clad in the...

Russia denies involved in France's 'Yellow vest' protests

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

The Kremlin on Monday denied involvement in the "yellow vest" protests that have rocked France, after reports that Russia-linked social media accounts are waging a campaign to encourage unrest.Britain's...

'Yellow vest' protests to cut Q4 growth: Bank of France

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

The Bank of France on Monday slashed its fourth quarter growth forecast in half, to 0.2 percent from 0.4 percent, citing the impact of the "yellow vest" protests which have rocked the country."Services...

Arrest of auto titan Carlos Ghosn: key dates

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Carlos Ghosn has gone from heading a powerful auto alliance to occupying a Tokyo cell on allegations of financial misconduct. Here are some key dates since his arrest.- November 19: shock arrest -Investigators...

Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn charged, served with fresh arrest warrant

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Japanese prosecutors Monday formally charged Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary and also served him a fresh warrant on separate allegations, meaning the tycoon will...

What next for Carlos Ghosn?

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Carlos Ghosn, once a titan of the car industry, has been in a Tokyo cell for nearly a month and prosecutors on Monday formally charged him with financial misconduct.Here are some details about the accusations...

Carlos Ghosn: the 'cost killer' consumed by scandal

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Brazilian-born Carlos Ghosn long stood out among the world's auto executives as a hard-nosed workaholic willing to take drastic measures to get struggling companies motoring again.As head of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi...

'Moment of truth' for Macron as protests hit French economy

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to offer fresh concessions Monday to try to end the "yellow vest" protests that have rocked the country and taken a heavy toll on the economy.Macron will address...

Top IMF economist predicts 'sharper' US slowdown in 2020

9 December 2018 | 0 comments

Americans will begin feeling the effects next year of a marked slowing in world economic growth but should be spared a new recession, the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund said in remarks...



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