Saturday, December 16, 2017

World

South Africa's ruling party opens crucial meeting to choose leader amid anger over scandals

South Africa's ruling party opens crucial meeting to choose leader amid anger over scandals
Updated: 4 hours ago

Nigeria military rescues 4 Chinese nationals from pirates

Nigeria military rescues 4 Chinese nationals after gun battle with pirates; some wounded
Updated: 4 hours ago
Rahul Gandhi takes over India's opposition Congress party

Rahul Gandhi takes over India's opposition Congress party

Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's most famous political dynasty, has taken over as president of the main opposition Congress party
Updated: 6 hours ago
Merkel's Bavarian ally re-elects Horst Seehofer as leader

Merkel's Bavarian ally re-elects Horst Seehofer as leader

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavaria-only sister party has re-elected Horst Seehofer as its leader, but with his weakest support so far following a dismal performance in September's election
Updated: 6 hours ago

Australian government restores grip on power in by-election

The Australian government has won a crucial by-election that restores its tenuous grip on power
Updated: 7 hours ago

Yemeni rebels slam US charges that Iran is arming Houthis

Yemeni rebel official slams U.S. charges that Iran is funneling missiles to Shiite rebels in Yemen, known as Houthis
Updated: 7 hours ago
China, Britain pledge cooperation as UK leaves EU

China, Britain pledge cooperation as UK leaves EU

Britain and China have pledged to promote London as a center for use of Beijing's currency and cooperate in clean energy research as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union
Updated: 7 hours ago
What new president? Rural Zimbabweans missed Mugabe drama

What new president? Rural Zimbabweans missed Mugabe drama

What new president? Some in rural Zimbabwe missed the Mugabe drama; a challenge for reforms
Updated: 8 hours ago

Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, families

Nigeria troops arrest more than 400 Boko Haram fighters, along with wives and children
Updated: 8 hours ago
5 things to know about King Michael's funeral in Romania

5 things to know about King Michael's funeral in Romania

5 things to know about King Michael's funeral in Romania
Updated: 9 hours ago