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1MDB: Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs and two bankers

Image copyrightReuters Malaysia has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former employees in connection with a corruption and money laundering probe at the country’s investment fund, 1MDB. The US bank has been...

DR Congo prepares to vote in end-of-an-era election 0

DR Congo prepares to vote in end-of-an-era election

Twenty-one candidates are running to replace Kabila, whose hand-picked successor Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary is one of the front-runners. At stake is the political stewardship of a mineral-rich country that has never known a peaceful...

Thousands protest Orban government ‘slave law’ in Budapest 0

Thousands protest Orban government ‘slave law’ in Budapest

More than 15,000 people, according to local press reports, joined the demonstration the first rally since Orban returned to power in 2010 to bring together all opposition parties, from greens to the far right,...

As Ex-Premier Returns, Calls for Sri Lanka Election Grow Louder 0

As Ex-Premier Returns, Calls for Sri Lanka Election Grow Louder

(Bloomberg) — Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena bowed to mounting pressure and reinstated Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister, but renewed hostility between the two leaders suggest a fresh election might be the only way...

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Pageant-mad Philippines celebrates Miss Universe win

Image copyrightReuters The Philippines, a country obsessed with beauty pageants, is celebrating its fourth Miss Universe win, sparking a wave of pride and support online. Catriona Gray beat her global contestants in an early...

Foxconn not in settlement talks with Qualcomm in Apple battle: attorney 0

Foxconn not in settlement talks with Qualcomm in Apple battle: attorney

By Stephen Nellis SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The lead attorney for the group of Apple Inc device assemblers seeking at least $9 billion in damages from Qualcomm Inc said on Sunday the contract manufacturers...