A Turkish airline company whose jets were used to fly former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn from Japan to Lebanon said an employee falsified records and that Ghosn’s name did not appear on any documentation related to the flights.
The U.S. airstrike that killed a prominent Iranian general in Baghdad raises tensions even higher between Tehran and Washington, after months of trading attacks and threats across the wider Middle East.
Croatia’s bitterly contested presidential race is headed for a runoff this weekend to decide whether a conservative or a liberal will become the new head of state while the country holds the European Union presidency for the first time.
Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz says he’s optimistic that his new coalition government with the environmentalist Greens will last a full five-year term ? something that the country’s last two elected administrations failed to do.
If Iran decides to follow through on its vow of harsh retaliation for the killing of its top general, it can call upon heavily armed allies across the Middle East that are within easy striking distance of U.S. forces and American allies.
Sri Lanka’s new president on Friday endorsed amending the constitution to reduce the power of minority political parties, saying the country wasn’t suited to a system that creates unstable governments ?constantly under the influence of extremism.?
A Sudanese military plane crashed in the western Darfour region on Thursday evening, killing all 16 people on board, including two women and two children, the military said. A Sudanese employee of the World Food Program and his family were among the casualties.
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