Nordic Telecom Operator Telia Enters TV Business
The Nordic region’s largest telecoms operator, Telia, says it has agreed to buy the broadcasting and streaming operations of Swedish publishing company Bonnier AB to gain a foothold in the television and entertainment business.
Roadside Bomb Targeting Security Convoy Wounds 6 in Pakistan
Pakistani police say a roadside bomb has exploded near a security convoy in the country’s southwest, wounding at least six people.
Parliament Debates No-Confidence Motion Against Modi’s Gov’t
Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi accuses the government of failing to live up to its promises as Parliament begins debating a no-confidence motion moved by the opposition against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.
Macron’s Security Aide Detained, Was Filmed Beating Activist
A top security aide for President Emmanuel Macron, caught on camera beating a protester, has been detained and is being questioned by authorities.
Human Rights Watch Urges Brazil to Regulate Pesticides More
Human Rights Watch urged the Brazilian government Friday to establish buffer zones nationwide when pesticides are sprayed and reduce the use of highly toxic products.
Pakistan Identifies Man It Says Killed 149 at Election Rally
Pakistani police say investigators have identified the suicide bomber who attacked an election rally in the country’s southwest last week, killing 149 people, including a candidate participating in the July 25 elections.
The Latest: Russia Pushing for US Release of Suspected Agent
The Latest on the meeting earlier this week between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local):
Germany’s Merkel Faces Questions Over Migration, Ties to US
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to face questions at her annual summer news conference over the government’s handling of the thorny issue of migration and Berlin’s fraught relationship with the United States under President Donald Trump.
Divers Set to Resume Search for 5 Missing After Boat Sinks
At least 11 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank, the local sheriff said.
Thailand Seeks Control Over Movies About Cave Ordeal
Thailand’s military government wants to control how movies portray the ordeal of the young soccer players and their heroic rescue from a flooded cave that drew worldwide interest and the attention of foreign filmmakers.