Indian Police Break Up International Computer Virus Scam
Indian police have arrested nearly two dozen people on suspicion of defrauding people in the United States, Britain, Australia and other countries by sending fake pop-up messages warning them that their computers were infected with a virus and offering to rectify the problem at a price.
China Says 8,000-Strong UN Peacekeeping Standby Force Ready
China says it has assembled a standby force of thousands of United Nations peacekeepers, furthering its leading role in the global body’s efforts to tamp down conflicts worldwide.
German Unemployment Drops Again as Labor Market Stays Strong
German unemployment fell in November by more than expected as the labor market in Europe’s biggest economy remained robust.
Report: German Police Search Deutsche Bank Offices
German public broadcaster Hessischer Rundfunk reports that police and prosecutors are searching the headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt in connection with money laundering allegations.
Syria: West Should Lift Sanctions to Help Refugees Return
Syria’s U.N. ambassador says that if Western countries are serious about helping in the return of millions of Syrian refugees to their homeland, they should begin by lifting economic sanctions against the war-torn country.
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Avow Commitment to Alliance
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world’s bestselling auto group last year, has reaffirmed its commitment to its alliance.
Bank of England Chief: Firms Not Ready for No-Deal Brexit
The governor of the Bank of England says most British businesses aren’t ready for a no-deal departure from the European Union.
Afghan Officials Say Taliban Attack in Kabul Killed 6 People
Afghan officials have revised the number of casualties from a deadly Taliban attack the day before on the Kabul offices of a Britain-based security company to six people killed.
CEO Polman to Retire From Consumer Products Giant Unilever
Paul Polman, CEO of consumer products multinational Unilever, whose brands include Dove soaps and Lipton tea, is retiring at the end of the year.
3 Filipino Policemen Convicted of Murder in Brutal Drug War
A Philippine court has found three police officers guilty of killing a student they alleged was a drug dealer, in the first known such conviction under the president’s crackdown on drugs.