Newly appointed European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde makes her first official assessment Thursday of the mixed bag that is the eurozone economy, which suffers from slowing manufacturing and global trade even as consumer spending helps prop up growth.
Human Rights Watch says tens of thousands of Burundian refugees face mounting pressure to involuntarily leave Tanzania amid efforts by authorities there to reduce the number of Burundians in the country.
Five candidates have their eyes on becoming the next president of Algeria ? without a leader since April ? as voting began in Thursday’s contentious election boycotted by a massive pro-democracy movement.
Shares in Saudi Aramco gained on the second day of trading Thursday, propelling the oil and gas company to a more than $2 trillion valuation, where it holds the title of the world’s most valuable listed company.
Greenpeace activi sts scaled the European Union?s new headquarters in Brussels on Thursday and unfurled a huge banner warning of a ?climate emergency,? hours before the bloc?s leaders gather for a summit focused on plans to combat global warming.
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