Man Dead Following Knife Attack in Polish Shopping Center
Polish media are reporting that a man has died after being stabbed during the screening of a children’s movie in a shopping center.
New Central Bank Chief Takes Office in Israel
The Bank of Israel’s new governor says the country’s financial stability should not be taken for granted in a period of 'numerous changes in financial markets.'
Turkey-Backed Syrian Fighters Prepare to Replace US Forces
A spokesman for Turkish-backed Syrian forces says they are preparing to deploy in eastern Syria alongside Turkish troops once American forces withdraw.
In South Africa, Ousted President Speaks His Mind on Twitter
Police Say Investigation Into Drones Over Gatwick Ongoing
Sussex Police insist investigations into drone sightings around London’s Gatwick Airport are ongoing despite a comment from a senior detective that there may not have been any drones flying over the airport after all.
China’s Legislature Takes Up Law to Ban Forced Tech Transfer
China’s legislature is considering a law to ban local governments from forcing foreign companies to hand over technology, an issue that helped to spark Washington’s tariff war with Beijing.
Sri Lanka Passes Stopgap, Plans Full Budget Vote in February
A Sri Lanka government spokesman says plans for a new budget will be presented next February after the parliament approved a 1.77-trillion-rupee ($9.39 billion) stopgap measure to cover government expenditures over the first four months of 2019, averting a government shutdown January 1.
Sudan Soccer Fans Clash With Police, Call on Bashir to Leave
Fans at a soccer match in Sudan’s capital chanted slogans demanding President Omar Bashir step down and later clashed with police in the Khartoum suburb of Omdurman.
Cyprus Banks Challenging Money Laundering Associations
Banks in Cyprus are concerned that their adoption of some of the toughest anti-money laundering regulations in the world has not been fully recognized abroad, the chief of the Association of Cyprus Banks said Monday.
French Prime Minister Defends Police Targeted by Protesters
France’s prime minister met Monday with police officers targeted by violent yellow vest protesters, in a show of support amid growing concerns about growing brutality from both sides.