Norwegian Air taps Jacob Schram as new CEO

Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle says it has tapped a new chief executive to succeed Bjoern Kjos, who turned the small domestic carrier into...

Israel to host largest event ever focused on anti-Semitism

Israeli to host largest-ever gathering on combatting anti-Semitism in January; dozens of world leaders to attend By ARON HELLER Associated Press November 20, 2019, 11:23 AM 3 min...

Greece announces major overhaul of migrant camp system

Greece’s conservative government has announced plans to overhaul the country’s migration management system, and replacing existing camps on the islands with detention facilities and...

In first since 2002, EU not forcing any states to cut debt

For the first time since 2002, the European Commission is not taking legal action against any of its members over high budget deficits or...

E-commerce giant Alibaba raises $11 billion in share listing

The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba raises $11 billion in Hong Kong share offering By The Associated Press November 20, 2019, 11:01 AM 1 min read The Chinese e-commerce giant...

Austria: 3 arrested over video that brought down government

Austrian prosecutors say three people have been arrested in connection with a video that triggered the collapse of the government earlier this year By The Associated...

A Hong Kong protester on why he won’t surrender to police

A teenage protester in Hong Kong is obsessed with one thought: How am I going to get out By ALICE FUNG Associated Press November 20, 2019, 10:53...

Jewish group condemns Nazi auction in Germany

A Jewish group has sharply condemned an auction of Nazi memorabilia in Germany that includes Adolf Hitler’s top hat, a silver-plated edition of his...

Spaniards convicted of rape also sentenced for videoing it

Two Spaniards who were among a group of five men convicted earlier this year of raping a woman each have been sentenced to an...

Malta arrests ‘person of interest’ in journalist slaying

Malta authorities on Wednesday arrested a prominent Maltese businessman who appears to be a “person of interest” in the assassination of a leading investigative...

Australian bank Westpac faces massive fine for breaches

Major Australian bank Westpac faces a massive fine after being accused of 23 million breaches of the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing act By The Associated...

22 farmers arrested in India for causing air pollution

A government official says 22 farmers in northern India have been arrested for burning stubbles and causing some of the worst air pollution in...

NATO ministers gather amid tensions with France

NATO foreign ministers are gathering in Brussels to prepare for a leaders’ summit in two weeks amid tensions over French President Emmanuel Macron’s complaints...

Wine woes: Tariffs, Brexit cloud French Beaujolais season

Celebration is the mot du jour in the Beaujolais region on the third Thursday of November By CLAIRE PARKER Associated Press November 20, 2019, 9:42 AM 1 min...

Maltese authorities arrest businessman fleeing country

Police in Malta have arrested a businessman on a yacht as it tried to leave Maltese waters By The Associated Press November 20, 2019, 9:32 AM 1 min...

Woman and man charged with terror offenses in Kosovo

Kosovo prosecutors have filed terrorism charges against two people suspected of supporting or fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria By The Associated Press November 20,...

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at opposition supporters

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at opposition supporters ahead of leader’s speech By The Associated Press November 20, 2019, 9:14 AM 1 min read Zimbabwe police with riot gear...

Former Hong Kong British Consulate employee claims torture

A former employee of the British Consulate in Hong Kong says he was detained and tortured by Chinese secret police trying to extract information...

UK Tories under fire for Twitter name switch during debate

Britain's Conservative Party has been accused of trying to deceive voters by changing the name of its press office Twitter channel to “factcheckUK” during...

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