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Nigerian soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny

A Nigerian military court on Wednesday sentenced 54 soldiers to death for mutiny after they refused to deploy for an operation against Boko Haram Islamists...

UN says Ebola-hit nations at risk of hunger

Half a million people in three West African nations rocked by Ebola are going hungry and that number could double by March if food supplies do not improve,...

Opponent calls for Putin's exit as Russia slides into crisis

A prominent opponent has warned Vladimir Putin his days in power are numbered, as Russia awaits the president's response to the dramatic decline of...

Mass grave found in eastern Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) - More than 230 bodies of people believed killed by Islamic State militants have been found in a mass grave in Syria's eastern Deir...

 

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Brazil raises funds' overseas investment limits as stocks plunge

Brazil’s securities regulator gave greater leeway for mutual funds to invest abroad after local...

Japan weighs up to 3 trillion yen extra budget to boost economy

Japan’s government is considering an extra budget worth as much as 3 trillion yen ($25 billion)...

Russia’s richest lose $10 billion in two days as ruble collapses

Russia’s 20 richest people lost $10 billion this week as the central bank raised interest rates...

London housing market rebound helping to drive UK increases

U. K. house prices extended their longest stretch of gains since before the financial crisis as London rebounded from a slowdown earlier in the year,...