Algeria’s Bouteflika will step down after new vote: deputy PM

People carry their national flags as they gather during a protest over President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to postpone elections and extend his fourth term in office, in Algiers, Algeria March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra BERLIN (Reuters) – Algerian President Abdelaziz … Continue reading Algeria’s Bouteflika will step down after new vote: deputy PM

EPP votes to suspend Hungary′s Fidesz party | News | DW

The European People’s People party voted on Wednesday to suspend membership for Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party. Delegates of the main center-right alliance in the European Parliament are opposed to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s authoritarian style and anti-European Union, anti-migration policies. Campaign posters … Continue reading EPP votes to suspend Hungary′s Fidesz party | News | DW

Brazil miner Vale quashed efforts to validate dam safety before disaster: Prosecutor

SAO PAULO: Executives at Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, quashed efforts by Brazilian authorities to audit one of its mining dams months before it collapsed and killed over 300 people, a state prosecutor said, according to the … Continue reading Brazil miner Vale quashed efforts to validate dam safety before disaster: Prosecutor

Disney closes US$71 billion acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox’s assets

Business Walt Disney Co closed its US$71 billion acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s film and television assets on Wednesday, giving its upcoming streaming service a range of popular content as it takes on Netflix Inc. A screen shows the … Continue reading Disney closes US$71 billion acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox’s assets