Retail stress roils European stocks

European shares tumbled again on Monday as a profit warning from online fashion retailer ASOS sent retail stocks spiralling down as investors fretted that consumers are failing to deliver the traditional pre-Christmas spending boost to markets. Dec 17, 2018

Saudi Arabia rejects US Senate's move on Jamal Khashoggi's murder

The Senate on December 13 voted to recommend ending American military assistance to the Saudi-led operation in Yemen, and accused Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of involvement in Khashoggi's murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October Dec 17, 2018
Mahinda Rajapaksa

Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lanka's Prime Minister

Rajapaksa was appointed as the prime minister on October 26 by President Sirisena in a controversial move after sacking Ranil Wickremesinghe, which plunged the country into an unprecedented constitutional crisis. Dec 15, 2018
Mahinda Rajapaksa

Sri Lankan PM Rajapaksa to resign on Saturday

On Friday, Sri Lanka's apex court refused to stay a court order restraining Rajapaksa, 73, from holding the office of Prime Minister until it fully heard the case next month. Dec 15, 2018