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Bolivia opposition figure calls on military in election crisis

Bolivia opposition figure calls on military in election crisis

Tension rose in Bolivia's election crisis on Sunday after an opposition figure called on the military to take ‘the side of the people’ and vowed to oust leftist President Evo Morales.

Italy's president begins talks aiming to solve political crisis

Italy's president begins talks aiming to solve political crisis

Italy's president began talks with political leaders on Wednesday in a bid to form a new coalition, as a proposed alliance between the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and opposition centre-left Democratic Party ...

British opposition leader calls for election to end Brexit 'crisis'

British opposition leader calls for election to end Brexit 'crisis'

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn called on Monday for a general election to try to end the Brexit impasse, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure to recall parliament.

Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis

Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis

A prominent Lebanese daily Thursday appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country's lingering political crisis.

Nissan to cut 12,500 jobs as crisis deepens after profit wipe out

Nissan to cut 12,500 jobs as crisis deepens after profit wipe out

Nissan Motor Co unveiled its biggest restructuring plan in a decade, axing nearly a tenth of its workforce and flagging possible plant closures to rein in costs that ballooned when Carlos Ghosn was CEO.

Moldova crisis deepens as new president calls snap vote

Moldova crisis deepens as new president calls snap vote

Moldova plunged deeper into crisis Sunday as a new, acting president dissolved parliament and called elections just after lawmakers appeared to have formed a government following months of wrangling.

Qatar turned a crisis into an opportunity: South Korean envoy

Qatar turned a crisis into an opportunity: South Korean envoy

Qatar has turned a crisis into an opportunity overcoming the blockade and achieving a lot in self-sufficiency and food security areas in the last two years, South Korean ambassador Kim Chang-mo has said.

Belgium ‘hopeful’ on GCC role in resolving crisis

Belgium ‘hopeful’ on GCC role in resolving crisis

Belgium “remains hopeful” that the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the GCC summit held in Makkah would help open avenues to ease regional tensions and to resolve the blockade imposed on Qatar in 2017 ...

Syria steps up fuel rationing as crisis worsens

Syria steps up fuel rationing as crisis worsens

Syria on Monday stepped up fuel rationing as shortages became more severe in government-held areas, with an official blaming the shortfall on Western sanctions against the war-torn country.

Global GDP growth is slowing but serious crisis remains unlikely: QNB

Global GDP growth is slowing but serious crisis remains unlikely: QNB

Citing the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), QNB said in its weekly analysis that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecasts a temporary slowing in the growth rate of global economic activity ...

The Boeing crisis — one month on

The Boeing crisis — one month on

Walking out of a hotel in Kuwait recently, a receptionist escorted me to the car. "Thank you for staying with us, sir! Have a great trip... but don't take a Boeing plane!" he cautioned, as he opened my car door and waved me goodbye.

Mexico president declines to take sides in Venezuela crisis

Mexico president declines to take sides in Venezuela crisis

Mexico's president on Tuesday said he would not take sides on the crisis in Venezuela, a day after US Vice President Mike Pence urged Mexico to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido ...