Nigerian commander Remi Fadairo points to the roiling plume of black smoke blotting the morning horizon in the Niger Delta -— the unmistakable sign of an illicit oil refinery.
Less than two weeks after United Airlines prompted a public relations crisis for dragging a passenger from his seat on an overbooked flight, rival American Airlines is trying to tamp down its own controversy.
The ratings agency Fitch on Friday downgraded Italy’s long-term debt rating a notch to BBB, one level above the “speculative” grade, citing the country’s persistent debt and fiscal problems.
A US judge on Friday sentenced Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty in the diesel emissions cheating scandal, in line with a deal struck between the automaker and the US government.
Greece on Friday said it logged a primary surplus of 3.9 percent in 2016, nearly eight times higher than a key target agreed in its economic bailout and debt relief talks.
The eurozone economy grew at its fastest pace in six years in April on the back of strong demand and “widespread optimism” about the outlook, a closely watched survey showed Friday.
General Motors has shut down its Venezuelan operation and laid off 2,678 people after the crisis-struck Latin American country nationalized the plant and seized cars, the company says.
Citgo, the US affiliate of Venezuela’s state-run oil company, donated half a million dollars to Donald Trump’s inauguration fund, documents released here show.
Emirates, the Middle East’s largest airline, said Wednesday that it will reduce flights to the United States after tightened visa and security measures under President Donald Trump hit demand.
Rwanda’s government announced on Wednesday it had discovered fall armyworm on its crops, making it the third east African country afflicted by the plant-eating pest also recently spotted in Kenya.
Former British finance minister George Osborne, a key opponent of Brexit, said Wednesday he was quitting parliament but would “go on fighting” for Britain as editor of London’s Evening Standard newspaper.