- Some Foreign-Owned Shops and Cars Torched in Johannesburg
Several shops and cars owned by foreigners were torched in downtown Johannesburg overnight in continued anti-immigrant attacks but another city that had seen the worst violence was calm, authorities said Friday.
The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:35:32 GMT.
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- Picking Up Strong Value Signals In Weak Commodity Prices
The plunge in commodity prices since last June, brought on by both the strong U.S. ...
By Frank Holmes. Forbes. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:09:00 GMT.
- Bekmambetov-Gabriadze Horror Movie Released In U.S.
A horror movie produced by Kazakh-Russian filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov and directed by Georgian actor-director Leo Gabriadze hits screens at theaters in the United States on April 17.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:03:02 +0000.
- Iran Stepping Up Its Hacking Activities Against US, Study Says
The Iranian government is increasing the frequency and sophistication of its hacking attacks targeting the U.S. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:27:30 -0400.
- Car Bomb Explodes Near US Consulate in Iraq
A car bomb exploded Friday outside the U.S. Consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil, according to news reports. Gunfire was reportedly also heard, rare sounds in the largely peaceful city - the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan region. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:54:05 -0400.
- Plummeting loonie forces snowbirds to sell their U.S. homes and fly home
Canadian snowbirds who live part-time in the U.S. are finding life difficult because of the low currency exchange rate. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:00:00 EDT.
- VIDEO: Should minimum wage be $15?
A push by labour activists in the United States for a $15 per hour minimum wage is going global.
BBC News. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:26:57 GMT.
- Gunman's suicide shuts Capitol Hill
A gunman dies of self-inflicted injuries after firing at the US Capitol in Washington DC, which was locked down for nearly two hours, police say.
BBC News. Sat, 11 Apr 2015 21:07:44 GMT.