A series of homemade bombs went off at four Cairo subway stations, leaving at least three people wounded, underscoring the challenges facing Egypt’s new president Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to restore security.
Fifty years ago today, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Michael Robbins heard a murmur. It started at the booth of a Texas firm, Eppler, Guerin & Turner Inc., and got louder, until the 30-year-old trader realized what it was: the sound of a selloff.
Singapore replaced its Civil Defence and Central Narcotics Bureau heads on allegations of “serious personal misconduct” in the city-state’s highest-level probe of public servants in almost two decades.
Christchurch residents are bracing for more aftershocks threatening to topple buildings already weakened by New Zealand’s deadliest earthquake in 80 years as the search for survivors enters a second full day.
Saudi Arabia promoted 308 officers in the civil defense force as part of an initiative ordered by King Abdullah, the official Saudi Press Agency reported, citing Lieutenant General Saad bin Abdullah al-Tuwaijri, the director general of civil defense.