Rebels allied to former Vice President Riek Machar who seized the city of Bentiu last week killed hundreds of civilians seeking shelter there, after determining their ethnicity or nationality, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan said.
Guinea Bissau is counting ballots in presidential and legislative elections aimed at restoring democracy two years after a coup thwarted a previous poll and triggered an economic slide in the former Portuguese colony.
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, the world’s largest luxury goods company, bought the Clos des Lambrays vineyard to expand into Burgundy, adding to its holdings in Bordeaux, Champagne and the New World.
Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway, a pipeline proposed to link rising Canadian oil production with Asian markets, hit another snag after residents in the port of Kitimat voted against the $5.9 billion project.
Vontobel Holding AG, the Swiss asset and wealth manager that’s trying to expand its structured- products business, said its performance for the first six months of 2014 may be weaker than that of last year.
Abdullah Abdullah, who finished second in Afghanistan’s 2009 presidential election, is confident he can win enough ballots on April 5 to avoid a runoff and sign a deal “within a month” to keep U.S. troops in the country.
Germany’s coalition and the Verdi union yesterday secured a pay deal for government workers that may prompt similar demands in other sectors and add to industry concern about the rising costs of investing in the country.