Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants to catapult Turkey into the top 10 of the global economic elite over the next decade. To get there, he may need to spend more time mimicking the country he’s been feuding with.
Threats of conflict coming from North Korea have increased international scrutiny of untested young dictator Kim Jong Un, as the isolated nation announced today that it will restart a facility capable of expanding the regime’s nuclear arsenal.
Prince Harry, Queen Elizabeth II’s grandson and the third in line to Britain’s throne, said he will become a patron of the landmine-clearance charity made famous by his late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales.
Sasol Ltd.’s unit in Mozambique will next month start removing land mines in the north of Inhambane province before beginning seismic studies on its new concession in April, Noticias newspaper reported, citing Peter Dekker, a research manager for the company in Africa.
House minority leader Nancy Pelosi named three Democrats to the special committee charged with finding $1.5 trillion in budget savings: Representatives James Clyburn of South Carolina, Chris Van Hollen of Maryland and Xavier Becerra of California.
Former Thai Premier Thaksin Shinawatra said his sister’s government will avoid conflicts like those that led to his ouster in a 2006 coup, even as it presses ahead with efforts to curb the power of the courts.
Insistence on equal treatment for same-sex couples may scuttle bipartisan efforts to overhaul U.S. immigration law if it becomes a central issue in the debate, a Republican author of a Senate blueprint said.