Malaysia’s attorney-general on Thursday rejected Vietnam’s request to free a woman accused of the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, and a court set April 1 for her trial to resume.
The State Duma (lower house of parliament of Russia) ratified the temporary agreement on the formation of a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and the Islamic Republic of Iran on Thursday.
Amazon.com Inc. said on Monday it would offer free shipping with no purchase minimum for the first time this holiday season, heating up the competition with Walmart Inc. and other rivals vying for customers’ Christmas shopping sprees.
Venezuelan authorities late Saturday began releasing some of those detained during demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government, a goodwill gesture to the opposition at the end of a politically torrid year.
Turkish authorities on Saturday freed the top advisor to Prime Minister Binali Yildirim detained on suspicion of links to the movement of US-based political figure, Fethullah Gulen, blamed for last year's failed coup, state media reported.