HSBC Holdings said on Tuesday it would shed $100 billion in assets, slashing the size of its investment bank and revamping its US and European businesses -- in a drastic overhaul that will mean 35,000 jobs cut over three years.
Euro zone finance ministers discussed ways to pursue a more growth-friendly fiscal policy mix, in a potential nudge to Germany and the Netherlands to spend more as fears of a downturn grow in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.
More than a dozen infected Americans from a coronavirus-riddled cruise ship off Japan flew on evacuation flights to the US with other passengers on Monday, as the epidemic claimed more lives in China to take the death toll above 1,700.
Syrian government forces intercepted and shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle operated by foreign-sponsored Takfiri terrorists as it was flying in the skies close to a major refinery in the country’s central province of Homs.
Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said instead of questioning the legitimacy of the voting process in Iran's elections, the US had better clarify its nontransparent voting system, which deprives most Americans of the right to express their choice.