CNNAir India plane hits wall on takeoffCNN(CNN) An Air India Boeing 737 aircraft was damaged after hitting an airport wall during takeoff on a flight from Trichy to Dubai on Friday. Flight IX 611, which was carrying 130 passengers and six crew members,...Read More »
New York Post
Woman fishing with kids snatched and killed by crocodile
New York Post
A woman has been killed by a crocodile while out fishing with her family in the Northern Territory in Australia. It took police three hours to get to the lake where the group of seven women and children were in east Arnem on Friday. Police Commander ...
Female Ranger Taken By Crocodile While Fishing With FamilyNewsweek
Wildlife ranger killed by crocodile in northern AustraliaABC News
Australian woman taken by 'problem crocodile' in Northern TerritoryTelegraph.co.uk
The Guardian -ABC News
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Papua New Guinea Maserati fleet for Apec raises questions
Papua New Guinea's government is under scrutiny for importing 40 luxury Maserati cars from Italy for the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit. The Quattroporte sedans, which cost more than $100,000 each (£75,000), will be used by ...
Papua New Guinea imports 40 Maseratis to transport Apec delegatesThe Guardian
PNG / Bougainville meeting extended over questionRadio New Zealand
Buses and vans to move delegationsPOST-COURIER
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Philippines' UN envoy named foreign secretary as Duterte eyes cabinet revamp
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' ambassador to the United Nations was named the country's new foreign secretary on Friday, the first of several cabinet changes expected ahead of mid-term elections next year. FILE PHOTO - Philippines' President ...
Duterte Taps His UN Envoy as Next Philippines' Foreign SecretaryBloomberg
How the Philippines voted at UN with LocsinPhilippine Star
Duterte offers Teodoro Locsin Jr foreign secretary postRappler
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Maduro says Trump administration wants to have him killed
CARACAS (Reuters) - Socialist Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accused the Trump administration on Thursday of seeking to assassinate him, as relations strain between the ideologically opposed nations. Asked about Maduro's comments, ...
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Trump, Xi meeting in November getting on track
... as Hurricane Michael batters Florida MORE and Chinese President Xi Jinping are looking more likely to meet late next month at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires to discuss their escalating trade dispute, according to a report in the Wall Street ...
Trump's new China strategy faces its first big testWashington Post
If the US Doesn't Control Corporate Power, China WillForeign Policy
Trump says he could do 'a lot more' on China trade - FoxReuters
Washington Examiner -New York Post -Wall Street Journal -The Australian
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PoliticoFusion GPS co-founder spurns House GOP subpoenaPoliticoGlenn Simpson, the co-founder of Fusion GPS — the firm that commissioned a now-infamous anti-Trump dossier — intends to assert his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination to declin...Read More »
Brazil's leading candidate Bolsonaro confirms Guedes would be economy minister
Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is pictured during a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes. RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's leading presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if ...
Brazil's Bolsonaro plans more power plants in the Amazon - adviserReuters
Brazil's Bolsonaro denies ties to strategist Steve BannonABC News
Brazil's authoritarian without an armyThe Economist
The Brazilian Report (blog)
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Wall Street Journal
World Bank Aims to Shame With 'Human Capital' Ranking
Wall Street Journal
BALI, Indonesia—The World Bank's new “human capital” ranking, which scores countries on investments in health and education, was released Thursday morning here and has already drawn plenty of criticism—by design. The World Bank rated 157 countries ...
The World Bank Just Released the First Human Capital Index. The US Did Not Do WellFortune
US ranks 25th for men and 32nd for women when it comes to helping residents reach their potentialWashington Post
C'bean countries excluded from World Bank Human Capital Index programmeJamaica Observer
The Daily Star -Philippine Star -Financial Times -World Bank Group
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New York Times
Pakistan Seeks IMF Bailout as Government Sends Mixed Messages
New York Times
NEW DELHI — After Pakistan's government signaled that it would seek a bailout from the International Monetary Fund, Prime Minister Imran Khan this week did the exact opposite of the austerity measures the global body is demanding: He inaugurated a ...
'Path of thorns': An IMF bailout set to impede Pakistan PM Imran Khan's populist agendaEconomic Times
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