Lewis Hamilton wins F1 world title

A tearful Lewis Hamilton joined the elite ranks of double Formula One world champions on Sunday after a nerve‑racking drive to victory in the...

Polls close in Tunisia's first free election

Tunisians went to the polls on Sunday to pick their first directly elected president, the final step in the North African state's transition to full...

Sudan probes claims of 'mass rape'

Beneath one of the thorny trees dotting the village of Tabit, Darfur's prosecutor general sat interviewing women about a report Sudanese troops...

Iran releases British-Iranian woman on bail

Iranian authorities released a British‑Iranian woman on bail on Sunday, the semi‑official ISNA news agency said.



Five of 16 listed Chinese banks raise deposit rates to ceiling

Five of 16 listed Chinese banks raised their one‑year deposit rates to the ceiling of the...

Saudi phone operator Mobily suspends CEO after accounting errors

Etihad Etisalat Co., the Saudi Arabian phone operator known as Mobily, suspended its chief executive...

Dubai leads Mideast gains after stimulus, oil

Dubai shares advanced the most in three days, led by Emaar Properties PJSC, as central banks from China to Europe are taking additional stimulus measures...

Australia raises $5.7 billion selling Medibank in IPO

Australia raised A$5.68 billion ($4.9 billion) selling shares of Medibank Private Ltd. in the country’s second‑largest initial public offering.