Three people were killed in a knife attack in Nice, France on Thursday.
The US State Department approved the United Arab Emirates’ request to buy 50 F-35 fighter jets.
The US stock market fell as losses in richly priced tech juggernauts, jitters over the November 3rdpresidential election and a record rise in COVID-19 cases snuffed investors’ sentiment.
Britain’s High Court on Friday decided to dismiss a libel suit that a Russian business tycoon filed against a former MI6 officer who wrote an article regarding U.S. President Donald Trump’s alleged links to Russia and Russian interference during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
US-based money transfer giant Western Union will close its offices in Cuba after new economic sanctions imposed by the Trump administration against the Caribbean island, which prevent it from working with Fincimex, which is the financial firm run by the Cuban military.
The Spanish Parliament voted to extend the nation’s state of emergency for six more months on Friday morning, as the Health Ministry reported another record surge in COVID-19 cases. Officials reported another 23,580 new cases, bringing the nation’s total number of confirmed infections to 1.16 million.
The Belarusian Border Control Committee has closed down its land borders with neighboring countries except Russia citing COVID-19 concerns.
The US stock market fell in Friday’s pre-market trading session as US fiscal stimulus negotiations broke down and COVID-19 cases keep rising in the country. Futures on the Dow Jones pointed to an opening drop of about 180 points, while S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 slid 0.6 percent and 1 percent, respectively.
The United States economy grew at its fastest pace ever in this year’s third quarter as gross domestic product and services produced in the July-September period expanded at a 33.1 percent annualized pace.
A 7.0 magnitude quake struck the Aegean Sea off the coast of Turkey’s Izmir province with tremors being felt as far away as Greece.