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Justice Ministry ruling deepens decree crisis 

A new war of words flared up Tuesday between rival ministers over the constitutionality of a decree promoting a number of Army officers, reflecting a deepening political rift between the president and the speaker of Parliament, and marking a grave escalation in a monthlong standoff that threatens to plunge the country into uncertainty and paralyze the work of state institutions.

Justice Ministry ruling deepens decree crisis 

A new war of words flared up Tuesday between rival ministers over the constitutionality of a decree promoting a number of Army officers, reflecting a deepening political rift between the president and the speaker of Parliament, and marking a grave escalation in a monthlong standoff that threatens to plunge the country into uncertainty and paralyze the work of state institutions.

Palestinians see Gaza peace dividend pass them by

Life began to look up for Gaza’s Palestinians when reconciliation between its Hamas Islamist rulers and the occupied West Bank-based Palestinian Authority in October brought a drop in crippling prices.

Goldman Sachs posts $1.9B loss due to new tax law

Goldman Sachs posted a $1.93 billion loss in the fourth quarter as the investment bank had to record more than $4 billion in charges related to the new tax law. It was the bank's first quarterly loss in more than six years

Durant in command as Warriors down Cavs

Kevin Durant scored 32 points as the Golden State Warriors overpowered the Cleveland Cavaliers with a late rally to score a 118-108 win in a pulsating clash between the two NBA archrivals Monday.

Pacquiao says in talks to fight Lomachenko

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao said on Wednesday he was in talks for a blockbuster bout with world champion Vasyl Lomachenko, widely considered the best "pound-for-pound" fighter on the planet.

Hamilton’s social silence has fans talking

Lewis Hamilton’s social media posts have long been a talking point in Formula One but the absence of any from the four-time world champion so far this year is also attracting attention.

Lufthansa slammed over 'algorithm price hikes'

Germany's competition watchdog Thursday rubbished Lufthansa's claim that recent price hikes on domestic routes were purely down to automated booking software, saying companies shouldn't "hide behind algorithms".

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