Japan to tighten immigration processes after former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn flees country

Japan on Sunday said it would tighten immigration measures after former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn fled the country while on bail, its first official response to an astonishing escape that has transformed the executive into an international fugitive. Authorities have remained quiet after Ghosn revealed on Tuesday that he had fled to his childhood home… Read More Japan to tighten immigration processes after former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn flees country

Islamist militant group al-Shabaab attack military base used by Kenyan and U.S. forces

Somalia’s al-Shabaab militant group on Sunday attacked a military base in Kenya used by both U.S. and Kenyan forces, and a police report said the Islamists had destroyed two planes, two helicopters and multiple vehicles. U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) confirmed an attack on the Manda Bay Airfield in Lamu county, close to the Somali border… Read More Islamist militant group al-Shabaab attack military base used by Kenyan and U.S. forces

Samsung Electronics set to unveil new devices on February 11

Samsung Electronics said on Sunday that it will introduce new, innovative devices in San Francisco on Februry 11, with the electronics giant widely expected to unveil its new foldable phone and a new version of its flagship S model. The move comes as the world’s top smartphone maker seeks to maintain its lead in the… Read More Samsung Electronics set to unveil new devices on February 11

Daimler recalls 744,000 Mercedes-Benz vehicles in the U.S. over faulty sunroofs

German automaker Daimler AG said on Saturday it will recall 744,000 Mercedes-Benz vehicles in the United States from the 2001 through 2011 model years because the sunroof glass panel could detach and pose a hazard. The large recall covers more two dozen vehicles from C-Class, CLK-Class, CLS-Class and E-Class model lines. The automaker said the… Read More Daimler recalls 744,000 Mercedes-Benz vehicles in the U.S. over faulty sunroofs

Thirty killed, several injured following attack on military academy in Libya

At least 30 people were killed and 33 others wounded in an attack on a military academy in the Libyan capital late on Saturday, the health ministry of the Tripoli-based government said in a statement on Sunday. Tripoli, controlled by the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), is facing an offensive by military commander… Read More Thirty killed, several injured following attack on military academy in Libya

Dozens dead, injured following building collapse in Cambodia

Thirty-six people were killed and 23 more injured when a tourist guesthouse under construction in Cambodia collapsed, trapping workers under rubble, officials said on Sunday. Officials said rescue operations ended two days after the seven-storey concrete building collapsed on Friday in the coastal town of Kep, about 160 km (100 miles) southwest of the capital… Read More Dozens dead, injured following building collapse in Cambodia