France and Germany have demanded that U.S. tech companies help them police terrorism on the Internet, or expect new laws forcing them to do so.
Twitter is acquiring Indian mobile marketing startup ZipDial to tap offline users in emerging markets. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.
Turkey’s central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time in six months amid political pressure for lower borrowing costs and expectations of fading inflationary pressures.
Canadian factory shipments fell more than expected in November on broad-based weakness led by motor vehicles and chemicals, adding to indications that Canada’s growth outlook has soured in recent months.
Terror suspects are exploiting the ease of travel across the Continent to stay one step ahead of authorities as they move militants, cash and weapons across the bloc without raising alarms, according to European officials.
A United Nations official said that the Anti-Balaka Christian militia had kidnapped the woman employee—two others, a local and a French woman working for a Catholic medical NGO, were kidnapped on Monday.
Mainland Chinese visitors last year thronged Japan’s tourist attractions and shopping malls like never before, pushing total arrivals to a record high, thanks to a sharply weaker yen and other efforts by Tokyo to generate a tourism boom.