Tunisia imposes new taxes to narrow budget deficit
Tunisia has imposed new taxes, including a departure levy on foreign travelers, to narrow a deficit expected to reach 8 percent of GDP this year.
Emirates president says Ebola hits Asian demand for Africa flights
The president of Emirates airlines said on Thursday that demand for flights to Africa from Asia has fallen due to concerns over the Ebola virus.
Islamic State committing "staggering" crimes in Iraq -UN report
Islamic State insurgents in Iraq have carried out mass executions, abducted women and girls as sex slaves, and used child soldiers in what may amount to systematic war crimes that demand prosecution, the United Nations said.