Chief Palestinian negotiator issues statehood ultimatum
The Palestinians' chief peace negotiator has laid out in the clearest terms yet plans to establish an independent Palestinian state within three years, even if it means ignoring pleas from the United States not to push ahead.
BASF says Libya oil production 35% of capacity
BASF said oil production in Libya, one of the main sources of oil output for its Wintershall oil and gas unit, restarted in September but would remain at just 35% of capacity for now.
France says air strikes take out weapons arsenal in Iraq
French fighter jets destroyed 12 buildings in Iraq holding an arsenal of weapons under control of Islamic State militants, France's chief of staff of armed forces said.