{FD} Venezuela quickly resolves financial dispute with China

Venezuela's cash-strapped government has quickly settled a lawsuit filed by a state-run Chinese company, making good on an unpaid bill and appeasing an important ally that holds billions in the South American country's debt.

{FD} India’s Modi duels with his predecessor amid local election

Against the backdrop of a bitterly fought local election, India is witnessing the unusual spectacle of Prime Minister Narendra Modi locked in a bitter verbal duel with his predecessor and accusing the opposition of holding secret meetings with Pakistani officials to impact the vote.

{FD} Okinawa boy injured after window falls off Marine chopper

A boy was injured in Okinawa Wednesday when a metal window frame fell from a U.S. military helicopter known as a Super Stallion, Japanese officials said — the second such incident in the past week on the southern island.

{FD} Muslim leaders attending Istanbul summit on Jerusalem

Leaders of the Muslim world gathered at an extraordinary summit in Turkey on Wednesday to coordinate a "unified action" against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

{FD} Watchdog: Egypt remains among worst jailers of journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists says the international community has failed to pressure the world's "worst" jailers of journalists, including Egypt, from improving press freedom conditions.