WSJ.com What''s News - Worldwide News Briefs For Nov 30


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WSJ.com What's News - Worldwide News Briefs For Nov 30


DAMASCUS PRESSES OFFENSIVE AGAINST ALEPPO REBELS

Syrian regime shelling killed at least 40 civilians fleeing fighting in east Aleppo on Wednesday, local opposition officials and activists said, as President Bashar al-Assad's forces pursue an offensive on rebel-held parts of the city

COLOMBIAN OFFICIALS PROBE CRASHED PLANE'S FUEL CAPACITY

SECURITY COUNCIL BROADENS SANCTIONS ON NORTH KOREA

The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a sanctions resolution that would reduce North Korea's revenue by about $700 million a year by placing a limit on the amount of coal it can export.

SAUDIS GO ONLINE TO DIVERT MILITANT RECRUITS

A group of Saudi volunteers is using Islam to intercept potential Islamic State recruits online, as the conservative kingdom moves to counteract its own influence in spreading Islamist radicalism.

GERMANY ARRESTS SUSPECTED ISLAMIST MOLE IN SPY AGENCY

A suspected mole in Germany's domestic intelligence service has been detained, sparking criticism of an agency that has been on high alert following a string of attacks and foiled plots.

BRAZIL LAWMAKERS PUSH TO HOBBLE GRAFT PROBE

Brazilian lawmakers advanced legislation that would hamper the ability of prosecutors and judges to go after crooked politicians, potentially setting back the country's fight against widespread corruption.

CASH CRUNCH LOOMS OVER INDIA'S GROWTH SPURT

India reported GDP growth of 7.3% for the July-through-September quarter, but activity has slowed during a currency overhaul rippling through the economy.

EUROPEAN POLICY MAKERS BRACE FOR ITALIAN STRESS

What more can the ECB do if the outcome of the Italian referendum leads to further volatility? In the short-term not much, Simon Nixon writes.

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