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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