US consumer spending jumps in March; inflation remains tame

US consumer spending jumps in March; inflation remains tameAmerican consumer spending leapt last month to post the biggest gain in 10 years, recovering from a weak start to 2019, while inflation remained tame, according to government data released Monday. The strong finish to the third quarter comes a day before the Federal Reserve is due to meet, with markets overwhelmingly expecting the central bank to leave interest rates untouched. The latest figures confirm the picture of steady economic growth in the first quarter that were released Friday in the Commerce Department’s GDP report.


South Korea’s President Thanks Japan's Former Emperor for Thaw in Ties

South Korea’s President Thanks Japan's Former Emperor for Thaw in TiesMoon sent the letter as the former emperor relinquished his crown to his son Crown Prince Naruhito. Akihito has emphasized the importance of guarding peace during his reign and Moon expects that he would continue to help improve the two countries’ relations after he steps down, South Korea’s foreign ministry spokesman Kim In-chul said in briefing Tuesday. Akihito ended his three-decade reign Tuesday, concluding the imperial era known as Heisei.


“جرائم حرب ليبيا على فيسبوك”

فريق من بي بي سي يكشف عن وصور وفيديوهات انتشرت في مواقع التواصل الاجتماعي تظهر عمليات قتل وتدنيس جثث مقاتلين ومدنيين وهي أفعال ترقى إلى مستوى جرائم حرب.