Spanish billionaire and Zara founder Amancio Ortega has bought a logistics centre mainly used by Amazon in Dublin, Ireland, for 225 million euros ($244.98 million), his investment firm Pontegadea said on Friday. It is the first time Ortega's firm has invested in logistics real estate in Ireland, Pontegadea said.
HONG KONG (AP) — World shares were mixed on Friday after Wall Street closed out its best month of the year with big gains in November. Germany’s DAX rose 0.6% to 16,309.89 and the CAC 40 in Paris added 0.5% to $7,348.88. Britain’s FTSE 100 was up 0.8% at 7,512.94. The future for the S&P 500 edged 0.1% lower while that for the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.1%. In Asian trading, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dropped 1.2% to 16,838.89, hovering around a one-year low, while the Shanghai Composite in
Japan's top government spokesperson expressed concern on Friday that the U.S. military is continuing to fly Osprey aircraft in the country without providing adequate information about a fatal crash this week in southwestern Japan despite repeated requests that it do so. Search operations widened Friday with additional U.S. military personnel joining the effort, while Japanese coast guard and military ships focused on an undersea search using sonar. The Pentagon said Thursday that U.S. Ospreys continue to operate in Japan, and Deputy Press Secretary Sabrina Singh said she was not aware of an official request from Japan to ground them.
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Madagascar's High Constitutional Court on Friday declared incumbent President Andry Rajoelina as the winner of last month's election, effectively handing him a third term. Rajoelina got 58.96% of the votes cast, the court said after dismissing various challenges lodged against the provisional results announced by the electoral body. "Andry Rajoelina is elected as the president of the republic of Madagascar and is taking his functions as soon as the swearing (is conducted)," said Florent Rakotoarisoa, the head of the High constitutional court.