Amazon's German workers extend strike
Employees of four German Amazon warehouses, which are on strike from 15 December, have extended it to Christmas. The staff protests against the methods of forcing greater efficiency by using electronic control. The company ensures that orders will be delivered on time.
North Korea proposes US joint investigation
North Korea's Foreign Ministry has proposed a joint investigation with the US on cyber attack against Sony Pictures. - We can prove - without resorting to torture as CIA does - that we do not have anything to do with the incident - said Pyongyang.
Obama is not going to HavanaUS President Barack Obama said on Friday that the communist government in Cuba continues to oppress his people. He added that he does not expect that the change took place there from day to day. At the same time he stressed that changes must take place on the island.
Russian court extends house arrest for Navalny
A Moscow court extended a term of house arrest for Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on trial. Navalny and his brother, who is also on trial, are accused of stealing more than 30 million roubles from two firms, including an affiliate of the French cosmetics company Yves Rocher. They deny any wrongdoing.
Pakistani military kills 32 militants in ambush
The Pakistani army killed 32 militants in an ambush and 27 in other clashes, four days after a Taliban massacre of children at a school. The ambush took place overnight in a remote valley, one of the main smuggling routes for arms and insurgents crossing between Afghanistan and Pakistan.