The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has issued a final decision finding steel exporters from six countries, including China and South Korea, in violation of Taiwan's anti-dumping rules by selling their products at unfairly low prices in the local market.
Germany's largest airline, Lufthansa, canceled 830 short- and medium-haul flights on Friday affecting 100,000 passengers after a pilots' strike entered its third day in a long-running dispute over wages.
Long lines snaked outside department stores and roads were blocked near malls thousands of Greeks bucked falling wages and joblessness to join the country's first-ever Black Friday shopping craze.
After enjoying the Thanksgiving turkey, some Americans hit the stores for what retailers hope will be a new tradition to start the holiday shopping season.
India's top court ordered a temporary ban on the sale of firecrackers in New Delhi on Friday, after air quality reached crisis levels in the world's most polluted capital.
Asian markets headed into the weekend on a positive note Friday, with Tokyo again propelled by the weaker yen but the U.S. dollar edged back slightly in the afternoon following its recent surge against global currencies.
Brexit supporters rounded on gloomy forecasts predicting a £9-billion bill for Britain's departure from the EU on Thursday, while finance minister Philip Hammond warned of "uncertainty" over the numbers.
South Africa braced for a potentially damaging credit rating review Friday as Moody's releases its latest assessment amid political tension, reform blockages and weak economic data.
Barcelona city hall said Thursday it would fine home rental websites Airbnb and rival HomeAway 600,000 euros (US$635,000) each for marketing lodgings that lacked permits to host tourists.
Bangladesh said Friday the Uber ride-sharing service was operating "illegally," just days after it launched in the capital.