Here are highlights of Sunday’s top breaking-news stories from around the world:
The head of China’s office of Man Group Plc, the world’s largest publicly traded hedge fund, said she was in “meetings” and on vacation at a time Bloomberg News has reported she was in custody of police probing market volatility. There’s no indication Li Yifei is facing charges.
Most Middle Eastern equity markets fell in reaction to Friday’s U.S. jobs report.
U.S. political news was led by a new poll putting Senator Bernie Sanders ahead of Hillary Clinton by 9 percentage points in New Hampshire, the first primary state; the statement from the Jewish head of President Barack Obama’s political party in support of the Iran nuclear agreement; former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin saying immigrants to the U.S. need to learn to “speak American”; and Obama thanking President George W. Bush’s secretary of state, Colin Powell, on Twitter for supporting the nuclear agreement.
Syrian refugees continued to flow by the thousands into Germany and Austria, though the latter said it will no longer waive European Union rules requiring migrants to register in their EU country of entry.
Singapore’s Temasek Holdings Pte has teamed up with Saudi Arabia’s Savola Group to bid for Middle Eastern fast-food operator Kuwait Food Co. in a deal that could be valued at between $4 billion to $5 billion, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.
Mexico’s attorney general called for reopening part of the probe into the mass murder of 43 college students, supposedly by drug gangs in cahoots with local police. An independent report by human rights investigators said a key part of the government’s narrative can’t possibly have happened.