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Gender Equality At Work More Than 200 Years Off: WEF-Surge Zirc

Gender Equality At Work More Than 200 Years Off: WEF

Women may be shouting louder than ever for equal treatment and pay, but a report out Tuesday indicates it will take centuries to achieve...

Sri Lanka Reinstates Ousted Prime Minister: Official

Sri Lanka's sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was reinstated Sunday, his party said, ending a 51-day crisis that had paralysed the island nation and...
US, Canada Promise Due Process For Arrested Chinese Executive-Surge Zirc

US, Canada Promise Due Process For Arrested Chinese Executive

The United States and Canada on Friday promised a fair judicial process for a Chinese executive arrested in Vancouver on a US request, as...

CNN Offices Evacuated After Bomb Threat, No Explosive found

CNN New York offices were evacuated Thursday night after a bomb threat, but no explosive was found and police later gave the all clear,...
Washington Sets Aside Divisions As US Bids Farewell To Bush-Surge Zirc

Washington Sets Aside Divisions As US Bids Farewell To Bush

A divided Washington led by the nation's five living presidents put on a rare show of unity Wednesday at the state funeral of George...

US Special Counsel Mueller Recommends No Jail Time For Flynn

Robert Mueller, the special prosecutor in charge of the Russia election meddling probe, recommended Tuesday that President Donald Trump's former national security advisor Michael...
Paris's Champs-Elysees Set For Lock-Down As Protesters Return-Surge Zirc

Paris’s Champs-Elysees Set For Lock-Down As Protesters Return

Thousands of anti-government protesters are expected Saturday on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, a week after a violent demonstration on the famed avenue was marked...
North Korean Soldier Defects To South Across Border-Surge Zirc

North Korean Soldier Defects To South Across Border

A North Korean soldier defected to South Korea on Saturday across their heavily fortified land border, which the two sides have begun to demilitarise...
G20 Opens Under Assault From Trump On Collective Action-Surge Zirc

G20 Opens Under Assault From Trump On Collective Action

G20 powers open two days of summit talks in crisis-hit Argentina on Friday after a stormy buildup dominated by US President Donald Trump's consensus-bucking...
US Neo-Nazi Filled With 'Anger,' Prosecutor Says-Surge Zirc

US Neo-Nazi Filled With ‘Anger,’ Prosecutor Says

An American neo-Nazi was motivated by "anger" when he plowed his car into a group of counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally last year...
2018 Temperatures Set To Be Among Hottest On Record: UN-Surge Zirc

2018 Temperatures Set To Be Among Hottest On Record: UN

Global temperature in 2018 are set to be the fourth highest on record, the UN said Thursday, stressing the urgent need for action to...
Saudi Prince In Argentina As G20 Summit Tensions Brew-Surge Zirc

Saudi Prince In Argentina As G20 Summit Tensions Brew

World leaders began arriving in Argentina Wednesday ahead of a G20 summit dogged by increasingly strident warnings about the impact on the world economy...
S’Africa Increases Minimum Wage To N126,480 As Nigeria Struggles With N30K-Surge Zirc

S’Africa Increases Minimum Wage To N126,480 As Nigeria Struggles With N30K

South Africa has increased its minimum wage to N126,480, as Nigeria still struggles with the N30K minimum wage demand by workers in the country. ALSO...
Hard Choices As Macron Charts France's Energy Future-Surge Zirc

Hard Choices As Macron Charts France’s Energy Future

French President Emmanuel Macron earned global plaudits for pledging to "Make our planet great again," but he faces a moment of truth at home...
Trump Says Doesn't Believe Own Government's Climate Warning-Surge Zirc

Trump Says Doesn’t Believe Own Government’s Climate Warning

President Donald Trump said Monday he doesn't believe his own government's report last week warning of massive economic losses if carbon emissions continue to...
145 Whales Die On Remote New Zealand Beach-Surge Zirc

145 Whales Die On Remote New Zealand Beach

Up to 145 pilot whales have died in a mass stranding in a remote part of New Zealand, with authorities saying Monday they made...
Ghosn Faces Mitsubishi Sack As More Allegations Surface-Surge Zirc

Ghosn Faces Mitsubishi Sack As More Allegations Surface

Top executives from Mitsubishi Motors met Monday to sack Carlos Ghosn as chairman over alleged financial misconduct that the once-revered tycoon denies, as further...
Climate Change Could Cost US 'Hundreds Of Billions' A Year: Study-Surge Zirc

Climate Change Could Cost US ‘Hundreds Of Billions’ A Year: Study

Climate change is already hurting the global economy and will cost the US hundreds of billions of dollars annually by century's end unless drastic...
Paris Hospital Halts Stool Study After Donor Deluge-Surge Zirc

Paris Hospital Halts Stool Study After Donor Deluge

A Paris hospital which made a public appeal for stool samples for a study on intestinal diseases said Friday it had suspended the project...
France To Return African Treasures To Benin-Surge Zirc

France To Return African Treasures To Benin

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday agreed to return 26 cultural artefacts to Benin "without delay", a move that could put pressure on other...
Four Killed As Gunmen Attack Chinese Consulate In Karachi-Surge Zirc

Four Killed As Gunmen Attack Chinese Consulate In Karachi

Four people were killed on Friday when gunmen armed with hand grenades and a suicide vest stormed the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani city...

Libyan Gunmen Free Kidnapped Egyptians Held Over Business Dispute

Egyptian workers taken hostage in Libya this week over a financial dispute between Libyan contractors and their Egyptian partner have been freed, a relative...

Why South Korea Closed Biggest Dog Slaughterhouse Complex

South Korean officials on Thursday began to dismantle the country's largest dog slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of...

Days From summit, May Takes Brexit Battle To Brussels

Theresa May will briefly escape the Westminster bear pit to bring her Brexit battle to Brussels on Wednesday, just four days before the divorce...

Asia Tech Stocks Dive While Ghosn Arrest Slams Nissan, Mitsubishi

Technology firms led a sell-off across Asian markets Tuesday on fresh concerns about demand for Apple's iPhones, while Japanese car giants Nissan and Mitsubishi...
Saudi King Backs Son Amid Furore Over Khashoggi Murder-Surge Zirc

Saudi King Backs Son Amid Furore Over Khashoggi Murder

Saudi King Salman stood by the crown prince and heaped praise on the judiciary Monday, in his first public remarks since critic Jamal Khashoggi's...

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