UNITED NATIONS (REUTERS) – World leaders came together, virtually, on Monday (Sept 21) to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, as the deadly…View More World leaders mark UN at 75, challenged by Covid-19 pandemic, US-China tensions
TOKYO (AFP) – Just nine hours after Japan’s new minister for administrative reform launched an online system for reporting excessive bureaucracy and red tape, it…View More Complaints overwhelm Japan red-tape hotline hours after launch
TOKYO (REUTERS) – Japan’s top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga has won the backing of the largest faction of the ruling party to become its next…View More Largest faction of Japan's ruling party backs Yoshihide Suga to replace Abe as PM: Media
NEW DELHI (REUTERS) – Indian politicians are trading barbs over a media report that Facebook Inc’s content policies favoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, putting…View More Facebook faces heat from Indian lawmakers on content practices
TOKYO (REUTERS) – With new coronavirus cases in Tokyo surging to a two-month high, Japan faces the prospect of a second wave without the experts…View More As coronavirus cases surge in Tokyo, Japan gives expert advisory panel a makeover
BEIRUT (REUTERS) – The Syrian government ordered the seizure of assets belonging to President Bashar al-Assad’s cousin Rami Makhlouf, one of Syria’s richest men, as…View More Syrian government orders seizure of assets of president's tycoon cousin Rami Makhlouf
Mali elections: Constitutional Court confirms results Despite attacks from armed groups and the spread of coronavirus, the runoff vote was held in April. Mali’s Constitutional…View More Trump Press Secretary Praises His Coronavirus Pandemic Response In The Most Awkward Way
The Congress has suffered a political setback following the resignation of Mr Jyotiraditya Scindia and 22 legislators in Madhya Pradesh state, deepening an existential crisis…View More India's Congress suffers setback after key leader defects to BJP
Joe Coulombe Dies: Founder Of ‘Trader Joe’s’ Supermarket Chain Was 89 Joe Coulombe, whose instinct for what the musicians, museum curators, and journalists wanted out…View More Washington State Bans ‘Gay Panic’ Defense Of Homicide
Cornerstone to acquire Saba for $1.4 billion, reports earnings Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. CSOD, -3.81% shares were halted in the extended session Monday as the software…View More Some 17-Year-Olds Can Vote In Colorado’s Presidential Primary This Year
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – Republican lawmakers on Wednesday (Feb 12) will propose legislation setting a goal for the United States to plant a trillion trees by…View More Plant a trillion trees: Republicans offer fossil-friendly climate fix
WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG, NYTIMES) – The New York Times endorsed both Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar for the Democratic presidential nomination, saying, “May the best woman…View More Warren, Klobuchar get dual New York Times nod
BRUSSELS (AFP) – With more women than ever before, the incoming European Commission led by Dr Ursula von der Leyen will have a new look…View More Who's who in the new European Commission?
BEIJING – The elite of China’s ruling Communist Party will convene next week a long-awaited conclave that has been shrouded in secrecy, with pundits speculating…View More Will Chongqing party chief and Xi ally be promoted at major Communist Party meeting?