World

World

Kilimanjaro among Africa's glaciers set to melt — millions of poor face drought, floods, UN says

Africa's fabled eastern glaciers will vanish in two decades, 118-million poor people face imminent drought, floods or extreme heat, and climate change could also shave 3% off ...

Former President Donald Trump on Monday sued the US congressional committee investigating the ...

"These sanctions are illegal and hurt the most vulnerable in our society," the presidency said.

More Americans are quitting their jobs. Here is how to do it

World

Nearly 4.3 million people quit their jobs in the US in August 2021

Merck seeks first US authorisation for Covid-19 pill

World

Merck & Co Inc said on Monday it has applied for US emergency use authorisation for its drug to treat mild-to-moderate ...

Thomas Sankara's close ally Blaise Compaore on trial with 13 others for his assassination

World

Former Burkina Faso president and Thomas Sankara's friend and close ally, Blaise Compaore, is on Monday on trial for ...

Nigeria rescues 187 people from kidnappers

World

Nigerian security agents on Thursday rescued 187 people who had been abducted by armed gangs in the northwestern state ...

18 former NBA players charged in fraud scheme

World

Federal prosecutors brought charges in Manhattan against 18 former NBA players for allegedly defrauding the league's ...

Dubai ruler tried to buy R614m estate next to ex-wife

World

Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum tried to buy one of the most expensive properties for sale in ...

Amazon sued by warehouse workers over Covid-19 screening pay

World

Amazon.com Inc has been accused of violating Colorado state law by failing to pay warehouse workers for time spent ...

Here’s why a former Facebook employee testified against the company before the US Senate

World

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said efforts by Facebook to improve the experience of users have been ignored in an ...

Facebook blames 'faulty configuration change' for nearly six-hour outage

World

Several Facebook employees who declined to be named had told Reuters earlier that they believed that the outage was ...

Boko Haram moves into north-central Nigeria in apparent expansion - officials

World

Boko Haram insurgents have taken over multiple communities in Nigeria's north-central Niger state, offering villagers ...

Pandora Papers: Document dump allegedly links world leaders to secret wealth

World

A massive leak of financial documents was published by several major news organisations on Sunday that allegedly tie ...

A few sceptical US hospital workers choose dismissal over vaccine

World

Jennifer Bridges loved her job as a nurse at Houston Methodist Hospital, where she worked for eight years, but she ...

Egypt "selected as nominee" to host COP27 climate talks - US envoy Kerry

World

US Climate Envoy John Kerry said on Saturday that Egypt had already been selected as the nominee to host the COP27 UN ...