What Meghan Markle Means to Black Britons

What Meghan Markle Means to Black Britons

Anthony Gunter, a criminologist at the University of East London, said he had been startled to discover that many of his black acquaintances — people who never before expressed even mild interest in the royal family — were caught up...
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Global Health: Ebola Erupts Again in Africa, Only Now There’s a Vaccine

Global Health: Ebola Erupts Again in Africa, Only Now There’s a Vaccine

“We know from previous outbreaks that the D.R.C. is ready to act, but they need global support to ensure this outbreak is contained effectively,” said Dr. Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust. This outbreak will be the first time...
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26 Killed in Burundi Attack, Minister Says, Blaming Terrorists

26 Killed in Burundi Attack, Minister Says, Blaming Terrorists

BUJUMBURA, Burundi — At least 26 people were killed and seven others wounded in an attack in a rural area of Burundi, the country’s security minister said on Saturday, calling it the work of a “terrorist group” that he did...
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Former Malaysia PM Najib Razak banned from leaving country

Former Malaysia PM Najib Razak banned from leaving country

Image copyright AFP Image caption Najib Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor had planned to go on an overseas holiday Ex-Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been banned from leaving the country, immigration officials say. It comes after Mr Najib...
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Silvio Berlusconi: Ban on former PM holding office scrapped

Silvio Berlusconi: Ban on former PM holding office scrapped

Image copyright EPA Image caption Silvio Berlusconi was sentenced to four years in prison for tax fraud in 2013 An Italian court has lifted a ban on former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi holding public office. He was barred in 2013...
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Royal sleepover: Homeowners hope to cash in on the royal wedding

Royal sleepover: Homeowners hope to cash in on the royal wedding

With an estimated 100,000 visitors expected to pack Windsor for the royal wedding, locals are hoping to reap the benefits by renting out their homes for thousands of dollars a night. Locals in Windsor, U.K., and surrounding areas are listing...
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Narendra Modi in Nepal: PM offers prayers at Muktinath temple amid tight security, becomes first world leader to visit shrine

Narendra Modi in Nepal: PM offers prayers at Muktinath temple amid tight security, becomes first world leader to visit shrine

Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday prayed at Nepal’s iconic Muktinath temple that is regarded sacred by both Hindus and Buddhists, becoming the first world leader to offer prayers there. Modi wore a Buddhist traditional red dress and car...
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Flipkart-Walmart $16-billion deal: Post-initial celebrations, both firms may have to face many tax hurdles

Flipkart-Walmart $16-billion deal: Post-initial celebrations, both firms may have to face many tax hurdles

The official announcement by Walmart Inc of acquisition of the e-commerce giant Flipkart has sent ripples across the e-commerce sector. The e-commerce companies, especially in India, are now faced with a greater challenge to deal with the combined synergies of...
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Alia’s like sponge; she absorbs everything and won’t stop working till she’s satisfied, says Raazi director Meghna Gulzar

Alia’s like sponge; she absorbs everything and won’t stop working till she’s satisfied, says Raazi director Meghna Gulzar

Meghna Gulzar is fascinated by true life stories; dark narratives challenge her. After bringing the hard-hitting, gripping real life drama of the Arushi Talwar-Hemraj murder case alive on the silver screen with Talvar, she has Alia Bhatt play an undercover...
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Africa:Data-Bait – Using Tech to Hook Globe’s Multi-Billion-Dollar Fishing Cheats

Africa:Data-Bait – Using Tech to Hook Globe’s Multi-Billion-Dollar Fishing Cheats

Photo: FAO (File photo). By Thin Lei Win Rome — In 2016, a Thai-flagged fishing vessel was detained in Seychelles on suspicion that it had been fishing illegally in the Indian Ocean, one of the world’s richest fishing grounds. The...
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