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Canada joins US and Mexico in new trade deal

Image copyright AFPImage caption Relations between US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have occasionally been fraught The US and Canada have reached a new trade deal, along with Mexico, to replace the current North American Free...
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Mass grave being dug in Indonesian city Palu after earthquake and tsunami

Mass grave being dug in Indonesian city Palu after earthquake and tsunami

A mass burial of earthquake and tsunami victims was being prepared in a hard-hit city Monday as the need for heavy equipment to dig for survivors of the disaster that struck a central Indonesian island three days ago grows desperate.READ...
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Typhoon Trami: Powerful storm hits Japan, killing two

Typhoon Trami: Powerful storm hits Japan, killing two

Image copyright EPAImage caption The typhoon first hit the southern island of Okinawa, where 40 people were injured Two people have been killed after a powerful typhoon struck Japan. Typhoon Trami made landfall on Sunday at 20:00 local time (11:00...
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New NAFTA deal reached: Canada, U.S., Mexico reach trade agreement under new name

New NAFTA deal reached: Canada, U.S., Mexico reach trade agreement under new name

After more than a year of negotiating a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canada, the U.S. and Mexico have finally inked a trade deal.READ MORE: ‘Close, but not there yet’: Sources say U.S. and Canada near NAFTA dealForeign...
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Macedonia referendum: Name change vote fails to reach threshold

Macedonia referendum: Name change vote fails to reach threshold

Image copyright AFPImage caption Those calling to boycott the vote have been celebrating Macedonia’s vote on changing its name to North Macedonia looks to have fallen far short of the turnout required. Preliminary results show that just over a third...
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Restaurants face ban on taking share of tips

Restaurants face ban on taking share of tips

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRestaurant waiting staff bid to keep all customer tips (June 2018) Restaurants will be legally barred from keeping tips from staff under plans to be announced by Theresa May on Monday. High...
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Majority back Macedonia name change amid low turnout

Majority back Macedonia name change amid low turnout

Macedonian voters on Sunday supported a plan to rename the country aimed at ending a decades-long spat with Greece and unlocking a path to NATO and EU membership, although the referendum was marred by low turnout. With ballots from 93...
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