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Brazil election: Far-right Bolsonaro ‘will not soften rhetoric’

Image copyright AFPImage caption Jair Bolsonaro says he will not soften his tone to appeal to centrists The controversial far-right candidate in Brazil’s presidential election, Jair Bolsonaro, says he will not tone down his rhetoric ahead of the second round....
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Interpol Chief Was China’s Pride. His Fall Exposes the Country’s Dark Side.

Interpol Chief Was China’s Pride. His Fall Exposes the Country’s Dark Side.

BEIJING — A year ago, the chief of Interpol, Meng Hongwei of China, watched as his country’s president, Xi Jinping, proudly told the organization that China would play a growing role in global law enforcement. China was among the safest...
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Africa:Hope in Guinea, Disappointment in Togo, Impunity in Burundi

Africa:Hope in Guinea, Disappointment in Togo, Impunity in Burundi

opinion Will justice be done in Guinea in the very sensitive case of the September 28, 2009 massacre of 150 people in a stadium in the capital Conakry? This looks more likely after investigations closed in December 2017 and the...
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Activists’ arrests in Bhima Koregaon case not ‘political with-hunt’, will crush those acting against Constitution: Devendra Fadnavis

Activists’ arrests in Bhima Koregaon case not ‘political with-hunt’, will crush those acting against Constitution: Devendra Fadnavis

New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said he is acting against the people who are against the Constitution, irrespective of their political or ideological leanings. File image of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. PTI ...
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The Rise and Fall of the Emerald Tigers: Raghu Chundawat’s book raises valid concerns, but disappoints

The Rise and Fall of the Emerald Tigers: Raghu Chundawat’s book raises valid concerns, but disappoints

The Rise and Fall of the Emerald Tigers: Ten Years of Research in Panna National Park by Raghu Chundawat is the story of a passionate wildlife scientist and one of the better-known tiger reserves in the country. It depicts both – the...
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Tech Mahindra expects 30-40% growth in cyber security business in next 3 years; to focus on Indian market initially

Tech Mahindra expects 30-40% growth in cyber security business in next 3 years; to focus on Indian market initially

New Delhi: IT company Tech Mahindra expects its cybersecurity business to grow in the range of 30-40 percent, at least for the next three years, according to a senior company official. “We are doing a very humble start even if...
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French Connection says it could be sold

French Connection says it could be sold

Image copyright Newscast Shares in struggling fashion chain French Connection have risen 25% to 55p after it said it may be up for sale. Following speculation at the weekend, it said it was “reviewing all strategic options” including the potential....
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Gems, jewellery exports decline 0.75% in April-August

Gems, jewellery exports decline 0.75% in April-August

The country’s gems and jewellery exports contracted by 0.75 per cent to USD 13.18 billion in April-August this fiscal as demand slowed down in major developed markets. According to the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) data, exports sto...
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Khabib Nurmagomedov v Conor McGregor: Dagestan celebrates win

Khabib Nurmagomedov v Conor McGregor: Dagestan celebrates win

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Jubilant fans took to the streets to celebrate People in the Russian republic of Dagestan have taken to the streets to celebrate Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Ultimate Fighting Championship victory over Conor McGregor. The Da...
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Facebook’s UK tax bill triples to £15.7m

Facebook’s UK tax bill triples to £15.7m

Image copyright Getty/BBC Facebook paid £15.7m in tax in the UK last year, which is triple the amount it paid in the previous year. In 2016, Facebook’s tax bill rose to £5.1m, following a major overhaul of the social media...
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