Category: Global

UN Condemns ‘Appalling’ Violence in Gaza

UN Condemns ‘Appalling’ Violence in Gaza

The U.N. human rights office said Monday's killing of 58 Palestinians by Israeli forces is "appalling" and it is worried what might happen on Tuesday ...
Saudi Arabia launches $34.7 billion entertainment revolution

Saudi Arabia launches $34.7 billion entertainment revolution

After repealing a decades-long ban on cinemas only last year, Saudi Arabia has now launched an ambitious drive to become a culture and entertainme ...
Abbas Re-Elected Palestinian Leader

Abbas Re-Elected Palestinian Leader

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas was re-elected as chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) Executive Committee on Friday, as the vet ...
Cambridge Analytica to close after Facebook data scandal

Cambridge Analytica to close after Facebook data scandal

Cambridge Analytica, the British marketing analytics firm, announced Wednesday that it was closing and would file for insolvency in Britain and th ...
Trump confirms ‘reimbursement’ under porn star deal

Trump confirms ‘reimbursement’ under porn star deal

US President Donald Trump on Thursday confirmed a "reimbursement" as part of a hush agreement with porn star Stormy Daniels over allegations of a ...
European Diplomats Suspect Netanyahu Choreographed Iran Presentation with US

European Diplomats Suspect Netanyahu Choreographed Iran Presentation with US

America’s European allies are drawing a sharply different collective conclusion from the U.S. about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s dramat ...
Russians Not Turning on Kremlin despite sanctions

Russians Not Turning on Kremlin despite sanctions

The latest U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia earlier this month targeting two dozen Kremlin insiders and oligarchs close to Vladimir Putin and their co ...
Samsung Electronics Q1 net profits up by more than half

Samsung Electronics Q1 net profits up by more than half

South Korean telecoms giant Samsung Electronics said Thursday its first-quarter net profits soared by more than half thanks to strong demand for m ...
Africa loses billions due to high cost of remittances

Africa loses billions due to high cost of remittances

Billions of dollars in remittances flowed to Africa in 2017. The money could go further if it wasn't more expensive to send money to Africa than anywh ...
WhatsApp Raises EU Minimum Age Ahead of New Data Privacy Law

WhatsApp Raises EU Minimum Age Ahead of New Data Privacy Law

WhatsApp, the popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, is raising its minimum age from 13 to 16 in Europe to help it comply with new data priv ...