WHO employees took part in Congo sex abuses in Ebola crisis, report says
on September 28, 2021 at 5:58 pm
More than 80 aid workers including some employed by the World Health Organization (WHO) were involved in incidents of sexual abuse and exploitation during an Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, an independent commission said on Tuesday.
Dutch police arrest and release former far-right party member amid reports of possible plan to attack Prime Minister
on September 28, 2021 at 6:10 pm
Police in the Netherlands have arrested and released a former member of a far-right political party after Prime Minister Mark Rutte's security detail suspected him of behaving suspiciously, according to the Public Prosecutor's Office of the Hague.
Man pulls knife after driver skips gas line in London
on September 28, 2021 at 7:26 pm
A shortage of tanker drivers in the UK has caused gas stations to run out of fuel and long lines at those stations that have it available.
Haiti's unelected leader says he understands US migrant deportations and says elections will be pushed back
on September 28, 2021 at 1:32 pm
Haiti's unelected leader Ariel Henry says he understands why the United States is deporting thousands of Haitian migrants from the Texas border, as he wants to cooperate with America -- and will welcome home those who fled the disaster-hit country.
Rivian is no Tesla. That's exactly what these buyers want
on September 27, 2021 at 11:30 am
Today Tesla dominates the world of electric vehicles, selling about two of every three EVs sold in the US. It's worth more than twice as much as any other automaker. Teslas are a status symbol and its CEO, Elon Musk, is a celebrity, with 59 million more Twitter followers than the next most popular automotive CEO.
Here comes $90 oil
on September 27, 2021 at 7:56 pm
The V-shaped recovery in the oil patch continues to take even the biggest bulls on Wall Street by surprise.
China celebrates Meng Wanzhou's return as a victory — even at the cost of its global image
on September 28, 2021 at 3:00 am
For Beijing, the return of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to China after a prolonged extradition fight with the United States has been celebrated as a resounding victory.
Cartoons and children's shows are next on the chopping block in China's entertainment crackdown
on September 28, 2021 at 5:51 am
Comic and animation fans in China were in for a nasty shock this weekend as authorities turned their crackdown on the entertainment industry to yet another target.
Attacked, rejected and harassed: Asians around the world speak out on workplace discrimination
on September 29, 2021 at 1:49 am
US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters
on September 18, 2019 at 4:44 pm
If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.