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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe defended cooperation between governments at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland amid rising rising criticism that the global approach is leaving too many behind. Conway
The British opposition Labour Party says it is "highly likely" it will throw its parliamentary weight behind a plan to prevent a no deal Brexit, the scenario business leaders warn could cause catastrophic job losses and chaos at UK ports.
ASML, a major supplier to the world's largest computer chipmakers, said sales would be weak in the first quarter as some of its customers had delayed orders into the second half of the year.
Hundreds of Iranians have risked their lives to cross the world's busiest shipping lane from France to England in search of a better life. British media say it's down to Brexit, but the migrants blame U.S. sanctions and Iran's mix of religion and pol
Metro Bank shares lost a third of their value on Wednesday after the British lender announced a sharp rise in exposure to higher-risk mortgages and said profits would be hit by slowing growth.
Two of Japan's largest convenience stores, 7-Eleven and Lawsons, will cease stocking porn magazines as they look to clean up their image ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup and next year's Tokyo Olympics.
Russia showed a cruise missile system to foreign military attaches and journalists on Wednesday (January 23) in an attempt to disprove Washington’s allegation that it violates an arms treaty.
The EU’s executive proposed contingency plans on Wednesday for fishing in the event of a no-deal Brexit, suggesting EU fishermen could be compensated if barred from Britain, and British boats could fish in EU waters for the rest of this year.
U.S. Singer Chris Brown has denied rape allegations in a social media post, following his arrest and release in Paris. No charges have been brought against him.
Iowa’s “fetal heartbeat” law, the most restrictive abortion ban in the United States, was declared unconstitutional Tuesday, as it violates the Iowa state constitution, a state judge ruled.
Subaru said its sole car factory in Japan, accounting for roughly 60 percent of global production, could be out of action for almost two weeks after it discovered a suspected defect in a power-steering component.
Asia's biggest economies stepped up their defences against slowing demand and the pressure of protectionism on Wednesday, with the Bank of Japan leaving its massive stimulus programme on hold and China pledging more fiscal spending to boost the econo
Under the baking West Java sun, Indonesian boys chit-chat on a river bridge -- an idyllic scene if not for the masses of plastic waste that fills the surface of the water below.
Clogged with hundreds of tons of rubbish, Pisang Batu is one of the world's most polluted rivers, despite efforts by authorities to encourage recycling and environmental awareness.
Hong Kong is set to present a controversial bill to lawmakers that prescribes jail terms of up to three years for anyone disrespecting the Chinese national anthem, a move critics say raises fresh fears over freedom of expression in the city.
The union for more than 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers clinched a tentative contract deal with the second-largest U.S. school district on Tuesday, paving the way for classes to resume for nearly half a million students after a week-long walkout
Three men and a teenager have been arrested after planning to bomb a Muslim community in upstate New York, and investigators say they've uncovered an arsenal of weapons.
U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday, snapping a four-session rally, as a gloomy global economic growth outlook, trade concerns and disappointing company forecasts dampened sentiment.
President Donald Trump's bid to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall and end a monthlong partial government shutdown suffered a blow on Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court left in place for now a program protecting young illegal immigrants from deportatio
Brazil's new far-right president Jair Bolsonaro had the unenviable task of trying to lift spirits at the World Economic Forum in Davos with attendees concerned about slower global economic growth and the effects of climate change. Conway G.