The World Bank's shareholders on Saturday endorsed a $13 billion paid-in capital increase that will boost China's shareholding but bring lending reforms that will raise borrowing costs for higher-middle-income countries, including China.
EARTH Day is an ever increasing movement centred around protecting the environment. On its 48th anniversary TODAY, Google has honoured the global initiative with one of its world-famous Doodles – and here’s why… What is Earth Day 2018 an
IT’S the planet we live on and is home to more than six billion humans and countless other animals and plants. But with climate change and pollution endangering planet Earth, people are being implored to help protect the fragile environment –
Germany's center-left Social Democrats are electing a new leader to spearhead the party's recovery from a disastrous election result and guide it through a fractious coalition government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.
THE world’s oldest person has died in Japan aged 117. Nabi Tajima passed away on Saturday in hospital where she had been staying since January. The supercentenarian was born on August 4, 1900, and became the world’s oldest person seven months
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes pounded an insurgent-held area near Damascus on Sunday, footage broadcast by state TV stations showed, as the Syrian government stepped up efforts to wipe out the insurgency's last foothold near the capital.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's preparations for its first summit with North Korea in more than a decade are in full swing this week, officials said on Sunday, a day after the North's pledge to end its nuclear tests raised hopes but also scepticism.
A COUPLE face up to 18 months in prison for having vile romps with their dog in a home-made sex chamber, court files revealed. Fred Manzanares, 50, and Janette Solano, 48, carried out the sickening sessions with their husky Bubba in a modified caravan,
Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry on Sunday instructed drone enthusiasts to obtain permission to fly the devices until regulations were finalized, a day after security forces shot down a recreational drone near the king's palace in Riyadh.
Robert Jenrick / The Treasury
Robert Jenrick MP, currently the UK Treasury's lead spokesperson on economic growth and productivity, was once attacked by the Daily Mail for being too rich.
We asked him whether he believes that wealth inequality might be h