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Russia snubbed as Interpol elects South Korean as president

International police agency Interpol has elected its acting head South Korean Kim Jong Yang as its new president, a statement on its official Twitter account says.

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:03:23 GMT
Zuckerberg stands his ground

After spending much of this year apologizing for Facebook's many missteps, CEO Mark Zuckerberg was defiant in an exclusive interview with CNN Business on Tuesday.

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:04:05 GMT
US aircraft carrier in Hong Kong sign of easing tensions?

A US Navy aircraft carrier strike group steamed into Hong Kong on Wednesday, less than two months after China denied a similar visit by a US warship.

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 09:02:37 GMT
85,000 children under 5 may have died of starvation in Yemen war

British charity Save the Children says that an estimated 85,000 children under the age of 5may have died from extreme hunger or disease since the war in Yemen escalated more than three years ago.

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:00:01 GMT
Dead whale in Indonesia had swallowed 1,000 pieces of plastic

In just the latest reminder of the dangers of pollution in our oceans, a dead whale in Indonesia has been found with 13.2 pounds (six kilograms) of plastic waste in its stomach.

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 04:19:28 GMT
Rural Brazilian school wins prize for world's best building

What and where is the world's best new building? Today, the judges of the 2018 RIBA International Prize have announced that it's a pair of school boarding houses (named "Children Village") set in a remote rural location on the fringes of enormous rice fields in Brazil's tropical Tocantins province some 370 miles north east of Braslia and 930 miles from the sea.

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:40:06 GMT
Renault names acting CEO but keeps Carlos Ghosn on payroll

The French government is moving to install an interim leader at Renault following the arrest of CEO and Chairman Carlos Ghosn in Japan on Monday.

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 21:44:18 GMT
Ghosn scandal shows Japan is slowly raising its game

The downfall of Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is the latest major scandal to send shock waves through corporate Japan, and it raises new questions about how the country's top companies are run.

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:34:36 GMT
JD.com CEO shifts away from core business after US arrest

One of China's top tech billionaires is shifting away from managing his company's core business, a few months after being arrested in the United States on suspicion of rape.

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:10:39 GMT
Facebook looks to support local news

As Facebook faces increasing scrutiny for misinformation on its platform, its UK arm is looking to help bolster local reporting.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:46:30 GMT
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