France sending more security forces to Guadeloupe amid unrest

French minister for overseas territories is holding talks in Guadeloupe amid days of protests over COVID…

Amazon workers in Alabama will get another shot to unionise

The rare call for a do-over vote is a major blow to Amazon, which spent about…

Major retailers tell Biden shelves are stocked for holiday season

Record US demand for imports has contributed to an unusually steep increase in consumer prices this…

Omicron poses risks to global growth, inflation: Rating agencies

The COVID-19 strain compounds global economic challenges as it comes amid stretched supply chains and labour…

Maxwell and Epstein were ‘partners in crime’, US prosecutor says

Ghislaine Maxwell is on trial for recruiting and grooming teen girls for disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein…

Sweden’s first female PM elected for a second time in a week

Magdalena Andersson will form a one-party, minority government. Cabinet expected to be named on Tuesday.

World Bank is working to free up $500M in Afghanistan aid: Report

Board members on Tuesday will discuss moving $500m from a frozen aid fund to humanitarian agencies,…

Omicron: New variant ‘not a cause for panic’, says Biden

US president urges people to get vaccinated, but says country is in good position to control…

Barbados set to become a republic, ditching British Queen

Barbados will replace Queen Elizabeth II as head of state as Caribbean island distances itself from…

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes testifies for a fourth day

Holmes, testifying at her own fraud trial, has pleaded not guilty to 9 wire fraud counts…

More than 20 killed in attack on DR Congo displaced persons camp

At least 22 people were killed in an attack on a camp for internally displaced people…

30 endangered South African white rhinos flown to Rwanda

White rhinos, which can weigh up to two tonnes, travelled as part of a programme to…

Crypto comeback: Bitcoin bounces back after brutal selloff

Black Friday came to cryptocurrencies last week when Bitcoin posted its roughest day in two months.

Honduras set for first female president as Castro holds wide lead

With more than half the votes counted, Xiomara Castro had commanding lead over ruling party candidate…

Hossam Bahgat: Egyptian rights activist found guilty over tweet

Court fines Hossam Bahgat for 'insulting' the country's electoral commission authority on social media.

Probe in drone attack on Iraq PM yet to identify attackers

Investigation committee released video footage but falls short on identifying attackers in November 7 incident.

Infographic: How Omicron compares with other COVID variants

WHO says preliminary evidence indicates an ‘increased risk of reinfection with Omicron' but information is limited.

In tiny home villages, unhoused Americans find temporary reprieve

A new pilot project in Oakland, California will allow unhoused people to co-govern their community.

Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO, replaced by CTO Parag Agrawal

The move is effective immediately although Dorsey will stay on Twitter's board until his term expires…

Amazon deforestation is rising. Guyana offers a rare bright spot

Guyana, where trees cover 90 percent of the land, can offer insights to protect world's largest…