Thursday, July 18, 2019
Ursula von der Leyen’s narrow endorsement by the European Parliament was greeted by political leaders with a mixture of relief, delight and dismay. In Berlin, Chancellor Angela Merkel praised her long-time ally as a "committed and convincing European" who would...
French President Emmanuel Macron has demanded an explanation from Iran for their arrest of Franco-Iranian academic researcher Fariba Adelkhah. The 60-year-old anthropologist is a senior research fellow at Sciences Po university in Paris. Her arrest comes at a time when...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s bouts of shaking at public events are firing up a debate among some of her Christian Democrats about whether she should pass power to her protege sooner than a planned handover in 2021, senior party...
As NASA scrambles to meet U.S. President Donald Trump’s mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA’s human exploration wing were demoted Wednesday in a slew of administrative shakeups, officials said in an...
Hundreds of mourners turned out on Monday (Jul 8) to bid a final farewell to Brazilian music legend Joao Gilberto at a public vigil in Rio de Janeiro. Wreathes placed around the semi-open coffin in the city's majestic Municipal Theatre paid...
Nintendo Co Ltd plans to shift part of the production of its Switch gaming console to Vietnam from China to diversify manufacturing sites, a spokeswoman at the Japanese video game maker told Reuters on Tuesday. The move would make Nintendo...
Britain’s biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover  is making a multi-million pound investment to build electric vehicles in its home market, in a major boost to a sector hit by a slump in diesel sales and Brexit uncertainty. The firm is...
Nestle has unveiled recyclable, biodegradable paper wrapping on its Yes! snack bars – in a move it claims is a world first. The announcement came as a major step forward in its drive to make all its packaging reusable or...
Following three-day-long negotiations, EU leaders on Tuesday nominated German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen, 60, for the post of European Commission President. If her nomination is approved by the European Parliament, von der Leyen will become the first woman...
Apple is allegedly moving the manufacturing of its new Mac Pro computer from the United States to China, according to a Wall Street Journal report. It came the day before the US and China announced at the G20 summit in...

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