Lebanon

LIVE: France's Macron says Lebanon aid won't go to the 'corrupt'

At explosion site in Beirut, French President Macron says Lebanon would 'continue to sink' unless it enacted reforms.

Fighting rape culture in Sierra Leone

Husband Schools in Sierra Leone are taking on domestic violence by teaching men about women's health and gender issues.

'Hitting people in every sense': Turkish lira hits record low

'Hitting people in every sense': Turkish lira hits record low

The lira has lost some 18 percent of its value against the US dollar this year, despite greenback weakness.

US jobless claims head down again, signalling layoffs are slowing

US jobless claims head down again, signalling layoffs are slowing

Latest reading suggests the US labour market is improving after two consecutive weeks of rising state jobless claims.

Glencore becomes first major mining company to scrap dividend

Glencore becomes first major mining company to scrap dividend

The commodity trading firm said it would prioritise cutting debt, citing an uncertain economic outlook due to COVID-19.

What's driving record gold prices? How much higher could they go?
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What's driving record gold prices? How much higher could they go?

Investors are flocking to gold as a hedge against mounting risks from coronavirus to geopolitical tensions.