Hong Kong protests

Police prepare to clear demonstrators occupying school

Clashes resume following week marked by intensifying violence as police warn they will fire live rounds if attacked.

Saudi Arabia values oil giant Aramco far below original target

Saudi Arabia values oil giant Aramco far below original target

The government is preparing Saudi Aramco for what could be the world's biggest-ever initial public offering.

Habbaniyah, Iraq: From celebrity haunt to safe haven among ruins

Habbaniyah, Iraq: From celebrity haunt to safe haven among ruins

Once an elite holiday destination, then a refuge for those displaced by ISIL, the resort town is trying to rebuild.

Mumbai ranks as the world's worst city for driving

Mumbai ranks as the world's worst city for driving

Calgary, meanwhile, takes top spot for vehicular infrastructure, traffic safety, driver behaviour and road costs.

Israeli startup investigated over use of biometric technology

Israeli startup investigated over use of biometric technology

Microsoft probes whether Israeli startup it funded is violating the US tech giant's principles over facial recognition.