The estimate is the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s most comprehensive for Africa to date.
Amazon, Goldman, GM among 34 big firms that have agreed to share private race, gender, and ethnicity workforce data.
PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif is the latest high-profile figure to be arrested as part of PM Khan’s anti-corruption drive.
The announcement, made during a trip by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, comes amid tensions between Athens, Ankara.
Senior home residents among those evacuated as firefighters battle destructive new wildfires in western US state.
Aid group International Rescue Committee warns ‘far fewer children’ will enroll in schools this academic year.
After being effectively shut down by civil war since January, Libya’s oil industry is slowly gearing up again.
NGO workers accused of helping migrants enter from Turkey by sharing coastguard, disembarkation information.
China holds drills periodically, though multiple exercises happening at the same time are rare.
Yuko Takeuchi’s death comes close on the heels of recent cases of other Japanese celebrities taking their own lives.
Both states have come under pressure for putting courts, media, NGOs and rights group under direct government control.
Threats of protests after top court says regional President Quim Torra barred from office.
Much will depend on how Russia and Turkey act as Armenia and Azerbaijan renew conflict, say analysts.
Tens of thousands of civilians have been displaced in Ituri since the violence resumed in December 2017.
US-based company successfully overturns transport authority’s refusal to renew its licence over safety concerns.
The Afghan leader will hold meetings with Pakistani PM and foreign minister as intra-Afghan talks continue in Doha.
India is on course to overtake the US in the coming weeks as the country with the most coronavirus cases.
Israel has succeeded in revoking residency status and subsequently uprooting more than 14,200 Palestinians.
Clashes erupt periodically in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, and the latest crisis has raised fears of an all-out war.
By drawing attention to controversial issues, Trump could be handing the Democrats political gifts.
Moon says hotline to Pyongyang could prevent unexpected incidents like recent shooting of South Korean official.
The veteran human rights activist describes his friend and how desperately she wanted to outlive Trump’s presidency.
Denial after Armenian envoy to Russia says some 4,000 fighters from Syria were fighting after being deployed by Turkey.
Two journalists travelled from the North Cape to Sicily to document a Europe divided by the coronavirus crisis.
Ban was due to come into effect at midnight, with US claiming the video app poses threat to national security.
Victoria has five new COVID-19 cases, three deaths on Monday, while New South Wales has zero cases in last two days.
A young Italian doctor thrust into a COVID-19 ICU ward grapples with isolation and uncertainty, with no end in sight.
Iraq’s Foreign Minister visits Tehran to discuss political and economic ties, as well as the US role in the region.
Both sides in Yemen’s war have agreed to the largest prisoner swap so far in a bid to revive the peace process.
Shares of Big Hit Entertainment priced at 135,000 won each, at the top of the range for the initial public offering.
The 61-year-old Afghan father of two died in hospital in Athens where he had been receiving treatment.
Macron singles out Hezbollah for criticism and gives Lebanon’s political class four to six weeks to implement road map.
Containers were meant to carry used mattresses, carpets and rugs, but had also contained hospital waste, officials said.
Joe Biden says Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nomination is part of a plan to overturn the Affordable Care Act.
Turkey’s research vessel deployment accompanied by warships in the eastern Mediterranean ignited tensions with Greece.
President thanks Egyptians for not heeding calls for anti-government protests as dozens demonstrate for more than week.
State Representative Attica Scott accuses Louisville police of detaining her and other protesters on false pretences.
The choice of a civilian opens the way for Mali’s neighbours to lift sanctions imposed after a military coup in August.
Carrier blames pandemic, liquidation of shares in Air Italy, and boycott by Gulf neighbours for near doubling of losses.
One survivor taken to hospital after excessively high levels of carbon monoxide kill workers at Chongqing mine.
Authorities mobilising to implement restrictions across the country as alarm sounds on rising coronavirus cases.
Election comes amid popular discontent over economic woes worsened by COVID-19 and corruption allegations.