Europe

From Brexit to Yellow Vests, a common thread of economic hardship

Economists say many issues currently plaguing Europe are rooted in policies that pushed citizens to the financial brink.

From Brexit to Yellow Vests, a common thread of economic hardship

US & Canada

US, Canada hold talks amid tension with China over Huawei case

They say the arrest of the Huawei CFO in Canada has nothing to do with the US-China trade war.

Special series

Trust WHO: The Business of Global Health

Investigating the hidden motives behind actions of the World Health Organisation and the real powers that control it.

UpFront

Who will be Nigeria's next president?

The spokesmen for President Muhammadu Buhari and the challenger, Atiku Abubakar, debate who should lead the country.

Who will be Nigeria's next president?

Health

J&J stocks plunge after report says firm knew about asbestos

Reuters report says Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder.

J&J stocks plunge after report says firm knew about asbestos

Business & Economy

US accuses China for massive Marriott hotel chain data theft

The world's biggest hotel chain revealed its network had been hacked in November, affecting 500 million people.

US accuses China for massive Marriott hotel chain data theft

Africa

How do coral reefs benefit Kenya's economy?

The world has lost about half its coral reefs in the last 30 years, we're in Kenya to find out why they're so crucial.

Business & Economy

Canadian court releases Huawei executive on bail

Huawei's CFO was arrested on a US warrant in a case that has frayed ties between China and North American countries.

Asia Pacific

Former Malaysia PM Najib Razak charged over 1MDB report tampering

Latest 1MDB charges relate to removal of references to financier Jho Low in 2016 audit report; former CEO also charged.

Former Malaysia PM Najib Razak charged over 1MDB report tampering

Brexit

Where is the pound heading now?

Sterling fell sharply against the euro and dollar on fears of a no-deal Brexit and analysts expect it to remain weak.

After hitting 20-month low, where is the pound heading?

South Africa

Can South Africa's 'cradle of Islam' survive gentrification?

House prices and living costs are rising in Bo Kaap, a Cape Town neighbourhood. Its residents are putting up a fight.

Can South Africa's 'cradle of Islam' survive gentrification?

France

French president addresses the nation on 'yellow vest' crisis

Emmanuel Macron announces 'immediate and concrete measures' to respond to protesters' grievances.

French president addresses the nation on 'yellow vest' crisis

Business & Economy

Markets edgy as China, US discuss trade-talks road map

Top officials from world's two largest economies discuss plan for next stage of their trade negotiations.

China and US discuss trade talks timetable

Business & Economy

Huawei exec proposes electronic monitoring in bail bid

Meng Wanzhou's bail hearing resumes but court is adjourned for a day as no decision is reached in high-profile case.

India

India central bank chief quits amid government spat

Reserve Bank of India Governor steps down citing 'personal reasons' after fight over autonomy of the central bank.

India central bank chief Urjit Patel resigns amid government spat