HELIN, China (Reuters) – Deep in the coal heartlands of northern Shanxi province, people in Helin village are fighting a losing battle as the ground beneath them crumbles: patching up cracks, rebuilding walls and filling in sinkholes caused by decades… Continue Reading
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Thousands of displaced residents streamed back into the northern Syrian town of Manbij on Saturday after U.S.-backed fighters ousted the last Islamic State militants from their former stronghold, residents and U.S. allies said.
SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean memory chip maker SK Hynix Inc on Tuesday tipped a strong pickup in DRAM memory chips for mobile devices in the second half after its second-quarter operating profit fell to its lowest in more than… Continue Reading
SAO TOME (Reuters) – A Sao Tome and Principe court ruled on Sunday that the island nation’s presidential election will go to a second round between incumbent Manuel Pinto da Costa and ex-speaker of parliament Evaristo Carvalho.
DAKAR (Reuters) – Four senior aides to former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo have returned home from exile in Ghana more than five years after his ouster in a war over a disputed election, a step the leader of his… Continue Reading
An Indian official resigned after facing public outrage for taking a selfie with a rape survivor in the western state of Rajasthan. The selfie, taken on June 29, went viral on social media, provoking criticism from women’s rights groups as… Continue Reading
(Reuters) – Baltimore voters cast ballots in the Democratic nominating contest for mayor on Tuesday, with a Maryland state senator leading a crowded field a year after rioting sparked by a black man’s death in police custody.
LONDON — British bargain shop B&M Bargains has said it will urge a supplier to remove a slogan after sets of “novelty” weighing scales were branded pro-anorexic on Facebook. SEE ALSO: IMG’s first plus-sized male model: Body shame has ‘disgusting… Continue Reading
If Valentine’s Day makes you feel more darkly humorous than sweetly romantic, the Bronx Zoo has the right gift for you With the return of the zoo’s Name-a-Roach program this year, a Madagascar hissing cockroach will be named in honor… Continue Reading