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L’Oreal CEO lauds import expo as symbol of China’s commitment to opening-up

The second China International Import Expo (CIIE) shows China's efforts in encouraging opening-up strategy, and also further improving people's life, said L'Oreal president and CEO Jean-Paul Agon on Tuesday.  Agon also said he is...

Twitter to ban political ads, bowing to pressure on social media companies

Twitter will ban political advertising on its platform next month, the company's chief executive said on Wednesday (October 30), as social media platforms face pressure to block attempts to steer elections with false information.

China’s Geely becomes largest shareholder of Mercedes owner Daimler

The acquirement, which was revealed in a regulatory filing by Daimler on Friday, makes Geely chairman Li Shufu the largest single shareholder of the German group, overtaking the Kuwait Investment Authority, which holds 6.8 percent. Nearly 71 percent of Daimler...

Ford U.S. chief leaves after probe into inappropriate behavior

Ford did not give any details on what that behavior entailed. His departure comes after several high-profile business leaders have quit or been fired following accusations of sexual misconduct. "We made this decision after a thorough review and careful consideration,"...

Amitabh Bachchan interacts with hearing impaired in Mumbai

Pandit had launched the initiative last October with a private organization and has already managed to reach out to about 1,000 children after being inspired by the humanitarian activities conducted by his chief guest, Bachchan. Bachchan narrated an incident from...

Trump returns to Washington, says Davos ‘was great’

Trump took his "America First" message to the world's elite at the World Economic Forum earlier on Friday, telling the summit of business and political leaders that the United States would "no longer turn a blind eye" to what...

A call for prayer outside White House as activists spotlight Muslim immigrants

Activists rallied in front of the White House Saturday (January 27) to mark the one year anniversary since President Donald Trump signed an order restricting people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. That order was later adjusted...

Anti-Trump demonstrators dance, march through Washington

Hundreds sang, danced and marched from the Lincoln Memorial, past the Trump International Hotel to Freedom Plaza. The march comes just days before U.S. President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill.

Pakistan arrests suspected serial killer over murder of 7-year-old girl

Police found Zainab Ansari's body in a garbage dumpster in Kasur district near the eastern city of Lahore last week, four days after she was reported missing. Residents of the area have said the murder was the 12th such incident...

Snow disrupts road transport in northern India

The picturesque tourist hub of Shimla received season's first snowfall on Tuesday (January 23). The lower region of the town received around two inches of snow while the upper reaches of the state received around seven to eight inches...

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Police search for suspect after shooting at California school

uthorities in California said on Thursday (November 14) they were responding to an active shooter situation at...

Spot the difference: Mona Lisa replica goes under the hammer in Paris

One lucky fan of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" could soon own their own cut-priced version of the iconic portrait, as a...

Thierry Henry named head coach of Montreal Impact

Former France striker Thierry Henry has been appointed as the head coach of Montreal Impact on a two-year deal, the Major League...

Prince Charles celebrates 71st birthday with children in India

Prince of Wales, Charles celebrated his 71st birthday in India's western Mumbai city with schoolchildren on Thursday (November 14).

“No quid pro quo. Pure and simple,” says Trump after first day of hearing

U.S. President Donald J. Trump denied on Wednesday (November 13) testimony from the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine who, while testifying during...