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UN: Conflict, drought bring 'acute' hunger to 124 million -

A U.N.-led report says 124 million people last year suffered such acute hunger that their lives were at risk, up from 108 million in 2016, Associated Press reports. The increase was largely attributed to new or intensified conflicts in Myanmar, Nigeria ...and more »

Trump Just Pushed the World Trade Organization Toward Irrelevance - New York Times

GENEVA — The handsome stone edifice that serves as the headquarters for the World Trade Organization rises like a fortress over Lake Geneva, projecting an air of impregnability. But lately the institution looks vulnerable, sowing worries that global ...

Ethiopia To Make Birthplace Of Emperor Tewodros II A Tourist Destination -

ADDIS ABABA -- Preparations are underway to make the birthplace of Emperor Tewodros II or Kassa Hailu a tourist destination with all the infrastructural and service provisions. His birth place in Qwara in northwestern Amhara Region (Province) will ...and more »

Brexit Bulletin: The Plot to Stop It - Bloomberg

Sign up to receive the Brexit Bulletin in your inbox, and follow @Brexit on Twitter. The plot to stop Brexit is gaining strength, and the European Union is helping. Tim Ross and Kitty Donaldson report today how the campaign for a second referendum is ...

VW Touareg 2018 launch live stream - Watch the new car unveiling here NOW -

VOLKSWAGEN Touareg 2018 launch event will be available to watch via live stream. Here is how you can watch the new SUV unveiling live in the UK. By Luke John Smith. PUBLISHED: 08:51, Fri, Mar 23, 2018 | UPDATED: 08:51, Fri, Mar 23, 2018. New Volkswagen ...

British data protection agency takes center stage in investigating Cambridge Analytica's use of Facebook data -

LONDON — When Elizabeth Denham became the U.K.'s privacy regulator in 2016, data protection was hardly the hot-button topic it is today. Fast-forward 18 months, and the world has changed. Denham is now in the eye of a storm over allegations that ...and more »

South Africa is Setting the Standard for Water Wise Tourism - National Geographic

Something extraordinary is happening in South Africa. The warm, dry climate that has shaped this beautiful country into such a popular tourist destination also makes water a particularly precious resource. Driven by the global problem of climate change ...and more »

Africa: Egypt to Host First Intra-African Trade Fair -

The first-ever Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) is set to be held in Cairo in December 2018, officials announced yesterday, following the signing of the hosting agreement between the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the African Union, and the ...and more »

Czechs consider expelling Russian diplomats, following Britain - Reuters

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech Republic may expel some Russian diplomats after Britain took similar steps in retaliation for an attack on a former Russian spy in England, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Friday. Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis ...

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback finally gets key tech for NY debut - CNET

By the time it arrives on the show stand for its New York Auto Show unveiling next week, it will have been quite a trip for the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback. This model's direct predecessor started life under the Scion iM nameplate, but after Toyota ...