World is in great peril warns UN chief

Leaders meeting in person for the first time in three years must address conflict and climate catastrophes, rising poverty and inequality, and growing divisions among major powers that have gotten worse, according to the…

Over 300 Nigerians have died in floods this year

In Nigeria, floods have killed 300 people this year. The situation could worsen as heavy rains and overflowing water from a dam in Cameroon affect 14 Nigerian states, the disaster management agency reports. A meeting of the…

$75 billion price tag for Porsche has divided investors

The share price of Volkswagen hovered around breakeven on Monday, reflecting a mixed response from investors to the automaker's plans to list sports car brand Porsche AG in what could be Europe's third biggest IPO. According…

Kyrgyzstan reports 36 deaths from border conflict

As a result of the fighting between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan raging on the border between the two Central Asian nations, Kyrgyzstan said its death toll from the conflict had risen to 36 people, with 129 people hurt during…

Weak dollar and supply concerns drive up oil prices

There was a notable rise in oil prices on Monday. This was due to a weaker dollar and supply concerns ahead of the European Union's embargo on Russian oil in December. This offset fears of a global recession that could dampen…

Taiwan shaken by earthquake of 6.8 magnitude

Taitung County in eastern Taiwan was struck by an earthquake of 6.8 magnitude on Sunday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). According to data, the earthquake occurred amidst over 60 aftershocks following the…