MOGADISHU Some 110 people have died in southern Somalia in the last two days from famine and diarrhea resulting from a drought, the prime minister said on Saturday, as the area braces itself for widespread shortages of food.
PARIS — He and his writing partner were the toast of the Left Bank, published and celebrated by the prestigious and chic. They were praised as authentic voices from
SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Brazil’s sickly economy is hemorrhaging thousands of jobs a day, states are scrambling to pay police officers and teachers, and money for subsidized meals is in such short supply that one legislator suggested the poor could “eat every other day.
Each family that runs its own business also has its own culture, say two psychologists who work with wealthy families. And understanding those cultures — which these psychologists break down into three groups — can make it easier to resolve intergenerational or cross-cultural conflicts that arise as the business matures and expands.
BEIJING — “FAKE NEWS,” a Twitter post declared. “Prejudice-based,” another said. “Cleverly orchestrated lies,” a news article asserted. President Trump’s harangues against the American news media appear to have inspired a new genre of commentary in
Last November, the Environmental Protection Agency announced it would request and gather information from 15,000 oil and gas companies under the Clean Air Act to “assist the Administrator of EPA in developing emissions standards for oil and gas facilities.
‘Cold War mindset’: US & Japan present Beijing as ‘enemy’ to boost military ties, says Chinese envoy
“It sounds as if Japan and the United States are purposely taking China as their enemy and saying ‘Let’s join hands and go at China’,” ambassador Cheng Yonghua said Friday in Beijing, Kyodo reports.
The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), a consultative assembly that serves as a loose equivalent of an upper chamber of parliament began its meetings on Friday, and the National People’s Congress (NPC), the legislative assembly will do the same on Sunday, for a fortnight-long event known as the “Two Sessions” in China’s political calendar.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The Malaysian Foreign Ministry said Friday that it was “greatly concerned” by the use of a banned chemical weapon in a public place to assassinate Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korea’s leader, and has asked for international help in responding to the episode.