Bengaluru, India

Nearly eight out of 10 corporate executives have experienced poor mental health during the coronavirus crisis, prompting a number of them to re-evaluate and improve work-life balance, a survey showed on Monday.

Many top company officials in France and Egypt were most likely to have

Updated: 5.45pm (AEST)
Canberra, Australia

Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis’ former finance minister, will soon return to the Vatican during an extraordinary economic scandal for the first time since he was cleared of child abuse allegations in Australia five months ago, a church agency said Monday.


Wellington, New Zealand

Travel between New Zealand and some states of Australia is possible before the end of the year, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday. 

Plans for a travel 'bubble' between Australia and New Zealand has been in discussions for months as both

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Thomson Reuters Foundation

Leaving cleared tropical forests to regrow naturally has the potential to absorb a quarter of global carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels each year, researchers said last week.

A study led by the World Resources Institute, a US-based thinktank, looked at and

Bangkok, Thailand
Thomson Reuters Foundation

From student uniforms to graduation gowns, Thailand is encouraging universities to use local fabric to make clothing and boost incomes in villages hit hard by the coronavirus. 

The nationwide move follows the success of Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University, a public university


More than a dozen sticks of dynamite planted by Ku Klux Klansmen exploded at a Birmingham church in 1963, killing four Black girls.

The “fifth little girl", Sarah Collins Rudolph, survived but still has shards of glass in her body from the blast that took her sister,

Paris, France

French President Emmanuel Macron assailed Hezbollah and the entire Lebanese political class Sunday, and warned of a new civil war if they can’t set aside personal and religious interests to unlock international aid and save Lebanon from economic collapse.

But Macron said France wouldn’t impose

Washington DC, US

US President Donald Trump acknowledged on Sunday that confirmation of his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett may not go “smoothly", while his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, implored the Senate to hold off on voting on her nomination until after the 3rd November election to “let

London, UK
Thomson Reuters Foundation

Climate change-related threats - from record wildfires to worsening heatwaves, floods and storms - are affecting more and more people around the world. So why aren't we acting on the increasingly evident changes around us?

One reason is too many people still see

Wellington, New Zealand

A referendum next month on legalising recreational cannabis has divided opinion in New Zealand with ruling party politicians staying clear of the contentious issue ahead of a general election they are likely to win.

If passed, New Zealand would be only the third country

Washington DC, AP

US President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his re-election effort.





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