Amazon’s Bezos briefly unseat Gates as world’s richest man

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos briefly became the world's richest man Thursday in Forbes magazine's tracking of wealth, as stock in his e-commerce company hit...

Jan. – June 2017 was Earth´s second hottest on record

The first half of 2017 was the second warmest on record for Earth, behind only last year.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that...

Saudi woman in miniskirt video arrested after public outcry

A Saudi woman has been arrested for defying the kingdom's strict dress code by walking around in a miniskirt and crop top in a...

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump to meet on Friday

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first meeting with US President Donald Trump will take place in Germany on Friday.Mr Putin’s foreign affairs adviser, Yuri Ushakov,...

Canada celebrates 150th birthday, rainfall failed to dampen spirits of revelers

Canada's long-anticipated 150th birthday celebrations on Saturday were marked by heavy rains and some protests, though the downpour failed to dampen spirits of revelers...

Messi weds childhood sweetheart in Argentina hometown

Lionel Messi and his childhood sweetheart married Friday night at a ceremony in his Argentine hometown attended by some of the biggest names in...

World’s first ATM machine turns to gold on 50th birthday

Five decades since it heralded a transformation in the way people obtained and used cash, the world's first ATM was turned into gold for...
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Nigeria’s Adesina emerges 2017 World Food Prize Laurette

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has been named the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate at a ceremony at the...

World’s worst oil tanker fires incident

At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in central Pakistan early Sunday when a fire erupted after crowds rushed to collect fuel...

Overturned oil truck explodes in Pakistan, over 150 dies

Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene...

Landslide kill around 100 people in China

Chinese authorities launched a frantic search for around 100 people feared buried after a landslide smashed through a mountain village in southwest Sichuan province...

Lagos, 13th most expensive city in the World

Lagos has been rated the 13th most expensive city in the world, says Mercer, the world’s largest human resource consulting firm.The consulting firm also...