The suicide of a 23-year-old worker on Tokyo’s Olympic stadium was due to overwork, his family said, as Japan races to finish building venues for the 2020 Games.
India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani said Friday that his telecoms venture Jio would launch a free smartphone, escalating a price war that is shaking up the country’s ultra-competitive mobile market.
The United States will bar Americans from travelling to North Korea in the coming weeks, two travel agencies said Friday, a month after a US tourist, student Otto Warmbier, died following his imprisonment by Pyongyang.
The British government could agree to free movement of people during a Brexit transition period, newspapers reported on Friday in what would be a major reversal of current plans.
Shanghai sweltered under a new record high of 40.9 degrees Centigrade (105 F) on Friday, authorities said as they issued a weather “red alert” over a stubborn heat wave that has plagued much of the country.
“Italy gets worse every time you look at it and offers less and less to young people,” says Antonio Davide D’Elia, just one of thousands of young Italians who have decided to try their luck abroad.
Surrealist master Salvador Dali’s trademark moustache is in perfect shape in its “ten past ten” position, the foundation that runs his estate said Friday, a day after his remains were exhumed to settle a paternity claim.
German luxury carmaker Audi, a Volkswagen subsidiary, issued a voluntary recall of up to 850,000 diesel vehicles Friday, saying it would help reduce engine emissions.
France’s far-right National Front (FN) began meeting Friday for a soul-searching exercise after leader Marine Le Pen was routed in May’s presidential election.
A trophy hunter in Zimbabwe has shot dead a cub of Cecil the lion whose death in 2015 caused worldwide outrage, researchers tracking the pride confirmed Friday.
Donald Trump hit the six-month point of his turbulent presidency Thursday in combative style — lashing out at his own attorney general over the probe into Russia’s alleged election meddling that has dogged him from day one.