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.
“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.
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.
A plan to ease Chile’s total ban on abortion hit a legislative roadblock Thursday when a deputy abstained from a vote, kicking the bill to a cross-party committee for review.
The Brazilian government has deployed a thousand additional personnel to combat insecurity in Rio de Janeiro, which has seen a spike in violence in recent months, authorities said Thursday.
At least two people were killed on the Greek island of Kos Friday when a magnitude 6.7 earthquake shook the popular summer resort holiday destinations of the Dodecanese Islands in Greece and the Aegean coast of Turkey.