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Volkswagen to invest €60 bn by 2024 in future car models

Fri, Nov. 15, 2019

"The group plans to spend nearly 60 billion euros ($66 billion) on the future areas of hybridization, electric mobility and digitalization in the next five years," said the group in a statement.

Lebanon protesters angered by PM pick

Fri, Nov. 15, 2019

Another protester said that as a business tycoon and former minister, Safadi was an embodiment of the kind of political class the protest movement wants to remove.

China slams 'terroristic' Hong Kong attack on state media office

Mon, Nov. 4, 2019

Chinese state-run media on Monday called for a "tougher line" on democracy protesters in Hong Kong as it denounced a "terroristic" attack on a state news agency during another weekend of violence in the semi-autonomous city.

McDonald's CEO out after 'consensual relationship' with employee

Mon, Nov. 4, 2019

McDonald's announced Sunday that president and CEO Steve Easterbrook was out after showing "poor judgment" by engaging in a "consensual relationship" with an employee.

Chile extends state of emergency as protest death toll hits seven

Mon, Oct. 21, 2019

Chile is "at war", President Sebastian Pinera said Sunday, as the country reels from three days of violent demonstrations and looting that have left seven dead and almost 1,500 detained in the worst outbreak of social unrest in decades.

Prince Harry admits he and Prince William are 'on different paths'

Mon, Oct. 21, 2019

Prince Harry has admitted he and his brother are now "on different paths" and have "good days" and "bad days" in their relationship.

Syria troops fight Turkish forces alongside Kurds: monitor

Wed, Oct. 16, 2019

The Syrian army deployed alongside Kurdish forces on the front line in northern Syria Wednesday but their newfound cooperation saw no let-up in the week-old Turkish invasion.

Next generation smells fear after Federer, Djokovic exit Shanghai

Sat, Oct. 12, 2019

With Rafael Nadal absent from the tournament with a wrist injury, none of the vaunted "Big Three" will win the title on Sunday.