Lego dinosaurs and sports car help toymaker build recovery

Sales of Lego dinosaurs and a Bugatti sports car helped the Danish toymaker stabilize revenue in the first half of this year after a drop in 2017 for the first time in more than a decade....

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New Zealand TV journalist held by Nauru police

Police in the South Pacific island of Nauru briefly held a New Zealand journalist at a police station and canceled her permit to cover a regional leaders' conference on Tuesday, because she met...

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Ban on mobile phones in French Schools

The French Government has brought in a new law which means mobile phones can't be used in primary and junior schools there....

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Taliban says founder of militant Afghan Haqqani network dies

Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of the militant Haqqani network, one of the most powerful and feared groups in the Afghan insurgency, has died after a long illness, the Taliban said on Tuesday....

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China says it is helping Africa develop, not accumulate debt

China is helping Africa achieve development, not accumulate debt, a top Chinese official said on Tuesday, as the government pushes back against criticism it is loading the continent with an...

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U.S. crude prices rise as Gulf oil rigs evacuated; Brent dips

U.S. oil prices rose on Tuesday, breaking past $70 per barrel, after two Gulf of Mexico oil platforms were evacuated in preparation for a hurricane....

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Japan issues evacuation advisories for one million as typhoon hits west coast

Japan issued evacuation advisories for more than 1 million people and canceled hundreds of flights in the face of extremely strong winds and heavy rain as typhoon Jebi made landfall along its west...

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