German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s re-election campaign is underway. Speaking in Dortmund on Saturday (August 12), she ripped into executives from Germany’s auto industry, pressing them to secure jobs through innovation, and win back trust lost by a diesel emissions sandal. The sector is the country’s biggest exporter and a huge employer, providing 800,000 jobs.

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An iceberg from the Antarctic Peninsula that is more than four times the size of London broke off and it is adrift. 12 Jul 2017 – The Guardian Reported to be “hanging by a thread” last month, the trillion-tonne iceberg was found to have split off from the Larsen C segment of the Larsen ice […]

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EU and UK’s joined naval mission trying to stop the people smuggling has failed its main objective. 12 Jul 2017 – BBC Operation Sophia, which the UK supports, appears to have done little to deter migration and its mandate should not be renewed, peers said. However, they said search and rescue work in the Mediterranean […]

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Since its inception the G20 summit had been, on occasion, imposing rules of common decency through peer pressure. 8 Jul 2017 – Time Among the more famous examples involved Russia’s decision in the spring of 2014 to seize the territory of its neighbor, Ukraine, and redraw the borders of Europe by force. By the time […]

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The annual World Airline Awards deemed Qatar Airways as the best airline in the world in 2017 20 Jun 2017 – USA Today Qatar’s title continues a back-and-forth battle for No. 1 between it and Gulf rival Emirates, also known for its high-end service and luxurious premium cabins. Emirates finished atop Skytrax’s World Airline Awards […]

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With 2017 right around the corner we take a look at the leaders of the most important economies and militaries around the globe.

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A conversation with Alibaba founder Jack Ma on the future of online trade and globalization – Jack Ma, Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group, People’s Republic of China; Young Global Leader Alumnus

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PIMCO has announced today that Kimberley Stafford has been appointed as the new Head of Asia-Pacific. 24 January 2017 – PIMCO Ms. Stafford shall assume her responsibilities effective immediately and will relocate to Hong Kong at the middle of 2017. She will report directly to PIMCO’s Chief Executive Officer, Emmanuel Roman. Ms. Stafford will replace […]

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American voters’ choice for their next leader is widely seen as a protest against the status quo. Predictions are now being made that Europe’s establishment needs to watch its back. There are a few major elections on the way in the EU – with politicians once dismissed as ‘fringe’, now feeling emboldened by what’s happened […]

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The driver that allegedly fell asleep and caused the death of seven people is under arrest and will have his mobile phone investigated. 10 Nov 2016 – The Telegraph Detectives are also investigating complaints that the line was a “tragedy waiting to happen” after previous reports of speeding at the same corner where the two-car […]

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