The UK is the world leader in e-commerce, former Google boss Eric Schmidt tells the BBC.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – After a drubbing in a state poll in November, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to overhaul his cabinet to weed out underperformers and improve his government’s image. Problem is, several sources said, he can’t find the right replacements.
DUBAI (Reuters) – Bahrain’s High Criminal Court has sentenced 29 people to jail terms ranging from five to 25 years for detonating an explosive device intended to kill policemen in 2014, state news agency Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported on Wednesday.
Two class action lawsuits against Facebook by shareholders alleging the social media giant hid growth concerns ahead of its 2012 public listing can go ahead, a US judge says.
BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) – China and Taiwan began operating the first telephone hotline between the two nations on Wednesday, set up as a confidence building and tension reducing measure, with senior officials exchanging New Year’s greetings.
Michelle Fleury looks at how artificial intelligence is transforming the financial industry.
BEIJING (Reuters) – Senior Chinese leaders need to “strictly educate and supervise” their children and family members and not rest of their laurels amid an on-going fight against corruption, President Xi Jinping told a meeting of an elite Communist Party body.
(Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said that Islamic State violence against Iraqi Yazidis and other religious minorities in the Middle East is genocide.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Islamic State theologians have issued an extremely detailed ruling on when “owners” of women enslaved by the extremist group can have sex with them, in an apparent bid to curb what they called violations in the treatment of captured females.