A growing number of Europeans are living in “relative poverty”, the UN labour agency said Wednesday, warning that a lack of quality jobs worldwide was threatening to undo decades of progress in povert
Global life expectancy increased by five years between 2000 and 2015, the World Health Organisation said Thursday, crediting progress in Africa against HIV, AIDS and malaria.
The “Oppenheimer Blue”, a large and rare diamond, sold for 56.837 million Swiss francs ($57.6 million) at auction on Wednesday, setting a world record for any gem after a dramatic see-saw bidding proc
An Asian man has paid a record $31.6 million for an extremely rare 15.38 carat pear-shaped pink diamond auctioned at Sotheby’s, making it the most expensive fancy vivid pink diamond ever to go under t
Millions of refugees worldwide risk living on the street due to a lack of funds for shelters, the United Nations warned on Wednesday, urging the private sector to help amid surging displacement.
Over 80 per cent of the world’s city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other life-threatening diseases, a new World Health Organisation report warned on Thurs
Dirtiest air was recorded at Zabol in Iran; New Delhi was ranked worst in 2014.
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Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter will testify during Michel Platini’s appeal against his ban from football, following a request from world football’s governing body, a source close to the case said
Syrian Opposition leaders started leaving Geneva after air strikes on markets in the northwest killed at least 44 people, saying they could not take part in peace talks while civilians were dying dail