Hugo Barra, who caused a sensation in 2013 by leaving Google to become a vice president of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, announced Monday he was returning to the United States for health reasons.
Pope Francis on Monday blasted the “money stained with blood” and “evil power” wielded by Italian organised crime as he met the heads of the country’s anti-mafia squad.
A government health warning over the potential dangers of toast, roast potatoes and chips — all traditional staples of the British diet — had the country’s tabloids hitting out Monday.
Yemeni government forces on Monday captured the port of Mokha as they pushed to oust Huthi rebels from the Red Sea coastline, an AFP journalist said.
German rightwing populist party AfD decided Monday not to expel a leading member over a speech criticising Berlin’s Holocaust memorial and urging the country to stop atoning for its Nazi past.
Dozens of rebel Turkish soldiers went on trial Monday over their alleged role in last year’s failed coup, in the first case to be heard of dissident troops in Istanbul.
Leftist outsider Benoit Hamon will fight ex-prime minister Manuel Valls for the French Socialist presidential nomination next Sunday after winning the first round of a primary seen as a battle for the party’s soul.
China has announced a 14-month campaign to “clean up” internet service providers and crack down on devices such as virtual private networks (VPNs) used to evade strict censorship.
China has ordered the closure of a sixth of the country’s golf courses since 2011, its top economic planner said, in an ongoing crackdown on a sport controversial for its links with wealthy elites.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries said Monday it would postpone delivery of its long-awaited regional jet by two years, marking the latest delay for the problem-plagued plane.
China has sentenced a former star hedge-fund manager to more than five years in prison for market manipulation, a court said, after an investigation following a stock market slump in 2015.