"Fog in channel, continent cut off," is a very old British joke about an alleged newspaper headline regarding weather over the waterway separating them from Europe. Even a brief visit to the British Isles can confirm this sense of distance.
"More than 20 million people in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and northeast Nigeria are going hungry, and facing devastating levels of food insecurity," warned U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
Consumer behavior and the way people shop are changing. Over the last several years, e-commerce has risen and there's no longer a clear-cut distinction between bricks (store) and clicks (online shopping). It's all just shopping. There's increasingly an omni-channel approach to purchasing.
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The Royal Borough of Greenwich is one of London's 33 Boroughs. Situated south of the River Thames, the Royal borough has long been associated with scientific invention and discovery...
The telephone conversation between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Feb. 9 moved the two countries back from the edge of a precipice.
Thomas Jefferson wrote from Paris to Edward Carrington, whom he sent as a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1786 to 1788, on the importance of a free press to keep government in check. He concluded that if he had to choose between "a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter."
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to the United States has underscored the vital importance of the alliance between our two nations. Military defense as well as economics is involved.
As a North Korean medium range Pukguksong missile arched across the sky landing menacingly in the Sea of Japan, the intended political target of the nuclear capable rocket was the visit of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the United States.
These are dark days for Hong Kong. Its freedom index has just been further downgraded by Washington-based Freedom House to 61 points out of 100, continuing the downward spiral of recent years -- a result of increasing interference by Beijing in the territory's domestic affairs despite China's promises of autonomy.