Half a million people have signed an online petition in under 24 hours backing Uber’s bid to stay on the roads of London, showing that the company is turning to its tried-and-tested tactic of asking customers for help when it locks horns with regulators.
Prince Harry met staff and patients at a Toronto mental health facility also visited by Princess Diana, hours before the opening ceremony of the third Invictus Games, yesterday.
New Zealand’s ruling National Party yesterday won the largest number of votes in the country’s general election, securing a comfortable margin over the Labour Party after what had promised to be the most hotly contested race in recent history.
Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland yesterday seized a boat loaded with weapons from Yemen, the regional maritime police chief said.
Filipino billionaire Tony Tan Caktiong, who has built Jollibee Foods Corp into a near-4,000 store purveyor of sweet-style spaghetti, burgers and fried chicken, is looking to buy existing brands in mature markets to help fuel future growth.
President Rodrigo Duterte has released a “matrix” of drug lords and politicians who allegedly funded the deadly siege in Marawi City, which entered its fourth month yesterday.
The Gilgit-Baltistan wildlife department yesterday auctioned permits for the hunting of 113 rare species under the trophy hunting programme 2017-18, with the hunting of endangered astor markhor fetching the highest licence fee of $100,000 in the history of trophy hunting.
Activist and former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Anjali Damania yesterday claimed to have received death threats in a call made from a landline number in Karachi.