Cameron Appeals to Scots to Keep Britain Intact

Cameron Appeals to Scots to Keep Britain Intact

British Prime Minister David Cameron used his last visit to Scotland before a historic independence referendum this week to implore Scots to remain part of the United Kingdom, warning on Monday that a breakaway vote would be irreversible. With opinion polls suggesting the referendum remains too close to call, Cameron, the leader of the ruling…

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20 Million New Gloves to Fight Ebola

20 Million New Gloves to Fight Ebola

Malaysia plans to donate more than 20 million protective rubber gloves to five African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak, the government says. They will be distributed among medical workers…

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Ebola Outbreak Tests Human Rights: HRW

Ebola Outbreak Tests Human Rights: HRW

West African governments are being urged to ensure human rights are respected as they battle the ongoing Ebola outbreak. Human Rights Watch says the response to the crisis has been…

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Around 700 Migrants Feared Drowned in Mediterranean

Around 700 Migrants Feared Drowned in Mediterranean

More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean over the last week, bringing the death toll this year to almost…

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Apple iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Hit Record

Apple iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Hit Record

Apple Inc said many customers will need to wait until next month for their new iPhones after a record 4 million first-day pre-orders were logged, double the number for the…

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OECD Sees Global Economy Held Back

OECD Sees Global Economy Held Back

A slow recovery among nations using the euro is holding back the global economy, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development has said. The market economy group downgraded its growth…

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Alibaba to Boost IPO Size

Alibaba to Boost IPO Size

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. plans to increase the size of its US initial public offering because of “overwhelming” investor demand, people familiar with the deal said on Monday. The Chinese…

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US Warns Ebola Outbreak Out of Control

US Warns Ebola Outbreak Out of Control

Guinea’s government said on Wednesday that Ebola had spread to a previously unaffected region of the country, as US experts warned that the worst ever outbreak of the deadly virus…

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Corruption Kills Million

Corruption Kills Million

An estimated $1tn (£600bn) a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, according to campaigners. A report by the US-based…

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Obama in Europe Ahead of NATO Summit

Obama in Europe Ahead of NATO Summit

US President Barack Obama has arrived in Estonia for talks on Russia and the Ukraine crisis with Baltic leaders. He is due to hold talks in the capital Tallinn with…

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