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Indian government minister steps down as country's #MeToo movement gains traction

Added: 17.10.2018 13:55 | 3 views | 0 comments

A minister in the Indian government has resigned after more than a dozen women accused him of sexual harassment, in the first major repercussion of the country's nascent #MeToo movement.


Indian minister quits to fight sexual harassment accusations

Added: 17.10.2018 13:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

An Indian government minister resigned on Wednesday, saying he was doing so in order to fight accusations of sexual harassment levied by several women, the most high-profile casualty of a growing #MeToo movement.


Finnish government survives no-confidence vote over labor rights

Added: 17.10.2018 13:02 | 12 views | 0 comments

Finland's government survived a no-confidence vote in parliament on Wednesday called over its plan to boost employment by weakening workers' protection against dismissal.


Eye Opener: Trump defends Saudi leadership

Added: 17.10.2018 12:58 | 8 views | 0 comments

President Trump complains the Saudi government should not be considered "guilty until proven innocent" in the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi. Also, more heavy rain in central Texas could bring a new round of violent flooding. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.


Congo accuses Angola of violent expulsions, Luanda denies

Added: 17.10.2018 12:49 | 2 views | 0 comments

Congo's government accused Angolan authorities of violently expelling thousands of its citizens during a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining, but Angola said it had acted lawfully to protect is resources.


Fighting slump, Macron seeks presidency reboot with cabinet 2.0

Added: 17.10.2018 12:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

President Emmanuel Macron gathered his new government for its first post-reshuffle meeting on Wednesday and struck a contrite tone, looking to reboot his presidency after months of criticism and slumping polls.


Vietnam frees popular blogger after two years in prison on condition she leave for U.S.

Added: 17.10.2018 12:18 | 7 views | 0 comments

Vietnam has freed a well-known blogger after two years in prison on the condition that she leave for the United States.
Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, known as "Mother Mushroom," was arrested in October 2016 and sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of defaming the Communist government. The conviction...


Tesla secures site for China Gigafactory

Added: 17.10.2018 12:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Tesla has signed an agreement with the Shanghai government for an 212-acre plot of land to build its first overseas Gigafactory.


Syria approves U.N. aid delivery to remote camp on Jordan-Syria border

Added: 17.10.2018 11:57 | 15 views | 0 comments

The Syrian government gave approval for the U.N. to deliver aid next week to thousands of civilians stranded near a U.S. garrison on the Jordanian-Syrian border, aid workers and camp officials said on Wednesday.


Tesla secures Shanghai site for $2 billion China Gigafactory

Added: 17.10.2018 11:25 | 4 views | 0 comments

Tesla Inc has signed an agreement with the Shanghai government for an 860,000 square meter plot of land to build its first overseas Gigafactory, the electric carmaker said in a Chinese social media post on Wednesday.


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