Singapore Airlines plans ‘no-destination’ flights to satisfy flyers’ itch: Report

The airlines is planning to start flights to nowhere for flyers who have been missing the experience of flying. The move is aimed at boosting revenues for the airline, which, according to a recent Reuters report, plans to cut 4,300 positions, or around 20 percent of its staff, as business takes a hit due to […]

Global coronavirus report: WHO sees record daily rise in cases around world

US president Donald Trump held a Nevada campaign rally at an indoor venue on Sunday, despite public health professionals’ warnings against large indoor gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. People in the crowd were seated close together and many did not wear masks.Israel will enter a three-week nationwide lockdown starting on Friday after a second-wave surge […]

Greece: Fires at country’s biggest refugee camp force thousands to flee

More from Greece Coronavirus: Portugal quarantine rule now in force for parts of UK Coronavirus: Tui temporarily bans flights to Zante resort after spike in cases Coronavirus: Greece added to Scotland’s quarantine list as cases rise British woman killed in Corfu after being hit by speedboat Wildfires ravage parts of Greece, Spain and Italy – […]

When did the Twin Towers fall and what does the World Trade Center look like now?

11/09/01 7pm – President George W. Bush, who was in Florida at the time of the attacks, returned to the White House 11/09/01 9pm – Bush delivered a televised address from the Oval Office 11/09/01- Hundreds of emergency service workers and firefighters comb the scene to rescue those trapped in the debris 07/10/01 – Operation […]

The world’s top suppliers of disposable gloves are thriving because of the pandemic. Their workers aren’t

The Hartalega spokeswoman said the company does not tolerate any form of abuse, whether verbal, physical or mental and has a code of conduct which prohibits this. A handful of abuse cases did occur, she said, adding that strict disciplinary action was promptly taken. In its 2019 annual report, Kossan says workers have easy access […]

Russian Gas Makes it Tough to Punish Kremlin Over Navalny Poisoning

“For that, you would need unanimity among E.U. member states. We are coming up to the autumn and you are asking countries to say that they care about Mr. Navalny so much that they are prepared to risk a severe socio-economic cost to ourselves. I don’t think that is going to happen.

Haiti death toll rises to 842 after Hurricane Matthew, reports say

With communications still down in many of the worst-affected areas, it will take days before a definitive death toll can be established. The government puts the number of dead at 122, Radio Television Caraibes at 264, while Hervé Fourcand, a senator for the Sud department, said more than 300 people had died in the region. […]

What oil at $100 a barrel would mean for the world economy

Surging crude prices are posing another headwind for the world economy after President Donald Trump’s “zero” pledge on Iran oil sales.Brent crude has risen about 33 percent this year and is close to the highest in six months. While higher prices due to strong demand typically reflects a robust world economy, a shock from constrained […]

Greece calls on UK to review ‘unfair’ quarantine decision

Theoharis rejected claims that Greece was not being transparent with its data and was deliberately keeping the real number of cases on its islands artificially low under pressure from the tourism industry. “It’s just not true,” he said. “We have a policy of full transparency and cooperate with each and every country, handing them data […]

North Korean Hackers Are Scarier Than North Korean Nukes

We’ve long relied on computers and software to run big systems like power grids, airports, banks, factories and the military. Now, we’re putting billions of Internet of Things devices into our homes, cars, streetlights, toys, clothes, pets and more. Those devices were the point of weakness that allowed hackers last fall to knock out major […]