As drones increasingly crowd the skies, the risk of collision with other aircraft has come to the fore. Here’s an overview of international regulation aimed at limiting the dangers.
Mining giant BHP Billiton reported Tuesday a dramatic rebound in half-yearly profits on the back of soaring iron ore prices and improved productivity.
Legislators for financially strapped Rio de Janeiro state voted Monday to approve privatization of the public water utility despite a strike by workers and threats of protests.
South African retail firms Steinhoff International and Shoprite Holdings announced Monday they had scrapped plans to merge their local assets to form the continent’s biggest retailer.
European stock markets rose Monday, with gains in London capped by a sharp drop in the share price of Unilever following the collapse of a proposed mega-merger.
Germany will see growth pick up in the first quarter of 2017, powered by industry and consumer spending, the country’s central bank said Monday.
Shanghai stocks closed more than one percent higher on Monday, with traders buoyed by reports that China’s official pension funds may start investing, as markets across Asia saw modest gains.
Thailand’s economy grew 3.2 percent in 2016, a slight increase on the previous year but below the junta’s target as the generals struggle to revive what was once one of the region’s strongest economies.
Chinese banks lent more money in January alone than the annual GDP of South Africa, as borrowers rushed to take advantage of government policies intended to stimulate the economy with easy credit.
Mongolia has reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund on a $5.5 billion bailout package, officials announced, as the debt-wracked country tries to stabilise its economy.
Japan logged its first trade deficit in five months in January, official data showed Monday, as higher energy prices overwhelmed slower growth in exports due to the lunar new year.