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BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin's public transport company BVG said it would rename a city centre metro station that has become notorious for bearing a name based on a derogatory word for Black people.
Statues represent memories of the past, both glory and shame. With Bristol taking down the statue of slave trader, later philanthropist Edward Colston (1636-1721), US protestors have started taking down statues of Civil War or slave-tainted personalities. Law and order President Trump want to protect statues against desecration.
Leaving the EU was supposed to revive British glory as a global trading nation. Now the country is looking at its history through a different lens.
LONDON (Reuters) - Once feted as pioneers, some of the architects of Europe's empire building now face a backlash: anti-racism protesters are demanding their legacies be revisited and their often imposing statues be torn down and consigned to the trash heap of history.
Seydou Sall sprays antiseptic on bags of food freshly deposited by an e-commerce firm at his home in an upmarket quarter of Senegal's capital Dakar.
Don't let a virus ruin your travel plans. Pick up these books and take a journey through Malaysia.
Every evening at the end of his shift, Anil Sharma heads to a rally ground in the Indian city of Chandigarh to join hundreds of colleagues protesting a new initiative that lets the local administration keep track of city workers using GPS watches
LONDON: A Saudi Arabia-led investor group is in talks to buy Newcastle United, the Premier League soccer team owned by British billionaire Mike Ashley, for about £340mil (US$445mil).
GEORGE TOWN: A Bahasa Malaysia version of a book on the history behind Penang’s street names authored by Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai and his fellow Penangite colleagues has been completed by Universiti Sains Malaysia students.
DUBAI: Advisers working on Saudi Aramco’s mammoth share sale may split a fee pool of as much as US$450 million, according to people with knowledge of the matter, making it one of the biggest IPO pay outs globally.