26 settembre 2016
Aggiornato 02:00
Foreign trade

People hold balloons reading "Stop TTIP" during a demonstration outside the European Union headquarters in Brussels © John Thys (AFP/File)

Five questions on troubled US-EU trade pact

AFP

The European Union and United States are struggling to complete talks on a vast free-trade zone that would simplify rules and slash tariffs in a market of 850 million people.

Self-driving car

Grab expands self-driving car trial in Singapore

Southeast Asia's leading ride-hailing firm Grab on Friday teamed up with a US-based software developer to run a limited public trial of a self-driving car service in Singapore.

Syrian crisis

Erdogan says US arming Syrian Kurdish militia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States of sending more weapons to a Syrian Kurdish militia in defiance of Ankara's repeated insistence it is a «terrorist» organisation.

UN eyes alternate aid delivery route for Syria's Aleppo

The UN said Friday it was considering a different route to send desperately needed aid to east Aleppo, to circumvent the blocked main supply route as new air raids pounded Syria's second city.

Media

Sony Pictures and China's Wanda enter film partnership

Chinese conglomerate Wanda announced plans Friday to invest in movies produced by Sony Pictures under an agreement that moves the company closer to its goal of becoming a major Hollywood player.

E-commerce

Amazon crafts new section for «Handmade» goods in Europe

US online retailing giant Amazon rolled out across Europe on Thursday its section where it features hand-crafted products sold directly by artisans.

United States

Obama set to veto 9/11 victims' bid to sue Saudis

President Barack Obama is poised to veto legislation exposing Saudi Arabia to court action over the 9/11 attacks, stepping in to defend legal precedent and an awkward ally, but inviting election-time opprobrium.

US neighbors shocked over «deranged» New York bomb suspect

Shock reigns supreme in the working-class neighborhood where Afghan-American Ahmad Khan Rahami apparently kept a low profile while allegedly plotting to bomb New York and New Jersey.

Defense

Taiwan asks Google to blur images of South China Sea island

Taiwan's defence ministry has asked Google to blur images of a new development believed to be for military use on a disputed South China Sea island.

Middle East

Israel arrests 35 Palestinians in raids after violence spikes

Israeli authorities have arrested at least 35 Palestinians over the last few days in raids following a spike in violence ahead of upcoming Jewish holidays, officials said Thursday.

Israel outlaws «Iran-funded» Palestinian group

Israel announced Monday it had outlawed a Palestinian group it says acted as a front for Iran-directed militant activities targeting Israelis and the regime of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas.

Korean crisis

North Korea hails «successful» test of new rocket engine

North Korea has successfully tested a new, high-powered rocket engine, state media said Tuesday, a move Seoul said was designed to showcase its progress towards being able to target the US east coast.

North Korea ready to conduct another nuclear test: Seoul

North Korea is ready to conduct another nuclear test at any time, South Korea's defence ministry said Monday, just days after Pyongyang sparked worldwide condemnation with its fifth and most powerful test.

The debt crisis

Warning sign on China debt reaches record level: report

A key gauge of China's debt has reached its highest level on record, setting off alarm bells of imminent risk to the banking system, a Swiss banking watchdog reported.

New York

The migrants lifesaver on the shores of Brooklyn

Hundreds of lifesaver on the banks of the East River in New Yok, under the Brooklyn Bridge. Are the orange vests reuperati on the beaches from the Greek island of Chios and worn by migrants traveling to Europe and passed. The initiative of Oxfam at the UN summit on refugees.

Libyan crisis

New fighting erupts for Libya oil ports

New fighting erupted early Sunday between forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government and those of a rival administration for control of key eastern oil ports.

Blossoming industry

Cannabis: the new Californian gold rush

Two years ago, the city of Adelanto, a crumbling outpost in California's Mojave desert, was facing a bleak future as it teetered on the brink of bankruptcy and struggled with double-digit unemployment.

Pharmaceutical

Sanofi, Google launch diabetes joint venture

Google and French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi have announced a new joint venture focused on diabetes care. The tie up between the drug maker and Verily, the health subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, will focus on treatments for people living with the chronic disease.

International relations

China, Russia set to stage military drills in South China Sea

China and Russia were to start war games in the South China Sea on Monday, Beijing's defence ministry said, in a show of force after an international tribunal invalidated the Asian giant's extensive claims in the area.

US presidential election 2016

Clinton has pneumonia, was dehydrated at 9/11 event: doctor

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has been suffering from pneumonia and «became overheated and dehydrated» during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony in New York on Sunday, but is «recovering nicely,» her doctor said.

Clinton regrets calling «half» of Trump backers «deplorable»

Hillary Clinton said she regretted saying that half of Donald Trump's supporters belong in a «basket of deplorables» - a remark the billionaire Republican slammed as her «worst mistake of the political season.»

Nigeria

Boko Haram blamed after road attack in NE Nigeria

Boko Haram was on Sunday blamed for an attack on motorists in northeast Nigeria which left one person dead and underlined the Islamist group's continuing security threat to civilians.

Natural disasters

Tanzania earthquake toll climbs to 14 dead, 200 injured

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake that struck Tanzania, close to Lake Victoria and the border with Uganda, has killed at least 14 people and injured 200, local authorities said Sunday.

DIARIO TV

Macao has its Eiffel Tower Casino «The Parisian»

Lights, colors, music and the inevitable fireworks. Macau so welcoming to its Eiffel Tower. Sheldon Adelson, the Sands China patron second global gambling company, has presented at the Casino «The Parisian» icon, the symbol of the French capital.

The migrants lifesaver on the shores of Brooklyn

18/09/2016 13:47:12

London, fans delirious with «The Beatles: Eight Days a Week»

16/09/2016 20:10:47

Madrid Fashion Week 2016: all the colors of Agatha Ruiz de la Prada

16/09/2016 19:35:53

Somalia: new attack of the Shebab in Mogadishu

26/08/2016 11:34:25

Life & Style

A model displays fashions during the Michael Kors Spring 2017 Runway Show during New York Fashion Week © Angela Weiss (AFP/File)

A model displays fashions during the Michael Kors Spring 2017 Runway Show during New York Fashion Week © Angela Weiss (AFP/File)

Out with hunks: fashion breaks codes for male models

Muscular, classically chiseled male models are a dying breed as men are ever more chosen for thinness, even androgyny, in a fashion world playing with the notion of gender.

Paul Simon, Tom Morello lead music drive against poverty

Pop-folk legend Paul Simon and hard-edged guitarist Tom More...

African American Museum in Washington: a century of delays

A century after the project was conceived in the throes of r...

Sports

Odell Beckham (L) of the New York Giants and Josh Norman of the Carolina Panthers (R) fought a brutal pitched battle last season © Al Bello (Getty/AFP/File)

Odell Beckham (L) of the New York Giants and Josh Norman of the Carolina Panthers (R) fought a brutal pitched battle last season © Al Bello (Getty/AFP/File)

All eyes on Norman-Beckham II as rivalry resumes

New York Giants star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman go head-to-head once more on Sunday as a new instalment of their spiteful NFL rivalry takes center-stage on week three.

Serena Williams pulls out of China tournaments with injury

Serena Williams announced Friday that she has pulled out of ...

Late birdie lifts Johnson to share of Tour Championship lead

US Open champion Dustin Johnson birdied the final hole to ca...

SciTech

Samsung recalled 2.5-million units of its top-of-the-range model, Note 7 after its batteries began catching fire while charging © Jung Yeon-Je (AFP/File)

Samsung recalled 2.5-million units of its top-of-the-range model, Note 7 after its batteries began catching fire while charging © Jung Yeon-Je (AFP/File)

Smoking Samsung phone sparks alert on Indian flight

A smoking Samsung phone sparked alarm on an Indian flight on Friday, the airline said, weeks after the manufacturer recalled 2.5-million units of its latest model when batteries began catching fire while charging.

Twitter sees jump in official requests to remove posts

Twitter saw a jump in official requests to remove posts in t...

Coral fish stress out if separated from «shoal-mates»

Coral fish become stressed and lose weight if they are separ...

Health

Motorists drive through thick haze in Palembang, on Indonesia's Sumatra island in September 2015 © Abdul Qodir (AFP/File)

Motorists drive through thick haze in Palembang, on Indonesia's Sumatra island in September 2015 © Abdul Qodir (AFP/File)

Southeast Asian haze crisis killed over 100,000

A smog outbreak in Southeast Asia last year may have caused over 100,000 premature deaths, according to a new study released Monday that triggered calls for action to tackle the «killer haze».

Pneumonia: Five things to know

US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has cancelled camp...

Drawing out children's trauma in quake-hit Italy

Inside a shady tent in the middle of quake-hit Amatrice, a l...