US university's decision follows a wide-ranging internal review of its role in slavery that showed Harvard staff enslaved more than 70 individuals and accepted donations from slave traders.
A father and son suspected of helping former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn flee Japan in December have been arrested in the United States.
Former GlaxoSmithKline executive Moncef Slaoui will lead US efforts to develop a vaccine to protect against the coronavirus pandemic by the end of this year.
Islamic finance – an amalgamation of Sharia law and modern banking – has become a $2 trillion business over the past two decades, covering everything from bonds to buying cars.
The US State Department clearly signalled last week that it was eyeing specific talent from the developing world, especially those with skills to mitigate the effects of Covid-19.
Turkish students in the US contribute greatly to the US and to Turkey, but the potential is far greater.
The fallout from the 2008 global financial crisis refuses to go away and now leading economists may be looking to upend traditional neoliberal economic policy.
The spectacular appointment as environment minister of the telegenic Shinjiro Koizumi, the 38-year-old son of much-loved former PM Junichiro Koizumi, set tongues wagging in Tokyo political classes as the Abe era draws to a close.
Opinion polls show that incumbent Greek PM Alexis Tsipras is behind the conservative New Democracy opposition party. He wars if his party loses, Greece will return to the "dark days" of austerity.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's former economic advisor has rubbished India's claim to the fastest growing economy in the world - but that's just the tip of the iceberg.
With the government acknowledging reports of rapes committed by security forces, could this be the beginning of the end of impunity among the state-sponsored armed forces?
Cristiano Ronaldo set up Paulo Dybala's winner in a 1-0 Juventus victory against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
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