29-01-2020 Victoria's Secret-owner L Brands Chief Executive Officer Leslie Wexner is in talks to step aside from the role and is exploring strategic alternatives for the lingerie brand, the Wall street Journal reported on Wednesday.
29-01-2020 The United States and Japan evacuated their nationals from a quarantined city while British Airways suspended flights to mainland China as deaths from a fast-spreading new virus leapt to 132 and the first cases emerged in the Middle East.
29-01-2020 U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan, drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of long-contested West Bank settlements.
29-01-2020 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday no Middle East peace plan was perfect, but the one put forward by U.S. President Donald Trump had the merit of being a two-state solution and should be considered by Palestinian leaders.
29-01-2020 Four members of a Chinese family who arrived in the United Arab Emirates from the city of Wuhan have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus, the first known cases in the Middle East, the UAE health ministry said on Wednesday.
29-01-2020 German Health Minister Jens Spahn said he expected the federal government to reach an agreement with authorities in the state of Hesse in the next few hours to get an evacuation of German citizens from China underway due to the coronavirus outbreak.
29-01-2020 McDonald's Corp on Wednesday reported quarterly comparable sales growth above Wall Street expectations, as the world's largest burger chain benefited from its revamped stores, new delivery partnerships and higher menu prices.
29-01-2020 Approximately 210 U.S. citizens are being relocated from China's Wuhan city, the center of an outbreak of a new coronavirus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement released via the U.S. embassy in Beijing on Wednesday.
29-01-2020 OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its controlling Sackler family have been negotiating with cities, counties and states on a proposed settlement worth an estimated $10 billion to resolve more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging they helped fuel the U.S. opioid crisis.
29-01-2020 Two Japanese nationals evacuated on the first chartered flight from Wuhan, epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic, have pneumonia symptoms but a coronavirus diagnosis has not been confirmed, hospital representatives said on Wednesday.
29-01-2020 The U.S. Senate on Wednesday will begin up to two days of questioning the prosecution and defense in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial ahead of a crucial vote later in the week on whether to call witnesses.
29-01-2020 First, drought in Ethiopia?s Oromiya region destroyed Asha Khalif Ali?s crops and animals. Then her husband and brother were killed in ethnic violence. She fled with her seven children, the youngest on her back, and watched their small faces grow gaunt with hunger as they sought safety.
29-01-2020 Italy is arranging a flight on Thursday to evacuate its citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan, epicenter of the outbreak of a new coronavirus, the Italian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
29-01-2020 Bahrain supports all efforts toward achieving a just and comprehensive solution on the Palestinian issue, the foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday, referring to a peace plan announced by U.S President Donald Trump on Tuesday.
29-01-2020 Many global companies from hotels and airlines to industrial houses are expected to have to foot the bill for disruptions caused by a new coronavirus in China, with epidemics usually excluded from insurance cover, experts said.
29-01-2020 Volkswagen's Czech carmaker Skoda Auto has postponed business travel to its largest market China for an indefinite period due to the spread of a new coronavirus but is not planning any staff evacuations, it said on Wednesday.