German leader continues Gulf tour with stops in UAE, Qatar

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz planted a tree at a mangrove park in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, a token nod to environmentalism during a two-day visit to the Gulf region focused mainly on securing new fossil fuel supplies and forging fresh alliances against Russia. Germany is trying to wean itself off … Read more

The AP Interview: Pakistani leader details flood devastation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Flooding has submerged one-third of Pakistan’s territory and left 33 million of its people scrambling to survive, according to Pakistan’s prime minister, who says he came to the United Nations this year to tell the world that “tomorrow, this tragedy can fall on some other country.” In a wide-ranging interview with … Read more

Putin-Xi talks: Russian leader reveals China’s ‘concern’ over Ukraine

Vladimir Putin has acknowledged China’s “concern” over Ukraine, in his first face-to-face talks with President Xi Jinping since the Russian invasion. But speaking in Uzbekistan, Mr Putin also thanked China for its “balanced position” – and said US “attempts to create a unipolar world” would fail. Mr Xi said China was willing to work with … Read more

Boyden Names Nick Bellwood Global Practice Leader, Healthcare & Life Sciences

Distinguished life sciences expert takes up leadership of global team helping to transform the lives of patients through the best scientific, management and leadership talent Nick Bellwood, Partner UK London, UK, Sept. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Boyden, a premier leadership and talent advisory firm with more than 75 offices in over 45 countries, is … Read more

‘Captain America: New World Order’ Casts Shira Haas as Sabra and Tim Blake Nelson as The Leader

The cast of “” has been revealed out of Marvel’s Expo presentation on Saturday. Anthony Mackie, who has played superhero Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” is leading the film as the new Captain America for the first time. The cast of the fourth “Captain … Read more

Who will be Kansas City Chiefs’ top receiver, RB? Take our team-leader poll and tell us

The Chiefs’ season is here. How will it unfold? A team that lost key players like and and will count on most of its 10-member draft is expected to make another playoff run. For that to happen, big seasons will be required from several players besides established stars like , and Chris Jones. Who will … Read more

Liz Truss makes first speech as leader beneath stormy skies at Downing Street

Liz Truss gave her maiden speech as Prime Minister beneath stormy skies after torrential downpours over Downing Street threatened to delay her address to the nation. Thunder rumbled overhead and dozens of rain-spattered Tory MPs flanking the door to Number 10 broke into rapturous applause as Ms Truss arrived at a rain-soaked lectern. Fittingly, the … Read more

Biden ‘sure’ he will see Xi if Chinese leader attends G20 meetings

WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that he is “sure” he will see Xi Jinping if his Chinese counterpart attends November’s meeting of the Group of 20 nations in Indonesia. “If he’s there, I’m sure I’ll see him,” Biden told reporters before a Cabinet meeting. Xi and Biden discussed … Read more

The Boys from Brazil: Rise of the Bolsonaros, review: a Succession-style saga of the populist leader

The Boys from Brazil: Rise of the Bolsonaros (BBC Two) promised to tell “the remarkable rise of one of the world’s most controversial leaders”: . It is certainly a colourful story. Bolsonaro is the former Army captain who spent years on the political fringes, invited onto TV shows because, in the words of one observer, … Read more

Police at Amazon facility threaten to arrest union leader Christian Smalls

A leader in the movement to unionize Amazon warehouse workers, Christian Smalls, was threatened with arrest yesterday while organizing at a fulfillment center bus stop near Albany, New York, where workers recently. The workers at this warehouse — ALB1, located in Schodack, New York — are attempting to organize with the . Smalls is the … Read more