Taiwan's independence-leaning opposition leader Tsai Ing-wen won a convincing victory in presidential election on Saturday and pledged to maintain peace with China, which claims the island as its own, though vowed to firmly defend Taiwan'
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to shed an image that he governs for big business on Saturday, vowing to help the poor in an annual speech aimed at bolstering popularity rather than tackling setbacks to his economic reform plans.
For all the assurances by Nikkei executives that the Financial Times would retain editorial independence under their ownership, some staff at the business daily were fretting about everything from journalistic standards to holiday allowance.
Top executives at Nikkei pledged to preserve the editorial independence of the Financial Times after the Japanese media group's $1.3 billion purchase of the British business newspaper, which has sometimes been critical of its new owner.
Saudi Arabia kept some key details of its military action in Yemen from Washington until the last moment, US officials said, as the kingdom takes a more assertive regional role to compensate for perceived US disengagement.
Nationalist leader Alex Salmond said he will be step down from his post after Scots spurned independence in a historic referendum and warned politicians in London that they must respect their hasty promises of more powers for Scotland.
Investors in British financial assets breathed a sigh of relief on Friday, spared a prolonged and unprecedented degree of uncertainty from the United Kingdom splitting apart after Scotland voted against independence.
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Labour migration has led to an increase in the independence of women and their influence over household decisions, but more could be done to harness the positive impact these women have, according to a research paper.
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Tens of thousands of South Sudanese danced and sang to mark their first hours of independence on Saturday, a hard-won separation from the north that also plunged the fractured region into a new period of uncertainty.
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