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Bangladesh police say violence over Facebook post left four dead

Business Oct 21, 2019

Bangladesh police say violence over Facebook post left four dead

At least four people were killed and dozens injured Sunday after security officials in southern Bangladesh opened fire to disperse hundreds of Muslims during a protest over an alleged social media post undermining Islam's Prophet Muhammad, police said. The violence took place in Borhanuddin in ...

German airports hit by Eurowings and Germanwings walkouts

Business Oct 21, 2019

German airports hit by Eurowings and Germanwings walkouts

Cabin crew at four Lufthansa subsidiary airlines staged a day-long strike Sunday, causing dozens of cancellations at German airports in a battle for better pay and conditions. The walkout, called by the UFO cabin crew union, was initially set to last from 5:00 a.m. until ...

Against the tide, cocoa growers plan to suspend ethical programs

Business Oct 20, 2019

Against the tide, cocoa growers plan to suspend ethical programs

In a world that is growing increasingly concerned about corporate commitments to environmental and social responsibility, top cocoa producers Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana are planning to make a move that goes against the tide. The West African nations, which produce more than 60 percent of ...

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