Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson has defended a new British law designed to stamp out modern day slavery against criticism that it does not do enough to tackle forced labor in supply chains.
21 Apr 2015 23:30
An eye-popping, 100-carat diamond will be the highlight of a magnificent jewels sale in New York on Tuesday and could sell for up to US$25 million, Sotheby's auction house said.
21 Apr 2015 19:40
Now 103 years old, Silvard Atajyan remembers vividly when French soldiers saved her, her sister and their parents from the mass killings by Ottoman Turks that 100 years on has stoked tempers once again.
21 Apr 2015 17:40
Women herders in Kenya's semi-arid Laikipia County have broken with tradition to export the leaves of a desert plant to Europe, boosting their incomes.
21 Apr 2015 16:15
Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa, the owner of Narisawa, serves sake with his dishes because he believes the finest local ingredients go well with the local alcoholic drink.