Hurricane Matthew: Thousands displaced in Haiti

The most powerful Caribbean hurricane in nearly a decade has left thousands of people displaced in Haiti, with rescuers struggling to reach the worst-hit areas. Hurricane Matthew is said to have devastated parts of the country, where at least two people have died. The storm has now moved off the north-eastern coast of Cuba towards … Read more Hurricane Matthew: Thousands displaced in Haiti

Kashmir attack: India ‘launches strikes against militants’

India’s army says it has carried out “surgical strikes” against suspected militants along the de-facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir. The operation was aimed at preventing attacks being planned by Pakistan-based militants, a senior army official said. He said “significant casualties have been caused to the terrorists and those who are trying to support them”. … Read more Kashmir attack: India ‘launches strikes against militants’

Trump fuels conspiracy that Google is ‘suppressing’ bad Clinton news

Donald Trump is not a stranger to the occasional conspiracy theory, and in a speech on Wednesday, he added a new one to the list: Google is suppressing bad news about Hillary Clinton. “THE GOOGLE POLL” “A new post-debate poll that just came out, the Google poll, has us leading Hillary Clinton by two points … Read more Trump fuels conspiracy that Google is ‘suppressing’ bad Clinton news

Commerzbank plans to cut 9,600 jobs

Germany’s second-biggest lender, Commerzbank, is planning to cut 9,600 jobs over the next four years and end dividend payments for the first time. In a statement, the bank said by the end of 2020 it would have “sustainably increased its profitability”. However, the bank also said it aimed to create 2,300 new posts in areas … Read more Commerzbank plans to cut 9,600 jobs