‘My country in trouble’: WHO chief on Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict

Tedros, the most high-profile Tigrayan, says he has many relatives in the troubled region, ‘including my younger brother’. In rare, personal comments, World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has spoken of his “personal pain” about the “worsening” conflict raging in

Erdogan hopes France ‘gets rid of Macron trouble’

Turkish president hits out at his French counterpart, renewing a war of words between the two leaders. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said he hopes France will soon get rid of President Emmanuel Macron, describing him as a burden on

China recovery boosts Asian factories, but trouble seen ahead

Chinese manufacturing expanded last month at the fastest rate in a decade, new data show; South Korean, Japanese firms stabilise. Asian factories continued to recover steadily in November thanks to a boom in economic powerhouse China, private surveys showed on Tuesday, offering