A plant closing is about much more than lost paychecks —it shatters people’s sense of belonging and identity. Nearly 3,000 autoworkers will be out of work in Oshawa after GM announced its plans to leave after more than a century of production.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will try to convince senior ministers on Wednesday to accept a draft European Union Brexit deal that opponents say threatens both her government and the unity of the United Kingdom.
The leaders of Germany and France called for a unified approach to fostering world peace at a forum in Paris on Sunday that was attended by dozens of heads of state and government with one notable exception: US President Donald Trump.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet approved draft legislation on Friday to open the door to more overseas blue-collar workers in sectors grappling with labor shortages, a controversial policy shift in immigration-shy Japan.
In some rural parts of Kenya, widowhood means you’re of little value. Culturally, widows are considered impure, and tradition dictates that they must be cleaned — or “cleansed” — of their partners’ death. The aim is to chase away the demons; the ritual requires women to have sex — either with a relative or stranger.