Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence Wednesday on the data scandal rocking the social media giant, admitting mistakes that led to a “breach of trust” with its two billion users, and vowing to step up.
Dashcam footage of the first fatal self-driving car crash involving a pedestrian shows the Uber vehicle operator gasping in horror seconds before the impact.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was charged with corruption and illegal campaign financing on Wednesday over allegations that the late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi helped fund his 2007 election campaign, a judicial source told AFP.
President Donald Trump is poised on Thursday to unveil sanctions against China for the “theft” of US intellectual property, a White House official said, teeing up a second potential confrontation in as many months.
A Brazilian court will rule Monday on former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s appeals of his conviction and prison sentence on corruption charges, the court said Wednesday.
Doctors in a Russian town treated dozens of children complaining of dizziness and nausea on Wednesday because of noxious fumes coming from a local dump, authorities said.
Thousands of French train drivers, teachers and air traffic controllers were set to go on strike on Thursday in a major day of protest against French President Emmanuel Macron’s reform drive.
EU justice commissioner Vera Jourova warned Wednesday that data protection scandals such as that currently engulfing Facebook would become “very expensive” for companies from May under new EU regulations.
Forty-four African countries have signed an agreement establishing a free trade area seen as vital to the continent’s economic development, the head of the African Union said Wednesday.
Facebook expressed outrage Tuesday over the misuse of its data as Cambridge Analytica, the British firm at the centre of a major scandal rocking the social media giant, suspended its chief executive.
Inside a hospital in Syria’s capital, Ihlam slaps her head in grief after her daughter stepped out to buy her a Mother’s Day present but never came back.