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Behind Flashy Ipo Of Japans Mercari Lies A Thriving Thrift Economy

TOKYO – When flea market app Mercari (4385.T) makes its market debut on Tuesday, it will mark the appearance of one of Japan’s rarest beasts: a tech unicorn....

Audi Ceo Arrested Volkswagen

FRANKFURT – Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler was arrested on Monday, a spokesman for parent company Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) said. “We confirm that Mr...

Bavarians Vow Resolve In Migrant Plan Showdown With Merkel

BERLIN/MUNICH – Bavaria’s Christian Social Union (CSU) want to back a plan on Monday to limit immigration at the German border but will leave it up to...

Afghans Tired Of War Say Exhausted Peace Marchers In Kabul

KABUL – Hundreds of Afghan peace marchers arrived exhausted in the capital, Kabul, on Monday after spending the fasting month of Ramadan crossing the sun-baked,...

Yemeni Civilians Shelter In Schools From Air Strikes In Battle For Major Port

ADEN – The Saudi-led coalition resumed air strikes on Iran-aligned Houthi fighters holed up in the airport of Yemen’s main port Hodeidah on Monday as...

Lufthansa In Contact With Norwegian Air Ceo Says

BERLIN – Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) is in contact with Norwegian Air Shuttle (NWC.OL), also the subject of bid interest from British Airways owner IAG (ICAG.L), the...

Uk France Should Press Thai Pm On Rights To End Military Rule Group

BANGKOK – Britain and France should highlight deteriorating human rights in Thailand when its prime minister visits this month and they should make clear there...

Un Rights Boss Takes Aim At Us Migration Policy China Myanmar In Final Speech

GENEVA – The top U.N. human rights official called on the United States on Monday to halt its “unconscionable” policy of forcibly separating children...

Spanish Kings Brother-in-law Turns Himself In To Serve Prison Sentence

MADRID – The brother-in-law of Spain’s king has turned himself in to authorities to serve a five-year, 10-month prison sentence for crimes including tax...

Germans Awake To Doom And Gloom After Mexico Loss

MOSCOW – Germany woke to gloomy headlines of “chaos” and “humiliation” on Monday after the defending World Cup champions fell 1-0 to Mexico...