Why Cleo Capital is betting big on female entrepreneurs
31 August 2019 | 8:27 am
Sarah Kunst, Cleo Capital managing director, explains why the firm is betting big on female entrepreneurs. She speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
17 Sep 2019
Saudi Arabia's monarch has reassured his cabinet that the kingdom can deal with the effects of last week's attack. Oil prices have soared since the strikes on key Saudi oil facilities.
17 Nov 2019
Personnel of Frensenius Medical Care, the German maker of dialysis machines and products, are facing bribery probes, say Frankfurt prosecutors. Hospital staff in 17 countries were allegedly enticed between 2007 and 2016.
16 Feb 2020
Western intelligence acquired top secret information on global governments through their hidden control of an encryption firm, Crypto AG, according to media reports. Swiss authorities are investigating the allegations.
12 Feb 2020
We look at reactions to the Democrat primary in New Hampshire and what's next for the race. Also, the Washington Post reveals a secret spying deal between the CIA and Cold-War era West German intelligence. Here in France, a drug trafficker turned counter-terror spy helped thwart two major attacks. America's premier dog show has its winner and a new study shows that cows, like us, go through mood swings and puberty!
17 Jun 2020
England's Premier League returns to action this week - and the thousands of coronavirus tests that have helped make that possible have an unlikely source: a little-known start-up in Hong Kong. Prenetics/Circle DNA is playing a key role in rebooting the world's most popular football league after landing a £4 million ($5 million) contract to screen its players and staff.
30 Jun 2020
Russia's Norilsk Nickel has admitted that fluid waste was pumped into the tundra, one month after a subsidiary polluted Arctic waterways with diesel. This time, it said workers had been suspended for "violating" rules.
24 Jul 2020
A multimedia firm, Prime Studio set to empower youths in photography and the cinematography in Nigeria.
4 Sep 2020
It might seem like a flight of fancy, but a Japanese firm says it is one step closer to making flying cars a reality after testing a drone-like prototype. The Japanese company Skydrive, which develops urban air mobility solutions, carried out a test flight of its SD-03 electric flying car with a passenger on board. The vehicle, which operates with eight rotors and two propellers arranged at each corner, rose vertically into the air about three meters above the ground and circled a test field for four minutes.
26 Sep 2020
A Japanese soundproofing manufacturer developed a one-person isolation booth for those who need a soundproof box at home during pandemic times.
17 Nov 2020
Moderna said that Phase 3 stage analysis suggested its coronavirus vaccine could prevent COVID-19. The news comes a week after Pfizer and German drug-maker BioNTech announced a vaccine of their own.
6 Jan 2021
"Our goal was that everyone on Earth could be supplied with drinkable water... It was immediately clear that we had to help our neighbours first," says Watergen company CEO and president Michael Mirilashvili. The densely-populated Gaza Strip has long lacked sufficient drinking water, but a new project helps ease the shortage with a solar-powered process to extract potable water straight from the air. Unusually, the project operating in the Islamist-run Palestinian enclave, which has been blockaded by Israel since 2007, is the brainchild of a Russian-Israeli billionaire, Michael Mirilashvili.
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The head of the Ukrainian Red Cross has told DW that Russian land mines are spread across "significant areas" of the country. He said the mines pose a threat to civilians, humanitarian work and reconstruction efforts.
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Poland was prepared to send tanks to Ukraine even without Germany's blessing. Officials in Warsaw said they couldn't understand the hesitation by their counterparts in Berlin as fears grow that the war is coming closer.
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The Beirut port blast investigator has resumed his probe after a suspension lasting more than a year. He's now charged the prosecutor general and seven others, but the prosecutor has deemed the probe's restart illegal.
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FRANCE 24 spoke to the Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority (PA) Mohammad Shtayyeh in Brussels where he unreservedly criticised the new Israeli government, claiming its goal is "annexation", and adding that "the whole settlement programme was designed to destroy the two-state solution".
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Swapping steaks for crickets can cut greenhouse gas pollution and slow species extinction, but persuading people to eat them will be tricky.
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A new appeal urges the Bundestag parliament to recognize disabled people or others deemed too sick either to live or to procreate as victims of the Nazi regime. Roughly 300,000 were killed in Europe.