Belgian authorities on Friday March 7th launched an appeal for witnesses in the search for Somali-born former model Waris Dirie, a campaigner against female genital mutilation who went missing early Wednesday.
German chemicals group Henkel said Wednesday February 21th it planned to cut 3,000 jobs and sell a stake in a US affiliate to cope with soaring raw material costs and stiff competition and to finance an acquisition.
Away from the hullabaloo of the catwalk presentations of autumn-winter ready-to-wear fashion, an Anglo-Japanese couple are in Paris this week to promote their debut collection for the vintage French label Cacharel.
Pakistan's spiral into emergency rule after months of political upheaval has cast doubt over how fast policies are being implemented and deterred investors from committing long-term funds into its fast-growing economy.
US consumers, battered by a horrific housing slump and soaring energy costs, are expected to show caution in holiday spending this year, putting more pressure on retailers and the overall economy, analysts say.