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Have you been laid off? Here's what to do next

A lot of firms are reportedly looking to cut costs, while IT giants like Capgemini and Cognizant are likely to lay off employees in India to hire workers in the United States. 18 days ago
Indonesian Christian governor jailed for blasphemy against Islam

Indonesian Christian governor jailed for blasphemy against Islam

Jakartas Christian governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as Ahok, was found guilty of blasphemy against Islam and sentenced to two years in jail on 9 May. The trial was seen as a test of religious tolerance in Indonesia, the worlds largest Muslim-majority nation. 18 days ago
Indonesian Christian governor jailed for blasphemy against Islam

Indonesian Christian governor jailed for blasphemy against Islam

Jakartas Christian governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as Ahok, was found guilty of blasphemy against Islam and sentenced to two years in jail on 9 May. The trial was seen as a test of religious tolerance in Indonesia, the worlds largest Muslim-majority nation. 18 days ago
Teenager miraculously survives after headfirst swan dive off building

Teenager miraculously survives after headfirst swan dive off building

The 19-year-old Brazilian launched himself off the building overhang in Santa Cruz, Bolivia on 7 May, after police and firefighters attempted to talk him off the edge. The ledge was around 12ft (4m) off the ground. Despite landing on his head in front of the building, he is reportedly in a stable condition. 18 days ago
South Africa protests turn violent as white farmers accused of killing black teen are bailed

South Africa protests turn violent as white farmers accused of killing black teen are bailed

Houses were set on fire and shops owned by white people were looted during the latest riots in Coligny, a farming town in northern South Africa, on 8 May, following the bail of two white farmers accused of killing a black teen. Last month, businesses were looted and four houses, three trucks and a tractor were burnt in protests sparked by the boys death. 18 days ago
Rally car skids off-track by a sheer drop but driver miraculously survives

Rally car skids off-track by a sheer drop but driver miraculously survives

European Rally Championship driver Tomasz Kasperczyk was involved in a dramatic near miss during the Rally Islas Canarias on 5 May in the Canary Islands. His car skidded off-track, and was only saved from a sheer drop by the guardrail. The driver escaped from the car immediately afterwards, signalling he was OK. 18 days ago