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UK’s Prince William, Kate have third child

By Michael Holden and Tom Ball LONDON (Reuters) – Kate, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a boy at a hospital in London on Monday, the third child for the British royal couple and now fifth in line to the throne. Kensington Palace said the baby was born …

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Serzh Sargsyan: Armenian PM resigns after days of protests

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThere were scuffles as Nikol Pashinyan was detained Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan has resigned after days of large-scale street protests against him. Opposition supporters accused Mr Sargsyan of clinging to power when he was appointed prime minister last Tuesday, soon after …

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Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam jailed in Belgium

Image copyright Belgian/French police Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect from the 2015 Paris attacks, has been jailed for 20 years in Belgium over a gunfight that led to his arrest. Abdeslam, 28, and co-defendant Sofien Ayari were both convicted of terror-related charges of attempted murder. Ayari, 24, was also …

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‘Men only’ job ads show ongoing discrimination in China

BEIJING (AP) — One job ad for Chinese high-speed train conductors called for candidates who were “fashionable and beautiful.” Another ad targeting men for a job in a Chinese internet company included photos of a female employee pole-dancing. Gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese workforce, a human rights group …

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China’s ‘men only’ job culture slammed in new report

Leading Chinese firms including e-commerce giant Alibaba were heavily criticised Monday for gender discrimination in job adverts in a new report which said the landscape for the female workforce in China was deteriorating. The report by campaign group Human Rights Watch, entitled “Only Men Need Apply: Gender Discrimination in Job …

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