Aon Corporation, one of the world’s largest insurance brokerage firms, has said it is to acquire human resource service company Hewitt Associates Inc. for around US$4.9 billion in cash and stock
The Thai Government has extended a previously declared state of emergency in 19 provinces, including the capital Bangkok, due to fears of renewed violence.
The first hurricane of the Atlantic season is about to make landfall near the US/Mexico border
Thousands of travellers have been left stranded after the national airline Ghana International Airlines appeared to have ceased operations
More than 100 people are missing and some 2.4 million have been displaced after a landslide triggered by heavy rain struck a village in China's Guizhou Provinceon Monday 28 June at 2.30 p.m. local time
A high-speed train passing through the Castelldefels Playa station near Barcelona in Spain hit and killed 12 Spanish teenagers who were crossing the train tracks at the time
AXA has announced that it has agreed to sell its UK-based traditional life and pensions businesses, its IFA protection and corporate pension businesses and its annuity businesses, for £2.75 billion, to investment group Resolution.
At least 1,000 people were unaccounted for and dozens killed after floods devastated a series of small towns and cities in the north-east of Brazil on 22 June