Louis Vuitton founder Virgil Abloh dies at 41

Louis Vuitton founder Virgil Abloh dies at 41

Virgil Abloh, the founding director of Off-White, a Louis Vuitton and rap artist, has died. He was 41. His death was announced on Off-White’s Instagram page Monday night by the crew behind the influential…

Remembering Bob Dole, 1936-2019

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Remembering Bob Dole, 1936-2019

After serving as a prisoner of war in Vietnam for five years, Bob Dole launched his political career in 1964 as a candidate for a Kansas state Senate seat. He won the election, although…

Two Syrians arrested in Toronto accused of human trafficking

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Two Syrians arrested in Toronto accused of human trafficking

Police have charged two Toronto men, a Syrian and a Jordanian national, with human trafficking offences after the woman was forcibly moved from a Toronto high-rise hotel to an apartment and denied food, according…

Twitter: C.E.O. Parag Agrawal resigns after five years

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Twitter: C.E.O. Parag Agrawal resigns after five years

Image copyright Twitter Image caption He will be replaced by Twitter’s second ever CEO Parag Agrawal, the man responsible for Twitter’s successful sale to Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo, is stepping down as C.E.O. of the…

Kenya's libraries at risk of ruin

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Kenya’s libraries at risk of ruin

By Muthoni Wanyeki Nairobi, Kenya In 2008 the novelist and anti-corruption activist Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor found herself in Kenya’s National Library, working on her PhD on social aspects of the entertainment industry. As she…