There’s big news in the world of advertising. Sir Martin Sorrell has stepped down from WPP, the world’s largest ad business. The $20.8 billion British company owns big brands in the marketing and communications world, including Olgivy & Mather, Young & Rubicam and 400 others.
After strikes against regime targets in Syria, French President Emmanuel Macron demanding a concerted drive to resurrect the international peace process. Whether anyone listens may decide if Syria turns the corner towards peace or descends into an even more dangerous cycle of destruction.
Oklahoma's teacher strike, inspired by one in West Virginia, shuttered schools a second day Tuesday. After nine years into an economic expansion in which the gains have been unevenly distributed, teachers in red states are demanding a larger share of the pie.
Tributes have been pouring in for a French police officer who died after offering himself up to an extremist gunman in exchange for a hostage during an attack on a supermarket. Lieutenant Colonel Arnaud Beltrame, 44, died from his injuries after the attacker shot him.
Crans Montana Forum in Dakhla, Morocco brings together more than 1,000 participants and leaders representing more than 100 countries across Africa. They debate economic, social and environmental development by themes such as food security, sustainable agriculture, public health and renewable energies.