BAGHDAD (Reuters) – The US military is “not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil”, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, distancing himself from remarks by President Donald Trump, as he held talks with Iraqi leaders yesterday.
BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government has drafted a law to allow authorities to tap into the phone and computer data of asylum-seekers if there are doubts about their nationalities – an unusual move in a country where data protection is sacred.
OSLO, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Norway has joined an international initiative to raise millions of dollars to replace shortfalls left by US President Donald Trump’s ban on US-funded groups worldwide providing information on abortion.
GENEVA/KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo must investigate credible reports of atrocities including summary executions by the armed forces, UN human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein said yesterday.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri used some of his harshest language yet against Venezuela’s socialist government in comments to Spanish media published yesterday ahead of his trip to Madrid.
HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba said on Friday the United States had deported 117 migrants back to the island nation since ending its policy granting automatic residency to almost every Cuban who reached US soil as part of the normalization of relations.
KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo’s government is investigating a video that appears to show Congolese troops shooting dead a group of apparent militia members armed with slingshots and wooden batons, the human rights minister said.
MUNICH (Reuters) – A new version of a Trump administration travel ban will not stop green card residency holders or travellers already on planes from entering the United States, US Secretary for Homeland Security John Kelly said yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian police said yesterday they had arrested a North Korean man in connection with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as a diplomatic spat over his body escalated.
(Reuters) – New versions of Monopoly will no longer give players the option of using a tiny silver-colored thimble as their pawn on the board, after fans voted to drop the piece that had featured in the game since its introduction in 1935.
MUNICH (Reuters) – One month into the unusual presidency of Donald Trump, his most senior cabinet members were deployed to Brussels, Bonn and Munich this week to reassure nervous Europeans that everything would be okay.
(Reuters) – Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Franklin D. Roosevelt were ranked as the top three U.S. presidents in history respectively while Barack Obama entered the rankings in the 12th spot, based on a survey of historians released on Friday.
MUNICH, Germany, (Reuters) – Republican Senator John McCain broke with the reassuring message that U.S. officials visiting Germany have sought to convey on their debut trip to Europe, saying yesterday that the administration of President Donald Trump was in “disarray”.