LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain will compensate some Caribbean immigrants who have lived legally in Britain for decades and have wrongly been labelled illegal immigrants because of trouble documenting their status, interior minister Amber Rudd said today.
MANAGUA, (Reuters) – Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said yesterday a planned overhaul of the welfare system that sparked days of deadly protests had been canceled, as he attempted to end the biggest crisis of his administration.
WASHINGTON/SEOUL, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said yesterday the North Korean nuclear crisis was a long way from being resolved, striking a cautious note a day after the North’s pledge to end its nuclear tests raised hopes before planned summits with South Korea and the United States.
BEIJING, (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China this week for an informal meeting with President Xi Jinping, as efforts at rapprochement gather pace following a testing year in ties between the two giant neighbours.
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – Asian oil demand will hit a record in April just as global crude values are lifted to levels not seen in three years by Middle East supply risks and top exporter Saudi Arabia withholding output and noisily pushing for prices at $80 to $100 per barrel.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., (Reuters) – A nearly nude gunman killed four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee, early on Sunday and then fled after a patron saved lives by wrestling the assault-style rifle from his hands.
KABUL, (Reuters) – A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul yesterday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for elections scheduled for October.
ASUNCION, (Reuters) – The candidate from Paraguay’s ruling Colorado Party won yesterday’s presidential election, according to official results with 96 percent of ballots counted, pointing to another five years of pro-business policies in the major soy producer.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – One of India’s best known politicians, former finance and foreign minister Yashwant Sinha, quit the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yesterday, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party was undermining democratic institutions.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India’s cabinet yesterday approved the death penalty for rapists of girls below the age of 12, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an emergency meeting in response to nationwide outrage in the wake of a series of cases.
HOUSTON, (Reuters) – Former first lady Barbara Bush was remembered at her funeral yesterday as a formidable but caring figure whose devotion to her family was matched only by her commitment to public service.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Indian authorities will be empowered to seize properties of super-rich fugitives whose economic offences or crimes involve sums over 1 billion rupees ($15 million), according to a government document seen by Reuters yesterday.
MANAGUA, (Reuters) – Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said yesterday he was ready to consider changing an unpopular social security overhaul that has sparked days of deadly protests and one of the biggest crises of his leadership.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India’s cabinet today approved the death penalty for rapists of girls below the age of 12, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an emergency meeting in response to nationwide outrage in the wake of a series of cases.
SEOUL, (Reuters) – North Korea will immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests and abolish a nuclear test site in a bid to pursue economic growth and peace on the Korean peninsula, the North’s state media said yesterday, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign and WikiLeaks yesterday, charging that they carried out a wide-ranging conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India’s opposition parties launched an unprecedented bid to impeach the top judge yesterday, accusing him of failing to protect the independence of the judiciary from executive interference, among other charges.
PALERMO, Italy, (Reuters) – An Italian court convicted former high-ranking state officials and mob bosses yesterday for holding secret negotiations in the early 1990s following a devastating wave of mafia murders and bombings.
LITTLETON, Colo., (Reuters) – Demanding an end to gun violence and tougher restrictions on firearm sales, thousands of students again walked out of classes across the United States on Friday in hopes of putting pressure on politicians ahead of November’s midterm elections.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain will consider compensating members of the “Windrush generation” of post-War Caribbean immigrants who may have suffered after being wrongly labelled as illegal entrants, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles was approved as the successor to Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth at a meeting of the group’s heads of government yesterday.
(Reuters) – Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, already facing an invasion-of-privacy trial next month in connection with an extramarital affair, was charged separately yesterday with felony computer tampering tied to his political fund-raising.
MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Russian companies hit by U.S. sanctions, including aluminium giant Rusal, have asked for 100 billion roubles ($1.6 billion) in liquidity support from the government, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov was quoted by Interfax news agency as saying yesterday.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India’s opposition parties launched an unprecedented bid to impeach the top judge on Friday, accusing him of failing to protect the independence of the judiciary from executive interference, among other charges.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury is considering ways to restrict sensitive Chinese investments in the United States by invoking an emergency powers law and bringing forward some security review reforms for corporate acquisitions, a senior Treasury official said yesterday.