(Reuters) – Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world yesterday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.
HAVANA, (Reuters) – Cuba is deploying oxen to replace tractors, using wood instead of gas at many state bakeries and advising citizens to save electricity by making the most of daylight as it grapples with an acute fuel shortage amid U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – A political battle over a classified whistleblower complaint about U.S.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – China’s state-run Aerospace Long-March International Trade Co (ALIT) yesterday rejected Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena’s allegation of misappropriating 2 billion rupees ($11 million) in a deal to work on the construction of South Asia’s tallest tower.
ABUJA, (Reuters) – Nigeria’s anti-fraud office yesterday charged a former petroleum ministry official with accepting bribes and failing to follow protocol over an ill-fated gas deal that has left the government facing a disputed bill of more than $9 billion.
(Reuters) – Two shootings in Washington, D.C. left two people dead and seven injured late on Thursday, reports by police and several media outlets said, as authorities on Friday hunted for a pair of suspects from one of the attacks likely armed with an assault rifle.
DUBAI, (Reuters) – The United States said yesterday it was building a coalition to deter Iranian threats following a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.
LONDON, (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could suspend parliament again even if the Supreme Court rules that his original suspension, or prorogation, was unlawful, a court document tweeted by an opposition lawyer showed today.
HONG KONG, (Reuters) – Amnesty International accused Hong Kong police yesterday of torture and other abuses in their handling of more than three months of pro-democracy protests, but the police say they have shown restraint on the street in the face of increased violence.
CHICAGO, (Reuters) – U.S. health officials said yesterday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to vaping, and there are no signs that the outbreak is easing.
OTTAWA, (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in major political trouble just weeks before facing voters, felled by a penchant for poor jokes and dressing up that have let him down before and are now raising accusations of racial insensitivity.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, (Reuters) – A U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day’s labour in the fields, officials said yesterday.
MUNICH, (Reuters) – Huawei launched its Mate 30 smartphone range on Thursday in a challenge to Apple’s new iPhone 11, saying the Chinese firm’s new devices were more compact, their cameras superior and wraparound screens brighter.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a strong message to U.S.
OTTAWA, (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized yesterday for wearing brown face make-up in 2001 after an embarrassing picture emerged less than five weeks before an election in which he faces a tough fight.
LOS ANGELES/JEDDAH, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said yesterday there were many options short of war with Iran after U.S.
HAMILTON, Bermuda, (Reuters) – Hurricane Humberto knocked out power lines in Bermuda last night, plunging half of the Atlantic archipelago into darkness, as the storm whipped the British territory with powerful winds and rain.
BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) – Argentina’s Senate unanimously approved a law yesterday that will increase state funds dedicated to fighting hunger and improving nutrition as the country grapples with stifling inflation and increased poverty.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – With widespread fires wreaking havoc on the Amazon, over 200 investors representing some $16.2 trillion under management yesterday called on companies to do their part in halting the destruction of the world’s largest tropical rainforest.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India banned the production, import and sale of electronic cigarettes on Wednesday, a public health decision that will dash the expansion plans of companies such as Juul Labs and Philip Morris International in the country.