BRUSSELS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s Juan Guaido is a “privileged interlocutor” but no longer considered interim president, European Union states said in a statement to, sticking by their decision to downgrade his status.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Nothing escapes the winds of change now sweeping through BP, not even the exploration team that for more than a century powered its profits by discovering billions of barrels of oil.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The Biden administration and Democratic and Republican lawmakers discussing a new $1.9 trillion in coronavirus relief agreed yesterday that the most important priority should be producing and efficiently distributing a vaccine.
MOSCOW, (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin would respond in kind if the new U.S.
MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Russia is ready to set up a dialogue with the new U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Larry King, who quizzed thousands of world leaders, politicians and entertainers for CNN and other news outlets in a career spanning more than six decades, has died aged 87, his media company said in a statement yesterday.
MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Police detained more than 3,000 people and used force to break up rallies across Russia yesterday as tens of thousands of protesters ignored extreme cold and police warnings to demand the release of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – A prominent U.S. Senate Republican warned yesterday that former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial could lead to the prosecution of former Democratic presidents if Republicans retake the chamber in two years.
AMSTERDAM, (Reuters) – Dutch police said yesterday they had arrested the alleged leader of an Asian drug syndicate who is listed as one of the world’s most-wanted fugitives and has been compared to Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.
SAN JOSE, (Reuters) – Costa Rica’s government has reached a deal with an International Monetary Fund (IMF) technical mission over the policies that will serve as the basis for a $1.75 billion loan from the fund to the Central American country, the IMF said on Friday.
(Reuters) – The Justice Department revealed charges this week against a Texas man who allegedly stormed the U.S.
MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Police detained over 1,000 people across Russia today and used force to break up rallies around the country as tens of thousands of protesters demanded the release of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, whose wife was among those detained.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The leaders of the U.S. Senate agreed yesterday to push back former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial by two weeks, giving the chamber more time to focus on President Joe Biden’s legislative agenda and Cabinet nominees before turning to the contentious showdown over Trump.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The retired Army general Lloyd Austin made history yesterday by becoming America’s first Black defense secretary, arriving at the Pentagon minutes after his Senate confirmation to a busy schedule that included a call with NATO’s secretary general.
OTTAWA, (Reuters) – Canada’s Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Joe Biden plan to meet next month, the prime minister’s office said yesterday, following a call between the two leaders in which they agreed to join forces to combat coronavirus in North America.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, (Reuters) – The world’s most famous sled-dog race, celebrated by Alaskans for half a century but condemned by animal-rights activists as inhumane, is losing one of its biggest corporate sponsors.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – In a landmark verdict in one of the mining world’s most high profile legal cases, a Swiss criminal court found Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz guilty of corruption and forgery yesterday and sentenced him to five years in jail with a sizeable fine.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – The World Health Organization said today it had reached an agreement with Pfizer for 40 million doses of its vaccine against COVID-19, allowing it to begin vaccinating people in poor and lower-middle income countries under its COVAX programme next month.
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO, (Reuters) – President Joe Biden is hiring a group of national security veterans with deep cyber expertise, drawing praise from former defense officials and investigators as the U.S.
LONDON, (Reuters) – British police said today they had broken up a wedding with almost 400 guests in violation of COVID lockdown rules, which only allow six people to attend.