GENEVA, (Reuters) – The top U.N. human rights official called on the Trump administration today to halt its “unconscionable” policy of forcibly separating children from migrant parents irregularly entering the country via Mexico.
ELIZABETH, N.J., (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers joined protesters outside immigration detention facilities in New Jersey and Texas yesterday for Father’s Day demonstrations against the Trump administration’s practice of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Australia’s relationship with top trading partner China faces a testing two weeks as Canberra prepares to pass laws designed to limit Beijing’s influence in domestic affairs amid pressure on some of its fastest growing exports.
(Reuters) – A suspected gunman was shot dead and 22 people were injured yesterday after a dispute among rival gangs erupted into gunfire at an all-night arts festival in Trenton, New Jersey, officials said.
LONDON, (Reuters) – A leading pro-European Union lawmaker in Britain’s ruling Conservative Party warned today that a row over parliament’s influence on the Brexit process could collapse the government, but said he hoped to find a way to avoid that.
BERLIN, (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, struggling to avert a crisis within her coalition on migrant policy, is trying to set up a meeting of some EU states to discuss the issue before a leaders summit on June 28-29, a German newspaper reported on Sunday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The White House said on Saturday that President Donald Trump will pick Kathy Kraninger, an Office of Management and Budget (OMB) official, to head the U.S.
ANKARA, (Reuters) – Turkish warplanes have struck a meeting of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Iraq’s Qandil Mountains, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, adding that Ankara believed high-profile militants had been hit.
LONDON, (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will pledge a cash boost to the National Health Service, to be funded partly from tax hikes and partly from money that will no longer be going to the European Union after Brexit, newspapers reported on Saturday.
VIENNA, (Reuters) – Austria called on Germany to fully clarify allegations that German intelligence agents systematically spied on politicians, international organisations and companies on Austrian territory, as reported by two newspapers on Saturday.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua, (Reuters) – Eight people died on Saturday in a shoot-out and fire that shattered a truce struck hours earlier between President Daniel Ortega and protesters, and civic leaders condemned the violence while vowing to continue talks with the government.
MOSCOW, (Reuters) – A taxi drove into a crowd of pedestrians near Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday, injuring eight people including two Mexicans in the city for the soccer World Cup which Russia is hosting, officials and eyewitnesses said.
WASHINGTON/BEIJING, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said he was pushing ahead with hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports yesterday, and the smoldering trade war between the world’s two largest economies showed signs of igniting as Beijing immediately vowed to respond in kind.
ADEN, (Reuters) – Forces from an alliance of Arab states seized two entrances to the airport in Yemen’s main port city yesterday, in an offensive against the Iran-aligned Houthi movement that the United Nations fears could trigger a famine imperilling millions of lives.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors investigating U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen have extracted more than 700 pages of messages sent using encrypted programs like WhatsApp and Signal on phones seized from Cohen, according to a court filing yesterday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – A judge yesterday sent longtime Republican political operator and businessman Paul Manafort to jail pending trial after a charge of witness tampering, the latest episode in a slow fall from grace of a man who was President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman in 2016.
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – South Africa plans to raise black ownership at permit-holding mining companies to 30 percent from 26 percent within five years, the latest draft of a hotly-contested new industry charter showed yesterday.
HONG KONG, (Reuters) – A team of AIDS researchers in Hong Kong says its new research, tested on mice, indicates a functional cure for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, eventually leading to a new antibody that could be used for both prevention and treatment.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The New York state attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his foundation on Thursday, saying he illegally used the nonprofit as a personal “checkbook” for his own benefit, including his 2016 presidential campaign.
SEOUL/BEIJING, (Reuters) – Tough sanctions will remain on North Korea until its complete denuclearisation, the U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Former FBI Director James Comey made a “serious error of judgment” when he announced shortly before the 2016 U.S.
BENGHAZI, Libya/LONDON (Reuters) – The major Libyan oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider were closed and evacuated yesterday after armed brigades opposed to the powerful eastern commander Khalifa Haftar stormed them, causing a production loss of 240,000 barrels per day (bpd).
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, on Thursday closed its $85 billion deal to acquire media company Time Warner Inc after it reached an agreement with U.S.
SEOUL, (Reuters) – Tough sanctions will remain on North Korea until its complete denuclearisation, the U.S.
SEOUL, (Reuters) – South Korean President Moon Jae-In said yesterday the world had escaped the threat of war after this week’s Singapore summit, echoing U.S.