Grace Mugabe JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – South African police confirmed on Wednesday that Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe remained in the country and had applied for diplomatic immunity after being accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model in an upmarket Johannesburg hotel.
UN experts condemn racist violence in U.S., urge investigations GENEVA, (Reuters) – United Nations human rights experts called on the United States today to combat rising racist violence and xenophobia and to prosecute perpetrators of hate crimes.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump yesterday rolled back rules regarding environmental reviews and restrictions on government-funded building projects in flood-prone areas as part of his proposal to spend $1 trillion to fix aging U.S.
JOHANNESBURG/ HARARE, (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe returned home on Tuesday from South Africa after failing to turn herself in to police in Johannesburg to face accusations of assaulting a model in a hotel room.
FREETOWN, (Reuters) – Rescue workers have recovered nearly 400 bodies from a mudslide in the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, the chief coroner said yesterday, as morgues struggled to find space for all the dead.
NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR, India, (Reuters) – Indian and Chinese soldiers were involved in an altercation in the western Himalayas on Tuesday, Indian sources said, further raising tensions between the two countries which are already locked in a two-month standoff in another part of the disputed border.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump insisted yesterday that left- and right-wing extremists became violent during a weekend rally by white nationalists in Virginia, reigniting a political firestorm over U.S.
Grace Mugabe JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, handed herself in to South African police today and will be charged with assault after reports that she attacked a young woman in Johannesburg, the police minister said.
FREETOWN, (Reuters) – A mudslide killed more than 200 people on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown yesterday, sweeping away homes and leaving residents desperate for news of missing family members.
SEOUL/WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – North Korea’s leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards the U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump yesterday authorized an inquiry into China’s alleged theft of intellectual property in the first direct trade measure by his administration against Beijing, but one that is unlikely to prompt near-term change.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – A U.N. human rights panel urged the United States yesterday to end widespread detention of would-be immigrants including asylum-seekers, saying the practice has “grown exponentially” and violates international law.
GORAKHPUR, India, (Reuters) – Indian health authorities yesterday delivered oxygen to a public hospital where 63 people have died of encephalitis in recent days, nearly half of them children, as it ran out of medical supplies because of unpaid bills, triggering public outrage.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – All of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in India are illegal immigrants, even those registered with the U.N.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will sign an executive order today “establishing discipline and accountability in the environmental review and permitting process for infrastructure projects,” the White House said in a statement yesterday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va./WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump denounced neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan as criminals and thugs on Monday, bowing to mounting political pressure to condemn such groups explicitly after a white-nationalist rally turned deadly in Virginia.
OTTAWA, (Reuters) – Canada laid down a tough line ahead of talks on modernizing NAFTA yesterday, suggesting it could walk away if the United States pushed to remove a key dispute-settlement mechanism in the trade deal.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – A Mexican federal police officer who captured drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in northwest Mexico last year was moved for his own safety to a posting at the Mexican embassy in Washington, DC, according to two Mexican law enforcement sources.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s remarks condemning violence at a white nationalist rally were meant to include the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazi groups, the White House said yesterday, a day after he was criticized across the political spectrum for not explicitly denouncing white supremacists.
(Reuters) – Heather Heyer came to downtown Charlottesville with her friends to make a stand against white nationalists who converged on the Virginia college town to demand the city keep a statue honoring a Confederate war hero, her boss said on Sunday.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – The head of an Indian hospital where dozens of children died in recent days has been suspended, as officials traded blame over cash shortfalls that led to supplies of medical oxygen being cut.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., (Reuters) – U.S. authorities will investigate on Sunday the violence stemming from a white nationalist rally a day earlier that killed one person, injured more than 30, and challenged U.S.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) – At least one person died and 30 were injured in a day of violent clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Virginia yesterday, with the state’s governor blaming the neo-Nazis for sparking the violence and demanding that they go home.
BEDMINSTER, N.J./BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s President Xi Jinping said there needs to be a peaceful resolution to the North Korean nuclear issue, and in a telephone call with US President Donald Trump he urged all sides to avoid words or action that raise tensions.