BAGHDAD, (Reuters) – Two car bombs and a suicide bomber killed at least 35 people in Baghdad and in a city to the west, and wounded more than 100 in Tuesday attacks targeting the late-night crowds typical of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, security sources said.
LONDON, (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party risks falling short of winning an overall majority of seats in parliament in a national election on June 8, The Times newspaper said yesterday, quoting research by polling firm YouGov.
VICTORIA, British Columbia, (Reuters) – The two parties set to take power in Canada’s Pacific province of British Columbia vowed yesterday to block Kinder Morgan Inc’s plans to expand an oil pipeline, setting up a fight with energy-rich Alberta and the federal government.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said yesterday he is trying to convince U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration of the value of investing in foreign aid and diplomacy and warned that if Washington pulled back as a global leader, other states would step up.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Mexico’s top diplomat Luis Videgaray said yesterday that Venezuela is no longer a functioning democracy, one day before foreign ministers from across the Americas are due to meet to discuss the crisis gripping the South American country.
BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel underlined her doubts about the reliability of the United States as an ally yesterday but said she was a “convinced trans-Atlanticist”, fine-tuning her message after surprising Washington with her frankness a day earlier.
ROME (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau yesterday urged Pope Francis to visit Canada to apologise to indigenous peoples for the Catholic Church’s treatment of aboriginal children in schools it ran there.
VERSAILLES, France (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron rolled out the red carpet for Russia’s Vladimir Putin yesterday, but past suspicions of Russian meddling in the French election resurfaced with Macron denouncing Russian media and Putin denying hacking allegations.
CARACAS (Reuters) – Two Venezuelan opposition leaders were wounded yesterday by security forces dispersing protests in the capital Caracas against President Nicolas Maduro, according to one of the leaders and an opposition legislator.
BERLIN, (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel underlined her doubts about the reliability of the United States as an ally on Monday but said she was a “convinced trans-Atlanticist”, fine-tuning her message after surprising Washington with her frankness a day earlier.
SEOUL, (Reuters) – North Korea fired what appeared to be a short-range ballistic missile yesterday that landed in the sea off its east coast, the latest in a series of missile tests defying world pressure and threats of more sanctions.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – A Mississippi man went on a shooting spree overnight, killing a sheriff’s deputy and seven other people in three separate locations in rural Lincoln County before the suspect was taken into custody by police, authorities said yesterday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump attacked the news media and dismissed leaks from the White House as “fake news” on Sunday, following reports his son-in-law tried to set up a secret channel of communications with Moscow before Trump took office.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and former US officials told Reuters.