WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has kept investments in a shipping firm with significant business ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle, U.S.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Prominent Venezuelan lawmaker Freddy Guevara has sought refuge in the Chilean ambassador’s residence in Caracas amid fears he could be jailed, a development that leaves the ailing opposition with even fewer leaders to take on leftist President Nicolas Maduro.
BEIRUT, (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned yesterday saying he believed there was an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort offered to post $12 million in real estate and life insurance assets and to limit his travel in a bid to avoid continued house arrest, according to court documents filed yesterday.
(Reuters) – George H.W. Bush and his son George W. Bush did not vote for fellow Republican Donald Trump last year, says the author of a new book on the 41st and 43rd U.S.
KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has detained four current ministers as part of its anti-corruption campaign, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV reported on Sunday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said yesterday he did not remember much at a meeting last year with a former campaign aide who pleaded guilty last month as part of a federal probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The rapid pace of global climate change is almost certainly driven by human activity, like burning fossil fuels, according to a U.S.
LUSAKA, (Reuters) – Zambian President Edgar Lungu has warned constitutional court judges not to stop him running for another term in office, state media reported, drawing a rebuke from a top legal body.
FORT BRAGG, N.C., (Reuters) – U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl yesterday was spared prison for endangering his comrades in arms when he deserted in Afghanistan in 2009, a sentence swiftly condemned by President Donald Trump, who while seeking election had called for his execution.
VALLETTA, (Reuters) – Thousands of mourners at a funeral yesterday for slain Maltese anti-corruption blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia heard a plea for the protection of journalistic freedoms and a warning to her unknown killers that they face “the justice of God.” The island’s president, prime minister and opposition leader, all targeted in Caruana Galizia’s writing, stayed away from the private ceremony, but European Parliament President Antonio Tajani attended as a guest of the family.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Major U.S. internet firms day said they would support legislation to make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking, marking a sharp reversal for Silicon Valley on an issue long considered a top policy priority.
OTTAWA, (Reuters) – Canada imposed sanctions yesterday against 30 Russian officials whom it said were complicit in the 2009 prison death of Sergei Magnitsky, an anti-corruption lawyer who was jailed after alleging a massive tax fraud.
(Reuters) – When the lawyer for the former campaign manager of President Donald Trump attacked the money laundering charge brought against his client as flimsy, some legal experts say he may have pinpointed a potential weakness in the indictment by U.S.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela yesterday announced plans to restructure its burgeoning foreign debt, a move that may lead to a default by the cash-strapped OPEC nation whose collapsing socialist economy has left its population struggling to find food and medicine.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled a tax bill yesterday that would cost $1.51 trillion and deliver deep tax cuts as promised by President Donald Trump, setting off a race in Congress to give him his first major legislative win.
MUMBAI, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – An Indian court on Thursday sentenced to life in prison two Indian men who were convicted of raping their 10-year-old niece in a case that caused a global furore when the girl was denied an abortion and had to give birth earlier this year.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry suggested on Thursday that the expansion of fossil fuel use in Africa would help protect people there from sexual assault, a comment that drew a swift rebuke from environmental activists.
SAN FRANCISCO, (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Thursday reported better-than-expected earnings and offered a rosy forecast for the holiday shopping season, allaying investor concerns about production delays on the new iPhone X and demonstrating remarkable strength across its growing line of products and services.
MADRID, (Reuters) – A Spanish judge ordered nine Catalan secessionist leaders to be held in custody yesterday pending a potential trial over the region’s independence push.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Senate Democrats yesterday demanded that Attorney General Jeff Sessions be recalled to testify on the Trump campaign’s Russia contacts after the disclosure of an effort to set up a meeting between then-Republican candidate Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump yesterday seized on the deadly New York City truck attack to step up demands for stricter U.S.
LONDON, (Reuters) – British defence minister Michael Fallon quit yesterday saying his conduct had fallen below the high standards demanded of his position, the first resignation in a sexual harassment scandal in parliament.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro yesterday raised minimum wage by 30 percent to the equivalent of $4.30 at the black market exchange rate.