NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India launched its 100th satellite on Friday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to project the country as a global low-cost provider of services in space.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. diplomat in charge of refugee issues plans to quit his post within days, according to an email seen by Reuters, becoming the third senior U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – After talking on the phone with U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday morning, Democratic Senator Dick Durbin was optimistic that a compromise deal with some Republicans to protect young “Dreamer” immigrants was on the verge of success.
JOHANNESBURG/LUSAKA, (Reuters) – African politicians and diplomats labelled U.S. President Donald Trump a racist yesterday after he was reported to have described some immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from “shithole” countries.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City announced on Wednesday that it filed a multibillion dollar lawsuit against five top oil companies, citing their “contributions to global warming,” as it said it would divest fossil fuel investments from its $189 billion public pension funds over the next five years.
SAN CRISTOBAL/BARINAS, Venezuela, (Reuters) – Hungry mobs ransacked a food collection center, and a supermarket in Venezuela’s western Andean state of Merida on Thursday and reportedly even slaughtered cattle grazing in a field as unrest over food shortages spread through the country.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Four justices of India’s top court yesterday criticised its distribution of cases to judges and raised concerns about judicial appointments, in an unprecedented public airing of problems at one of the country’s most respected institutions.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley, a career diplomat and former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, has resigned, telling the State Department he no longer feels able to serve President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump yesterday questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as “shithole countries,” according to two sources familiar with the comments.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Twenty-two Democratic U.S. senators from 12 states yesterday joined the chorus of local representatives seeking exemptions from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s newly proposed offshore drilling plan, after his surprise move on Tuesday to shield Florida.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – A pro-government member of Venezuela’s controversial legislative superbody was shot and killed in the west of the country by two assailants riding a motorcycle, authorities said yesterday.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Mexico has made clear it will never pay for President Donald Trump’s planned southern border wall, the country’s economy minister said on Thursday, after the U.S.
QUITO/LONDON, (Reuters) – Ecuador has given citizenship to Julian Assange as part of its efforts to allow the WikiLeaks founder to leave the country’s London embassy where he has been holed up for more than five years.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Mexico will leave the NAFTA negotiating table if U.S.
WILLEMSTAD, (Reuters) – Four Venezuelans attempting to reach the Dutch Antilles island of Curacao despite a travel ban by Caracas, died when their boat broke apart, authorities and family members of the passengers said yesterday.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump yesterday blasted the federal court system as “broken and unfair” after a judge blocked his administration’s move to end a program protecting young immigrants brought to the United States illegally by their parents.
LUANDA, (Reuters) – Angolan President Joao Lourenço removed the son of his long-serving predecessor Jose Eduardo dos Santos as head of the country’s $5 billion sovereign wealth fund yesterday, the latest in a series of moves that sidelined dos Santos allies.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Oscar winning actor Michael Douglas has issued a pre-emptive denial of a sexual misconduct accusation, saying he wanted to get ahead of a potential story being investigated by Hollywood publications.
(Reuters) – A U.S. judge blocked President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday from ending a program that shielded from deportation children brought to the United States illegally by their parents.
TEGUCIGALPA, (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 that struck near remote islands belonging to Honduras yesterday was felt across northern Central America, prompting a tsunami warning for parts of the Caribbean which was later lifted.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Actress Catherine Deneuve and 99 other French women on Tuesday denounced a backlash against men following the Harvey Weinstein scandal, saying the #Metoo campaign against sexual harassment amounted to “puritanism” and was fuelled by a “hatred of men.” In the aftermath of accusations against the U.S.
MOSCOW, (Reuters) – A Russian historian whose exposure of Soviet leader Josef Stalin’s crimes angered state officials is due to begin enforced psychiatric testing this week amid fears he will be falsely declared insane, his lawyer said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration will not allow drilling for oil and gas off the coast of Florida after urging from the state’s governor, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said yesterday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was ready to accept an onslaught of criticism if lawmakers tackle broad immigration reforms after an initial deal to help the young illegal immigrants known as Dreamers and build a wall on the U.S.
SEOUL, (Reuters) – North and South Korea kicked off their first formal talks in more than two years yesterday, with both sides expressing optimism ahead of discussions on how the North’s athletes can attend the Winter Olympics in the South despite tensions.