SANTIAGO, (Reuters) – The International Criminal Court will announce its decision next month in a dispute between Chile and Bolivia about access to the Pacific Ocean, the Chilean government said in a statement on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – “The Predator” was able to fend off “The Nun” at the domestic box office.
WILSON, N.C., (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Florence dumped “epic” amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland yesterday, triggering dangerous flooding, knocking out power in nearly 900,000 homes and businesses, and causing at least eight deaths.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump plans to announce new tariffs of about $200 billion on Chinese imports as early as tomorrow, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India’s Department of Justice said Supreme Court judge Ranjan Gogoi will become chief justice on Oct.
KOLWEZI, Democratic Republic of Congo, (Reuters) – T he prime minister of Democratic Republic of Congo will sign a decree in the coming days to designate cobalt and other minerals as “strategic” and therefore subject to higher royalties, Mines Minister Martin Kabwelulu said yesterday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The Trump administration will send a test message to all U.S.
DAKAR, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Large-scale wind and solar farms could more than double rainfall in the Sahara desert, “shocked” scientists said as the region grapples with widespread hunger caused by recurrent drought.
WILMINGTON, N.C., (Reuters) – Florence crashed into the Carolina coast yesterday, felling trees, dumping nearly three feet of rain on some spots and leading to the death of four people before it was downgraded to a tropical storm still capable of wreaking havoc.
FREETOWN, (Reuters) – Corrupt Sierra Leonean officials have been selling fraudulent service and diplomatic passports for thousands of dollars to individuals hoping to use them to enter the United States, the country’s anti-corruption commissioner told Reuters.
ALCANTARA SPACE CENTER, Brazil, (Reuters) – Brazil is ready to launch small commercial rockets from its space base near the equator as soon as it agrees to safeguard U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will cooperate with the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, a dramatic turnaround in a probe that the U.S.
WILMINGTON, N.C., (Reuters) – Heavy rain, gusting winds and rising floodwaters from Hurricane Florence deluged the Carolinas yesterday as the massive, slow-moving storm crept toward the coastline, threatening millions of people in its path with record rainfall and punishing surf.
(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is nearing a plea deal with U.S.
HANOI/UNITED NATIONS, (Reuters) – Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said yesterday the jailing of two Reuters journalists had nothing to do with freedom of expression and that they can appeal against their seven-year sentences, prompting a sharp rebuke from the United States.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – The Indian government has banned 328 combination drugs in a blow to both domestic and foreign pharmaceutical firms, but the ban has been cheered by health activists worried about growing antibiotic resistance due to the misuse of medicines.
ANDOVER, Mass., (Reuters) – Dozens of explosions, apparently triggered by a natural gas pipeline rupture, rocked three communities near Boston yesterday, injuring at least six people and prompting the evacuation of hundreds, local officials said.
SAN SALVADOR, (Reuters) – An El Salvador tribunal sentenced former President Antonio Saca to 10 years in prison yesterday after he pleaded guilty to embezzlement and money laundering charges involving more than $300 million of public funds.
WILMINGTON, N.C., (Reuters) – Hurricane Florence, growing in size despite its weakening winds yesterday, crept closer to the U.S.
GUATEMALA CITY, (Reuters) – Guatemala deployed members of the feared Kaibil special forces unit yesterday to stop protesters from interrupting a session of parliament, triggering anger among opposition leaders who say President Jimmy Morales is using the military to cow critics.
GUATEMALA CITY, (Reuters) – Thousands of people blocked a major highway in Guatemala’s western highlands while others protested in front of Congress yesterday to demand that President Jimmy Morales allow a U.N.-backed anti-graft body to operate.
CURITIBA, Brazil, (Reuters) – Brazil’s most popular politician, imprisoned former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, yesterday ended his legal battle to run for the top office in next month’s election.
KABUL, (Reuters) – A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 32 people and wounded more than 120 at a demonstration yesterday on the highway between the eastern city of Jalalabad and the main border crossing into neighbouring Pakistan, officials said.
THE HAGUE, (Reuters) – The International Criminal Court said on Tuesday it would “continue to do its work undeterred” a day after U.S.
WILMINGTON, N.C., (Reuters) – Hurricane Florence, on track to become the first Category 4 storm to make a direct hit on North Carolina in six decades, howled closer to shore yesterday, threatening to unleash deadly pounding surf, days of torrential rain and severe flooding.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Russia is the main suspect in U.S. agencies’ investigation of mysterious illnesses in American personnel in Cuba and China, NBC News reported yesterday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The Trump administration yesterday threatened tough action against the International Criminal Court should it try to prosecute Americans for alleged war crimes in Afghanistan and said the PLO’s office in Washington would be closed for seeking to punish Israel through the court.
GUATEMALA CITY, (Reuters) – Hundreds of peasant farmers and indigenous Maya blocked a major highway in Guatemala’s western highlands on Monday, demanding that President Jimmy Morales reverse a policy aimed at forcing a U.N.-backed anti-graft unit to leave the country.
KARACHI/ISLAMABAD, (Reuters) – A Pakistani official’s critical comments about projects funded by China to the tune of billions of dollars rattled investors and sparked worries on Monday of a souring in ties, a day after Beijing’s top government diplomat concluded a visit.
CURITIBA, Brazil, (Reuters) – Brazil’s imprisoned former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will not yet bow out of next month’s presidential race, waiting first to hear a Supreme Court decision on an appeal of his ban from running, his legal team said.
COPENHAGEN, (Reuters) – Greenland yesterday picked Denmark as partner in a planned upgrade of two airports as it sought to defuse a diplomatic row over how the infrastructure projects, of strategic interest to both Washington and Beijing, should be financed.
HOLDEN BEACH, N.C., (Reuters) – Hurricane Florence, the most powerful storm to menace the Carolina coast in nearly three decades, intensified into a Category 4 hurricane yesterday, prompting evacuations of more than 1 million people to higher ground.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on China yesterday to allow in monitors after “deeply disturbing” allegations of large re-education camps in which Uighurs are detained in Xinjiang province.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States is “gravely concerned” by reports of excessive force used by Uganda’s security forces against lawmakers and journalists in the northwestern town of Arua, a State Department official said yesterday after the country’s opposition called on Washington to suspend military support to Kampala.
(Reuters) – Leslie Moonves, the top executive at CBS Corp since 2006 and a major figure at the broadcast network and media company for more than two decades, resigned yesterday amid a new wave of allegations against him of sexual assault and harassment.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s foreign minister accused the United States of seeking an intervention and supporting military conspiracies, following a report U.S.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Former Foreign Minister Boris Johnson launched a two-pronged attack on Britain’s government yesterday, criticising suggestions it may increase taxes to fund services and its management of a high-speed rail project.
STOCKHOLM, (Reuters) – Sweden headed for a hung parliament after an election yesterday that saw support for the nationalist Sweden Democrats surge, as one of Europe’s most liberal nations turned right amid fears over immigration.
KAMPALA, (Reuters) – Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni yesterday warned against foreign interference in the country’s politics days after an opposition call for the United States to suspend military aid over the government’s human rights record.
ISLAMABAD, (Reuters) – The Chinese government’s top diplomat defended Beijing’s Belt and Road infrastructure initiative during a visit to Pakistan yesterday, rejecting criticism the project has saddled Pakistan with expensive debt.
AMSTERDAM, (Reuters) – The International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled yesterday that it has jurisdiction over alleged deportations of Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh as a possible crime against humanity.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in France’s main cities yesterday to demand action against climate change and to show support for former environment minister Nicolas Hulot who quit in frustration over the government’s approach.
CAIRO, (Reuters) – An Egyptian court sentenced 75 people to death yesterday including prominent Islamist leaders Essam al-Erian and Mohamed Beltagi over a 2013 sit-in which ended with security forces killing hundreds of protesters.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered that $25 million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid, a State Department official said yesterday.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – An attempt to hold peace talks for Yemen was abandoned yesterday after three days of waiting for the Houthi movement’s delegation, but the United Nations envoy vowed to press ahead with diplomacy.
TEHRAN, (Reuters) – The presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia yesterday failed to agree on a ceasefire that would forestall a Syrian government offensive in the rebel-held Idlib province which the United Nations fears could cause a humanitarian catastrophe involving tens of thousands of civilians.
BASRA/ERBIL, Iraq, (Reuters) – Civil unrest fueled by anger against perceived corruption and misrule by Iraq’s political elite intensified across the south of the country yesterday, as protesters stormed the Iranian consulate in Basra while others briefly took workers hostage at a nearby oilfield.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States said on Friday it had recalled its top diplomats in the Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Panama over those countries’ decisions to no longer recognize Taiwan.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court pick, yesterday appeared on track for Senate confirmation after a contentious four-day hearing in which he avoided any major stumbles even as Democrats tried to derail his nomination.
SAO PAULO/JUIZ DE FORA, Brazil, (Reuters) – Brazil’s presidential race was thrown into chaos yesterday with the far-right front-runner Jair Bolsonaro in serious but stable condition in an intensive care unit after being stabbed at a rally, his wound severe enough that his son said he was unlikely to be able to return to campaigning before the Oct.