MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Thieves siphoned hundreds of millions of pesos out of Mexican banks, including No.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – A prominent leader of India’s opposition Congress party, Shashi Tharoor, yesterday rejected police charges against him for abetment in the suicide of his wife in a case that has led to political mudslinging.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Actress Margot Kidder, best known for playing Lois Lane in the “Superman” films in the 1970s and 1980s, has died at the age of 69, triggering affectionate tributes from Hollywood.
(Reuters) – CBS Corp filed a lawsuit yesterday to reduce the voting power of controlling shareholder National Amusements Inc, the movie theater company owned by Sumner and Shari Redstone, in an act of defiance aimed at thwarting the Redstones’ plan to merge CBS with Viacom Inc .
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump yesterday defended his decision to revisit penalties for Chinese company ZTE Corp for flouting U.S.
(WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump pledged yesterday to help ZTE Corp “get back into business, fast” after a U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States threatened yesterday to impose sanctions on European companies that do business with Iran, as the remaining participants in the Iran nuclear accord stiffened their resolve to keep that agreement operational.
PAHOA, Hawaii, (Reuters) – A massive new fissure opened on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, hurling bursts of rock and magma with an ear-piercing screech yesterday as it threatened nearby homes and prompted authorities to order new evacuations.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said yesterday that Washington would agree to lift sanctions on North Korea if the country agrees to completely dismantle its nuclear weapons program, a move that would create economic prosperity that “will rival” that of South Korea.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain may lose its influence on EU security and defence policy after it leaves the European Union, according to a parliamentary report today which urges the government to put forward proposals for future co-operation.
KUALA LUMPUR, (Reuters) – Police yesterday raided a deluxe Kuala Lumpur apartment block at which relatives of ousted Prime Minister Najib Razak had been staying as they searched for sensitive documents the new government fears may be taken out of the country, two senior police officers said.
MANAGUA, (Reuters) – The Nicaraguan military said it would not attempt to repress anti-government protests that have rocked the Central American nation since last month, news agency Agence France-Presse reported yesterday.
PAHOA, Hawaii, (Reuters) – A new fissure roaring like jet engines and spewing magma opened on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Saturday, piling lava as high as a four-story building, as the area torn by the U.S.
SEOUL/WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – North Korea has scheduled the dismantlement of its nuclear bomb test site for sometime between May 23 and 25 in order to uphold its pledge to discontinue nuclear tests, the country’s state media reported yesterday a month ahead of a historic summit.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Immigrants from Honduras, Haiti, El Salvador and other countries who were given protected status to live in the United States should have a path to citizenship, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told National Public Radio on Friday.
KUALA LUMPUR, (Reuters) – Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad announced his top cabinet picks today and barred his predecessor, Najib Razak, from going overseas, saying there was enough evidence to investigate his links to a multi-billion-dollar scandal.
(Reuters) – Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA is preparing to shut a Caribbean refinery that is running out of crude amid threats by ConocoPhillips to seize cargoes sent to resupply the facility, according to two sources with knowledge of the situation.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Billionaire Macau real estate developer Ng Lap Seng was sentenced to four years in prison yesterday after being found guilty last July of bribing two United Nations ambassadors to help him build a multibillion dollar conference center.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – The United Nations human rights office has asked Nicaragua to let it enter the country to gather evidence about the deaths of dozens of students in protests, U.N.
KATHMANDU, (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday visited Nepal to launch building work with his counterpart K.P.Sharma Oli on the country’s biggest hydroelectric project, as New Delhi seeks to rebuild trust in the Himalayan republic, where China has made deep inroads.
(Reuters) – AT&T Inc on Friday ousted its top lobbyist, and the No.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Senior American, Canadian and Mexican officials yesterday ended a week of talks without a deal to modernize NAFTA, agreeing instead to resume negotiations soon, ahead of a deadline next week issued by U.S House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan.
SOLAI, Kenya, (Reuters) – A dam on a commercial flower farm in Kenya’s Rift Valley burst after weeks of torrential rain, unleashing a “sea of water” that careered down a hillside and smashed into two villages, killing at least 47 people.
KUALA LUMPUR, (Reuters) – Mahathir Mohamad was sworn in as Malaysia’s seventh prime minister yesterday after a stunning election comeback, defeating the coalition that has ruled the nation for six decades since independence from Britain.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said yesterday he had high hopes of “doing something very meaningful” to curtail North Korea’s nuclear ambitions at a summit in Singapore next month, after Pyongyang smoothed the way for talks by freeing three American prisoners.