(Reuters) – Two Kenyan television channels shut down by the government over their coverage of the political opposition resumed partial broadcasting yesterday, although a third channel remained off the air.
QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuadoreans yesterday voted to prevent presidents from holding more than two terms in office, according to the elections council, a win for President Lenin Moreno that blocks his mentor-turned-adversary Rafael Correa from returning to power.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Several Republican lawmakers disagreed yesterday with President Donald Trump’s assertion that a memo released last week by the House Intelligence Committee vindicated him in the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
CAYCE, S.C., (Reuters) – Amtrak blamed a freight rail operator for causing a crash yesterday that killed two people and injured more than 100 others when one of its passenger trains was diverted onto a side track and slammed into a parked, unmanned freight train in South Carolina.
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – Top officials from South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) met President Jacob Zuma late yesterday, amid growing pressure for the 75-year old leader to step down as head of state.
SAN JOSE, (Reuters) – Conservative Fabricio Alvarado, an evangelical Christian, took an early lead in Costa Rica’s presidential election yesterday with just over 11 percent of the vote counted, electoral authorities said.
SEOUL, (Reuters) – North Korea’s ceremonial leader will visit South Korea this week as Seoul boosts hopes for high-level inter-Korean talks during the Winter Olympics that begin in four days.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry’s legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco companies from challenging tough new regulations.
PALM BEACH, Fla (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that a controversial memo attacking federal law enforcement written by congressional Republicans vindicates him in the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.
Rome (Reuters) – An Italian man opened fire on African migrants in the central city of Macerata on Saturday, injuring six people before he was captured, in what police said was a racially motivated attack.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor Uma Thurman has accused movie producer Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her at a London hotel after they worked together on the 1994 hit film “Pulp Fiction.” In a New York Times article on Saturday by columnist Maureen Dowd, Thurman broke her silence after saying in October that she would wait to speak out about inappropriate behaviour in the workplace because she did not want to say anything in anger.
WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland is seeing a resurgence of anti-Semitism over pending legislation that would impose jail terms for suggestions that the nation was complicit in the Holocaust, local minority groups warned, as pressure mounts on the president to veto the bill.
AMMAN/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Syrian rebels shot down a Russian warplane on Saturday and killed its pilot on the ground after he ejected from the plane, Russia’s defence ministry and Syrian rebels said.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and his Republican allies in Congress yesterday escalated a campaign against U.S.
THE HAGUE/SAN JOSE, (Reu-ters) – Costa Rica claimed victory over Nicaragua yesterday, after the United Nations’ highest court awarded Costa Rica disputed territory along the coastal border shared by the two Central American countries.
MEXICO CITY/CARACAS, (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s first tour of Latin America got off to a rocky start yesterday with U.S.
HOUSTON, (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp posted rare quarterly earnings misses yesterday as cost cuts and rising oil prices failed to offset weakness in international refining operations, sending shares of both companies plunging.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. job growth surged in January and wages increased further, recording their largest annual gain in more than 8-1/2 years, bolstering expectations that inflation will push higher this year as the labour market hits full employment.
BEIJING, (Reuters) – China accused the United States of disrespecting Latin America after U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury’s top economic diplomat, David Malpass, yesterday accused China of enabling poor governance in Venezuela by propping up the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro through its oil investments.
(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc yesterday reported a profit near $2 billion, the largest in its history, as the online retailer drew millions of new customers to its Prime fast-shipping club for the holiday season and as changes to U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department’s third-ranking official, Tom Shannon, said yesterday he was stepping down, the latest senior career diplomat to exit since President Donald Trump took office a year ago.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The White House was working yesterday to clear the release of a Republican memo alleging bias within the FBI and Justice Department against President Donald Trump as they investigated contacts between his 2016 presidential campaign and Russia, according to an administration official.
NEW DELHI/PORT VICTORIA, (Reuters) – India has signed a 20-year pact with the Seychelles to build an airstrip and a jetty for its navy in the island chain, the two countries said, as the South Asian nation steps up a contest with China for influence in the Indian Ocean.
(Reuters) – Los Angeles County homicide detectives have named actor Robert Wagner a “person of interest” in the probe of the unexplained 1981 drowning of his wife, actress Natalie Wood, saying he was the last person with her before she vanished off Southern California.