(Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called Sergei Skripal, a former Russian double agent poisoned in Britain, a scumbag who had betrayed Russia.
(Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday allegations of sexual misconduct against his U.S.
(Reuters) – There could be up to 4 million Venezuelan migrants living in Colombia by 2021 if the situation in the socialist-run country worsens, Colombia’s foreign minister said on Tuesday, estimating the cost at some $9 billion.
(Reuters) – At least 34 migrants have died in a shipwreck in the western Mediterranean, which 26 people survived, the U.N.
(Reuters) Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Tuesday that investigators have determined that hackers did not access other sites that use the social networking site’s single sign-on in a massive cyber attack that the company disclosed last week.
OTTAWA/WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Robert Lighthizer was the public face of arduous, year-long talks to rework NAFTA, but as he savored a successful conclusion in the White House Rose Garden on Monday, the U.S.
THE HAGUE, (Reuters) – Landlocked Bolivia cannot force Chile to negotiate over granting it “sovereign access” to the Pacific Ocean, judges at the International Court of Justice ruled yesterday in a setback to Bolivian President Evo Morales.
STOCKHOLM/ LONDON, (Reuters) – American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine yesterday for game-changing discoveries about how to harness and manipulate the immune system to fight cancer.
(Reuters) – Fresh from clinching an updated North American commerce pact, U.S. President Donald Trump yesterday criticised Indian and Brazilian trade tactics, describing the latter as being “maybe the toughest in the world” in terms of protectionism.
PALU, Indonesia, (Reuters) – The toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia soared to 832 confirmed dead yesterday, with authorities fearing the numbers will climb as rescuers grappled to get aid to outlying communities cut off from communications and help.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Four in 10 Americans believe sexual misconduct allegations against U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The attorney for the second woman to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct said yesterday that FBI agents assigned to investigate the allegations have contacted her.
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc and Elon Musk have agreed to pay $20 million each to financial regulators and the billionaire will step down as the company’s chairman but remain as chief executive, under a settlement that caps a tumultuous two months for the carmaker.
LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party began gathering for its annual conference yesterday with bitter divisions over her Brexit plans rising to the fore, raising doubts about her own future.
BEIJING, (Reuters) – Growth in China’s factory sector stalled in September after 15 months of expansion, with export orders falling the fastest in over two years, a private survey showed today, suggesting U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump, under intense pressure from moderates in his own party over his Supreme Court nominee, yesterday ordered an FBI investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Brett Kavanaugh at the request of Senate Republi-cans, a move that will delay the contentious confirmation process by a week.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India’s top court yesterday lifted a ban that prevented women and girls between the age of 10 and 50 from entering a prominent Hindu temple in the southern state of Kerala.
(Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Friday that hackers stole digital login codes allowing them to take over nearly 50 million user accounts in its worst security breach ever given the unprecedented level of potential access, adding to what has been a difficult year for the company’s reputation.
BOGOTA, (Reuters) – An influx of Venezuelan immigrants fleeing economic hardship costs Colombia approximately 0.5 percent of its gross domestic product per year, Colombian President Ivan Duque said yesterday, equivalent to some $1.5 billion.
JAKARTA, (Reuters) – At least 30 people were killed when a strong earthquake and tsunami hit the city of Palu on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on Friday, a hospital official told Metro TV in a report broadcast last night.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Ted Turner, the billionaire founder of cable news channel CNN, says he is suffering from a form of dementia that leaves him exhausted and forgetful.
MONROVIA, (Reuters) – A Liberian court has issued arrest warrants for more than 30 former central bank officials in connection with $104 million that went missing on the way to the bank, according to a court document released yesterday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – A Republican-led committee approved President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S.
JAKARTA, (Reuters) – A tsunami caused deaths when it hit a small city on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi today after a major quake, collapsing buildings and cutting off power, officials said, although the exact number of casualties was not clear.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Fighting to salvage his U.S. Supreme Court nomination, Brett Kavanaugh angrily denied yesterday a university professor’s accusation that he sexually assaulted her 36 years ago in a day of dramatic testimony that gripped the country.
By Dave Graham MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – A day after winning the Mexican presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took a congratulatory call from U.S.
SANTIAGO/LA PAZ, (Reuters) – A World Court ruling next week on Bolivia’s claim that Chile has ducked a legal obligation to discuss access to the sea could force the Andean neighbors to the negotiating table over a land spat lingering since the 19th century.
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO, (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday accused Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk of fraud and sought to remove him from his role in charge of the electric car company, saying he made a series of “false and misleading” tweets about potentially taking Tesla private last month.
UNITED NATIONS, (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said yesterday that U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet was welcome to visit any time after she urged Caracas to allow an international investigation of the humanitarian situation in the country.
SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Petróleo Brasileiro SA will pay an $853.2 million fine to settle charges that former executives and directors of the state-run Brazilian oil company broke U.S.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India’s top court on Thursday decriminalised adultery in a landmark judgment aimed at upholding the right to equality and freedom, scrapping a law first brought in under British colonial rule in 1860.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump yesterday said he could withdraw his support for Brett Kavanaugh depending on the testimony in a high-profile Thursday hearing into multiple accusations of sexual misconduct against the Supreme Court nominee.
LIVERPOOL, England, (Reuters) – British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said yesterday Labour would vote against a Brexit deal based on Theresa May’s proposals, the strongest warning yet to a prime minister whose plan to leave the European Union is hanging by a thread.
NEW YORK/LONDON, (Reuters) – Nexen Petroleum, a unit of China’s CNOOC Ltd, plans to exit the United States, divesting its stake in giant oil and gas developments in the Gulf of Mexico as trade tensions between two countries mount, three people familiar with the plan told Reuters yesterday.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India’s Supreme Court yesterday upheld the validity of a controversial biometric identity system, but flagged privacy concerns and reined in a government push to make it mandatory for everything from banking to telecom services.
UNITED NATIONS, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani exchanged taunts at the United Nations General Assembly yesterday with Trump vowing more sanctions against Tehran and Rouhani suggesting his American counterpart suffers from a “weakness of intellect.” Trump used his annual address to the United Nations to attack Iran’s “corrupt dictatorship,” praise last year’s bogeyman North Korea and lay down a defiant message that he will reject globalism and protect American interests.
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE, (Reuters) – Pope Francis yesterday defended a landmark deal between the Vatican and China on the appointment of bishops, saying he, and not the Beijing government, will have the final say on who is named.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Canada is not making concessions needed to reach a deal with the United States for a trilateral NAFTA pact and is running out of time before Washington proceeds with a Mexico-only agreement, a top U.S.
BEIJING, (Reuters) – Any plots to sow discord in China’s ties with Pakistan will not prevail, the Chinese government’s top diplomat said yesterday, as Beijing fends off criticism of its economic projects in Pakistan and a clampdown in China’s western Xinjiang region.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump, fighting to shore up his nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S.
UNITED NATIONS, (Reuters) – Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales slammed a U.N. anti-corruption body yesterday, telling the United Nations General Assembly that the agency that has attempted to prosecute him was a “threat to peace” in the Central American nation.
NEW YORK/CARACAS, (Reuters) – The United States imposed new sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s wife and several of his top allies yesterday as U.S.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Heavily armed Mexican marines and soldiers stormed yesterday the police force of violent port city Acapulco on suspicions of ties to organized crime, arresting two officers accused of homicide and seizing weapons and equipment.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – The World Health Organization said today that an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the special counsel investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election, will meet on Thursday to discuss whether Rosenstein will stay in his job.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – A U.S. government investigation has found that Myanmar’s military waged a “well-planned and coordinated” campaign of mass killings, gang rapes and other atrocities against the Southeast Asian nation’s Rohingya Muslim minority.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said yesterday he would not step aside after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct decades ago, with President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans showing no signs of relenting in their push for his Senate confirmation.
MANAGUA, (Reuters) – A Managua judge issued an arrest warrant yesterday for opposition leader Felix Maradiaga, accused by the Nicaraguan government of financing violent protests that have rocked the impoverished Central American nation.
UNITED NATIONS, (Reuters) – Iran has ample reason to stay in the 2015 nuclear deal despite the U.S.
MALE, (Reuters) – The opposition was awarded victory in the Maldives presidential election yesterday, in a possible setback for China as the new leaders of the Indian Ocean archipelago nation aim to review major projects agreed with the outgoing administration.