MOSCOW, (Reuters) – A taxi drove into a crowd of pedestrians near Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday, injuring eight people including two Mexicans in the city for the soccer World Cup which Russia is hosting, officials and eyewitnesses said.
WASHINGTON/BEIJING, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said he was pushing ahead with hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports yesterday, and the smoldering trade war between the world’s two largest economies showed signs of igniting as Beijing immediately vowed to respond in kind.
ADEN, (Reuters) – Forces from an alliance of Arab states seized two entrances to the airport in Yemen’s main port city yesterday, in an offensive against the Iran-aligned Houthi movement that the United Nations fears could trigger a famine imperilling millions of lives.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors investigating U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen have extracted more than 700 pages of messages sent using encrypted programs like WhatsApp and Signal on phones seized from Cohen, according to a court filing yesterday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – A judge yesterday sent longtime Republican political operator and businessman Paul Manafort to jail pending trial after a charge of witness tampering, the latest episode in a slow fall from grace of a man who was President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman in 2016.
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – South Africa plans to raise black ownership at permit-holding mining companies to 30 percent from 26 percent within five years, the latest draft of a hotly-contested new industry charter showed yesterday.
HONG KONG, (Reuters) – A team of AIDS researchers in Hong Kong says its new research, tested on mice, indicates a functional cure for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, eventually leading to a new antibody that could be used for both prevention and treatment.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The New York state attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his foundation on Thursday, saying he illegally used the nonprofit as a personal “checkbook” for his own benefit, including his 2016 presidential campaign.
SEOUL/BEIJING, (Reuters) – Tough sanctions will remain on North Korea until its complete denuclearisation, the U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Former FBI Director James Comey made a “serious error of judgment” when he announced shortly before the 2016 U.S.
BENGHAZI, Libya/LONDON (Reuters) – The major Libyan oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider were closed and evacuated yesterday after armed brigades opposed to the powerful eastern commander Khalifa Haftar stormed them, causing a production loss of 240,000 barrels per day (bpd).
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, on Thursday closed its $85 billion deal to acquire media company Time Warner Inc after it reached an agreement with U.S.
SEOUL, (Reuters) – Tough sanctions will remain on North Korea until its complete denuclearisation, the U.S.
SEOUL, (Reuters) – South Korean President Moon Jae-In said yesterday the world had escaped the threat of war after this week’s Singapore summit, echoing U.S.
BOGOTA, (Reuters) – More than a million people have left Venezuela to live in Colombia during the last 15 months, with arrivals expected to continue, the Colombian government said yesterday, as its socialist neighbour suffers a deep economic crisis.
ADEN, (Reuters) – A Saudi-led alliance of Arab states launched an attack on Yemen’s main port city yesterday in the largest battle of the Yemen war, aiming to bring the ruling Houthi movement to its knees at the risk of worsening the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, (Reuters) – Haiti’s government yesterday said it was withdrawing Oxfam Great Britain’s right to operate in the Caribbean country after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the charity’s staff.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May defeated the final challenges to her Brexit blueprint in parliament yesterday, leaving plans for Britain’s departure from the European Union still largely on track but her authority weakened.
ADEN, (Reuters) – A Saudi-led alliance of Arab states launched an attack on Yemen’s main port city today in the largest battle of the war, aiming to bring the ruling Houthi movement to its knees at the risk of worsening the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis.
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump made a stunning concession to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday about halting military exercises, pulling a surprise at a summit that baffled allies, military officials and lawmakers from his own Republican Party.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May defused a rebellion in parliament over her Brexit plans yesterday but only after having to compromise and hand lawmakers more control over Britain’s departure from the European Union.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s dramatic meeting with North Korea’s leader may have been choreographed to look like a Nixon-goes-to-China moment, but the summit appears to have failed to secure any concrete commitments by Pyongyang for dismantling its nuclear arsenal.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – A Russian oligarch yesterday got a court to delay his fraud lawsuit against U.S.
ATHENS/SKOPJE, (Reuters) – Greece and Macedonia have reached an historic accord to resolve a dispute over the former Yugoslav republic’s name that has troubled relations between the two neighbours for decades.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – AT&T Inc won court approval yesterday to buy Time Warner Inc for $85 billion, rebuffing an attempt by U.S.
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said he had forged a “good relationship” with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the start of a historic summit in Singapore yesterday, as the two men sought ways to end a nuclear standoff on the Korean peninsula.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – ZTE Corp’s settlement with the U.S. Commerce Department that would allow China’s No.
PANAMA CITY, (Reuters) – The United States yesterday extradited former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli to the Central American country, the U.S.
SAN SALVADOR, (Reuters) – A judge in El Salvador ordered the arrest of 17 people, including the current Minister of Social Inclusion, yesterday for their suspected involvement in a corruption racket allegedly led by former President Mauricio Funes.
SANTIAGO, (Reuters) – Shares in the Bank of Chile were down yesterday after it confirmed hackers had siphoned off $10 million of its funds, mainly to Hong Kong, though the country’s second-largest commercial bank said no client accounts had been impacted.
DAR ES SALAAM, (Reuters) – Tanzania ordered all unregistered bloggers and online forums yesterday to suspend their websites immediately or face criminal prosecution, as critics accuse the government of tightening control of internet content.
VATICAN CITY, (Reuters) – Pope Francis has accepted the resignations of three Chilean bishops following sex abuse scandals, including Bishop Juan Barros of Osorno, the city at the centre of the uproar, the Vatican said on Monday.
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Singapore yesterday for a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could lay the groundwork for ending a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and the transformation of the isolated Asian nation.
QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, (Reuters) – The United States and Canada swung sharply yesterday toward a diplomatic and trade crisis as top White House advisers lashed out at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a day after U.S.
QINGDAO, China, (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticised U.S. “unliteralism” in withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and said yesterday he appreciated efforts by China and Russia to maintain the agreement.
(Reuters) – Nirav Modi, the billionaire jeweller at the heart of a more than $2 billion fraud case in India, has fled to the UK, where he is claiming political asylum, the Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing Indian and British officials.
SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala, (Reuters) – Eufemia Garcia watched in horror as Guatemala’s Fuego volcano sent scalding ash and gas surging over her home a week ago, burying her children and grandson among 50 of her extended family.
LONDON, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Sir Ronald Cohen arrived in Britain from Egypt a penniless refugee and rose to become one of the country’s richest and most influential businessmen, all thanks to venture capital.
LA MALBAIE, Quebec, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he had instructed his representatives not to endorse a joint communique put out by the Group of Seven leaders after what he called Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s “false statements” at a news conference.
MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Russian historians have raised concern authorities are playing down Stalin-era crimes after they learned that police destroyed the archive records of a victim of the Soviet dictator’s purges, citing a previously unknown government directive.
VATICAN CITY, (Reuters) – Pope Francis warned that climate change risked destroying humanity on Saturday and called on energy leaders to help the world to convert to clean fuels to avert catastrophe.
KABUL, (Reuters) – The Afghan Taliban on Saturday announced a surprise three-day ceasefire over the Muslim Eid holiday in the middle of June, their first offer of its kind, days after the government declared an unconditional ceasefire of its own.
LA MALBAIE, Quebec, (Reuters) – The United States and European Union will establish a dialogue on trade within the next two weeks, a French official said yesterday, signaling a modest step forward for bitterly divided allies at a Group of Seven summit in Canada.
(Reuters) U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed charges yesterday against a political operative with alleged ties to Russian intelligence, bringing his probe into possible collusion by the Trump presidential campaign a step closer to the Kremlin’s door.
BEIJING, (Reuters) – China will impose temporary anti-dumping measures on imports of Brazilian chicken meat, it said yesterday, at the same time as the United States pressures Beijing to reopen its market to American poultry products.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – A former U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee staffer appeared in federal court yesterday on charges of lying to FBI agents in a case that has raised concerns about media freedoms.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Chinese government hackers compromised the computers of a U.S. Navy contractor and stole a large amount of highly sensitive data on undersea warfare, including plans for a supersonic anti-ship missile for use on U.S.
(Reuters) – U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN’s food-and-travel-focused “Parts Unknown” television series, killed himself in a French hotel room, officials said on Friday, in the second high-profile suicide of a U.S.
BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) – Argentina and the International Monetary Fund said yesterday they reached an agreement for a three-year, $50 billion standby lending arrangement, which the government said it sought to provide a safety net and avoid the frequent crises of the country’s past.
PAHOA, Hawaii, (Reuters) – Approximately 600 homes have been destroyed by lava flows on Hawaii’s Big Island since the current eruption of Kilaeua Volcano began early last month, Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim said on Thursday.