LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain entered a sixth day of political limbo today with Prime Minister Theresa May yet to seal a deal to prop up her minority government and facing calls to soften her stance on Brexit days before negotiations on leaving the EU begin.
LONDON (Reuters) – Giving a “stonking” performance, Britain’s Theresa May won a stay of execution from her Conservative Party yesterday, winning support from disillusioned lawmakers after losing a parliamentary majority at last week’s national election.
ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei yesterday blamed the United States for instability in the Middle East and said Washington’s fight against the Islamic State militant group was “a lie”.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bangladesh’s deputy consul general in New York was indicted yesterday on charges of labour trafficking and assault for forcing his servant to work without pay through threats and intimidation, a New York City prosecutor said.
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemala arrested three human rights officials and two police officers yesterday for their alleged responsibility in the death of 41 girls who died in a fire in a children’s shelter, the attorney general’s office said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – They came to praise President Donald Trump, not focus on the controversies engulfing him.
One by one, Trump’s Cabinet members assembled around the table spoke effusively about the president as he sat beaming, soaking it all in at the first formal gathering of his most senior officials at the White House yesterday.
KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be questioned on Thursday by investigators probing how his family obtained its vast wealth, the first time a sitting Pakistani premier has appeared before any investigative agency.
MARAWI CITY, Philippines, (Reuters) – On his Facebook profile page Omarkhayam Romato Maute describes himself as a “Walking Time-Bomb”.
When a band of militants led by Omarkhayam and one of his brothers over-ran a town in the southern Philippines on May 23, festooning its alleyways with the black banners of Islamic State, the Facebook description seemed appropriate.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Delta Air Lines Inc and Bank of America Corp pulled financial support yesterday for the Shakespeare in the Park production of “Julius Caesar” in New York over its portrayal of the assassinated ancient Roman leader that resembles U.S.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May reappointed most of her ministers yesterday but brought a Brexit campaigner and party rival into government to try to unite her Conservatives after a disastrous election sapped her authority, days before Brexit talks begin.
PARIS, (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron’s fledgling party is set to trounce France’s traditional main parties in a parliamentary election and secure a huge majority to push through his pro-business reforms, projections after the first round showed yesterday.
BENGHAZI, Libya, (Reuters) – Saif al-Islam Gaddafi has been freed by an armed group in western Libya where he had been held since shortly after the 2011 revolt against his late father, Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, one of his lawyers and the brigade involved said.