ST PETERSBURG/DUBAI, (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia and Russia are discussing raising OPEC and non-OPEC oil production by some 1 million barrels a day, sources said, weeks after U.S.
WASHINGTON/CARACAS, (Reuters) – American missionary Josh Holt, held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, was heading home with his wife yesterday after the South American country’s socialist government unexpectedly released him.
THE HAGUE, (Reuters) – The Netherlands told Moscow yesterday it will hold the Russian state legally responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in July 2014, after investigators concluded that a Russian army missile system was used in the attack.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein appeared in handcuffs in a New York court on Friday to face charges of rape and other sex crimes against two of the scores of women who have accused him of misconduct, ending his reign as a Hollywood kingpin.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The Trump administration told lawmakers the U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp back in business after it pays a significant fine and makes management changes, a senior congressional aide said yesterday.
DUBLIN, (Reuters) – The people of Ireland are set to liberalise some of the world’s most restrictive abortion laws by a landslide, two exit polls from a referendum showed yesterday, as voters demanded change in what two decades ago was one of Europe’s most socially conservative countries.
WASHINGTON/SEOUL, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump late yesterday said the United States was having “productive talks” about reinstating a June 12 summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un, just a day after he cancelled the meeting citing Pyongyang’s “open hostility.” “We are having very productive talks about reinstating the Summit which, if it does happen, will likely remain in Singapore on the same date, June 12th., and, if necessary, will be extended beyond that date,” Trump said in a Twitter post.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump drew gasps at the United Nations General Assembly last September when he threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea.
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, (Reuters) – Russian metals tycoon Oleg Deripaska is considering having his En+ group company buy some of his shares so his stake is below the controlling level, a manoeuvre he hopes will remove his firms from a U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers said on Thursday they heard nothing in classified briefings by the FBI and intelligence officials to support President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated allegation that the agency placed a “spy” into his 2016 presidential campaign to help his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela arrested 15 senior military officials around the time President Nicolas Maduro won re-election in a widely criticized vote, a rights group said, adding to scores already detained on accusations of conspiring or deserting.
BUNNIK, Netherlands, (Reuters) – Dutch prosecutors identified a Russian military unit on yesterday as the source of the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 people on board.
HONG KONG/MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Russia’s largest aluminium producer, United Company Rusal Plc , said today that its chief executive and seven board members had quit, part of a strategy it hopes may persuade the United States to lift crippling sanctions on it.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The Trump administration yesterday launched a national security investigation into car and truck imports that could lead to new U.S.
LONDON, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A mother who tricked her teenage daughter into travelling to Pakistan to marry an older man was jailed for four and a half years on Wednesday after becoming the first person in England to be convicted of forced marriage.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – A New York state judge has backed a couple’s battle to kick their 30-year-old son out of their home because he has not contributed toward household expenses or helped with chores and they wanted him to get a job.
LONDON, (Reuters) – United Company Rusal resumed shipping aluminium to some customers last week following an extension of the deadline for companies to wind down contracts with the Russian firm under U.S.
CONAKRY, (Reuters) – Guinea’s parliamentary majority rejected opposition calls for an inquiry into French billionaire Vincent Bollore yesterday, saying the investigation was a purely French matter.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said yesterday it has ordered two Venezuelan diplomats to leave the United States within 48 hours, a move that follows Venezuela’s decision to expel two American diplomats.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – A U.S. judge in New York on Wednesday ruled that President Donald Trump may not legally block Twitter users from his account on the social media platform based on their political views.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazilian President Michel Temer scrapped plans to run for re-election yesterday and said he supported his former finance minister, Henrique Meirelles, to stand as the presidential candidate of the ruling Brazilian Democratic Movement (MDB).
(Trinidad Guardian) Embattled Chief Justice Ivor Archie has one final bid to stop the Law Association of T&T (LATT) from resuming its investigation into misconduct allegations levelled against him.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – President Nicolas Maduro yesterday ordered the expulsion of two top U.S.
BANGKOK, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Farmers and fishermen in western India have welcomed a U.S.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Lawyers for the Bodo community in Nigeria’s oil-producing Niger Delta, which was devastated by two major oil spills a decade ago, went to court in London yesterday to fend off what they said was an attempt by Shell to kill off their litigation.