WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Tensions among Republicans about President Donald Trump boiled over yesterday as two senators accused Trump of debasing U.S.
RIYADH, (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia, seeking to free itself from dependence on oil exports, announced on Tuesday a $500 billion plan to build a business and industrial zone extending into Jordan and Egypt.
DAR ES SALAAM, (Reuters) – Tanzania’s government yesterday suspended publication of an opposition-leaning newspaper for three months, the fourth newspaper to be shut down since June in what critics say is a crackdown on press freedom.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazil’s President Michel Temer has made policy and spending concessions in an effort to survive a congressional vote on corruption charges today that has put his reform agenda at risk, analysts and political actors said.
LISBON, (Reuters) – A women’s rights group has called a rally to protest against a Portuguese court ruling that upheld a light sentence for a woman’s attackers on the grounds they may have been driven to it by her adultery, an offence punishable with death in the Bible.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The Trump administration will temporarily delay processing of most refugees from 11 countries identified as high-risk, while resuming refugee admissions for other countries, government officials said on Tuesday.
HAVANA, (Reuters) – Cuban officials investigating U.S. complaints of attacks on diplomats in Havana said talk of acoustic strikes was “science fiction” and they accused Washington of “slander” while refusing to cooperate fully with Cuba’s enquiry.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – In another setback for Venezuela’s dispirited opposition, four of its five state governors broke with their coalition’s official stance on Monday to swear themselves in before a pro-government legislative superbody.
BAGHDAD, (Reuters) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi defended the role of an Iranian-backed paramilitary force at a meeting with U.S.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – Bangladesh called on Myanmar yesterday to allow nearly 1 million Rohingya Muslim refugees to return home under safe conditions, saying that the burden had become “untenable” on its territory.
LONDON, (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May signalled yesterday that any Brexit transition deal would be put together as part of a wider trade agreement – potentially stripping companies of the time they need to prepare to leave the European Union.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration to help diffuse rising tensions, The New York Times reported on its website yesterday.
BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) – Candidates allied with Argentine President Mauricio Macri enjoyed sweeping victories in yesterday’s mid-term election, strengthening his position in Congress while dimming prospects for a political comeback by his predecessor Cristina Fernandez.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. senators said yesterday the White House has not been forthcoming with details about the military’s presence in Niger after the deaths of four soldiers there earlier this month and they want more answers on U.S.
TOKYO, (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc scored a big win in yesterday’s election, bolstering his chance of becoming the nation’s longest-serving premier and re-energising his push to revise the pacifist constitution.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus GENEVA, (Reuters) – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today following an outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump defended his regular use of social media, especially Twitter, and said he may not have won the White House without it.
PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech billionaire Andrej Babis won a thumping victory in Saturday’s election as voters shunned traditional parties and gave a mandate to the anti-establishment businessman pledging to fight political corruption while facing fraud charges himself.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that, subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of President John F Kennedy due for release next week.
(Reuters) – The US government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.
VALLETTA (Reuters) – Malta’s government said on Saturday it was offering a reward of 1 million euros ($1.2 million) for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for the death of prominent journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
LONDON (Reuters) – A personal letter found on the body of a man killed in the sinking of the Titanic sold at auction on Saturday for 126,000 pounds ($166,000), a record price for correspondence from the doomed liner.
VALLETTA, (Reuters) – Daphne Caruana Galizia posted two items last Monday on her popular blog, one ridiculing Malta’s opposition leader for having rounded shoulders, the other denouncing a senior government official as a “crook”.