Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe’s Fate Hung in the Balance
2017-11-17 04:19:43 UTC
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s fate hung in the balance on Friday as he apparently resisted efforts to make him step down following a seizure of power by the army, until this week a key pillar of his 37-year-rule.
Germany Replaces US as Country with Best International Image
2017-11-17 03:56:39 UTC
Germany has replaced the US as the country with the best "brand image," according to a new study of 50 countries released Thursday.
The Nation Brands Index survey, carried out by German-based market research firm GfK and the British political c...
Zimbabwe military seized power, Robert Mugabe Arrested
2017-11-15 19:18:51 UTC
ZIMBABWE/ HARARE (Reuters) — Zimbabwe’s military said it had seized power in a targeted assault on “criminals” around President Robert Mugabe who were causing social and economic suffering, but gave assurances the 93-year-old leader and his family...
Germany intends to set up a mandatory registry of lobbyists
2017-11-14 21:57:06 UTC
BERLIN (Reuters) - German parties exploring a coalition government agreed on Tuesday to set up a mandatory registry of lobbyists and may require private firms to disclose breaches of cyber defenses, according to a draft paper on security seen by R...
BREXIT: UK will not say how much it owes the EU
2017-11-12 16:50:04 UTC
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not offer a figure or a formula for how much it believes it owes the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday, after the EU demanded that London spell out its approach to the final bill to unblock ...
Flynn & Son: Mafia Style Plot with Turkish Government
2017-11-11 07:17:50 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether U.S. President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was involved in an alleged plan to seize a Muslim cleric and deliver him to Turkey in exch...
North Korea: Impact of Sanctions on Women and Children
2017-11-08 18:25:26 UTC
GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea said on Wednesday it was working to uphold women’s rights and gender equality but that sanctions imposed by major powers were taking a toll on vulnerable families.
Han Tae Song, ambassador of the Democratic People...
The Paradise Papers: Queen's Private Estate in Hot Water
2017-11-06 18:53:23 UTC
Reporters have published a raft of secret documents that reveal the strange investments and tax avoidance indulged in by the powerful and wealthy. The revelations come from the same team that uncovered the Panama Papers. But it appears for now tha...
Iran states US President is Crazy And Suicidal
2017-11-04 18:37:40 UTC
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran put a ballistic missile on display as thousands marched on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the 1979 seizure of the U.S. embassy, with a senior official accusing President Donald Trump of a “crazy” return to confrontatio...
Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont Refuses to Return to Spain
2017-11-02 06:36:44 UTC
MADRID (Reuters) - Dismissed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said on Wednesday he would ignore a court order to return to Spain to answer charges over the region’s push for independence, but he could testify from Belgium.
If Puigdemont fails t...
Brussels: Puigdemont seeks guarantees for return to Spain, but agrees to snap election
2017-10-31 19:55:57 UTC
BRUSSELS/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia’s ousted leader Carles Puigdemont agreed on Tuesday to a snap election called by Spain’s central government when it took control of the region to stop it breaking away, but he said the fight for independence w...
Mueller's Clear Signal to the White House and Trump Associates
2017-10-31 18:35:00 UTC
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump brushed off the first indictments in the probe of his campaign’s ties to Russian election meddling, but the charges sent a clear signal to the White House and other Trump associates: Robert Mu...
Conspiracy Against US: Trump aide Paul Manafort charged
2017-10-30 16:24:02 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, was indicted on charges of money laundering and conspiracy against the United States, the most serious step yet in a special counsel investigation into Rus...
Iran's Rouhani says "we will continue to build missiles"
2017-10-29 17:18:13 UTC
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will continue to produce missiles for its defense and does not see it as a violation of international accords, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday in a speech broadcast on state television.
“We have built, are buildin...
Special Counsel Robert Mueller Files Charges in Russia Probe
2017-10-29 06:30:21 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury on Friday approved the first charges in the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters.
The indictment was sealed u...
Catalan Parliament Declares Independence From Spain
2017-10-27 21:48:53 UTC
BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia’s parliament declared independence from Spain on Friday in defiance of the Madrid government, which at the same time was preparing to impose direct rule over the region.
Although the declaration was in eff...
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont rules out snap election
2017-10-26 16:56:04 UTC
MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Thursday ruled out holding a snap regional election to break the deadlock between the central government and separatists seeking a split from Spain, sharpening the political crisis.
Iraqi Forces Target the Last Patch of ISIS-Held Western Territories
2017-10-26 05:23:42 UTC
(Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi announced early on Thursday an offensive to recapture the western border region of al-Qaim and Rawa, close to the Syrian border, from the Islamic State militant group.
Al-Qaim and Rawa are the la...
Kurds Push for Dialogue, Offer to Put Independence on Hold
2017-10-25 17:26:06 UTC
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Kurdish authorities in Iraq offered on Wednesday to put an independence drive on hold, stepping up efforts to resolve a crisis in relations with Baghdad via dialogue.
But an Iraqi military spokesman suggested an offensive - ...
Harry Belafonte: Hitler is not too far from our door
2017-10-23 20:39:44 UTC
Legendary civil rights activist, singer, and actor Harry Belafonte took the stage over the weekend at what he said would be his last public appearance and issued a stark warning about what he thinks may be in store for America.
UN Praise Germany for its Welcoming Policy Toward Refugees
2017-10-23 07:39:33 UTC
BERLIN — While praising Germany's openness toward refugees, the UN refugee agency's Germany branch has urged the newly elected members of the Bundestag to provide the right to family reunions after March of next year to asylum seekers who only hav...
Barcelona: Fury at Spanish plan to sack Catalan government
2017-10-27 14:50:26 UTC
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BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia’s parliament declared ...
Obama: We Are Rejecting A Politics of Division
2017-10-19 23:44:17 UTC
New Jersey (Reuters) - Former President Barack Obama, back on the campaign trail on Thursday for the first time since he left the White House, urged voters in New Jersey to reject the “politics of division” by supporting Democrats in next month’s ...
Khamenei: Trump's stupidity shouldn't distract us from US deceitfulness
2017-10-18 18:35:19 UTC
ANKARA (Reuters) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday Tehran would stick to its 2015 nuclear accord with world powers as long as the other signatories respected it, but he might ultimately terminate it if Washington pu...
Reality TV star, Ksenia Sobchak, is ready to take on Putin
2017-10-18 17:45:31 UTC
Journalist and former reality TV star Ksenia Sobchak is ready to take on President Vladimir Putin in Russia's upcoming election. But is she the face of the opposition or a Kremlin-approved critic?
Ksenia Sobchak smiles at readers from the cover...