French, Italian shipbuilders forge naval alliance

PARIS (Reuters) – France and Italy forged a military shipbuilding alliance on Friday, as state-controlled.

Oman following Yemen escalation with ‘great concern’ – Omani media

FILE PHOTO: Saudi security officers are seen at Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport, after it was.

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion

DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in.

Democrats – Trump comments give green light to foreign election meddling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the.

White House spokeswoman Sanders leaving job at end of month

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump.

Two tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman – sources

DUBAI (Reuters) – Two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman.

Hong Kong shuts government offices, security tight after violent protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city’s financial.

Macri’s key rivals in Argentina presidential election strike alliance with centrist

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The main ticket opposing Argentine President Mauricio Macri in elections scheduled.

Italy’s Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO boat

ROME (Reuters) – Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new.

Austria moves towards September 29 election as parliament draws towards close

FILE PHOTO: Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache reacts as he addresses the media in Vienna,.

Missing British hiker found dead in New Zealand – police

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The body of a 49-year-old British hiker who went missing nearly two.

Trump and Kim one year on: A ‘beautiful letter’, stalled diplomacy

SEOUL (Reuters) – A year after President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.

Thousands of protesters paralyse Hong Kong’s financial hub over extradition bill

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong on Wednesday as tens of.

Protests abating, Macron sends PM to map out exit from reform ‘death valley’

PARIS (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron will seek on Wednesday to rebuild momentum behind his.

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child – WHO

GENEVA/KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak,.

Botswana’s High Court decriminalises homosexuality

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Botswana decriminalised homosexuality on Tuesday, with the High Court overturning a colonial-era.

Kazakh activists call for more protests over presidential vote

ALMATY (Reuters) – Anti-government activists called on Monday for more protests in Kazakhstan against what.

Italy’s coalition to work to avert EU disciplinary action over budget – PM’s office

ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s coalition leaders have agreed to work together to avert European Union.

Japan PM Abe to meet Iran’s Khamenei, Rouhani this week

TOKYO (Reuters) – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base – Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a.

U.S. House Democrats to get some Mueller evidence, Trump calls witness ‘sleazebag’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump’s administration struck a rare compromise on.

Defying law, Indian farm group says it planted unapproved GM cotton seeds

MUMBAI (Reuters) – An Indian farm group said its members had planted a variety of.

Russian media, celebrities protest against investigative journalist’s drug bust

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Three of Russia’s leading newspapers took the unusual step on Monday of.

Japan’s Seko, France’s Le Maire to meet at 0900 GMT – ministry

FILE PHOTO: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire shakes hands with Japan’s Minister of Economy,.

Mexico holds off Trump’s fire but seen vulnerable to new pressure

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico avoided the most extreme immigration concession sought by U.S. President.

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law

TOKYO (Reuters) – Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by.

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Riot police surrounded Hong Kong’s parliament early on Monday after what.

German minister to meet Iran’s Rouhani in bid to save nuclear pact

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Germany’s foreign minister will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran.

G20 finance chiefs cite ‘intensified’ trade row, but don’t call for its resolution

FUKUOKA, Japan (Reuters) – Group of 20 finance leaders said on Sunday that trade and.

Tens of thousands gather in Hong Kong for rally against China extradition bill

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people took to Hong Kong’s streets on.

Trump is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal.

Opposition rallies again to get Albanian PM to quit

Opposition supporters use light from their cellphones during an anti-government protest, calling on Prime Minister.