EU’s Tusk considering ‘flexible’ Brexit extension up to one year – EU official

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The chairman of European Union leaders Donald Tusk is likely to offer.

FBI investigating Chinese woman’s Trump resort visit -sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI is examining whether a Chinese woman who bluffed her way.

Cuba cuts newspaper size due to paper scarcity as shortages bite

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba says a paper shortage is forcing it to cut back on.

Turkey says S-400 purchase from Russia a done deal, can’t be cancelled

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, which has raised tensions.

Almost half of young Russians want to emigrate, Gallup poll says

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Forty-four percent of Russians aged 15-29 want to emigrate as their economy.

Vatican removes Guam archbishop after conviction of sexual abuse

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Roman Catholic archbishop of the U.S. island territory of Guam,.

‘Erasing the poor’: Pakistanis feel crunch of rising prices

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI (Reuters) – Pakistan’s surging petrol prices have more than halved the income of taxi.

Germany to inject funds in mining regions facing coal phaseout – source

Finance Minister Olaf Scholz addresses a news conference to present the budget plans for 2019.

U.S. Democrats question Mar-a-Lago security after Chinese intruder

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional Democrats raised questions on Wednesday about security at President Donald Trump’s.

U.S. House condemns Trump’s courtroom efforts to end Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Calling it an effort to take away Americans’ healthcare, the U.S. House.

Blast in Syria’s Raqqa was caused by mine, not attack – SDF

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A blast in Syria’s Raqqa on Wednesday that wounded people was caused.

Malaysia’s former PM Najib in the dock for three hours as graft trial begins

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Ten years to the day after he was first sworn in.

Turkish election board rules in favour of partial Istanbul recount

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s High Election Board ruled on Wednesday in favour of a recount.

Malaysian ex-PM Najib due to go on trial over 1MDB-linked graft

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Ten years to the day after he was sworn in, disgraced.

Brazil ex-President Temer indicted on charges involving nuclear plant bribes

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was indicted on Tuesday on.

Trump says NATO countries burden-sharing improving, wants more

U.S. President Donald Trump listens to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg while meeting in the.

Iran orders 70 villages evacuated in Khuzestan over flood danger

DUBAI/GENEVA (Reuters) – Flood risks forced Iranian authorities to order the evacuation of over 70.

Iran orders 70 villages evacuated in Khuzestan due to flood risk

GENEVA/DUBAi (Reuters) – Flood risks have forced the Iranian government to order the evacuation of.

Hungarians let off steam in ‘silly walk’ parade

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hundreds of Hungarians marched through central Budapest in a “silly walk” parade.

Whistleblower says Ivanka, Jared got security clearance over experts’ advice

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A White House whistleblower has said the Trump administration overruled security experts.

Chinese boxer trounces stereotypes, depression to become ‘Queen of the Ring’

TAIPEI/NINGBO, China (Reuters) – Huang Wensi narrows her eyes and swings her fists towards her.

New Japanese imperial era ‘Reiwa’ takes name from ancient poetry

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan declared on Monday the name of its new imperial era when.

Erdogan on track to lose Turkey’s biggest cities in shock poll upset

ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AK Party was on track on Monday to lose.

Co-owner of Russia’s S7 airline dies in plane crash near Frankfurt

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Natalia Fileva, chairwoman and co-owner of Russia’s second largest airline S7, died.

Before mosque attacks, New Zealand failed to record hate crimes for years

CHRISTCHURCH/WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Weeks before a gunman killed 50 Muslims in Christchurch, a man had.

New Japan imperial era to be named Reiwa

Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga unveils the new era name “Reiwa” at a news.

Trump aides repeat threat to shut down U.S.-Mexico border on migrant crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Sunday doubled down on its threat to shut.

Amelie de Montchalin named new French European affairs minister

Member of parliament Amelie de Montchalin of “La Republique en Marche” (Republic on the Move.

Conversion is not your mission, pope tells Catholics in Morocco

RABAT (Reuters) – Pope Francis told Morocco’s tiny Catholic community on Sunday their role in.

Comedian is centre stage as Ukraine holds presidential vote

KIEV (Reuters) – The top three contenders in Ukraine’s presidential elections cast their vote on.

Turks begin voting in local polls which Erdogan could lose in big cities

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turks began voting on Sunday in local elections that President Tayyip Erdogan.

Trump cuts aid to Central American countries as migrant crisis deepens

WASHINGTON/EL PASO, Texas (Reuters) – The U.S. government cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and.