Asia stocks slip, oil near six-month peak as U.S. prepares to tighten Iran sanctions
Arrests at London climate-change protests top 1,000
Ugandan police disperse supporters of popular lawmaker Bobi Wine with water cannon
Elizabeth Warren proposes canceling billions in student loan debt
Thai navy tows floating home of fugitive U.S. 'seasteader'
Merck's Keytruda wins FDA approval as combination therapy for kidney cancer
Seeds of discontent: Argentina's farmers turn cool on their man Macri
By Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Mauricio Macri rode to power in 2015 promising to bolster the farming sector and cut back taxes that had stymied exports. The country's backbone industry welcomed him with open arms ...
Cyprus probes 'unprecedented' killings by serial killer suspect
ATHENS (Reuters) - Police in Cyprus are probing the actions of a possible serial killer after two women were found murdered and dumped in a mine shaft and a third, a six-year-old child, is still missing. The victims were discovered in the space of a ...
Jewish congress condemns revival of folk tradition in Poland as anti-Semitic
WARSAW (Reuters) - The World Jewish Congress has condemned as anti-Semitic the revival of a folk tradition of burning an effigy of Judas in the Polish town of Pruchnik. A video published by local website expressjaroslawski.pl showed several dozen ...
Democratic Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton enters 2020 presidential race
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Seth Moulton, an Iraq War veteran and Democratic congressman from Massachusetts, entered the 2020 presidential nomination contest on Monday, swelling the ranks of declared contenders to almost 20, his campaign announced in a ...
Sri Lanka imposes emergency, says international network involved in attacks
By Sanjeev Miglani COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with foreign links, in which 290 people were killed and ...
Sudan's military council warns against road blocks as protests continue
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) warned on Monday against protesters blocking roads and limiting the movement of citizens as protests continued after president Omar al-Bashir was forced from power. The TMC also ...
Ghosn lawyer requests bail after ex-Nissan chairman indicted for fourth time
By Tim Kelly and Naomi Tajitsu TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese prosecutors indicted Carlos Ghosn on Monday on another charge of aggravated breach of trust, a Tokyo court said, the fourth charge against the former Nissan Motor Co Ltd chairman, which his ...
Sri Lanka says attacks carried out by suicide bombers, international network involved
By Sanjeev Miglani COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with foreign links, in which 290 people were killed and nearly ...
Sri Lanka attacks death toll rises to 290, about 500 wounded: police
COLOMBO (Reuters) - The death toll from attacks on churches and luxury hotels across Sri Lanka rose significantly to 290, and about 500 people were also wounded, police said on Monday. The death toll overnight had stood at 207. Police spokesman Ruwan ...
Samsung Electronics delays Galaxy Fold media events in China
SEOUL (Reuters) - Smartphone maker Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has postponed media events for its Galaxy Fold planned for this week in Hong Kong and Shanghai, a company official said, days after reviewers of the foldable handset reported defective ...