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Trump, North Korea's Kim to hold second summit in late February

Reuters 19 Jan 04:51 PM

U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said on Friday after Trump met Pyongyang’s top nuclear negotiator. Read Full Story »

Mexican pipeline blast during fuel raid kills at least 21

Reuters 19 Jan 02:03 PM

At least 21 people were killed and 71 were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as dozens of people tried to fill up containers, state and federal authorities said. Read Full Story »

UK PM May faces confidence vote as Brexit goes down to the line

Reuters 16 Jan 03:14 PM

Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faced a no confidence vote on Wednesday after the crushing defeat of her Brexit divorce deal by parliament left Britain’s exit from the European Union in disarray just 10 weeks before it is due to leave. Read Full Story »

Indonesian divers find crashed Lion Air jet's second black box

Reuters 14 Jan 02:38 PM

Indonesia has found the cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air plane more than two months after the Boeing Co (BA.N) 737 MAX jet crashed into the sea near Jakarta, killing all 189 on board, an official said on Monday. Read Full Story »

Ahead of vote, UK PM May warns it would be catastrophic to halt Brexit

Reuters 14 Jan 10:01 AM

British Prime Minister Theresa May warned lawmakers on Sunday that failing to deliver Brexit would be catastrophic for democracy, in a plea for support two days before parliament is expected to reject her deal with Brussels. Read Full Story »

U.S.-led coalition withdrawing equipment from Syria

Reuters 12 Jan 02:46 PM

The U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State added to confusion surrounding the U.S. withdrawal from Syria on Friday by saying it had started the pullout process, but officials later clarified that only equipment, not troops, were being withdrawn. Read Full Story »

North Korea's Kim in China after warning of alternate path to Trump talks

Reuters 08 Jan 03:35 PM

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Reuters 04 Jan 05:50 PM

China and the United States will hold vice ministerial level trade talks in Beijing on Jan. 7-8, as the two sides look to end a dispute that is inflicting increasing pain on both economies and roiling global financial markets. Read Full Story »

China's Xi threatens Taiwan with force but also seeks peaceful 'reunification'

Reuters 02 Jan 04:22 PM

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Bangladesh PM Hasina wins third straight term despite vote-rigging claims

Reuters 31 Dec 01:04 PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s alliance won Bangladesh’s election with a thumping majority, the country’s Election Commission said on Monday, giving her a third straight term following a vote that the opposition rejected as rigged. Read Full Story »

Indonesian rescuers use drones, sniffer dogs as tsunami death toll tops 400

Reuters 25 Dec 05:59 PM

Indonesian rescuers on Tuesday used drones and sniffer dogs to search for survivors along the devastated west coast of Java hit by a tsunami that killed at least 429 people, warning more victims are expected to be uncovered as the search expands. Read Full Story »

Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan ex-PM, sent back to jail for corruption

Bbc 24 Dec 04:06 PM

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been sent back to jail after a fresh corruption conviction. Read Full Story »

Associated Press 05 Dec 08:42 PM

A powerful earthquake that struck in the southern Pacific Ocean on Wednesday sent jitters around the region after authorities warned of possible tsunamis, but there were no initial reports of destructive waves or major damage. Read Full Story »

US, China put brakes on their trade dispute with ceasefire

Associated Press 02 Dec 04:29 PM

The United States and China reached a 90-day ceasefire in a trade dispute that has rattled financial markets and threatened world economic growth. The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires. Read Full Story »

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush dead at 94

Reuters 01 Dec 11:28 AM

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who presided over the end of the Cold War and routed Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi army but lost a chance for a second term after breaking a no-new-taxes pledge, died on Friday at the age of 94, a family spokesman said. Read Full Story »

Sri Lanka crisis: New PM loses confidence vote

Reuters 14 Nov 03:49 PM

Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday, presenting a standoff with the opposition and throwing the country deeper into turmoil. Read Full Story »

Trump limits asylum from Mexico border, caravans head north

Reuters 10 Nov 10:15 AM

President Donald Trump on Friday effectively suspended the granting of asylum to migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, seeking fresh ways to block thousands of Central Americans travelling in caravans from entering the United States. Read Full Story »

Reuters 08 Nov 10:55 PM

A gunman opened fire in a crowded Southern California bar popular with college students, killing 12 people, including a sheriff’s deputy, police said on Thursday. Read Full Story »

Xi unveils opening-up measures

07 Nov 04:04 PM

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Reuters 03 Nov 09:28 AM

A gunman opened fire in a Florida yoga studio on Friday, shooting six people and killing two of them before class members fought back and the attacker killed himself, police and authorities said. Read Full Story »

Drunk Japanese pilot arrested at Heathrow Airport

Bbc 02 Nov 03:27 PM

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Reuters 01 Nov 04:53 PM

Indonesian divers on Thursday retrieved a black box from a Lion Air passenger jet that crashed into the shallow sea off the coast of the capital, Jakarta, killing all 189 people onboard. Read Full Story »

Afghan army helicopter crash kills 25, including a top commander

Reuters 31 Oct 03:37 PM

An army helicopter crashed in southwestern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing 25 people on board, including a top commander and the head of the provincial council key in fighting off a Taliban attack in May, officials said. Read Full Story »

Lion Air plane had airspeed problem on flight prior to crash - official

Reuters 30 Oct 05:02 PM

The Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane that crashed with 189 people on board on Monday had technical problems on its previous flight, including “unreliable airspeed”, an official of Indonesia’s national transportation safety committee said on Tuesday. Read Full Story »

Florida man charged in connection with 14 bombs sent to Trump critics

Reuters 27 Oct 10:15 AM

The man suspected of mailing at least 14 pipe bombs to some of U.S. President Donald Trump’s leading critics was arrested on Friday in Florida on federal charges in a case echoing the rancor of one of the most toxic election campaigns in decades. Read Full Story »

Sri Lanka's ex-president Rajapaksa sworn in as prime minister

Reuters 26 Oct 08:45 PM

Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the prime minister on Friday. Read Full Story »

Reuters 26 Oct 08:32 PM

Police found two more suspicious packages on Friday addressed to U.S. Senator Cory Booker and James Clapper, the former U.S. director of national intelligence, as the hunt for the person who mailed bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of U.S. President Donald Trump focused on Florida. Read Full Story »

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