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UK PM May seeks business support for EU deal as she faces day of…

UK PM May seeks business support for EU deal as she faces day of…

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek to win support from business leaders for her contentious draft European Union divorce deal on [more…]

No better Brexit deal available, EU ministers tell Britain

No better Brexit deal available, EU ministers tell Britain

Published 19/11/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany and other European Union states told Britain on Monday their draft Brexit agreement could not be renegoitated. British Prime Minister Theresa [more…]

At APEC, China, others woo Pacific with a boulevard, a Bible and a…

At APEC, China, others woo Pacific with a boulevard, a Bible and a…

Published 19/11/2018

PORT MORESBY (Reuters) - After world leaders jetted out of Papua New Guinea following the acrimonious end to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, Pacific [more…]

Dollar bulls wary after biggest weekly drop in two months

Dollar bulls wary after biggest weekly drop in two months

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar steadied on Monday after posting its biggest weekly drop in two months last week as investors grew cautious about the [more…]

APEC fails to live up to its name amid U.S., China acrimony

APEC fails to live up to its name amid U.S., China acrimony

Published 19/11/2018

PORT MORESBY (Reuters) - The C in APEC stands for Cooperation. But when the two biggest members are fighting a trade war and using the [more…]

Taliban say no pact struck with U.S. over deadline to end Afghan war

Taliban say no pact struck with U.S. over deadline to end Afghan war

Published 19/11/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - A three-day meeting between the Taliban and the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to pave the way for peace talks ended with [more…]

UK could ask for Brexit transition beyond 2020, business minister says

UK could ask for Brexit transition beyond 2020, business minister says

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom could ask for a longer Brexit transition period if needed, Business Secretary Greg Clark said on Monday, not ruling [more…]

Ten years’ jail term for Chinese author of homoerotic novel sparks…

Ten years’ jail term for Chinese author of homoerotic novel sparks…

Published 19/11/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court’s 10-year jail term for an author of a homoerotic book found guilty of profiting from selling “obscene” literature has [more…]

Lights, camera, factions: Stars at Chinese-language ‘Oscars’ split…

Lights, camera, factions: Stars at Chinese-language ‘Oscars’ split…

Published 19/11/2018

TAIPEI/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The Chinese-speaking world’s version of the Oscars, the Golden Horse Awards, has created a sharp political divide between film stars and directors [more…]

‘Star Wars’ producer Kennedy wants new movie voices ‘to bring world…

‘Star Wars’ producer Kennedy wants new movie voices ‘to bring world…

Published 19/11/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “Star Wars” producer Kathleen Kennedy on Sunday accepted a lifetime achievement award from the organizers of the Oscars and said she [more…]