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China, Taiwan spar over Chinese diplomat’s invasion threat

China, Taiwan spar over Chinese diplomat’s invasion threat

Published 11/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A pro-China supporter adjusts a China national flag during a rally calling for peaceful reunification, days before the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Tsai [more…]

Indonesia detains 18 in pre-emptive bid to boost Christmas security

Indonesia detains 18 in pre-emptive bid to boost Christmas security

Published 11/12/2017

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian anti-terrorism police have detained 18 people with links to militant groups in a bid to cut the risk of attacks during [more…]

Saudi Arabia says cinemas will be allowed from early 2018

Saudi Arabia says cinemas will be allowed from early 2018

Published 11/12/2017

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Monday that public cinemas would be allowed in the conservative kingdom and the first cinemas were likely to [more…]

German intelligence unmasks alleged covert Chinese social media profil

German intelligence unmasks alleged covert Chinese social media profil

Published 11/12/2017

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s intelligence service has published the details of social network profiles which it says are fronts faked by Chinese intelligence to gather [more…]

Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Published 08/12/2017

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the EC headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS/LONDON [more…]

Factbox: What’s in the Brexit divorce deal?

Factbox: What’s in the Brexit divorce deal?

Published 08/12/2017

An Anti-Brexit protestor waves EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Simon DawsonBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European [more…]

Soccer: Born in Japan, playing for North Korea under shadow of missile crisis

Soccer: Born in Japan, playing for North Korea under shadow of missile crisis

Published 08/12/2017

North Korea's national soccer team players Kim Song Gi (R) and Lee Yong Jick pose for a photo after an interview with Reuters in Tokyo, [more…]

Impossible to calculate Brexit bill figure at present: EU’s Barnier

Impossible to calculate Brexit bill figure at present: EU’s Barnier

Published 08/12/2017

European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier holds a press conference at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS (Reuters) [more…]

Vietnam reviews toll road after rare protests

Vietnam reviews toll road after rare protests

Published 08/12/2017

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam’s government has promised a full review of charges at a toll gate on a new road after protests there posed a [more…]

Britain won’t pay EU more, or sooner, than if it were EU member: Barnier

Britain won’t pay EU more, or sooner, than if it were EU member: Barnier

Published 08/12/2017

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain will honor all its financial obligations to the European Union as part of its divorce bill, but the payments will not [more…]