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UK cabinet discussed Brexit policy document, plans no-deal exit: PM…

UK cabinet discussed Brexit policy document, plans no-deal exit: PM…

Published 10/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s cabinet discussed the so-called white paper Brexit policy document and stepping up preparations for a no-deal exit, Prime Minister Theresa May’s [more…]

Iran vows to sell as much oil as it can in face of U.S. sanctions

Iran vows to sell as much oil as it can in face of U.S. sanctions

Published 10/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran’s vice president acknowledged on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions would hurt the economy, but promised to “sell as much oil as we [more…]

China’s Xi pledges $20 billion in loans to revive Middle East

China’s Xi pledges $20 billion in loans to revive Middle East

Published 10/07/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday pledged a package of $20 billion in loans, and about $106 million in financial aid, to [more…]

WhatsApp launches Indian media blitz to dispel fake news woes

WhatsApp launches Indian media blitz to dispel fake news woes

Published 10/07/2018

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messaging platform on Tuesday published advertisements in key Indian newspapers to tackle the spread of misinformation, its first such [more…]

Mick Jagger quips about Polish courts overhaul at Warsaw concert

Mick Jagger quips about Polish courts overhaul at Warsaw concert

Published 09/07/2018

WARSAW (Reuters) - The Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger took a swipe at the Polish government’s shake-up of the judiciary during a concert in Warsaw, adding [more…]

After Pyongyang put-down, Pompeo stands by ‘difficult’…

After Pyongyang put-down, Pompeo stands by ‘difficult’…

Published 09/07/2018

TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brushed off North Korean charges that he used “gangster-like” diplomacy in negotiations in Pyongyang, saying on [more…]

Scientists defy ‘force of nature’ to unlock secrets of Hawaii volcano

Scientists defy ‘force of nature’ to unlock secrets of Hawaii volcano

Published 08/07/2018

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Dressed in heavy cotton, a helmet and respirator, Jessica Ball worked the night shift monitoring “fissure 8,” which has been spewing [more…]

Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif gets 10-year jail term ahead of polls

Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif gets 10-year jail term ahead of polls

Published 06/07/2018

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani court on Friday sentenced ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison for corrupt practices linked to his [more…]

With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

Published 06/07/2018

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - South Syrian rebels said on Friday they had agreed to cease fire and start handing over heavy weapons in a deal mediated [more…]