Asia / Pacific

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Published 14/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence given [more…]

Federer serves up dominant first-round win against Istomin

Federer serves up dominant first-round win against Istomin

Published 14/01/2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Defending champion Roger Federer served straight through Denis Istomin to win their first-round encounter at the Australian Open on Monday, securing a [more…]

India’s top court seeks govt response on plans to snoop on…

India’s top court seeks govt response on plans to snoop on…

Published 14/01/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s Supreme Court on Monday asked the government to respond in six weeks on pleas challenging a recent home ministry order [more…]

ACWA considers supporting solar panel manufacturing in Saudi

ACWA considers supporting solar panel manufacturing in Saudi

Published 14/01/2019

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - ACWA Power is considering supporting the manufacturing of solar panels in Saudi Arabia, its chief executive said, as the power and [more…]

Brave Murray bows out of Australian Open after epic comeback

Brave Murray bows out of Australian Open after epic comeback

Published 14/01/2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Andy Murray’s hopes of a fairytale swansong at the Australian Open were crushed in the first round on Monday as Roberto Bautista [more…]

China says countries should end ‘fabrications’ about Huawei

China says countries should end ‘fabrications’ about Huawei

Published 14/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Monday urged countries to end “fabrications” about Huawei, after an official in Poland said his country could limit the use [more…]

Russia says disagreements still hamper peace deal with Japan

Russia says disagreements still hamper peace deal with Japan

Published 14/01/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia still has significant disagreements with Japan, which stand in the way of clinching a peace deal to end a decades-old territorial [more…]

China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stock markets and commodities took a hit on Monday after a shock contraction in Chinese trade pointed to deepening cracks in [more…]

Australia union seeks help for detained Bahraini refugee player

Australia union seeks help for detained Bahraini refugee player

Published 14/01/2019

DUBAI (Reuters) - The head of the Australian soccer players union wants the sport’s regional governing body to help secure the release of a Bahraini [more…]

Oil falls to $60 on concerns about China slowdown

Oil falls to $60 on concerns about China slowdown

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil slipped to around $60 a barrel on Monday after data showed weakening imports and exports in China, the world’s second-largest oil [more…]