Conflicts / War / Peace

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Published 17/09/2018

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that a joint statement due to be made after his meeting with Russian President [more…]

Pakistan auctions cars in austerity drive, PM commutes by helicopter

Pakistan auctions cars in austerity drive, PM commutes by helicopter

Published 17/09/2018

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan’s new government on Monday began auctioning off about 100 government-owned vehicles as part of new Prime Minister Imran Khan’s highly publicized [more…]

Ukrainians relive bloodshed of Kiev’s Maidan in virtual reality

Ukrainians relive bloodshed of Kiev’s Maidan in virtual reality

Published 17/09/2018

KIEV (Reuters) - A volunteer medic and the man whose life he saved. A lawmaker whose Facebook post calling for protests in Kiev’s Maidan square [more…]

Exclusive: Pompeo seeks rapprochement with alienated U.S. diplomats

Exclusive: Pompeo seeks rapprochement with alienated U.S. diplomats

Published 17/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has nearly doubled promotions of top American diplomats as he seeks to restore diplomatic ties with [more…]

U.S. State Department revokes PLO ambassador family visas: envoy

U.S. State Department revokes PLO ambassador family visas: envoy

Published 16/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States revoked visas for the family of the Palestine Liberation Organization ambassador, the envoy said on Sunday, the latest development [more…]

Ebola fight has new science but faces old hurdles in restive Congo

Ebola fight has new science but faces old hurdles in restive Congo

Published 10/09/2018

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - When Esperance Nzavaki heard she was cured of Ebola after three weeks of cutting-edge care at a medical [more…]

Meeting of U.S., Central American officials is called off this week

Meeting of U.S., Central American officials is called off this week

Published 10/09/2018

SAN SALVADOR/TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - A U.S.-hosted meeting with Mexico and Central American countries scheduled for this week in Washington has been called off, officials said [more…]

Qatar lifts controversial exit visa system for most workers

Qatar lifts controversial exit visa system for most workers

Published 05/09/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar amended its residency laws on Tuesday to allow most foreign workers to leave the country without exit permits from their employers, [more…]

Corrupt government? You voted for them – China pushes back at…

Corrupt government? You voted for them – China pushes back at…

Published 05/09/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - As President Xi Jinping gathered together leaders from almost all African countries for a summit in Beijing in recent days, some former [more…]

Ex-Ambassador Khalilzad to become U.S. adviser on Afghanistan

Ex-Ambassador Khalilzad to become U.S. adviser on Afghanistan

Published 05/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad will join the State Department as an adviser on Afghanistan, U.S. Secretary of State Mike [more…]