Conflicts / War / Peace

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…]

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…]

Florida governor suspends sheriff for response to school massacre

Florida governor suspends sheriff for response to school massacre

Published 13/01/2019

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday suspended the local sheriff criticized for the police response to last year’s mass shooting that [more…]

Archaeologists restore ancient Palmyra artifacts in Damascus museum

Archaeologists restore ancient Palmyra artifacts in Damascus museum

Published 10/01/2019

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - In the National Museum of Damascus, archaeologist Muntajab Youssef works on an ancient stone bust from Palmyra, one of hundreds of artifacts [more…]

Japan demands talks over Korean court’s Nippon Steel decision

Japan demands talks over Korean court’s Nippon Steel decision

Published 09/01/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan on Wednesday demanded talks with South Korea over a Korean court compensation award against a Japanese company for using forced laborers [more…]

House Democrats to test Republicans on Trump’s wall demand

House Democrats to test Republicans on Trump’s wall demand

Published 09/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As a partial U.S. government shutdown neared the three-week mark, Democrats on Wednesday were set to test Republicans’ resolve in backing President [more…]

In Oval Office speech, Trump demands a wall but does not declare…

In Oval Office speech, Trump demands a wall but does not declare…

Published 09/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump urged Congress in a televised speech on Tuesday to give him $5.7 billion this year to help build a [more…]

North Korea’s Kim discusses expected summit with Trump in talks in…

North Korea’s Kim discusses expected summit with Trump in talks in…

Published 09/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed an expected U.S.-North Korea summit in talks in Beijing on [more…]

Explainer: Trump risks legal fight with emergency threat on wall

Explainer: Trump risks legal fight with emergency threat on wall

Published 09/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump would almost certainly face a legal challenge if he makes good on his threat to get funding for a [more…]

China says it welcomes U.N. to visit Xinjiang via proper procedures

China says it welcomes U.N. to visit Xinjiang via proper procedures

Published 07/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday it would welcome U.N. officials to its far western region of Xinjiang if they follow the proper procedures, [more…]