Crime

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

Published 06/08/2018

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh’s cabinet on Monday will consider capital punishment for traffic accident deaths, a law ministry official said, as thousands of students held [more…]

Assassination attempt and protest send warning to Azerbaijan’s rulers

Assassination attempt and protest send warning to Azerbaijan’s rulers

Published 06/08/2018

GYANJA, Azerbaijan (Reuters) - An assassination attempt and protest in Azerbaijan’s second city have sent a warning to the ruling elite that discontent is simmering [more…]

Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016

Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016

Published 06/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged on Sunday that his son met with Russians in 2016 at Trump Tower to get information on [more…]

Iran eases currency rules, hoping to buoy rial ahead of sanctions

Iran eases currency rules, hoping to buoy rial ahead of sanctions

Published 06/08/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran will ease foreign exchange rules, state TV reported on Sunday, in a bid to halt a collapse of the rial currency [more…]

Celebrity rappers ordered held in custody for a month pending trial…

Celebrity rappers ordered held in custody for a month pending trial…

Published 04/08/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - French judges ruled on Saturday that two celebrity rappers should be held in custody ahead of their trial in a month’s time [more…]

Democratic candidates told not to use ZTE, Huawei devices: source

Democratic candidates told not to use ZTE, Huawei devices: source

Published 04/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic National Committee warned party candidates running in November elections not to use devices made by Chinese telecommunications companies ZTE Corp [more…]

Accountant of ex-Trump aide Manafort testifies she helped falsify…

Accountant of ex-Trump aide Manafort testifies she helped falsify…

Published 04/08/2018

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - An accountant for U.S. President Donald Trump’s one-time campaign chairman Paul Manafort admitted in trial testimony on Friday that she helped [more…]

Manafort accountant tells court tax treatment of loan was wrong

Manafort accountant tells court tax treatment of loan was wrong

Published 03/08/2018

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - An accountant for U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort testified on Friday that she knew an accounting treatment [more…]

Movie producer Weinstein seeks to dismiss sex charges based on emails

Movie producer Weinstein seeks to dismiss sex charges based on emails

Published 03/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Movie producer Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers asked a New York judge on Friday to dismiss rape and sexual assault charges against him, [more…]

Royal Dutch Orchestra fires chief conductor amid harassment…

Royal Dutch Orchestra fires chief conductor amid harassment…

Published 02/08/2018

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The chief conductor at Amsterdam’s renowned Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Daniele Gatti, has been fired because of allegations of sexual harassment, the orchestra [more…]