Europe

Uber introduces new safety features as it fights to retain London…

Uber introduces new safety features as it fights to retain London…

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A photo illustration shows the Uber app on a mobile telephone, as it is held up for a posed photograph in central London, [more…]

U.S. and Turkey agree to mend ties- Turks propose joint deployment…

U.S. and Turkey agree to mend ties- Turks propose joint deployment…

Published 16/02/2018

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrive to a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, February 16, 2018. REUTERS/Cem OzdelANKARA (Reuters) [more…]

Turkey indicts journalist Yucel, decides to free him pending trial:…

Turkey indicts journalist Yucel, decides to free him pending trial:…

Published 16/02/2018

A protester carries a placard during a demonstration to support German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel in Floersheim near Frankfurt, Germany, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ralph OrlowskiISTANBUL/BERLIN (Reuters) [more…]

Lebanon speaker: U.S. proposal on Lebanon-Israel disputed waters…

Lebanon speaker: U.S. proposal on Lebanon-Israel disputed waters…

Published 16/02/2018

Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Friday that U.S. proposals regarding the disputed Lebanon-Israel maritime border were "unacceptable", state news agency NNA said. [more…]

‘Easy on the fries!’, Japan scientists tell hopeful bald people

‘Easy on the fries!’, Japan scientists tell hopeful bald people

Published 16/02/2018

Professor of Yokohama National University, Junji Fukuda (R) and a researcher in his team, pose with mice in cages at their lab at Yokohama National [more…]

Quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Games on day seven

Quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Games on day seven

Published 16/02/2018

Figure Skating – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Men Single Skating short program competition – Gangneung Ice Arena - Gangneung, South Korea – February 16, [more…]

Speed skating: Visser resumes normal service for dominant Dutch

Speed skating: Visser resumes normal service for dominant Dutch

Published 16/02/2018

Speed Skating - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's 5000 m competition finals - Gangneung Oval - Gangneung, South Korea - February 16, 2018 - [more…]

Britain still thinks Northern Ireland power-share deal possible

Britain still thinks Northern Ireland power-share deal possible

Published 16/02/2018

Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, greets Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley at Stormont House, in Belfast, Northern Ireland February 12, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh KilcoyneBELFAST (Reuters) - [more…]

Swedish central banker Floden gets renewed mandate

Swedish central banker Floden gets renewed mandate

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: The sign for Sweden's central bank is pictured in Stockholm, Sweden, August 12, 2016. REUTERS/Violette GoarantSTOCKHOLM (Reuters) - One of the Swedish central [more…]

Soros lobbies ECB for more euro zone integration, draws criticism

Soros lobbies ECB for more euro zone integration, draws criticism

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Business magnate George Soros arrives to speak at the Open Russia Club in London, Britain June 20, 2016. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/File PhotoFRANKFURT (Reuters) - [more…]