Government / Politics

Jordan’s PM submits resignation after protests, source says

Jordan’s PM submits resignation after protests, source says

Published 04/06/2018

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan’s Prime Minister Hani Mulki submitted his resignation to King Abdullah on Monday, an official source said, to soothe widespread anger over [more…]

China says in principle door is open to talks with U.S. on trade

China says in principle door is open to talks with U.S. on trade

Published 04/06/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s door to talks is open in principle, the country’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday, a day after Beijing warned that any [more…]

U.S. urges China to account for the ‘ghosts’ of Tiananmen

U.S. urges China to account for the ‘ghosts’ of Tiananmen

Published 04/06/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States urges China to make a full public account of those killed, detained or who went missing during a crackdown [more…]

Malaysia mulling task force to probe French submarine deal

Malaysia mulling task force to probe French submarine deal

Published 04/06/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s cabinet is discussing setting up a special task force to investigate alleged corruption during the purchase of two French submarines [more…]

Turkish operation on Kurdish rebels in Iraq is matter of timing:…

Turkish operation on Kurdish rebels in Iraq is matter of timing:…

Published 04/06/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish forces are waiting for the right time to carry out an operation in northern Iraq’s Qandil region where high-ranking members of [more…]

Germany’s FDP joins far right in seeking parliamentary inquiry on…

Germany’s FDP joins far right in seeking parliamentary inquiry on…

Published 04/06/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s opposition Free Democrats joined the far right on Monday in calling for a parliamentary inquiry into Chancellor Angela’s migrant policy and [more…]

Jordanian PM resigns after protests: official source

Jordanian PM resigns after protests: official source

Published 04/06/2018

AMMAN (Reuters) - Hani Mulki resigned from his post as Jordan’s prime minister in a meeting with King Abdullah on Monday, an official source said, [more…]

North Korea shakes up top military brass ahead of Trump summit -…

North Korea shakes up top military brass ahead of Trump summit -…

Published 04/06/2018

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea’s top three military officials have been removed from their posts, a senior U.S. official said, a move analysts said on [more…]

Singapore designates special zone for Trump-Kim summit

Singapore designates special zone for Trump-Kim summit

Published 04/06/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has designated a central region of the wealthy city state as a “special event area” from June 10 to 14 for [more…]

Jordan police: protests against price hikes under control

Jordan police: protests against price hikes under control

Published 04/06/2018

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan’s police chief said security forces had detained 60 people for breaking the law during major protests over tax hikes in recent [more…]