Government / Politics

Trump warns Mexico on migrant caravan, threatens to close border

Trump warns Mexico on migrant caravan, threatens to close border

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern U.S. border on Thursday if Mexico did not move to [more…]

Special Report: Why Poland fell out of step with Europe

Special Report: Why Poland fell out of step with Europe

Published 18/10/2018

WARSAW - Last winter, Monika Pawlik spent her days crawling through mud and digging trenches in frozen ground, training for Poland’s home guard. Her daughter, [more…]

EU cultivates Asian leaders on trade, climate in message to Trump

EU cultivates Asian leaders on trade, climate in message to Trump

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will seek Asian support for free trade, the Iran nuclear deal and fighting global warming at a regional summit [more…]

Russia and Turkey give more time for Idlib deal in Syria: U.N.

Russia and Turkey give more time for Idlib deal in Syria: U.N.

Published 18/10/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Russia and Turkey plan to give more time for the implementation of their de-escalation deal in the Syrian province of Idlib, a [more…]

Italy’s PM defiant on budget, denies coalition rift

Italy’s PM defiant on budget, denies coalition rift

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy’s prime minister on Thursday denied any division between the two parties in his governing coalition, after reports of a spat over [more…]

On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

Published 18/10/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - South Korea’s president spoke of “heart-warming” moves toward peace on the Korean peninsula on Wednesday, a day before he is expected [more…]

South Korea’s Moon delivers invitation from North Korea for pope to…

South Korea’s Moon delivers invitation from North Korea for pope to…

Published 18/10/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Pope Francis on Thursday and the president’s office said he had relayed an invitation from [more…]

Top Afghan official killed in shooting, U.S. general unhurt

Top Afghan official killed in shooting, U.S. general unhurt

Published 18/10/2018

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, General Scott Miller escaped unhurt after a burst of gunfire in the governor’s compound in [more…]

German AfD members monitored by spy agency are now Bavarian lawmakers

German AfD members monitored by spy agency are now Bavarian lawmakers

Published 18/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Some members of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in Bavaria who are under surveillance for alleged links to extremist groups [more…]

Ethiopia’s PM says soldiers who marched on palace sought to ‘abort…

Ethiopia’s PM says soldiers who marched on palace sought to ‘abort…

Published 18/10/2018

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday that soldiers who marched on his palace last week had “nefarious aims” and [more…]