Government / Politics

Oil recoup some Syria-related losses- focus switches to Iran

Oil recoup some Syria-related losses- focus switches to Iran

Published 16/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil recovered some ground on Monday, but prices were still down on the day as investor concern waned about escalating tensions in [more…]

Russia starts blocking Telegram messenger

Russia starts blocking Telegram messenger

Published 16/04/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s state telecommunications regulator said on Monday it had begun blocking access to Telegram messenger after the company refused to comply with [more…]

South African authorities raid Gupta compound in Johannesburg

South African authorities raid Gupta compound in Johannesburg

Published 16/04/2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African police on Monday raided the compound of former president Jacob Zuma’s allies the Guptas, who were accused two years ago [more…]

Fired FBI director Comey says Trump ‘morally unfit’: ABC News…

Fired FBI director Comey says Trump ‘morally unfit’: ABC News…

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI director James Comey said in an ABC News interview on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump is a dangerous, “morally [more…]

Trump says Russia, China playing ‘currency devaluation game’

Trump says Russia, China playing ‘currency devaluation game’

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump accused Russia and China on Monday of devaluing their currencies while the United States raises interest rates. “Russia [more…]

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen expected at court hearing over searches

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen expected at court hearing over searches

Published 16/04/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A longtime personal lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to appear Monday in Manhattan federal court as he seeks [more…]

China’s Sina Weibo reverses gay content clean-up after outcry

China’s Sina Weibo reverses gay content clean-up after outcry

Published 16/04/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Sina Weibo on Monday reversed a decision to remove gay content after outcry among gay Chinese who say the company had [more…]

Maldives rejects U.N. body’s call to let ex-president fight election

Maldives rejects U.N. body’s call to let ex-president fight election

Published 16/04/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - The Maldives rejected a demand by a U.N. human rights watchdog on Monday that former president Mohamed Nasheed be allowed to stand [more…]

U.S. bans American companies from selling to China’s ZTE

U.S. bans American companies from selling to China’s ZTE

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Commerce is banning American companies from selling components to Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp for seven years [more…]

Commerce Department bars U.S. companies from selling to China’s ZTE

Commerce Department bars U.S. companies from selling to China’s ZTE

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has banned American companies from selling telecommunications equipment to China’s ZTE Corp after the Chinese company illegally shipped telecom [more…]