Government / Politics

Trump’s trade ‘extortion’ won’t work, China state media says

Trump’s trade ‘extortion’ won’t work, China state media says

Published 06/08/2018

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state media on Monday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade policies in an unusually personal attack, and sought to [more…]

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean state media called on Monday for the United States to drop sanctions, saying Pyongyang had demonstrated good faith by ending [more…]

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…]

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - Every time an image of U.S. President Donald Trump appears on TV in South Korea, 69-year-old Vietnam War veteran Chung Seung-jin solemnly [more…]

‘Nice to be back’: NZ Prime Minister Ardern returns to capital…

‘Nice to be back’: NZ Prime Minister Ardern returns to capital…

Published 06/08/2018

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returned on Monday to Parliament to run her first Cabinet meeting, six weeks after giving birth [more…]

Singapore tests eye scans at immigration checkpoints: media

Singapore tests eye scans at immigration checkpoints: media

Published 06/08/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore will scan travelers’ eyes at some of its border checkpoints, local media reported on Monday, in a trial of expensive technology [more…]

China state media attacks Trump on trade in unusually harsh terms

China state media attacks Trump on trade in unusually harsh terms

Published 06/08/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s state media on Monday lashed out at the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump in an unusually direct attack, accusing him [more…]

Brazilian right-wing candidate Bolsonaro picks army general as…

Brazilian right-wing candidate Bolsonaro picks army general as…

Published 06/08/2018

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday tipped as his running mate a controversial retired military general who said last year [more…]