Government / Politics

Australia’s conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority

Australia’s conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority

Published 20/05/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s conservative coalition secured an outright parliamentary majority on Monday following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Scott Morrison to progress [more…]

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange’s detention over rape allegation

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange’s detention over rape allegation

Published 20/05/2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court [more…]

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of peace…

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of peace…

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trump’s long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference [more…]

Year-old Xinhua alert spreads proclaiming U.S.-China trade row…

Year-old Xinhua alert spreads proclaiming U.S.-China trade row…

Published 20/05/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s official Xinhua news agency condemned the spreading of “false news” on Monday after some websites published a year-old alert announcing a [more…]

Trump says tariffs making companies leave China, a deal can’t be…

Trump says tariffs making companies leave China, a deal can’t be…

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said his tariffs on Chinese goods are causing companies to move production out of China to Vietnam and [more…]

Italy firmly committed to preserving financial stability: Economy…

Italy firmly committed to preserving financial stability: Economy…

Published 20/05/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy is firmly committed to preserving financial stability while also relaunching investments, Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Monday. “The ‘Def’ document [more…]

STMicroelectronics declines to comment on Nikkei report on Huawei…

STMicroelectronics declines to comment on Nikkei report on Huawei…

Published 20/05/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - STMicroelectronics declined to comment on Monday on a report in the Nikkei Asian Review that said it was set to have meetings [more…]

China’s tech transfer problem is growing, EU business group says

China’s tech transfer problem is growing, EU business group says

Published 20/05/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Cases of European firms forced to transfer technology in China are increasing despite Beijing saying the problem does not exist, a European [more…]

Czech government sticks to 2020 budget deficit target: PM

Czech government sticks to 2020 budget deficit target: PM

Published 20/05/2019

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech government will stick to plans for a 40 billion crown ($1.73 billion) central government budget deficit in 2020, unchanged from [more…]

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump [more…]