International / National Security

At least 12 dead, including children, in Afghan suicide blast

At least 12 dead, including children, in Afghan suicide blast

Published 10/07/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 12 people, including several children, on Tuesday, in an attack in the eastern city [more…]

Trump says can’t say if Putin is friend or foe

Trump says can’t say if Putin is friend or foe

Published 10/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he could not say if Russian President Vladimir Putin is a friend or foe, but [more…]

Canada’s NATO troops will stay in Latvia for another four years:…

Canada’s NATO troops will stay in Latvia for another four years:…

Published 10/07/2018

RIGA (Reuters) - Canada will extend its military presence in Latvia by four years, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday during a visit [more…]

China’s Xi pledges $20 billion in loans to revive Middle East

China’s Xi pledges $20 billion in loans to revive Middle East

Published 10/07/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday pledged a package of $20 billion in loans, and about $106 million in financial aid, to [more…]

Banksy’s subversive art draws tourists and locals in Paris

Banksy’s subversive art draws tourists and locals in Paris

Published 09/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - British graffiti artist Banksy, known for his politically charged sketches on walls from London to New York to Gaza City, has descended [more…]

After Pyongyang put-down, Pompeo stands by ‘difficult’…

After Pyongyang put-down, Pompeo stands by ‘difficult’…

Published 09/07/2018

TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brushed off North Korean charges that he used “gangster-like” diplomacy in negotiations in Pyongyang, saying on [more…]

Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif gets 10-year jail term ahead of polls

Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif gets 10-year jail term ahead of polls

Published 06/07/2018

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani court on Friday sentenced ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison for corrupt practices linked to his [more…]

With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

Published 06/07/2018

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - South Syrian rebels said on Friday they had agreed to cease fire and start handing over heavy weapons in a deal mediated [more…]

Syrian army seizes border crossing with Jordan – Hezbollah-run media

Syrian army seizes border crossing with Jordan – Hezbollah-run media

Published 06/07/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces seized control of the Nassib border crossing with Jordan on Friday, a military news service run by the Lebanese [more…]