International / National Security

Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan

Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan

Published 16/04/2018

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Marvia Malik made headlines when she debuted last month on a private television channel in Pakistan, becoming the conservative country’s first [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…]

Dutch arrest four men on suspicion of planning attack on Turkish…

Dutch arrest four men on suspicion of planning attack on Turkish…

Published 16/04/2018

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch prosecutors said on Monday they had arrested four men suspected of planning an attack on the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam. In [more…]

Norway considering whether to ask US to extend Marines’ presence

Norway considering whether to ask US to extend Marines’ presence

Published 16/04/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s foreign minister said her government was discussing whether to ask Washington to extend the stay of U.S. Marines in the country, [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…]

Inspectors’ visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

Inspectors’ visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

Published 16/04/2018

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - A visit by chemical weapons inspectors to the site of a suspected gas attack in Syria was delayed on Monday, British and [more…]

Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says

Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says

Published 16/04/2018

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Western countries accused Moscow on Monday of preventing inspectors from reaching the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria [more…]

Tokyo fears Trump could link security with trade at summit with Abe

Tokyo fears Trump could link security with trade at summit with Abe

Published 16/04/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could find his oft-touted close ties with Donald Trump sorely tested at a summit this week in [more…]

After Trump drama, new Pence national security aide steps down

After Trump drama, new Pence national security aide steps down

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new national security aide to U.S. Vice President Mike Pence stepped down on Sunday, only two days after being officially named [more…]

Trump lawyer Cohen denies media report of Prague trip

Trump lawyer Cohen denies media report of Prague trip

Published 14/04/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen on Saturday denied a media report that the special counsel investigating alleged Russian interference in [more…]