International / National Security

Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

Published 19/11/2018

(Reuters) - Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. sanctions, which are part of a psychological war doomed to failure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani [more…]

Israeli coalition crisis eases, making early election less likely

Israeli coalition crisis eases, making early election less likely

Published 19/11/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition crisis eased on Monday when a coalition partner backed off a demand to be given the defense [more…]

From rugby to painting, China using global stage to diminish Taiwan

From rugby to painting, China using global stage to diminish Taiwan

Published 19/11/2018

TAIPEI (Reuters) - All Taiwan wanted to do was to host rugby teams from around the region for a series of matches. Instead, Chinese representatives [more…]

No better Brexit deal available, EU ministers tell Britain

No better Brexit deal available, EU ministers tell Britain

Published 19/11/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany and other European Union states told Britain on Monday their draft Brexit agreement could not be renegoitated. British Prime Minister Theresa [more…]

Taliban say no pact struck with U.S. over deadline to end Afghan war

Taliban say no pact struck with U.S. over deadline to end Afghan war

Published 19/11/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - A three-day meeting between the Taliban and the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to pave the way for peace talks ended with [more…]

Trump does not want to hear tape of ‘vicious’ Khashoggi murder

Trump does not want to hear tape of ‘vicious’ Khashoggi murder

Published 18/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he does not want to listen to an audio recording of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal [more…]

Turkey says Khashoggi killers may have taken body parts out of…

Turkey says Khashoggi killers may have taken body parts out of…

Published 18/11/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - The killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have taken his dismembered body out of Turkey in luggage, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi [more…]

Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS in first launch since accident

Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS in first launch since accident

Published 17/11/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - An unmanned rocket carrying cargo blasted off into space on Friday in the first launch of a Russian-made Soyuz-FG rocket from Kazakhstan’s [more…]

‘We trust our rocket’, crew says ahead of first space launch since…

‘We trust our rocket’, crew says ahead of first space launch since…

Published 15/11/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A U.S. astronaut said on Thursday she had full confidence in the safety of the Russian-made Soyuz rocket that will blast a [more…]

Japan cybersecurity and Olympics minister: ‘I’ve never used a…

Japan cybersecurity and Olympics minister: ‘I’ve never used a…

Published 15/11/2018

(Corrects minister’s time in parliament in second paragraph of this Nov. 14 story.) TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s recently appointed cybersecurity and Olympics minister has told [more…]