Politics

Photoshop gaffe embarrasses Australian prime minister with two left…

Photoshop gaffe embarrasses Australian prime minister with two left…

Published 09/01/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was left red-faced on Wednesday after a family photograph, doctored by his staff, inadvertently left him with [more…]

Modi’s clampdown on e-commerce in India may not win back votes of…

Modi’s clampdown on e-commerce in India may not win back votes of…

Published 28/12/2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s new curbs on e-commerce companies may not be enough to win over small store owners and traders in next year’s [more…]

China police detain students protesting crackdown on Marxist group

China police detain students protesting crackdown on Marxist group

Published 28/12/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese police detained a group of students on Friday who were protesting against a crackdown on a campus Marxist society, whose former [more…]

Malaysia seeks $7.5 billion in reparations from Goldman Sachs: FT

Malaysia seeks $7.5 billion in reparations from Goldman Sachs: FT

Published 22/12/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia is seeking $7.5 billion in reparations from Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) over its dealings with scandal-linked state fund 1MDB, [more…]

Brazil makes official intervention in state bordering Venezuela

Brazil makes official intervention in state bordering Venezuela

Published 10/12/2018

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer has signed a decree making official a federal “intervention” in the state of Roraima which borders [more…]

New leader nets German conservatives a 3-point poll gain

New leader nets German conservatives a 3-point poll gain

Published 10/12/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives gained support in a poll published on Monday after her Christian Democrats (CDU) chose centrist Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer [more…]

Hungarian artist dissects politics with wry riffs on iconic paintings

Hungarian artist dissects politics with wry riffs on iconic paintings

Published 07/12/2018

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - A Hungarian artist has a new exhibition depicting political leaders in the style of iconic paintings with the aim of shocking viewers [more…]

Sri Lanka court bars Rajapaksa from office, disputed PM to appeal

Sri Lanka court bars Rajapaksa from office, disputed PM to appeal

Published 03/12/2018

COLOMBO (Reuters) - A Sri Lankan court issued an order preventing Mahinda Rajapaksa and his disputed cabinet from holding office on Monday, heightening the island’s [more…]

Play depicts Lebanon as building at risk of collapse

Play depicts Lebanon as building at risk of collapse

Published 29/11/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The squabbling residents of a dilapidated building at risk of collapse serve as an allegory for Lebanon’s political and religious divisions in [more…]

Swedish parliament to vote on Moderate leader Kristersson as new PM…

Swedish parliament to vote on Moderate leader Kristersson as new PM…

Published 05/11/2018

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden’s parliament will vote next week on whether centre-right, Moderate Party leader Ulf Kristersson will become prime minister, the Speaker said on [more…]