Politics

U.S. buyers of Venezuelan oil sub in Shell, BP offshore crude

U.S. buyers of Venezuelan oil sub in Shell, BP offshore crude

Published 25/03/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. sanctions on Venezuela’s oil industry have made winners out of Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc, Gulf of Mexico [more…]

Malaysia to summon two Goldman Sachs units ahead of 1MDB case

Malaysia to summon two Goldman Sachs units ahead of 1MDB case

Published 18/03/2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian prosecutors on Monday said they would issue summonses to units of U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs in London and Hong [more…]

Backstory: How Reuters uncovered Beto O’Rourke’s teenage hacking days

Backstory: How Reuters uncovered Beto O’Rourke’s teenage hacking days

Published 16/03/2019

(Reuters) - Reuters reporter Joseph Menn exclusively revealed on Friday that Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke belonged to one of the best-known groups of computer [more…]

U.S. presses India to stop buying oil from Venezuela’s Maduro: envoy

U.S. presses India to stop buying oil from Venezuela’s Maduro: envoy

Published 10/03/2019

(Reuters) - The United States is pressing India to stop buying oil from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government, Washington’s top envoy for Venezuela said, as [more…]

Colombia cancels entrance cards for 300 Venezuelan Maduro supporters

Colombia cancels entrance cards for 300 Venezuelan Maduro supporters

Published 08/02/2019

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s migration office on Friday said it canceled over 300 daily entrance passes for Venezuelan politicians and their families who support President [more…]

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Islamic State is far from defeated, and instead is morphing into an asymmetrical warfare force after the militant group lost almost all [more…]

Virginia congressional Democrats hint at path for easing political…

Virginia congressional Democrats hint at path for easing political…

Published 08/02/2019

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - Virginia’s congressional Democratic delegation have hinted at a possible pathway for easing a week-old political crisis that has embroiled Governor Ralph [more…]

Trump stokes Democrats’ Virginia turmoil as scandal snares Republican

Trump stokes Democrats’ Virginia turmoil as scandal snares Republican

Published 08/02/2019

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - A firestorm of scandals embroiling Virginia’s governor and two fellow Democrats at the top of the state’s executive branch spread to [more…]

Top German conservative hints at slower coal phase-out in nod to…

Top German conservative hints at slower coal phase-out in nod to…

Published 03/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s phasing out of coal-fired power stations could be delayed beyond 2038 if the deadline creates problems for the security of electricity [more…]

As West turns on him, Venezuela’s Maduro flexes military muscle

As West turns on him, Venezuela’s Maduro flexes military muscle

Published 28/01/2019

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro oversaw a display of the army’s Russian hardware on Sunday, with anti-aircraft flak and tank rounds pounding a [more…]