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Exclusive: In rare coordinated move, Western envoys seek meeting on…

Exclusive: In rare coordinated move, Western envoys seek meeting on…

Published 15/11/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - A group of 15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are seeking a meeting with the top official in China’s restive, [more…]

China appears to relax North Korea sanctions: report to U.S. Congress

China appears to relax North Korea sanctions: report to U.S. Congress

Published 14/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional commission said on Wednesday that China appears to have relaxed enforcement of sanctions on North Korea and called on [more…]

EU opposed to U.S. resumption of sanctions on Iran: Moscovici

EU opposed to U.S. resumption of sanctions on Iran: Moscovici

Published 05/11/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - The European Union is opposed to the United States’ decision to reimpose oil and financial sanctions against Iran, European Economic Affairs Commissioner [more…]

China says its lawful trade with Iran should be respected

China says its lawful trade with Iran should be respected

Published 05/11/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday its lawful trade cooperation with Iran should be respected and expressed regret that the United States re-imposed sanctions [more…]

Actress Amber Heard says birth on U.S.-Mexico border sparked rights…

Actress Amber Heard says birth on U.S.-Mexico border sparked rights…

Published 23/10/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. actress Amber Heard, a star of the upcoming “Aquaman” superhero movie and a U.N. human rights champion, said on Monday her [more…]

Russia and Turkey give more time for Idlib deal in Syria: U.N.

Russia and Turkey give more time for Idlib deal in Syria: U.N.

Published 18/10/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Russia and Turkey plan to give more time for the implementation of their de-escalation deal in the Syrian province of Idlib, a [more…]

Five new Ebola cases confirmed in eastern Congo: health ministry

Five new Ebola cases confirmed in eastern Congo: health ministry

Published 06/10/2018

KINSHASA (Reuters) - The Congolese health ministry on Saturday reported a further five confirmed cases of Ebola in the east of the Democratic Republic of [more…]

U.N. debut for New Zealand’s ‘First Baby’: diaper change, peace summit

U.N. debut for New Zealand’s ‘First Baby’: diaper change, peace summit

Published 26/09/2018

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - With a mock security pass that lists her as the “First Baby” of New Zealand, 3-month-old Neve Te Aroha made her [more…]

Israel’s Netanyahu to meet Egypt’s Sisi in New York: Israeli official

Israel’s Netanyahu to meet Egypt’s Sisi in New York: Israeli official

Published 24/09/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly [more…]

Regulate: ex-world leaders’ solution to ‘failed’ drug war

Regulate: ex-world leaders’ solution to ‘failed’ drug war

Published 24/09/2018

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - More governments should turn away from a repressive war on drugs that has “failed” and look to proven strategies to implement [more…]