Conflicts / War / Peace

Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Published 20/01/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday that it had not closed the “door to negotiations” in efforts to resolve a dispute over its nuclear [more…]

Presidential hopeful Sanders renews attack on rival Biden’s Social Security record

Presidential hopeful Sanders renews attack on rival Biden’s Social Security record

Published 19/01/2020

CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders doubled down on criticism of former Vice President Joe Biden’s record on Social Security on Sunday, as [more…]

In next war, soldiers will leave their smartphones at home: Peter Apps

In next war, soldiers will leave their smartphones at home: Peter Apps

Published 14/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - As the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division departed for the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, [more…]

Rival Libyan leaders to hold Moscow peace talks on Monday: news agencies

Rival Libyan leaders to hold Moscow peace talks on Monday: news agencies

Published 13/01/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Libya’s warring rival leaders will hold peace talks in Moscow on Monday alongside representatives from Russia and Turkey, Russian news agencies cited [more…]

Don’t read too much into election results, Taiwan tells China before vote

Don’t read too much into election results, Taiwan tells China before vote

Published 09/01/2020

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Beijing should not see Taiwan’s elections as representing a win or loss for China, Taiwan’s foreign minister said on Thursday, days ahead [more…]

Oil steadies a day after Iranian missile strike knocks prices

Oil steadies a day after Iranian missile strike knocks prices

Published 09/01/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices steadied on Thursday a day after tumbling on concerns raised by an Iranian missile strike on Iraqi bases hosting U.S. [more…]

Allegations of man claiming to be Chinese spy roil Taiwan election campaign again

Allegations of man claiming to be Chinese spy roil Taiwan election campaign again

Published 09/01/2020

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Allegations in Australian media about China’s efforts to interfere in Taiwan’s elections roiled the island on Thursday, after new reporting said a [more…]

Asian shares rebound as U.S. and Iran stand down, yen retreats

Asian shares rebound as U.S. and Iran stand down, yen retreats

Published 09/01/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks had their best session in weeks on Thursday, as the United States and Iran backed away from the brink of [more…]

Militant attack in Nigerian town kills 20 soldiers, displaces 1,000 residents

Militant attack in Nigerian town kills 20 soldiers, displaces 1,000 residents

Published 09/01/2020

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - About 20 soldiers were killed and nearly 1,000 people made homeless in a militant attack on a town in northeastern Nigeria, [more…]

U.S. House to vote this week to limit Trump’s military actions on Iran: Pelosi

U.S. House to vote this week to limit Trump’s military actions on Iran: Pelosi

Published 08/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the House would vote on a resolution intended to limit President Donald [more…]