Diplomacy / Foreign Policy

Sri Lanka lifts curfew as death toll from attacks rises sharply

Sri Lanka lifts curfew as death toll from attacks rises sharply

Published 22/04/2019

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Authorities lifted a curfew in Sri Lanka on Monday, a day after a string of bombings at churches and luxury hotels across [more…]

U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers, triggering price spike

U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers, triggering price spike

Published 22/04/2019

WASHINGTON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions, [more…]

India’s Modi condemns Sri Lanka attacks, says he can defeat the…

India’s Modi condemns Sri Lanka attacks, says he can defeat the…

Published 22/04/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - After condemning the series of deadly bomb attacks on Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels on Sunday that killed more than [more…]

Mexico warns of ‘deep concern’ over armed groups on U.S. border

Mexico warns of ‘deep concern’ over armed groups on U.S. border

Published 22/04/2019

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico said on Saturday it had “deep concern” about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border, shortly after [more…]

U.S. State Dept warns ‘terrorists’ continue plotting Sri Lanka attacks

U.S. State Dept warns ‘terrorists’ continue plotting Sri Lanka attacks

Published 22/04/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said in a revised travel advisory ‘terrorist groups’ were continuing to plot possible attacks in Sri Lanka after 290 [more…]

Factbox: Reaction to Sri Lanka attacks

Factbox: Reaction to Sri Lanka attacks

Published 22/04/2019

(Reuters) - Easter Sunday bomb blasts at three churches and four hotels in Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people and wounded at least 450, [more…]

Sri Lanka attacks death toll rises to 290, about 500 wounded: police

Sri Lanka attacks death toll rises to 290, about 500 wounded: police

Published 22/04/2019

COLOMBO (Reuters) - The death toll from attacks on churches and luxury hotels across Sri Lanka rose significantly to 290, and about 500 people were [more…]

Top Democrats leave open option of Trump impeachment after Mueller…

Top Democrats leave open option of Trump impeachment after Mueller…

Published 22/04/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top congressional Democrats left the door open on Sunday to the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump, but said they would first [more…]

Vulnerable House Democrats tread carefully in wake of Mueller report

Vulnerable House Democrats tread carefully in wake of Mueller report

Published 21/04/2019

(Reuters) - Vulnerable House Democrats, mindful of President Donald Trump’s continued strength among Republican voters, are using caution in how they respond to the special [more…]

U.S. intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security: report

U.S. intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security: report

Published 20/04/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security, The Times said on Saturday, adding to the list of [more…]