Emerging Market Countries

Diplomatic chill as North hosts South Korea in World Cup qualifier

Diplomatic chill as North hosts South Korea in World Cup qualifier

Published 15/10/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean football fans will be left in the dark as their national team play in North Korea for the first time [more…]

Bulgarian PM urges soccer chief to resign amid racism furor

Bulgarian PM urges soccer chief to resign amid racism furor

Published 15/10/2019

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has called on the president of the country’s football union (BFU) to resign following racist abuse that [more…]

India looks into Flipkart, Amazon festive discounts after retailer complaints

India looks into Flipkart, Amazon festive discounts after retailer complaints

Published 15/10/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government is looking into whether hefty discounts offered on Walmart-owned Flipkart and Amazon.com during their online festive sales violate [more…]

China’s pork, beef imports surge in September

China’s pork, beef imports surge in September

Published 15/10/2019

(This October 13 story has been refiled to change timeframe in paragraph 2 to nine months, not eight months) BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s pork imports [more…]

Mozambique votes in high-stakes election

Mozambique votes in high-stakes election

Published 15/10/2019

MAPUTO (Reuters) - Mozambicans voted on Tuesday in an election that could test a fragile two-month-old peace deal between the ruling Frelimo party and its [more…]

Volkswagen postpones final decision on Turkey plant: spokesman

Volkswagen postpones final decision on Turkey plant: spokesman

Published 15/10/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) has postponed the final decision whether to build a car plant in Turkey, a company spokesman said, amid international criticism [more…]

Indonesia shuts some schools as haze again clouds the skies

Indonesia shuts some schools as haze again clouds the skies

Published 15/10/2019

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia warned its citizens of more choking smoke from forest fires on Tuesday as several provinces closed schools due to worsening air [more…]

India’s tax unions irked by Modi’s switch to faceless assessment: letter

India’s tax unions irked by Modi’s switch to faceless assessment: letter

Published 15/10/2019

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian tax officials are pushing back against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new faceless tax assessment program, complaining about a lack of consultation [more…]

U.S. demands Syria ceasefire, slaps sanctions on Turkey over incursion

U.S. demands Syria ceasefire, slaps sanctions on Turkey over incursion

Published 15/10/2019

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that [more…]