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Don’t open ‘Pandora’s Box’ in Middle East, China warns

Don’t open ‘Pandora’s Box’ in Middle East, China warns

Published 18/06/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese government’s top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a “Pandora’s Box” in the Middle East, as [more…]

Jury chosen for Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial, opening arguments on…

Jury chosen for Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial, opening arguments on…

Published 18/06/2019

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Opening arguments are set to begin on Tuesday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL court-martialed on charges of murdering [more…]

Senator Rubio targets Huawei over patents

Senator Rubio targets Huawei over patents

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio filed legislation on Monday that would prevent Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from seeking damages in U.S. patent courts, [more…]

Britain’s Hammond ‘prepared to resign’ over May’s spending plans:…

Britain’s Hammond ‘prepared to resign’ over May’s spending plans:…

Published 18/06/2019

(Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond is “prepared to resign” over Prime Minister Theresa May’s legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the [more…]

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran’s Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a [more…]

Prehistoric settlement in Turkey bears telltale signs of modern woes

Prehistoric settlement in Turkey bears telltale signs of modern woes

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Overcrowding. Violence. Infectious diseases. Environmental degradation. It may sound like the worst of modern mega-cities. But people encountered these very same problems [more…]

Tiny bulletproof vests centerpiece of New York art exhibit on…

Tiny bulletproof vests centerpiece of New York art exhibit on…

Published 17/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rows of tiny bullet-proof vests hang on clothing racks and “safety defense” lunchboxes adorn the walls. It looks like an apparel [more…]

Kremlin says unaware of Iran statement on breaching uranium curbs

Kremlin says unaware of Iran statement on breaching uranium curbs

Published 17/06/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Monday that Iran had so far faithfully stuck to internationally-agreed curbs on uranium enrichment and that Moscow was [more…]

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing…

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing…

Published 17/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for [more…]

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer- band cancels…

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer- band cancels…

Published 17/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dave Mustaine, lead singer and guitarist for the heavy metal band Megadeth, has been diagnosed with throat cancer, forcing the band [more…]