Government / Politics

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…]

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China urged Canada on Monday to release detained Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou as soon as possible. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, [more…]

In Olympics-heavy policy speech, Japan PM says Games mark new era for nation

In Olympics-heavy policy speech, Japan PM says Games mark new era for nation

Published 20/01/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Six months before the Tokyo Olympics open, the Games are already inescapable in Japan - including dominating Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s policy [more…]

China agriculture minister urges authorities to prevent recurrence of African swine fever

China agriculture minister urges authorities to prevent recurrence of African swine fever

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture minister urged authorities to prevent a recurrence in African swine fever outbreaks, according to a statement on the ministry’s website [more…]

Trump promises farmers that China trade deal will be good for them

Trump promises farmers that China trade deal will be good for them

Published 20/01/2020

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - President Donald Trump sought on Sunday to assure American farmers and ranchers hit by a protracted tariff war with China that [more…]

Sanders says being a woman, age could be ‘problems’ for 2020 candidates

Sanders says being a woman, age could be ‘problems’ for 2020 candidates

Published 20/01/2020

DES MOINES, IOWA/CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders struggled to move past a weeklong controversy over whether he told U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren [more…]

Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the [more…]

U.S. House files brief laying out impeachment case against Trump

U.S. House files brief laying out impeachment case against Trump

Published 20/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. lawmakers managing the impeachment case against Donald Trump filed a brief on Saturday laying out their arguments supporting charges of [more…]

Highlights: Key quotes from the U.S. House impeachment memo

Highlights: Key quotes from the U.S. House impeachment memo

Published 20/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Here are highlights from the 111-page House Impeachment Brief filed Saturday afternoon. ON IMPEACHMENT: “President Trump has demonstrated his continued willingness to [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…]