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Macron to Lebanese leaders: reform swiftly or face consequences

Macron to Lebanese leaders: reform swiftly or face consequences

Published 01/09/2020

BEIRUT/PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday gave Lebanese politicians until the end of October to start delivering on reforms, saying financial aid [more…]

Huawei lawyers say U.S. evidence ‘unreliable’ in Meng extradition case

Huawei lawyers say U.S. evidence ‘unreliable’ in Meng extradition case

Published 17/08/2020

(Reuters) - Evidence used by the United States to justify the extradition of Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is “unreliable and defective” and [more…]

Pelosi considering recalling Congress over Post Office woes

Pelosi considering recalling Congress over Post Office woes

Published 16/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may recall lawmakers from a summer recess to address changes at the Postal Service that have prompted [more…]

Iran says Beirut blast should not be politicised

Iran says Beirut blast should not be politicised

Published 10/08/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday that countries should refrain from politicising the massive blast in Beirut last week, and that the United States [more…]

China targeting U.S. election infrastructure with cyberattacks, says O’Brien

China targeting U.S. election infrastructure with cyberattacks, says O’Brien

Published 09/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese government-linked hackers have been targeting U.S. election infrastructure ahead of the 2020 presidential election, White House National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien [more…]

Divisive Trump nominee gets new Pentagon post, despite snub by Congress

Divisive Trump nominee gets new Pentagon post, despite snub by Congress

Published 03/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After failing to secure a Senate confirmation hearing, U.S. President Donald Trump’s most divisive nominee for a Pentagon position so far has [more…]

Exchange of fire across Israel-Lebanon border, Israeli media reports

Exchange of fire across Israel-Lebanon border, Israeli media reports

Published 27/07/2020

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli military said a there has been a “security incident” on Israel’s northern border with Lebanon on Monday and ordered residents [more…]

Iran government spokesman tests positive for coronavirus

Iran government spokesman tests positive for coronavirus

Published 27/07/2020

(Reuters) - Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei has been hospitalized with COVID-19, the Mehr news agency reported on Monday, the latest among several officials to [more…]

Work begins on black boxes from Ukrainian jet downed by Iran

Work begins on black boxes from Ukrainian jet downed by Iran

Published 20/07/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Investigators have begun work on the flight recorders from the Ukrainian jet accidentally shot down by Iran in January, France’s BEA accident [more…]

Trump fired watchdog who was probing Saudi arms sales, Democrats say

Trump fired watchdog who was probing Saudi arms sales, Democrats say

Published 19/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump may have fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick because he was investigating U.S. military sales to Saudi Arabia, [more…]