Politics

Russia tells Google not to advertise ‘illegal’ events after…

Russia tells Google not to advertise ‘illegal’ events after…

Published 11/08/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s state communications watchdog has asked Google (GOOGL.O) to stop advertising “illegal mass events” on its YouTube video platform, it said on [more…]

Singapore PM’s brother backs opposition party in election twist

Singapore PM’s brother backs opposition party in election twist

Published 29/07/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The Singapore prime minister’s estranged brother has thrown his support behind a newly-formed opposition party in an intriguing twist ahead of elections [more…]

Russian opposition leader Navalny in satisfactory condition: hospital

Russian opposition leader Navalny in satisfactory condition: hospital

Published 29/07/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was hospitalized over the weekend after suffering an acute allergic reaction, is in a satisfactory condition, [more…]

Networks invite Democratic presidential candidates to climate…

Networks invite Democratic presidential candidates to climate…

Published 27/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. cable networks CNN and MSNBC have invited Democratic presidential candidates to participate in televised town hall events in September focused on [more…]

South Africa’s Zuma denies breaking law with business brothers

South Africa’s Zuma denies breaking law with business brothers

Published 15/07/2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African President Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that he had never broken the law with the Gupta [more…]

South Africa’s Zuma tells corruption inquiry there is conspiracy…

South Africa’s Zuma tells corruption inquiry there is conspiracy…

Published 15/07/2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that there was a conspiracy against him and that his [more…]

‘Best day ever!’ Internet pokes fun at Mexico’s finance minister…

‘Best day ever!’ Internet pokes fun at Mexico’s finance minister…

Published 10/07/2019

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s Arturo Herrera looks grim in a viral video in which President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador names him finance minister, a [more…]

Venezuela opposition says it will meet Maduro envoys in…

Venezuela opposition says it will meet Maduro envoys in…

Published 08/07/2019

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s opposition will meet with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Barbados for talks mediated by Norway, the parties involved said [more…]

Venezuela’s Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister

Venezuela’s Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister

Published 08/07/2019

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors that [more…]

Mini-bill plan creates fissures within Italy’s League

Mini-bill plan creates fissures within Italy’s League

Published 24/06/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - A controversial plan for Italy to issue so-called mini-bills to settle overdue state payments is opening cracks within the country’s ruling League [more…]