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Eastern Libya authorities stop plane from rival territory
BENGHAZI (Reuters) - Eastern Libyan authorities forced a civilian flight to land for security checks soon after it had tak...
Chile finance minister warns of job losses, rising fuel costs amid unrest: reports
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile’s finance minister warned as many as 300,000 jobs could be lost as the impacts of weeks of riot...
Kenya, Somalia agree to restore ties after spat over oil rights
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya and Somalia agreed to restore ties on Thursday after a months-long spat over oil rights that led...
UK anti-terrorist police arrest man after Turkey deports suspects
LONDON (Reuters) - British police arrested a 26-year-old man at Heathrow Airport who had arrived from Turkey on Thursday, ...
Indonesia issues tsunami alert after powerful quake causes panic
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia issued a tsunami alert on Thursday after a powerful earthquake struck in the sea near the Mo...
UK police arrest man on suspected Syria-related terrorism offences
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Thursday they had arrested a 26-year-old man at Heathrow Airport who had arrived...
Magnitude 7.4 quake strikes near Moluccas, Indonesia: USGS
LONDON (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 has struck 134 kilometers northwest of Temate, Moluccas, Indonesi...
Kuwait's emir accepts cabinet resignation: government spokesman
DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait’s ruler has accepted the resignation of the government submitted by the prime minister earlier on...
S&P lowers credit ratings on three Lebanese banks on liquidity pressures
LONDON (Reuters) - S&P Global Ratings said on Thursday it was lowering the ratings on three Lebanese banks further int...
Russia questions authenticity of Dutch MH-17 phone intercepts
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the authenticity of phone intercepts which Dutch inv...
Spanish state TV shuns Super Cup in Saudi over rights concerns
MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish state broadcaster RTVE said on Thursday it would not bid to broadcast the upcoming Spanish Supe...
Georgia's parliament fails to pass electoral changes, triggering protest
TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgian lawmakers failed on Thursday to pass constitutional amendments aimed at holding elections in ...
Thailand seizes 176 kg of crystal meth in treadmills bound for Japan
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai anti-narcotics officers have seized 176 kg of crystal methamphetamine hidden in the metal frames ...
Australia universities adopt guidelines to foil foreign interference
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia laid out new guidelines on Thursday to counter foreign powers exerting influence in its unive...
Kuwait's emir has no intention of dissolving parliament: KUNA
DUBAI (Reuters) - The Emir of Kuwait has no intention of dissolving parliament, the parliament speaker said, in a report c...
Russia sets up helicopter base in northern Syria after U.S. exit
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has begun setting up a helicopter base at a civilian airport in the north-eastern Syrian city of...
Russia sets up helicopter base in northern Syria: Defense Ministry TV channel
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has begun setting up a helicopter base in the north-eastern Syrian city of Qamishli, the Russian...
Islamic Jihad says Israel agreed to ceasefire, Gaza quiet
GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said an Egyptian-mediated truce with Israel was in force in the ...
Australia universities to list foreign ties to thwart offshore interference
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian universities will name overseas research partners, list financial dealings with other countr...
Cycling: Lotto Soudal optimistic on Thijssen after horror crash
(Reuters) - Lotto Soudal are optimistic that rider Gerben Thijssen will recover from a horrific crash at the Ghent Six Day...
Black-clad man dies in Hong Kong; unclear if death related to protests - police
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A man dressed in black and aged in his 30s has died in Hong Kong, police said. It was not clear if h...
Israeli strike in Gaza kills six civilians: medics, residents
GAZA (Reuters) - An Israeli missile strike in the Gaza Strip killed six members of a Palestinian family on Thursday, all o...
Venezuelan migrants will cost host nations $1.35 billion in 2020, U.N. says
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Healthcare, education, nutrition and other services will cost countries hosting Venezuelan migrants $1....
U.S. should resolve issues involving Turkey's purchase of Russian missiles: White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States needs to resolve issues involving Turkey’s purchase of Russian S-400 air defense ...
Genome sequencing in newborns raises ethical issues
(Reuters Health) - Screening newborns for health risks using genomic sequencing can raise ethical and equity questions, th...
U.S. House panel defeats motion to compel whistleblower testimony in impeachment probe
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence committee Democrats defeated a Republican bid on Wednesd...
China to announce billion-dollar investment in Brazilian port of Sao Luis: sources
BRASILIA (Reuters) - China will make a billion-dollar investment in the Brazilian port of Sao Luis via China Communication...
Islamic Jihad offers Israel terms for Gaza ceasefire
GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad offered terms on Wednesday for an Egyptian-mediated Gaza ceasefi...
Fire after gas leak in Egypt kills seven, injures 16: state newspaper
CAIRO (Reuters) - At least seven people were killed and 16 injured in a fire in a Nile Delta village on Wednesday evening,...
Two Namibian ministers quit in bribery scandal involving Icelandic fishing firm
WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia’s justice and fisheries ministers resigned on Wednesday over bribery claims involving Iceland...
Emariti soldier in Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen killed in Najran: WAM
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Emariti soldier in the United Arab Emirates troops that are part of the Saudi-led coalition fighting ...
Iran says fugitive businessman charged with corruption returns home
DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iranian fugitive businessman charged with financial crimes and accused of ties to President Hassan Ro...
Afghan prisoner swap for American, Australian did not occur: diplomat
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The planned exchange of two senior Taliban commanders and a leader of the Haqqani militant group fo...
Poland seizes two for plotting Breivik-style attacks on Muslims
WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish agents arrested two people accused of planning attacks against Muslims inspired by Norwegian mas...
Moldova leader nominates former finance minister as PM candidate
CHISINAU (Reuters) - Moldovan President Igor Dodon on Wednesday nominated former finance minister Ion Chicu to be the next...
Spain's prosecutor asks court to put former BBVA chairman 'FG' under investigation
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s anti-corruption public prosecutor asked the High Court on Wednesday to put the former chairman ...
Cirque de Soleil founder Guy Laliberté in custody for growing cannabis in French Polynesia
(Reuters) - The founder of Cirque de Soleil, Guy Laliberté, has been taken into police custody in French Polynesia for gro...
Brazil says Bolsonaro unaware of planned 'invasion' of Venezuela embassy
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was not aware of plans by supporters of Venezuelan opposition lead...
Lebanon bank staff strike to continue on Thursday: union head
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon’s union of bank employees said its members would continue to strike on Thursday, extending indu...
Spain opens door to 31 exhumations in the Valley of the Fallen mausoleum
MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish authorities said on Wednesday they would endeavor to exhume some of the thousands of civil war ...