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Mali on Wednesday delayed a constitutional referendum due to be held on July 9 in the face of heavy political opposition and street protests. The vote was aimed at enshrining elements of a 2015 peace deal into the ...
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A total of $961million has been approved by the World Bank to support the implementation of Nigeria’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan 2017-2020. In a statement by the Senior Communications Officer at the World Bank office in Nigeria, ...
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Southeast Asian nations plan to use spy planes and drones to stem the movement of militants across their porous borders, defense officials said at the weekend, as concerns rise over the growing clout of Islamic ...
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LONDON (Reuters) – British armed police rushed to three incidents in central London on Saturday after a van plowed into pedestrians on London Bridge and reports of multiple stabbings in the nearby Borough Market area. ...
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ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Saturday he wants to use to a trip to Turkey on Monday to try to “normalize” relations with Ankara after a series of rows with the ...
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PARIS (Reuters) – France and India will seek to show a united front to tackle climate change when the their leaders meet on Saturday with President Emmanuel Macron likely to underline his country’s stability in talks with Prime ...
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council on Friday expanded targeted sanctions against North Korea after its repeated missile tests, adopting the first such resolution agreed by the United States and Pyongyang’s only major ally China since ...
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JUBA (Reuters) – At least 15 children died in South Sudan in early May after health workers vaccinating them against measles used the same syringe without sterilizing it, the health minister said on Friday. ...
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, a move that fulfilled a major campaign pledge but drew condemnation from U.S. ...
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump signed a temporary order on Thursday to keep the U.S. embassy in Israel in Tel Aviv instead of relocating it to Jerusalem, despite his campaign pledge to go ahead with the controversial ...
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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s top security aide left for Washington on Thursday as the new leader tries to reassure Seoul’s main ally he won’t scrap a deal to host a missile defense system that ...
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May could lose control of parliament in Britain’s June 8 election, according to a projection by polling company YouGov, raising the prospect of political turmoil just as formal Brexit talks begin. ...
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DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) – Three Turkish soldiers were killed in clashes with Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, security sources said on Wednesday. ...
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SEOUL (Reuters) – Six North Koreans who were rescued on Saturday drifting at sea off the east coast were sent back to the North on Wednesday after Pyongyang did not respond to repeated attempts to communicate, South Korea’s ...
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Oman is mediating between Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s government and its Houthi opponents over a U.N. plan to resume peace talks in the war-torn country, a Yemeni government official said on Tuesday. ...
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s powerful deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman will hold talks with Russian president Vladimir Putin on issues of mutual interest, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday. ...
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CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt made clear on Monday that it planned to press ahead with air strikes against Islamist militants in neighbouring Libya who it says were responsible for killing Egyptian Christians in an ambush last week. ...
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VERSAILLES, France (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron met Russia’s Vladimir Putin near Paris on Monday, promising some frank talking with the Kremlin leader after an election campaign in which his team accused Russian media of trying to ...
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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean authorities were questioning on Monday six North Koreans rescued on the weekend as they drifted in the sea off the east coast and will send them home if they want to go, the ...
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MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somali Islamist insurgents stoned a man to death on Sunday as punishment for alleged adultery, they said, a reminder that the militia is still strong enough to carry out public executions despite losing its grip ...
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PARIS (Reuters) – A French national who had been kidnapped at the start of March in Democratic Republic of Congo has been freed, according to a statement from the office of French President Emmanuel Macron. ...
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby arrived in Australia on Sunday after completing a twelve-and-a-half-year sentence for smuggling marijuana to Indonesia, a case which received huge media attention and soured ties between the two countries. ...
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain lowered its security threat level to “severe” on Saturday following significant activity by police investigating the suicide bomb attack on a pop concert in Manchester, Prime Minister Theresa May said. ...
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MANILA (Reuters) – Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has sought to reassure soldiers who might be accused of committing abuses under martial law and jokingly said that if any of them were to rape three women, he would personally ...
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – A suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest, killing himself and lightly wounding several Lebanese soldiers in the north of the country on Friday, security sources and the army said. ...
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TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) – Talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world’s rich nations at the G7 summit on Friday were expected to be “robust” and “challenging” after he had lambasted NATO allies and ...
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s police have arrested 44 people over a scam which saw many as 93,000 people contribute start-up capital to “unfreeze” assets smuggled overseas when the Nationalist government was overthrown in 1949, police authorities said late ...
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump told fellow NATO leaders on Thursday that the United States would never stop fighting terrorism, calling the Manchester attacks “savage” and “barbaric”. ...
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