Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Fire in Liberia school kills at least 30 children

MONROVIA (Reuters) - At least 30 children in Liberia were killed in a fire at their school, police said on Wednesday. “The kids were...

Russia's Putin, Saudi crown prince discuss attacks: Kremlin

FILE PHOTO: Russia's President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman during a meeting on the sidelines of the...

France wants facts before commenting on Saudi attack – foreign ministry

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech to Paris-based foreign ambassadors at the Elysee Palace, August 27, 2019. Yoan Valat/Pool via REUTERS/File...

Pompeo to discuss efforts versus Iran with Saudi crown prince

White House senior advisor Jared Kushner speaks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Bahrain Crown Prince...

Saudi Finance Minister: still considering secondary options for Aramco IPO – Bloomberg

FILE PHOTO: Logo of Saudi Aramco in Manama, Bahrain, March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed/File PhotoDUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is still considering secondary...

Preferably dead: Duterte offers cash for capture of freed Filipino felons

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has offered big bounties for hundreds of convicted murderers and rapists set free in a corrections bureau...

Suicide bomber, gunmen attack government building in eastern Afghanistan: officials

KABUL (Reuters) - Gunmen and at least one suicide bomber attacked a government building in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, wounding nine people including a...

Saudi crown prince requests help from South Korea to strengthen air defenses: Yonhap

FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives ahead of the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan June 27, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File...

Hong Kong horse races, fireworks abandoned amid protest threat

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s Jockey Club canceled all races planned for Wednesday after pro-democracy protesters said they would target the Happy Valley...

Iran seeks de-escalation but will give crushing response to any attack: security official

An Iranian flag flutters in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard FoegerDUBAI...

Saudi Arabia promises 'material evidence' linking Iran to oil attack

JEDDAH/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said it would show evidence on Wednesday linking regional rival Tehran to an unprecedented attack on its oil...

Power boat crashes in Venice lagoon, killing three

Rescue workers surround the remains of a speed boat which crashed in Venice, Italy September 17, 2019. FIREBRIGADE HANDOUT/Handout via REUTERS PADUA, Italy (Reuters)...

U.S. citizens warned over traveling to Saudi Arabia: State Department

FILE PHOTO: The State Department Building is pictured in Washington, U.S., January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua RobertsDUBAI (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department called on...

UK Supreme Court to hear more arguments on suspension of parliament

FILE PHOTO: People protest outside the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue parliament, in London, Britain...

Risk of no-deal Brexit 'very real': Juncker

FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the plenary of the European Parliament on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union during a debate...

Finnish minister says no-deal Brexit is quite likely

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - It is quite likely that Britain will leave the European Union without a deal at the end of October, Finland’s minister...

Japan defense minister: Not aware of any Iran involvement in Saudi attacks

FILE PHOTO: Japan's Defence Minister Taro Kono attends a news conference at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan September 11, 2019....

Indonesia to publish final report on Lion Air crash in November

FILE PHOTO: Lion Air's Boeing 737 Max 8 airplane is parked on the tarmac of Soekarno Hatta International airport near Jakarta, Indonesia, March 15,...

France sending experts to investigate Saudi oil attack: Elysee

FILE PHOTO: A French flag flutters in the sky over the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/File PhotoPARIS (Reuters)...

Saudi Arabia joins maritime protection mission: state news agency

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has joined an international maritime mission to protect commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and other areas, Saudi...

Preferably dead: Philippines' Duterte seeks freed inmates' capture

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has renewed an offer of big bounties for hundreds of convicted murderers and rapists set free in...

Mexico seeks to halt 'illegal' auction of pre-Columbian art in Paris

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday urged French elite auction house Millon to halt what it called an “illegal” auction of...

Israel's Netanyahu teetering in close election race: polls

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in a battle for political survival after exit polls following Tuesday’s election showed the race too...

Japan says South Korea move on fast-track trade status 'regrettable'

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan on Wednesday said South Korea’s decision to remove Tokyo’s fast-track trade status without sufficient explanation was “regrettable”, as a diplomatic...

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