24 Apr 2017 | 9:51 PM
WASHINGTON, Apr 24 (Reuters) The UN Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea amid escalating tensions over its missile and nuclear programs, US President Donald Trump said on Monday ahead of a lunch with ambassadors from countries on the UN council. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 9:37 PM
By Shihar Aneez
COLOMBO, Apr 24 (Reuters) Thousands of Sri Lankan motorists were queuing for fuel on Monday after workers at the state-run oil firm went on strike, demanding the government scrap a deal which they say would give India too much influence over fuel prices. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 9:35 PM
AMSTERDAM, Apr 24 (Reuters) As the end of April approaches, Dutch tulip farmers prepare for "topping", when they run cutting machines through the fields across the north and west of the country, lopping off the colourful flower heads and leaving the stalks and plants to wither. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 7:51 PM
PARIS, Apr 24 (Reuters) French President Francois Hollande called on voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the presidential election, warning of dangerous consequences if far-right candidate Marine Le Pen were to win. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 7:44 PM
KABUL, Apr 24 (Reuters) The head of US and international forces in Afghanistan said today he was "not refuting" reports that Russia was providing support, including weapons, to the Taliban. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 7:21 PM
TORONTO, Apr 24 (Reuters) Canada's main stock index opened higher on Monday, helped by gains for its heavyweight financials sector, while gold miners and other materials stocks weighed. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 7:20 PM
MUNICH, Apr 24 (Reuters) Bavarian state premier Horst Seehofer said today he would stay on as leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU) to fight what he expects to be a "very difficult" national election in September and a state poll next year. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 7:19 PM
By Andrew Chung
Undated, Apr 24 (Reuters) General Motors Co's bid to block hundreds of lawsuits, potentially worth billions of dollars, over a deadly ignition-switch defect broke down today when the Supreme Court refused to hear its appeal claiming the suits were barred by the No 1 US automaker's 2009 bankruptcy. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 6:43 PM
* Oxfam, MSF urge donors to help avert famine in Yemen
* Appeals come before U. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 6:38 PM
WASHINGTON, Apr 24 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump criticized North Korea's "continued belligerence" and said its actions were destabilizing in a telephone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the White House said. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 6:11 PM
DUBAI, Apr 24 (Reuters) Iran's Supreme Court has upheld a five-year jail sentence for a British-Iranian charity worker who was convicted on unspecified charges relating to national security, her husband said today. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 5:52 PM
MOSCOW, Apr 24 (Reuters) Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov today dismissed allegations that Russia had hacked the Danish military, a day after a Danish newspaper cited Danish government members as making the allegation. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 5:52 PM
ADEN, Apr 24 (Reuters) Three Yemeni civilians were killed when a drone attacked four suspected al Qaeda militants traveling in a vehicle in the southern part of the country, residents and a local official said today. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 5:36 PM
BANGKOK, Apr 24 (Reuters) Thailand's cabinet has approved the first of three planned submarine purchases from China worth 393 million dollar, a government spokesman said today. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 5:30 PM
LONDON, Apr 24 (Reuters) British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have a commanding lead over the opposition Labour Party, an ICM opinion poll for the Guardian newspaper said today. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 5:28 PM
ISTANBUL, Apr 24 (Reuters) Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will meet his US counterpart, Donald Trump, at the White House in an upcoming visit in mid-May, Turkish Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said today. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 4:50 PM
KHOST, Afghanistan, Apr 24 (Reuters) Suspected Taliban insurgents today attacked a US-operated base in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, officials said, but gave few immediate details of an assault that coincided with a visit to Kabul by US Secretary of Defense James Mattis. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 4:47 PM
MANILA, Apr 24 (Reuters) About 5,000 American and Philippine troops will hold humanitarian exercises next month instead of annual war games, scaling back military drills in response to President Rodrigo Duterte's disdain for their longstanding defence alliance. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 4:26 PM
MOSCOW, Apr 24 (Reuters) The European Union's top diplomat said today that the bloc wanted better ties with Russia but could not pretend Moscow did not annex Ukraine's Crimea in 2014 and that EU sanctions would stay in place. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 4:24 PM
MOSCOW, Apr 24 (Reuters) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today the people implicated in the death of an American member of the OSCE mission in eastern Ukraine should be brought to justice. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 3:56 PM
ATHENS, Apr 24 (Reuters) At least eight people, including a child, drowned when an inflatable boat carrying refugees and migrants sank off Greece's Lesbos island, the Greek coastguard said today. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 3:53 PM
LONDON, Apr 24 (Reuters) British factories are seeing their strongest export orders in more than six years, helped by the fall in the value of sterling after last year's Brexit vote, but they are also scaling back on investment plans, a survey showed on Monday. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 3:42 PM
* Hakainde Hichilema, President Lungu are longtime foes
* Lungu said he may impose state of emergency in some areas
* Court due to rule on treason charge this week
LUSAKA, Apr 24 (Reuters) Zambia's main opposition party, whose leader has been arrested and charged with treason, accused the government today of trying to frame it for arson as an excuse for greater political suppression. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 3:36 PM
ATHENS, Apr 24 (Reuters) A boat carrying an unknown number of refugees and migrants sank off Greece's Lesbos island early today and five bodies have been recovered on a shore north of the island, the Athens News Agency reported. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 3:04 PM
HENIN-BEAUMONT, France, Apr 24 (Reuters) French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen launched a scathing attack against her centrist rival Emmanuel Macron, a day after the two were put through to a second round runoff on May 7, calling him "weak" in the face of Islamist terrorism. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 3:02 PM
STOCKHOLM, Apr 24 (Reuters) Swedish police said they had arrested a second suspect linked to the deadly truck attack in Stockholm this month. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 2:49 PM
By Clare Baldwin and Stephanie van den Berg
HONG KONG/THE HAGUE, Apr 24 (Reuters) A Philippines lawyer filed a complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte and senior officials at the International Criminal Court (ICC) today accusing them of crimes against humanity in a nationwide anti-drugs crackdown. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 2:46 PM
MOSCOW, Apr 24 (Reuters) Sergei Ryabkov, Russia's deputy foreign minister, called today for an investigation to be conducted into the death of an American paramedic killed in eastern Ukraine, the RIA news agency reported. Sharesee more..
24 Apr 2017 | 1:31 PM
By Idrees Ali
KABUL, Apr 24 (Reuters) US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Afghanistan today as President Donald Trump's administration looks to construct its strategy for the war-torn country, where resurgent Taliban militants continue to make gains. Sharesee more..