WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Japan will step up their defence cooperation to deal with the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea as tensions in East Asia remain high, officials from the two allies said on Thursday.Source
Posted 2017/08/17 21:50:34
A "jihadist" van attack that killed at least 13 people in Barcelona city centre has been linked to an explosion 100 miles away.
Posted 2017/08/17 15:18:00
An Australian politician has told Sky News she stands by her stunt of wearing a burka in parliament despite facing a backlash.
Posted 2017/08/17 12:49:00
Hundreds of bodies have been removed from the mortuary in Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown overnight after devastating mudslides.
Posted 2017/08/17 11:03:00
A mother-of-six and her friend have been killed after gunmen stormed a family home in the Ballymun area of north Dublin - with the intended target escaping unhurt.
Posted 2017/08/17 05:44:00
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks slumped on Friday as tensions ramped up between the U.S. and North Korea, sending investors into less risky assets such as gold, the yen and U.S. government bonds.Source
Posted 2017/08/11 00:17:41
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Any new military conflict with North Korea would likely escalate quickly to the use of nuclear weapons, bringing catastrophic casualties not seen since World War Two and an untold economic impact worldwide, former U.S. defence officials and experts say.Source
Posted 2017/08/10 23:15:02
MADRID (Reuters) - A dinghy carrying dozens of migrants landed on Wednesday in the middle of a beach full of holiday makers in Zahara de los Atunes on the coast of Andalusia, southern Spain.Source
Posted 2017/08/10 23:12:51
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks around the world fell sharply on Thursday and investors moved into the yen, gold and other safe-haven assets amid more aggressive talk between the United States and North Korea.Source
Posted 2017/08/10 22:09:41
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric toward North Korea and its leader on Thursday, warning Pyongyang against attacking Guam or U.S. allies after it disclosed plans to fire missiles over Japan to land near the U.S. Pacific territory.Source
Posted 2017/08/10 22:02:38
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he has not given any thought to the possibility of firing special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.Source
Posted 2017/08/10 21:25:52
KILLORGLIN, Ireland (Reuters) - For a few days this week a goat will be king of a small town in Ireland's rural south west.Source
Posted 2017/08/10 21:06:28
LONDON (Reuters) - Hate crimes in Britain spiked in the aftermath of three attacks blamed on Islamist militants earlier this year but the number quickly dropped in the following days, police said on Thursday.Source
Posted 2017/08/10 18:10:03
OPEC's top two oil producing nations will strengthen their resolve on production cuts, as the group struggles to keep to its self-imposed limit.
Posted 2017/08/10 17:34:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Critical steps for replacing Libor could be taken by next year, British industry officials told Reuters, increasing the chances of a smooth transition from the interest rate benchmark used to price financial contracts worth tens of trillions of pounds.Source
Posted 2017/08/10 16:08:44
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economy put in a weak performance in June when declines in car manufacturing, construction and exports gave an uninspiring end to the weakest first half of any year since 2012.Source
Posted 2017/08/10 15:55:41
LONDON (Reuters) - British police on Thursday said they had arrested a 50-year-old jogger on suspicion of knocking a woman into the path of a bus on a busy west London street earlier this year.Source
Posted 2017/08/10 15:39:49
Former US secretary of state John Kerry has stepped into the Kenyan election controversy with an impassioned plea to opposition leader Raila Odinga to stay within the law when protesting against the results.
Posted 2017/08/10 13:15:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Modern slavery and human trafficking are more prevalent across Britain than previously thought as more international gangs realise they can make significant sums from it, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Thursday.Source
Posted 2017/08/10 12:47:41
Facebook is launching a new platform which will see the social network giant take on the likes of YouTube as well as TV networks.
Posted 2017/08/10 06:02:00