BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebel groups have decided to attend peace talks backed by Russia and Turkey in Kazakhstan to press for full implementation of a ceasefire they say has been widely violated by the government and its Iranian-backed allies.Source
Posted 2017/01/16 16:47:01
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's pound fell on Monday as concern mounted that the country was heading for a "hard" Brexit from the European Union and its single market, a day before a speech by Prime Minister Theresa May on the government's plans.Source
Posted 2017/01/16 14:46:12
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has complied with a deadline set by its landmark nuclear deal with world powers by removing hundreds of centrifuges, machines that enrich uranium, from a site buried deep inside a mountain, the U.N. atomic agency said on Monday.Source
Posted 2017/01/16 14:24:38
FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S President-elect Donald Trump warned German car companies he would impose a border tax of 35 percent on vehicles imported to the U.S. market, a plan that drew sharp rebukes from Berlin and hit the automakers' shares.Source
Posted 2017/01/16 14:19:10
MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro (40.4 billion pounds) merger to create a global eyewear powerhouse with annual revenue of more than 15 billion euros.Source
Posted 2017/01/16 14:16:18
LONDON (Reuters) - Inquests into the Tunisian beach massacre of 30 Britons by a gunman in 2015 began in London, with evidence set to be critical of tour operator TUI , according to a lawyer on Monday.Source
Posted 2017/01/16 14:10:19
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least four people were killed and 12 were injured early on Monday when a gunman opened fire outside the Blue Parrot nightclub in Mexico's Playa del Carmen resort during the BPM electronic music festival, organizers said in a statement.Source
Posted 2017/01/16 14:06:10
BELFAST (Reuters) - Britain's Northern Ireland minister is expected later on Monday to call an early election in the province, a week after the resignation of Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness effectively toppled its eight-month-old devolved government.Source
Posted 2017/01/16 13:45:03
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - A trade war between the United States and China and a strengthening dollar are among the biggest threats to a brightening global economic outlook, according to leading economists at the World Economic Forum in Davos.Source
Posted 2017/01/16 12:47:15
OSLO (Reuters) - Some 300 U.S. Marines landed in Norway on Monday for a six-month deployment, the first time since World War Two that foreign troops have been allowed to be stationed there, in a deployment which has irked Norway's Arctic neighbour Russia.Source
Posted 2017/01/16 12:13:06
A man arrested by Indian police has admitted sexually assaulting more than 100 young girls, preying on them as they left school at the end of the day.
Posted 2017/01/16 10:38:00
A tour guide has been mauled to death by crocodiles at a farm in South Africa, police have said.
Posted 2017/01/16 09:51:00
At least five people have been shot dead after a gunman opened fire at the BPM Music Festival in Mexico.
Posted 2017/01/16 09:19:00
At least five people have been killed after a lone gunman opened fire at the BPM Music Festival in Mexico.
Posted 2017/01/16 09:19:00
The BBC is investigating whether an online leak of the final episode of the TV series Sherlock was the work of Russian hackers.
Posted 2017/01/16 07:31:00
Legacy is sought by presidents but hard to evaluate for years to come. Not least because much depends on how the country and next president handle their inheritance.
Posted 2017/01/16 05:04:00
A Turkish cargo jet has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least four pilots and dozens of people on the ground.
Posted 2017/01/16 03:22:00
DUBAI (Reuters) - A Eurowings flight travelling from Salalah in Oman to Cologne made an emergency landing in Kuwait after a bomb scare on Sunday, Kuwait's Civil Aviation Authority said, adding that authorities were investigating.Source
Posted 2017/01/15 09:00:44
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's special prosecutor said on Sunday it will take into account the economic impact of whether to arrest Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] leader Jay Y. Lee in connection with an influence-peddling investigation involving the president.Source
Posted 2017/01/15 08:18:58
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi special forces swept the campus of Mosul University on Sunday to clear it of any remaining Islamic State militants after taking full control of the area, a spokesman said.Source
Posted 2017/01/15 07:45:46