Israeli PM should be charged with bribery and fraud - police

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be charged with bribery and fraud, police have said.

Posted 2018/12/02 14:02:00

Macron visits Arc de Triomphe after riots tear parts of Paris apart

France's president has visited the graffiti-damaged Arc de Triomphe after hundreds of people were arrested during the country's worst riots in 50 years.

Posted 2018/12/02 08:48:00

US-China trade war begins to thaw as new tariffs halted

China and the United States have agreed to halt new tariffs, as the two countries aim to reach a trade agreement within 90 days, the White House has said.

Posted 2018/12/02 03:13:00

Putin warmly greets Saudi crown prince at G20 summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman exchanged a high-five and laughed heartily together on Friday as they took seats next to each other at a plenary session of the Group of 20 summit.


Posted 2018/12/01 01:39:10

BRICS slam protectionism as China-U.S. spat overshadows G20 talks

Chinese President Xi Jinping and the leaders of major developing economies condemned protectionism at a G20 summit in Argentina on Friday overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to escalate tariffs on China.


Posted 2018/12/01 01:39:03

Lost idol - New wave of Myanmar youth activists look beyond Suu Kyi

Myanmar youth activist and television host Thinzar Shun Lei Yi would once have called herself one of Aung San Suu Kyi's greatest fans. Now, she is one of her most vocal critics.


Posted 2018/12/01 01:08:14

French police brace for more violent protests over rising fuel costs

French authorities have drafted thousands of additional police officers into Paris ahead of a third demonstration on Saturday by protesters angry at high fuel prices as security officials warned of renewed violence.


Posted 2018/12/01 01:03:21

Buenos Aires locked down for G20 summit, protest tightly controlled

Thousands of demonstrators marched in Buenos Aires on Friday to protest the G20's economic policies as the world's leading industrialized nations opened their annual summit in the Argentine capital.


Posted 2018/12/01 00:56:42

Special Report: How Iran spreads disinformation around the world

Website Nile Net Online promises Egyptians "true news" from its offices in the heart of Cairo's Tahrir Square, "to expand the scope of freedom of expression in the Arab world."


Posted 2018/12/01 00:51:21

Macron and Abe seek to avert Renault-Nissan row

France and Japan's leaders met for bilateral talks to avert a diplomatic row over the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance on Friday following the surprise arrest of its Chairman Carlos Ghosn in Japan.


Posted 2018/12/01 00:31:04

UK business will be able to bring in high-skilled workers post-Brexit - PM May

Britain's post-Brexit immigration system will enable businesses to bring in high-skilled workers from the rest of the world, but firms should also do more to train up young British people, Prime Minister Theresa May said.


Posted 2018/11/30 23:08:30

May urges Saudi crown prince to act over Khashoggi killing - readout

British Prime Minister Theresa May told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that he should take action to prevent the recurrence of incidents like the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, her office said on Friday.


Posted 2018/11/30 23:06:33

PM confronts Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi murder

Theresa May has confronted the Saudi crown prince over Jamal Khashoggi's murder, telling him he must take action to ensure "such a deplorable incident" does not happen again.

Posted 2018/11/30 22:24:00

Oil tumbles on supply glut; Wall Street up on G20 comments

Oil prices retreated on Friday amid a global glut, racking up a 20 percent drop for November, while world equity markets were mixed ahead of weekend talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping.


Posted 2018/11/30 21:57:25

Does Google harm local search rivals? EU antitrust regulators ask

EU antitrust regulators have asked Google's rivals if the internet search giant unfairly demotes local search competitors, according to a questionnaire seen by Reuters, a move which could lead to a fourth case against the Alphabet unit.


Posted 2018/11/30 20:04:57

Progress made on trade component of G20 statement - Argentine minister

Progress has been made on the issue of trade for the final communique of the G20 meeting, Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie said on Friday.


Posted 2018/11/30 19:22:30

Russian economy minister says G20 leaders likely to sign final declaration

Russian economy minister Maxim Oreshkin said that G20 leaders were likely to sign a final declaration, or communique, which as of the start of the G20 summit on Friday, had yet to be finalised.


Posted 2018/11/30 18:59:02

Powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska

A powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake has struck Alaska and prompted fears of a tsunami in the US state.

Posted 2018/11/30 18:14:00

US, Mexico and Canada sign new trade deal

The US has signed a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico, described by Donald Trump as a "model agreement".

Posted 2018/11/30 12:48:00

Ukraine bars entry to Russian men of combat age citing invasion fears

Ukraine on Friday banned Russian men of combat age from entering the country, a move introduced under martial law after Russia fired on and captured three Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea last weekend.


Posted 2018/11/30 12:11:23