Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and the Social Democrats (SPD) have agreed to talks on a possible new government.
Posted 2018/01/03 17:24:00
Donald Trump has said anti-regime protesters in Iran will see "great" support from the US, following days of unrest in cities across the country.
Posted 2018/01/03 16:35:00
A flaw in Intel microprocessors is leaving computers worldwide facing up to a 50% slowdown when performing particular tasks.
Posted 2018/01/03 09:45:00
Donald Trump has threatened to cut aid to Palestinians in his latest Twitter posts, accusing them of not showing the US any respect.
Posted 2018/01/03 06:46:00
UNITED NATIONS/SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, warned North Korea on Tuesday against staging another missile test and said Washington would not take any talks between North and South Korea seriously if they did not do something to get Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons.Source
Posted 2018/01/03 01:19:35
Donald Trump has warned Kim Jong Un that he has a nuclear button which is "much bigger" than that of the North Korean leader.
Posted 2018/01/03 01:08:00
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian stocks struck a fresh decade high on Wednesday as risk appetites were whetted by a bevy of upbeat manufacturing surveys that confirmed a synchronised upturn in world growth was well under way.Source
Posted 2018/01/03 00:42:09
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A group representing airline passengers has taken legal action to shift insolvency proceedings for budget airline Niki to Austria from Germany, in a move that could endanger the sale of the Air Berlin unit to Britain's IAG .Source
Posted 2018/01/03 00:36:35
LONDON (Reuters) - A former junior UBS trader, who is challenging a plan by Britain's regulator to ban him from financial services over Libor-related conduct, is alleging in a London court this week that his actions were sanctioned and mandated by managers.Source
Posted 2018/01/02 23:46:39
WASHINGTON/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The United States accused Pakistan on Tuesday of playing a "double game" on fighting terrorism and warned Islamabad it would have to do more if it wanted to maintain U.S. aid.Source
Posted 2018/01/02 21:59:10
Some 1,500 barriers will be installed in New York City to stop vehicles from deliberately hitting pedestrians.
Posted 2018/01/02 20:01:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil giant BP will take a one-off $1.5 billion (1 billion pounds) charge to adjust to new U.S. tax rules, but expects a long-term boost from the corporate-friendly tax rates, it said on Tuesday.Source
Posted 2018/01/02 19:38:13
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ryanair recently applied for a British air operating licence in a move it said on Tuesday may be required to keep its small domestic UK service operating in the event of a hard Brexit.Source
Posted 2018/01/02 17:22:35
We are seeing momentous events in Iran. For almost a decade, while much of the rest of the region has been upended with unrest, Iran has kept a lid on protest and dissent. But that lid is becoming unstuck.
Posted 2018/01/02 14:37:00
Stargazers are in for an exciting treat this month with the first total eclipse of a Blue Moon in 150 years.
Posted 2018/01/02 13:41:00
LONDON/MOSCOW - Russian tankers have supplied fuel to North Korea on at least three occasions in recent months by transferring cargoes at sea, according to two senior Western European security sources, providing an economic lifeline to the secretive Communist state.Source
Posted 2017/12/29 22:07:02
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - British Airways' owner IAG said on Friday it would buy Niki, Air Berlin's insolvent Austrian holiday airline, for 20 million euros (18 million pounds) and provide additional liquidity to the company of up to 16.5 million euros.Source
Posted 2017/12/29 22:01:31
GAZA (Reuters) - Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets of Gaza and the occupied West Bank for the fourth Friday in a row in protests against U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Source
Posted 2017/12/29 21:27:24
(Reuters) - Markets bid 2017 goodbye on a modestly defensive note on Friday, but the year will be best remembered for leaving global investors wealthier.Source
Posted 2017/12/29 21:22:51
Islamic State has said it was behind the bombing of a supermarket in St Petersburg on Wednesday which left 14 people injured.
Posted 2017/12/29 20:56:00