Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by two Norwegian politicians after his historic meeting with Kim Jong Un.
Posted 2018/06/14 08:10:00
LONDON (Reuters) - The British government will loosen immigration rules to allow more doctors and nurses from outside the European Union to come and work for Britain's National Health Service (NHS), the BBC and other national media reported on Thursday.Source
Posted 2018/06/14 06:28:00
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares eased on Thursday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and struck a more hawkish tone by forecasting a slightly faster tightening, while concerns about weak Chinese data and U.S.-China trade frictions kept investors on edge.Source
Posted 2018/06/14 06:11:44
SEOUL (Reuters) - Tough sanctions will remain on North Korea until its complete denuclearisation, the U.S. secretary of state said on Thursday, apparently contradicting the North's view that the process agreed at this week's summit would be phased and reciprocal.U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued a joint statement after their Singapore meeting that reaffirmed the North's commitment to "work toward complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula", an end to jSource
Posted 2018/06/14 05:48:23
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A temporary restraining order was issued on Wednesday against Stan Lee's caregiver, who is accused in court documents of subjecting the 95-year-old Marvel Comics magnate to elder abuse since taking charge of his affairs earlier this year.Source
Posted 2018/06/14 05:24:37
The US has said it will not be easing sanctions until North Korea has denuclearised - despite claims made by Pyongyang state media.
Posted 2018/06/14 03:42:00
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares eased on Thursday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and took a more hawkish tone in forecasting a slightly faster pace of tightening, while concerns about U.S.-China trade frictions kept investors on edge.Source
Posted 2018/06/14 03:31:53
Apple has said it will change iPhone settings to block a method used by police and intelligence agencies to break into devices.
Posted 2018/06/14 02:47:00
Macedonia's president has refused to sign a historic deal that would change the country's name.
Posted 2018/06/14 01:29:00
(Reuters) - Comcast Corp offered $65 billion (£48.5 billion) on Wednesday to lure Twenty-First Century Fox Inc away from a merger with Walt Disney Co, setting up a bidding war between two of the largest U.S. media companies with its 20 percent higher offer.Source
Posted 2018/06/13 23:49:51
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. General Assembly condemned Israel on Wednesday for excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians and asked U.N. chief Antonio Guterres to recommend an "international protection mechanism" for occupied Palestinian territory.Source
Posted 2018/06/13 22:34:19
ADEN (Reuters) - A Saudi-led alliance of Arab states launched an attack on Yemen's main port city on Wednesday in the largest battle of the Yemen war, aiming to bring the ruling Houthi movement to its knees at the risk of worsening the world's biggest humanitarian crisis.Source
Posted 2018/06/13 22:30:35
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday, a move that was widely expected but still marked a milestone in the U.S. central bank's shift from policies used to battle the 2007-2009 financial crisis and recession.Source
Posted 2018/06/13 22:21:11
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will debate on Thursday whether to end its huge asset purchases by year-end, in what would be its biggest step towards dismantling crisis-era stimulus credited with pulling the euro zone economy out of recession.Source
Posted 2018/06/13 22:16:12
Italy has postponed high-level talks with France after Paris accused Rome of acting "irresponsibly" by turning away hundreds of stranded migrants on board a rescue boat.
Posted 2018/06/13 22:11:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May defeated the final challenges to her Brexit blueprint in parliament on Wednesday, leaving plans for Britain's departure from the European Union still largely on track but her authority weakened.Source
Posted 2018/06/13 20:23:54
The emissions scandal that engulfed Volkswagen three years ago continues to dog the carmaking giant, as German authorities hit the group with a €1.2bn fine.
Posted 2018/06/13 16:22:00
The founder and former leader of France's far-right National Front is being treated in hospital for exhaustion, after being rushed in on the day a verdict was due in his hate speech trial.
Posted 2018/06/13 16:17:00
A Saudi-led coalition has begun an assault on the Yemen port city of Hodeida with aid agencies warning 300,000 children are at risk of being killed or maimed.
Posted 2018/06/13 08:36:00
North Korea's state media has reported that Donald Trump has "expressed his intention" to lift crippling sanctions against the country - despite the US president saying that they will remain until "nukes are no longer a factor".
Posted 2018/06/13 01:35:00