Category: World

Turkey works with Russia on Idlib amid lull in air strikes

ISTANBUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Turkey has said it is working with Russia and Iran to stabilize Syria’s rebel-held Idlib region, indicating continued efforts to...

U.S. imposes North Korea-related sanctions on Russian, Chinese tech firms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a China-based tech firm, its North Korean CEO and a Russian subsidiary, accusing them of...

UK says free flow of personal data from EU not guaranteed if no-deal Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) – British organizations will need to agree new contracts to ensure they can continue to receive personal data about their customers or employees...

‘No-deal’ Brexit would complicate driving, data and roaming, UK says

LONDON (Reuters) – Leaving the European Union without a divorce deal could increase Britons’ mobile phone roaming charges, upset data sharing and force motorists...

Scotland’s SNP to target 50,000 voters in ‘day of action’ on independence

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Nicola Sturgeon’s ruling Scottish National Party (SNP), which backs independence from the United Kingdom, is targeting 50,000 people in a...

Russians accused by UK in spy case say they were in Salisbury for tourism

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Two Russians appeared on state television on Thursday, saying they had been wrongly accused by Britain of trying to murder a former Russian spy...

UK should extend Brexit withdrawal period if needed: Scottish minister

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Britain should extend the time period for negotiating its exit the European Union to avoid the crippling cost of a “no-deal” Brexit,...

EU leaders to discuss November Brexit summit next week: diplomat

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders will discuss when they meet in Austria next week whether to hold a special summit on Brexit in November, a senior EU...

Turkey fines TV channel for Pink’s video with dancing of ‘homosexual nature’

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey has fined a television channel for showing a music video by Pink that featured “erotic dance figures of a homosexual nature”, a...

Yemen war a ‘living hell’ for children: UNICEF

SANAA (Reuters) – In the malnutrition ward of a hospital in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, doctors weigh toddlers with protruding rib cages and skeletal limbs. A woman...