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U.S. sanctions Venezuela officials, Trump slams Maduro

NEW YORK/CARACAS (Reuters) – The United States imposed new sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s wife and several top allies on Tuesday as U.S....

PM May – No-deal Brexit better than current EU offer

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May signalled on Tuesday that she would prefer a ‘no-deal’ Brexit to the offer currently put forward by the...

Moscow protests Russian’s arrest in Oslo, Norwegians seal off room in parliament

OSLO/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry summoned Norway’s ambassador on Monday to protest against the arrest of a Russian citizen in Oslo on...

Russian detained in Oslo for alleged spying sees ‘misunderstanding’: lawyer

OSLO (Reuters) – A Russian citizen detained in Oslo on suspicion of illegal intelligence activities is a Russian state employee but has denied wrongdoing, seeing...

Israel sets October deadline to evacuate Bedouin village in West Bank

KHAN AL-AHMAR, West Bank (Reuters) – Israel on Sunday told residents of Khan al-Ahmar, a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank slated for demolition, to clear...

Exclusive: Hammond urged European peers to help Britain cope with possible hard Brexit – EU source

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s finance minister urged the European Commission to help devise European contingency plans for the financial sector in case of no...

Malaysia charges former PM Najib with abuse of power, money laundering

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian prosecutors on Thursday charged former Prime Minister Najib Razak with abuse of power and money laundering over hundreds of...

Former trader facing deportation from UK gets temporary reprieve

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Kweku Adoboli, a former UBS trader jailed for a $2.25 billion fraud, has won a temporary reprieve from deportation to Ghana, his spokesman...

UAE approves law granting residency to retired property investors

DUBAI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates government approved on Sunday a law that allows expatriates to stay in the country after retirement if they own a...

Exclusive: Saudi Arabia to auction detained tycoon’s real estate assets – sources

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia will auction real estate owned by indebted billionaire Maan al-Sanea and his company starting next month to help repay billions of...