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EU ministers question Poland over rule of law concerns

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Poland’s right-wing government sought to explain itself to its European Union peers on Tuesday for the second time in three months on...

BMW moves UK Mini plant shutdown to just after Brexit in case of no deal

LONDON (Reuters) – German carmaker BMW said it will move the annual maintenance shutdown period for its British Mini plant to just after Britain is due to leave...

Brazil poll shows Bolsonaro leading with Lula stand-in Haddad second

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, who is still in hospital and unable to campaign following a near fatal stabbing,...

Turkey’s Erdogan calls for investigation into opposition role at Isbank, Hurriyet says

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said authorities should look into members of the opposition who serve on the board of Isbank, Hurriyet...

Brazil candidate Bolsonaro attacks Workers Party from hospital bed

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro attacked the rival Workers Party (PT) and raised the prospect of voter fraud in an...

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...

Nigeria’s Buhari accepts resignation of finance minister: presidency

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday accepted the resignation of finance minister Kemi Adeosun, the presidency said. FILE PHOTO:...

Venezuela hands China more oil presence, but no mention of new funds

BEIJING/CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela gave China another stake in the OPEC nation’s oil industry and signed several other deals in the energy sector, but Beijing...

China makes no mention of new funds for Venezuela in Maduro visit

BEIJING/CARACAS (Reuters) – China made no mention of new funds for Venezuela’s struggling government on Friday after President Nicolas Maduro visited his key...

China says willing to provide Venezuela with what help it can

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told visiting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro that China is willing to provide whatever help it can offer to his...