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Pakistan’s austerity car auction falls short, new PM Khan commutes by helicopter

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Lower-than-expected sales in an auction of Pakistani government vehicles have dealt another early setback to new Prime Minister Imran...

In blow to Canada’s Trudeau, legislator defects to opposition

OTTAWA (Reuters) – A legislator from Canada’s ruling Liberals unexpectedly defected to the main opposition party on Monday, dealing a blow to Prime Minister...

Spain says it does not intend Gibraltar to hinder any Brexit deal

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain does not intend the issue of Gibraltar, a British territory on Spain’s southern coast that will leave the EU along with the UK on March...

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...

UK economy will shrink without Brexit deal, IMF warns

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s economy will shrink if it leaves the European Union without a Brexit deal and it will suffer some damage whatever terms it agrees,...

Brexit talks going ahead in ‘spirit of good cooperation’: EU’s Barnier

MADRID (Reuters) – Talks between the European Union and Britain on Brexit are being conducted in a spirit of “good cooperation”, Michel Barnier, the EU’s...

Spain plans to reform constitution to strip politicians of judicial privileges

MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Monday he will present a motion to reform the constitution to strip politicians of judicial...

UK economy will shrink without Brexit deal: IMF

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s economy will shrink if the country leaves the European Union next year without a Brexit deal and any deal will leave the country...

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...