World News

World News coverage from Reuters.

World News3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Garment workers welcome Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen during a rally in Kandal province, Cambodia May 30, 2018. To match Special Report CAMBODIA-HUNSEN/WEALTH      REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

Cambodia's long-ruling prime minister, Hun Sen, had gathered athletes at his imposing office for a televised pep talk. "I don't want to mention politics," he began quietly.

World News27 minutes ago

Smoke billows out after Turkish shelling on the Syrian town of Ras al Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

The Trump administration dispatched its top officials to Turkey on Wednesday for emergency talks to try to persuade Ankara to halt an assault on northern Syria, while Russian troops swept into territory abandoned by Washington in a sudden retreat.

World News12 minutes ago

A man walks past an UK government Brexit information campaign poster at a bus stop in central London, Britain, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Negotiators struggled on Wednesday to clinch an eleventh-hour Brexit deal on the eve of an EU summit, raising the chances that Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have to seek an extension of the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain's exit from the bloc.

World News18 minutes ago

Protesters gather as Ciudadanos party leader Albert Rivera visits the Saudade centre in Barcelona, Spain, October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Pro-independence groups began protest marches in Catalonia on Wednesday against the jailing of nine separatist leaders, despite a new warning by the Spanish government that it will step in if needed to guarantee security.

Cyber Risk13 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen at the damaged site of Saudi Aramco oil facility in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hamad l Mohammed/File Photo

The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran, two U.S. officials have told Reuters.

World Newsan hour ago

FILE PHOTO: Liberal leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigns for the upcoming election, at the Botanical Garden of Montreal, Quebec, Canada October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/File Photo

Opinion polls suggest no party will gain a majority of seats in the Canadian election on Oct. 21. That leaves the two frontrunners - Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative opposition leader Andrew Scheer - trying to govern with a minority. Six parties are contesting the election.

World News8 minutes ago

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is seen on a screen as she reacts to protests by pro-democracy lawmakers, at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China, October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had to abandon her policy speech because of jeering lawmakers on Wednesday but later offered no direct olive branch to pro-democracy protesters, hoping instead to ease resentment by building more public housing.

World News8 minutes ago

New Budapest Mayor Gergely Karacsony holds a news conference in Budapest, Hungary, October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

The newly elected mayor of Budapest on Wednesday said his victory in municipal elections on Sunday is a blueprint for beating Hungarian premier Viktor Orban's Fidesz party, which has ruled in an increasingly autocratic way for a decade.

World News10 minutes ago

U.S. law enforcement officials said on Wednesday that 338 people across the globe have been charged as part of a criminal investigation of a child pornography website that sold videos using bitcoin cryptocurrency.

World News2 hours ago

Central American migrants are seen in an encampment in Matamoros, Mexico, at the end of the Gateway International Bridge, where migrants sent back under the "Remain in Mexico" program, officially called the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), await their U.S. asylum hearings, September 14, 2019. Picture taken September 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Even after he was kidnapped and robbed outside the makeshift migrant camp where he had slept for two weeks, Luis Osorto decided his only chance for eventual asylum in the United States was to stay put along the border just inside Mexico.

World News11 minutes ago

Anti-government protesters hold signs and banners ahead of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's annual policy address at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China, October  16, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Hong Kong protesters demanding universal suffrage and an amnesty for those charged with rioting are trying to humiliate and bring down the Chinese-ruled city's government, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Wednesday.

World News11 minutes ago

At least seven protesters were killed by security forces in Guinea this week during demonstrations against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term, hospital staff in the capital Conakry said.

World News12 minutes ago

Rubble is seen on a floor of a hotel in the aftermath of an earthquake in Kidapawan City, Philippines October 16, 2019 in this picture obtained from social media. NARU GUARDA CABADDU/via REUTERS

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Wednesday, killing at least one child and injuring more than two dozen other people.

World News14 minutes ago

Coffins carrying the bodies of migrant women who drowned in a shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea are seen laid out in a hall on the island of Lampedusa, Italy October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Vladimiro Pantaleone

Charity rescue ship Ocean Viking headed toward the southern Italian port of Taranto on Tuesday after the government gave it authorization to bring 176 migrants ashore in a decision that angered the far-right League.

World News19 minutes ago

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Turkey vowed to press ahead with its offensive in northern Syria on Tuesday despite U.S. sanctions and growing calls for it to stop, while Syria's Russia-backed army moved on the key city of Manbij that was abandoned by U.S. forces.

World News19 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives plan to introduce legislation on Wednesday that will impose sanctions on Turkey in response to Ankara's incursion into Syria, Representative Liz Cheney told reporters on Wednesday.

World News28 minutes ago

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Italy's President Sergio Mattarella in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday played down the crisis in Syria touched off by Turkey's incursion against U.S.-allied Kurdish forces, saying the conflict was between Turkey and Syria and that it was "fine" for Russia to help Damascus.

World News29 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: European Council President Donald Tusk delivers a speech at the Athens Democracy Forum in Athens, Greece, October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday it should be known in seven or eight hours when Brexit could happen and in theory a deal could be accepted on Thursday.

World News29 minutes ago

A debriefing for EU states on the latest on Brexit has been delayed for a second time on Wednesday to 1700 GMT, three diplomats with the bloc said, as last-ditch talks between Brussels and London on sealing a divorce deal dragged on.

World News33 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Czech President Milos Zeman gestures in Vienna, Austria April 3, 2019.   REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Czech President Milos Zeman will go into hospital on Thursday and may remain there until Sunday, his spokesman said on Wednesday, adding there was no serious health issue.

World News3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Garment workers welcome Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen during a rally in Kandal province, Cambodia May 30, 2018. To match Special Report CAMBODIA-HUNSEN/WEALTH      REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

Cambodia's long-ruling prime minister, Hun Sen, had gathered athletes at his imposing office for a televised pep talk. "I don't want to mention politics," he began quietly.

World News27 minutes ago

Smoke billows out after Turkish shelling on the Syrian town of Ras al Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

The Trump administration dispatched its top officials to Turkey on Wednesday for emergency talks to try to persuade Ankara to halt an assault on northern Syria, while Russian troops swept into territory abandoned by Washington in a sudden retreat.

World News12 minutes ago

A man walks past an UK government Brexit information campaign poster at a bus stop in central London, Britain, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Negotiators struggled on Wednesday to clinch an eleventh-hour Brexit deal on the eve of an EU summit, raising the chances that Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have to seek an extension of the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain's exit from the bloc.

World News18 minutes ago

Protesters gather as Ciudadanos party leader Albert Rivera visits the Saudade centre in Barcelona, Spain, October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Pro-independence groups began protest marches in Catalonia on Wednesday against the jailing of nine separatist leaders, despite a new warning by the Spanish government that it will step in if needed to guarantee security.

Cyber Risk13 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen at the damaged site of Saudi Aramco oil facility in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hamad l Mohammed/File Photo

The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran, two U.S. officials have told Reuters.

World Newsan hour ago

FILE PHOTO: Liberal leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigns for the upcoming election, at the Botanical Garden of Montreal, Quebec, Canada October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/File Photo

Opinion polls suggest no party will gain a majority of seats in the Canadian election on Oct. 21. That leaves the two frontrunners - Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative opposition leader Andrew Scheer - trying to govern with a minority. Six parties are contesting the election.

World News8 minutes ago

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is seen on a screen as she reacts to protests by pro-democracy lawmakers, at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China, October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had to abandon her policy speech because of jeering lawmakers on Wednesday but later offered no direct olive branch to pro-democracy protesters, hoping instead to ease resentment by building more public housing.

World News8 minutes ago

New Budapest Mayor Gergely Karacsony holds a news conference in Budapest, Hungary, October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

The newly elected mayor of Budapest on Wednesday said his victory in municipal elections on Sunday is a blueprint for beating Hungarian premier Viktor Orban's Fidesz party, which has ruled in an increasingly autocratic way for a decade.

World News10 minutes ago

U.S. law enforcement officials said on Wednesday that 338 people across the globe have been charged as part of a criminal investigation of a child pornography website that sold videos using bitcoin cryptocurrency.

World News2 hours ago

Central American migrants are seen in an encampment in Matamoros, Mexico, at the end of the Gateway International Bridge, where migrants sent back under the "Remain in Mexico" program, officially called the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), await their U.S. asylum hearings, September 14, 2019. Picture taken September 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Even after he was kidnapped and robbed outside the makeshift migrant camp where he had slept for two weeks, Luis Osorto decided his only chance for eventual asylum in the United States was to stay put along the border just inside Mexico.

World News11 minutes ago

Anti-government protesters hold signs and banners ahead of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's annual policy address at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China, October  16, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Hong Kong protesters demanding universal suffrage and an amnesty for those charged with rioting are trying to humiliate and bring down the Chinese-ruled city's government, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Wednesday.

World News11 minutes ago

At least seven protesters were killed by security forces in Guinea this week during demonstrations against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term, hospital staff in the capital Conakry said.

World News12 minutes ago

Rubble is seen on a floor of a hotel in the aftermath of an earthquake in Kidapawan City, Philippines October 16, 2019 in this picture obtained from social media. NARU GUARDA CABADDU/via REUTERS

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Wednesday, killing at least one child and injuring more than two dozen other people.

World News14 minutes ago

Coffins carrying the bodies of migrant women who drowned in a shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea are seen laid out in a hall on the island of Lampedusa, Italy October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Vladimiro Pantaleone

Charity rescue ship Ocean Viking headed toward the southern Italian port of Taranto on Tuesday after the government gave it authorization to bring 176 migrants ashore in a decision that angered the far-right League.

World News19 minutes ago

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Turkey vowed to press ahead with its offensive in northern Syria on Tuesday despite U.S. sanctions and growing calls for it to stop, while Syria's Russia-backed army moved on the key city of Manbij that was abandoned by U.S. forces.

World News19 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives plan to introduce legislation on Wednesday that will impose sanctions on Turkey in response to Ankara's incursion into Syria, Representative Liz Cheney told reporters on Wednesday.

World News28 minutes ago

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Italy's President Sergio Mattarella in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday played down the crisis in Syria touched off by Turkey's incursion against U.S.-allied Kurdish forces, saying the conflict was between Turkey and Syria and that it was "fine" for Russia to help Damascus.

World News29 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: European Council President Donald Tusk delivers a speech at the Athens Democracy Forum in Athens, Greece, October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday it should be known in seven or eight hours when Brexit could happen and in theory a deal could be accepted on Thursday.

World News29 minutes ago

A debriefing for EU states on the latest on Brexit has been delayed for a second time on Wednesday to 1700 GMT, three diplomats with the bloc said, as last-ditch talks between Brussels and London on sealing a divorce deal dragged on.

World News33 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Czech President Milos Zeman gestures in Vienna, Austria April 3, 2019.   REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Czech President Milos Zeman will go into hospital on Thursday and may remain there until Sunday, his spokesman said on Wednesday, adding there was no serious health issue.

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below