World News

World News coverage from Reuters.

World News3 hours ago

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, Slovenia's Prime Minister Miro Cerar and Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy attend a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, March 23, 2018.   Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Pool via Reuters

European Union member states agreed at a summit on Friday to take additional punitive measures against Russia for a nerve agent attack in Britain, as Moscow accused the bloc of joining a London-driven hate campaign against it.

World Newsan hour ago

A general view shows police officers and investigators at a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes, France, March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

A gunman killed three people in southwestern France on Friday as he held up a car, fired on police and seized hostages in a supermarket, screaming "Allahu Akbar" before security forces stormed the building and killed him, authorities said.

Cyber Risk4 hours ago

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks at a news conference with other law enforcement officials at the Justice Department to announce nine Iranians charged with conducting massive cyber theft campaign, in Washington, U.S., March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

The United States on Friday charged and sanctioned nine Iranians and an Iranian company for attempting to hack into hundreds of universities worldwide, dozens of companies and parts of the U.S. government, including its main energy regulator, on behalf of Tehran's government.

World Newsan hour ago

General view of the Senate during the first session since the March 4 national election in Rome, Italy March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia (Go Italy!) party on Friday accused the far-right League of breaking ranks with its conservative ally during a vote to select the speaker of the Senate.

World News43 minutes ago

A girl looks at the camera during evacuations from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Syrian rebels left one besieged enclave on Friday and agreed to abandon another, leaving only the city of Douma still in insurgent hands in eastern Ghouta after a month-long army assault to drive them from the stronghold near Damascus.

World News4 hours ago

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and Slovenia's Prime Minister Miro Cerar attend a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, March 23, 2018. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via Reuters

With Brexit a year away, European Union leaders made a point on Friday of embracing Theresa May, with some treating her troubles with Russia and the United States as an opportunity to show Britain who its friends are.

World Newsan hour ago

FILE PHOTO: The warship USS Mustin sails near the port in Sihanoukville, 223 km (139 miles) west of Phnom Penh, October 11, 2008.  REUTERS/Stringer

A U.S. Navy destroyer carried out a "freedom of navigation" operation on Friday, coming within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials told Reuters.

World News2 hours ago

A car bomb killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens more who had gathered to watch a wrestling match in southern Afghanistan on Friday, officials said.

World News17 minutes ago

Protesters gather during a protest against plans to further restrict abortion laws in Warsaw, Poland March 23, 2018.  Agencja Gazeta/Dawid Zuchowicz via REUTERS   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND. *** Local Caption *** hniki Warszawa

Tens of thousands of Poles dressed in black protested across the country on Friday against an attempt by the ruling conservatives and the powerful Catholic Church to ban most abortions.

World News2 hours ago

Catalan politicians Josep Rull (L) and Jordi Turull arrive together to the Supreme Court after being summoned and facing investigation for their part in Catalonia's bid for independence in Madrid, Spain, March 23, 2018.  REUTERS/Susana Vera

Twenty-five Catalan leaders will be tried for rebellion, embezzlement or disobeying the state, Spain's Supreme Court ruled on Friday, in a sharp escalation of legal action against separatists in the northeastern region.

World News24 minutes ago

Peru's Vice President Martin Vizcarra gestures to supporters after arriving in Lima, Peru March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo

Peru's new President Martin Vizcarra urged justice officials on Friday to act swiftly and join him in a fight against corruption "at any cost," two days after his predecessor was toppled by a sprawling graft scandal.

World News27 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Brazil's President Michel Temer gestures during a ceremony to announce the resumption of works of urban mobility in the city of Goiania, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil March 15, 2018. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/File photo

Brazilian President Michel Temer edged closer toward declaring his candidacy to run in October's presidential election, telling a magazine that to not vie for the top office would be "a cowardice."

World News33 minutes ago

A Catholic bishop and several priests in Brazil have been charged with misappropriation of church funds uncovered in a corruption investigation, prosecutors in Goais state said on Friday.

World News41 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Labour leadership candidate, Owen Smith (L), and party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, walk onto the stage before the announcement of the result of the Labour Party leadership election, in Liverpool, Britain September 24, 2016.  REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo

Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn sacked his shadow Northern Ireland minister on Friday after he called for a second referendum on Brexit, a move that exposes deep divisions in the party over how and whether to leave the European Union.

World News41 minutes ago

Police guard the road to the Kovilovo sport centre hosting the handball match between Serbia and Kosovo, in Belgrade, Serbia March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Nemanja Pancic

Preparations for a historic handball match between political adversaries Serbia and Kosovo ended in chaos on Friday with the expulsion of the host nation after it canceled the fixture over security concerns.

World Newsan hour ago

Just hours before killing three people and terrorizing shoppers in a supermarket in southern France, 25-year old Redouane Lakdim took his younger sister to school, French media said, leaving his family's flat outside Carcassonne's medieval city walls.

World Newsan hour ago

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a meeting in Ankara Turkey March 21, 2018. Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told French President Emmanuel Macron in a phone call that he was disturbed by claims about Turkey's military campaign in Syria's Afrin region that he said were baseless, a Turkish presidential source said on Friday.

World News2 hours ago

French officials hailed the bravery of a gendarme who was severely wounded after swapping himself for a hostage held by a gunman during a deadly siege of a supermarket.

World News2 hours ago

The corporate logo of the state oil company PDVSA is seen at a gas station in Caracas, Venezuela February 24, 2018. Picture taken February 24, 2018. REUTERS/Marco Bello

Angry Venezuelan oil workers demanding better benefits to counter crushing hyperinflation and food shortages clashed with security officials during a rare protest in the cafeteria of state oil company PDVSA's headquarters on Friday.

World News2 hours ago

The group developing Mexico City's new airport, GACM, said on Friday that it has raised 30 billion pesos ($1.62 billion) through an offering of an infrastructure investment trust to help finance the project.

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