World News

World News coverage from Reuters.

World News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Rohingya refugees cross the Naf River with an improvised raft to reach to Bangladesh at Sabrang near Teknaf, Bangladesh November 10, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain/File Photo

WASHINGTON/COX'The U.S. government is conducting an intensive examination of alleged atrocities against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, documenting accusations of murder, rape, beatings and other possible offenses in an investigation that could be used to prosecute Myanmar's military for crimes against humanity, U.S. officials told Reuters.

World News2 hours ago

A still image from a video footage taken on April 6, 2018 shows a bus transferring Russian private military contractors leaving an airport outside Rostov-on-Don, Russia. REUTERS/Stringer

The Kremlin says it has nothing to do with Russian civilians fighting in Syria but on three recent occasions groups of men flying in from Damascus headed straight to a defense ministry base in Molkino, Reuters reporters witnessed.

World Newsan hour ago

A view shows a classrom of Orlando Garcia state primary school in Socopo, Venezuela March 2, 2018. Picture taken March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Eduardo Ramirez

It is mid-morning on a weekday yet all that can be heard in the once-bustling corridors of the Orlando Garcia state primary school is the swish of palm trees outside in the wind.

World News2 hours ago

The shape of the Korean peninsula is seen on the lawn in front of City Hall ahead of the upcoming summit between North and South Korea in Seoul, South Korea April 25, 2018.  REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Is unification of North and South Korea the solution or the problem?

World News3 hours ago

Detained Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo (C) escorted by police and his wife arrives for a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

A judge in Myanmar will rule next week on whether a police captain was credible when he testified that two Reuters reporters were framed, after prosecutors argued on Wednesday that the officer should be declared an unreliable witness.

World News16 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani delivers remarks at a news conference during the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, U.S. September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Western envoys said Britain, Germany and France were nearing a package to put to Donald Trump to try and persuade him to save the Iran nuclear agreement, even as Tehran poured more scorn on the U.S. president, dismissing him as a "tradesman".

Technology News28 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is seen during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating if Chinese tech company Huawei Technologies Co [HWT.UL] violated U.S. sanctions in relation to Iran, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

World News18 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: A Palestinian demonstrator during clashes with Israeli troops at a protest on the Israel-Gaza border where Palestinians demand the right to return to their homeland, April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem/File Photo

A Palestinian journalist, shot by Israeli forces while covering a protest along the Gaza-Israel border nearly two weeks ago, died of his wounds on Wednesday, Palestinian health officials said.

World News3 minutes ago

Inspectors with the global chemical weapons agency on Wednesday visited a second site in Syria's Douma and took samples to help them determine whether banned toxic munitions were used.

World News32 minutes ago

British vascular surgeon John Wolfe, who was invited to Gaza by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), checks a wounded Palestinian in a hospital in Gaza City April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Doctors are on a particularly tight schedule at Gaza's largest hospital when it comes to treating Palestinians wounded by Israeli army bullets at Friday protests along the border.

World News16 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Assistant Secretary for International Security Christopher A. Ford attends the 2nd Preparatory session of the 2020 Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland April 23, 2018.    REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

The United States is not seeking to reopen or renegotiate the JCPOA Iran nuclear deal but hopes to stay in it to fix its flaws with a supplementary agreement, U.S. non-proliferation envoy Christopher Ford said on Wednesday.

World News20 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: People attend a protest against the government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest, Hungary, April 21, 2018. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo/File Photo

Non-governmental organizations in the crosshairs of Hungary's rightwing government are seeking new funding sources and legal ways to counter a new law that would allow the interior minister to ban NGOs deemed to pose a "national security risk".

World News36 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo

Nigerian lawmakers voted on Wednesday to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to the House of Representatives to discuss a spate of killings in central Nigeria.

World Newsan hour ago

Britain is working closely with allies to address issues relating to Iran, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, giving British backing to French President Emmanuel Macron's talks with U.S. President Donald Trump.

World Newsan hour ago

FILE PHOTO:  Israel Katz arrives at the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem September 4, 2016. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo

Israel's intelligence minister said on Wednesday that a proposed new U.S.-European deal over Iran's nuclear program might dissuade U.S. President Donald Trump from abandoning the current agreement between world powers and Tehran.

World Newsan hour ago

An Australian soldier holds a wreath of flowers during the dawn service to mark the ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) commemoration ceremony at the Australian National Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux, France, April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Thousands of people attended dawn war memorial services on Wednesday across Australia, New Zealand, Turkey, Britain, France and in Thailand to commemorate ANZAC Day, the Gallipoli landings and the centenary of the final year of World War One.

World Newsan hour ago

A courtroom sketch shows Peter Madsen during the trial regarding the killing of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, in Copenhagen, Denmark on April 25, 2018.  Ritzau Scanpix/Anne Gyrite Schutt/via REUTERS

A Danish court sentenced inventor Peter Madsen to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering and dismembering a Swedish journalist aboard his home-built submarine in Copenhagen harbor in August 2017.

World Newsan hour ago

Pakistani police exhumed the body of an Italian woman of Pakistani descent on Wednesday to investigate suspicion her family killed her in the name of so-called honor after she refused to marry a man of their choosing.

World Newsan hour ago

Kuwait has ordered the Philippines' ambassador to leave the Gulf Arab state within a week and recalled its envoy in Manila for consultations, state news agency KUNA reported on Wednesday.

Science News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The Russian Soyuz VS01 rocket, carrying the first two satellites of Europe's Galileo navigation system, blasts off from its launchpad at the Guiana Space Center in Sinnamary, French Guiana, October 21, 2011. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo

Britain is considering setting up a satellite navigation system to rival the European Union's Galileo project amid a row over attempts to restrict Britain's access to sensitive security information after Brexit, the Financial Times reported.

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