Special Reports

Special Reports coverage from Reuters.

Technology News21 hours ago

A man looks at the screen of his mobile phone in front of an Apple logo outside its store in Shanghai, China July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song

When Apple Inc begins hosting Chinese users' iCloud accounts in a new Chinese data center at the end of this month to comply with new laws there, Chinese authorities will have far easier access to text messages, email and other data stored in the cloud.

Special Reports2 days ago

Lenzer Achieng, the mother of six-month-old Samantha Pendo who died during an August  2017 police crackdown on opposition supporters, holds her daughter's picture inside her home, in the western city of Kisumu, Kenya, January 25, 2018. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

She was christened Samantha, but her delighted Kenyan parents quickly nicknamed their tiny daughter "Pendo," which in KiSwahili means "Love."

Environment2 days ago

Research technicians working on the development of clubroot-resistant canola bag plants to control pollen at Monsanto Canada's plant breeding centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada February 12, 2018.  REUTERS/Shannon VanRaes

Inside a laboratory in Winnipeg, Manitoba, a Monsanto Co research technician uses tweezers to transfer pollen from one canola plant to another, a small step toward creating a new breed of the vegetable oil-producing crop.

Business News3 days ago

Bottles of aged whisky are displayed for sale at the La Maison du Whisky specialty shop in Paris, France, February 1, 2018.  REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Scotch whisky makers were among the most fervent industry advocates for staying in the European Union, but if Britain has to leave, they prefer a clean break.

Business News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery is seen at sunset in front of the Philadelphia skyline in Pennysylvania, U.S., March 24, 2014.    REUTERS/David M. Parrott/File Photo

Throughout 2016 and 2017, a rail terminal built to accept crude oil for the largest East Coast refinery often sat idle, with few trains showing up to unload.

World News5 days ago

Angela Grossi sits next to a banner reading "Poor first", hanging in a gate of the portico of the Basilica of the Santi Apostoli, where she lives after being evicted from an unused building along with other families in August 2017, in Rome, Italy January 29, 2018. Picture taken January 29, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Roberto Biondi's 89-year-old mother has Alzheimer's, is housebound and no longer recognizes her son. She is also the family's main breadwinner.

Commodities5 days ago

Jean-Noel Kouame, 31, sits with his family as they watch television inside their house, on the outer limits of the main city Abidjan's vast urban sprawl, Ivory Coast December 18, 2017. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon

Standing by a towering equatorial forest, Jean-Noel Kouame's new breeze-block house may be beyond the reach of Ivory Coast's power grid, but it's perfectly located for solar power entrepreneurs.

Environment6 days ago

Logged trees are seen at one of the last primeval forests in Europe, Bialowieza forest, near Bialowieza village, Poland February 15, 2018. Picture taken February 15, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

When Poland sought to ease tensions with the European Union by declaring a halt to logging in the ancient Bialowieza forest, it did not announce how many trees it had already cut down.

Business News6 days ago

A pigeon flies past the logo of Punjab National Bank outside a branch of the bank in New Delhi, India February 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

By Krishna N. Das, Aditya Kalra, Devidutta Tripathy and Tom Lasseter

Business News8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Cars made by GM Korea are seen on trucks in a yard of GM Korea's Bupyeong plant before they are transported to a port for export, in Incheon, west of Seoul August 9, 2013.    REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won/File Photo

Only weeks into a new job heading General Motors Co's international operations, Barry Engle flew into a frigid South Korea in January and held a series of meetings with government officials to discuss the future of GM's loss-making local unit.

World News8 days ago

A view shows a church in front of the Third Vishnevskiy Central Military Clinical Hospital in Krasnogorsk, Russia February 16, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

About 300 men working for a Kremlin-linked Russian private military firm were either killed or injured in Syria last week, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

Business News9 days ago

A worker collects cuttings from a marijuana plant at the Canopy Growth Corporation facility in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada, January 4, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Canopy Growth Corp, one of the world's biggest medical marijuana producers, now wants to take on the world's pharmaceutical giants.

World News9 days ago

The Kremlin said on Friday it had no new information about Russian military contractors killed in Syria, after Reuters reported on that around 300 men working for a private firm were either killed or injured in Syria last week.

World News12 days ago

The Brussels' Great Mosque is seen in Brussels, Belgium January 19, 2018. Picture taken January 19, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Saudi Arabia has agreed to give up control of Belgium's largest mosque in a sign that it is trying to shed its reputation as a global exporter of an ultra-conservative brand of Islam.

Business News13 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A man enters the CME Group offices in New York, United States, October 18, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

"Chocfinger" made his name and his money by taking bold bets on cocoa markets. But after nearly four decades of trading, sometimes winning, sometimes losing, Anthony Ward threw in the towel.

World News15 days ago

A group of Indonesian transvestites walk near a cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 8, 2018.  Picture taken February 8, 2018. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Zulfikar Fahd, an openly gay man, says he flew from Indonesia to Canada late last month and claimed asylum on grounds that he faced discrimination and persecution in his home country, which is poised to criminalise same-sex relations and consensual sex outside marriage. 

World News15 days ago

Ten Rohingya Muslim men with their hands bound kneel as members of the Myanmar security forces stand guard in Inn Din village September 2, 2017.  Handout via REUTERS

The United Nations on Friday described the details of a Reuters investigation into the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as "alarming" and said it showed the need for a thorough probe into the violence in the country's Rakhine state.

Special Reports15 days ago

Ten Rohingya Muslim men with their hands bound kneel in Inn Din village September 1, 2017.   Handout via REUTERS

Bound together, the 10 Rohingya Muslim captives watched their Buddhist neighbors dig a shallow grave. Soon afterwards, on the morning of Sept. 2, all 10 lay dead. At least two were hacked to death by Buddhist villagers. The rest were shot by Myanmar troops, two of the gravediggers said.

Business News16 days ago

An employee fills plastic containers with water treatment chemicals at the Hungarian Dinax Water Treatment plant in Kistarcsa, Hungary, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Plant manager Gabor Kiraly remembers the meeting a couple of years ago when he and his Austrian bosses learnt how severe the worker shortage in Hungary was about to become - it was, he said, a "shocking realization".

Health News16 days ago

Arthur Rathburn, convicted of defrauding customers by supplying infected body parts and transporting hazardous materials, listens to testimony at his trial in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. January 10, 2018 in this court sketch. REUTERS/Jerry Lemenu

On July 20, a Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship departed Charleston, South Carolina carrying thousands of containers. One of them held a lucrative commodity: body parts from dozens of dead Americans.

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