Special Reports

Special Reports coverage from Reuters.

So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to intervene, five sources with links to the Saudi royal family said.

World News11 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The Chinese national flag flies in front of an underground Catholic church in the village of Huangtugang, Hebei province, China, September 30, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo

In 1996, a tiny village with a huge Gothic-style church in China's Catholic heartland of northern Hebei province was the scene of a tense stand-off between the ruling Communist Party and the faithful.

By Lidia Kelly, Justyna Pawlak and Anna Wlodarczak-Semczuk

Earlier this year, the world's two biggest lithium producers publicly celebrated new deals with Chile's government that will allow them to vastly increase output of the ultralight battery metal from the Atacama, the world's driest desert.

Technology Newsa day ago

A customer conducts a mobile money transfer, known as M-Pesa, at a Safaricom agent stall, as he holds Kenyan shillings (KSh) in Nairobi, Kenya October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

The brisk business Julius Kirya did from his cash transfer kiosk in the Ugandan capital has slowed right down with a new tax on mobile money. Many of his customers have returned to sending banknotes by hand, in some cases via motorbike taxi.

Business Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO:  A Santander logo is seen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 6, 2017.  REUTERS/Sergio Moraes/File Photo

Spain's Santander <SAN.MC> is the latest bank to be caught up in Germany's biggest post-war fraud investigation involving a share-trading scheme that the authorities say cost taxpayers billions of euros.

Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control.

World News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A general view shows a part of the capital Bangui, Central African Republic, February 16, 2016. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola/File Photo

When Central African Republic (CAR) pleaded for help last year to fight marauding militias, former colonial ruler France offered guns it had seized off Somalia. But Russia objected and donated its own weapons instead.

Environmenta day ago

A farmer burns the stubble in a rice field in Karnal in the northern state of Haryana, India, October 9, 2018.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hours after a mechanized harvester chugged through the rice paddy, flames and a thick plume of black smoke rose into the twilight sky in India's northern Haryana state as farmers burned the residue to prepare for the next season's planting.

World News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Wife of Vivek Tiwari, a sales manager for Apple, is consoled by her relatives after her husband was shot dead by a police constable in the Gomti Nagar neighbourhood of Lucknow, northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India September 29, 2018. To match Insight INDIA-POLICE/KILLINGS.  REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

Private security guard Ajit Singh Rana says he supports a police crackdown on gangsters in India's most populous state, even after cops gunned down an Apple executive at a road stop in what human rights activists say was the latest in a series of extra-judicial killings.

World News10 minutes ago

Turkish police forensic experts and Saudi officials are seen at the backyard of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he presumes missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and that the U.S. response to Saudi Arabia will likely be "very severe" but that he still wanted to get to the bottom of what exactly happened.

World News10 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi speaks at an event hosted by Middle East Monitor in London Britain, September 29, 2018.    Middle East Monitor/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Turkey has not shared audio recordings said to document the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, its foreign minister said on Friday, dismissing reports it had passed them on to the United States.

World News10 minutes ago

The United States and Saudi Arabia have had a mutually dependent relationship for seven decades based on a central bargain: the kingdom would pump oil and the superpower would provide security.

World News10 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: A Turkish police forensic expert arrives at the Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A Western boycott of a major business conference in Riyadh next week suggests rising political risks in Saudi Arabia could harm its ambitions to attract foreign capital and diversify its economy away from oil.

World News2 days ago

Russia has signed at least 19 military cooperation deals with governments in sub-Saharan Africa since 2014, when it came under Western sanctions for annexing Crimea and stepped up efforts to diversify its economic and diplomatic partnerships.

Healthcare & Pharma2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A medical researcher works on results of tests for preventing the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases at the Gorgas Memorial institute for Health Studies laboratory in Panama City February 5, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

When a Zika epidemic was at its height in the Americas two years ago, diagnostics makers began working feverishly to create diagnostic tests for a virus that few in the U.S. had heard of.

Leonard Lance is a Republican congressman seeking re-election in a Republican district. But he has little to say about the Republican president.

Business News5 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A worker holds a component for a Volvo truck at the Muller manufacturing facility in Redditch, Britain August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples

At Muller Precision Engineering's plant in Redditch, south of Birmingham, James Gibbs is in charge of three clattering pieces of machinery older than he is.

World News6 days ago

Students listen to teacher Manfred Wichmann in a classroom at the Europa-Berufsschule vocational school in Weiden, Germany, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Omar Alnifawi was 16 when he fled Syria's civil war with his family. After four years working menial jobs in Lebanon to help pay for their journey on to Europe, he had given up on ever going back to school.

Business News7 days ago

FILE PHOTO: People walk by the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Global Markets headquarters building in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., September 19, 2018.  REUTERS/Michael Hirtzer/File Photo

Months after he lost millions when an esoteric corner of financial markets cratered in February, former Target Corp store manager Seth Golden is betting against volatility again.

So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to intervene, five sources with links to the Saudi royal family said.

World News11 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The Chinese national flag flies in front of an underground Catholic church in the village of Huangtugang, Hebei province, China, September 30, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo

In 1996, a tiny village with a huge Gothic-style church in China's Catholic heartland of northern Hebei province was the scene of a tense stand-off between the ruling Communist Party and the faithful.

By Lidia Kelly, Justyna Pawlak and Anna Wlodarczak-Semczuk

Earlier this year, the world's two biggest lithium producers publicly celebrated new deals with Chile's government that will allow them to vastly increase output of the ultralight battery metal from the Atacama, the world's driest desert.

Technology Newsa day ago

A customer conducts a mobile money transfer, known as M-Pesa, at a Safaricom agent stall, as he holds Kenyan shillings (KSh) in Nairobi, Kenya October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

The brisk business Julius Kirya did from his cash transfer kiosk in the Ugandan capital has slowed right down with a new tax on mobile money. Many of his customers have returned to sending banknotes by hand, in some cases via motorbike taxi.

Business Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO:  A Santander logo is seen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 6, 2017.  REUTERS/Sergio Moraes/File Photo

Spain's Santander <SAN.MC> is the latest bank to be caught up in Germany's biggest post-war fraud investigation involving a share-trading scheme that the authorities say cost taxpayers billions of euros.

Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control.

World News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A general view shows a part of the capital Bangui, Central African Republic, February 16, 2016. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola/File Photo

When Central African Republic (CAR) pleaded for help last year to fight marauding militias, former colonial ruler France offered guns it had seized off Somalia. But Russia objected and donated its own weapons instead.

Environmenta day ago

A farmer burns the stubble in a rice field in Karnal in the northern state of Haryana, India, October 9, 2018.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hours after a mechanized harvester chugged through the rice paddy, flames and a thick plume of black smoke rose into the twilight sky in India's northern Haryana state as farmers burned the residue to prepare for the next season's planting.

World News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Wife of Vivek Tiwari, a sales manager for Apple, is consoled by her relatives after her husband was shot dead by a police constable in the Gomti Nagar neighbourhood of Lucknow, northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India September 29, 2018. To match Insight INDIA-POLICE/KILLINGS.  REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

Private security guard Ajit Singh Rana says he supports a police crackdown on gangsters in India's most populous state, even after cops gunned down an Apple executive at a road stop in what human rights activists say was the latest in a series of extra-judicial killings.

World News10 minutes ago

Turkish police forensic experts and Saudi officials are seen at the backyard of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he presumes missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and that the U.S. response to Saudi Arabia will likely be "very severe" but that he still wanted to get to the bottom of what exactly happened.

World News10 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi speaks at an event hosted by Middle East Monitor in London Britain, September 29, 2018.    Middle East Monitor/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Turkey has not shared audio recordings said to document the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, its foreign minister said on Friday, dismissing reports it had passed them on to the United States.

World News10 minutes ago

The United States and Saudi Arabia have had a mutually dependent relationship for seven decades based on a central bargain: the kingdom would pump oil and the superpower would provide security.

World News10 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: A Turkish police forensic expert arrives at the Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A Western boycott of a major business conference in Riyadh next week suggests rising political risks in Saudi Arabia could harm its ambitions to attract foreign capital and diversify its economy away from oil.

World News2 days ago

Russia has signed at least 19 military cooperation deals with governments in sub-Saharan Africa since 2014, when it came under Western sanctions for annexing Crimea and stepped up efforts to diversify its economic and diplomatic partnerships.

Healthcare & Pharma2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A medical researcher works on results of tests for preventing the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases at the Gorgas Memorial institute for Health Studies laboratory in Panama City February 5, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

When a Zika epidemic was at its height in the Americas two years ago, diagnostics makers began working feverishly to create diagnostic tests for a virus that few in the U.S. had heard of.

Leonard Lance is a Republican congressman seeking re-election in a Republican district. But he has little to say about the Republican president.

Business News5 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A worker holds a component for a Volvo truck at the Muller manufacturing facility in Redditch, Britain August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples

At Muller Precision Engineering's plant in Redditch, south of Birmingham, James Gibbs is in charge of three clattering pieces of machinery older than he is.

World News6 days ago

Students listen to teacher Manfred Wichmann in a classroom at the Europa-Berufsschule vocational school in Weiden, Germany, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Omar Alnifawi was 16 when he fled Syria's civil war with his family. After four years working menial jobs in Lebanon to help pay for their journey on to Europe, he had given up on ever going back to school.

Business News7 days ago

FILE PHOTO: People walk by the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Global Markets headquarters building in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., September 19, 2018.  REUTERS/Michael Hirtzer/File Photo

Months after he lost millions when an esoteric corner of financial markets cratered in February, former Target Corp store manager Seth Golden is betting against volatility again.

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