Special Reports

Special Reports coverage from Reuters.

World News14 minutes ago

Guillermo Giralt, technical director of Cauchari Solar, stands next to solar panels at a solar farm, built on the back of funding and technology from China, in Salar de Cauchari, Argentina, April 3, 2019. Picture taken April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Miguel Lobianco

In an arid, lunar-like landscape in the sunny highlands of northern Argentina, South America's largest solar farm is rising, powered by funding and technology from China.

ESG4 hours ago

An illustration photo shows the Facebook page displayed on a mobile phone internet browser held in front of a computer screen at a cyber-cafe in downtown Nairobi, Kenya April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Facebook Inc's struggles with hate speech and other types of problematic content are being hampered by the company's inability to keep up with a flood of new languages as mobile phones bring social media to every corner of the globe.

India Election4 hours ago

Pooja Jadhav, 18, poses as she stands at the entrance of her house in Ahmedabad, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

On the night of February 28, 2002, two toddlers living in adjacent alleys were dragged out of a slum district in Ahmedabad in Gujarat that had been set ablaze by a mob in one of India's worst ever Hindu-Muslim riots.

Politicsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: An informational pamphlet is displayed at an event for community activists and local government leaders to mark the one-year-out launch of the 2020 Census efforts in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 1, 2019.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

(This April 17 story corrects the tenth paragraph to show DeVere Kutscher is no longer executive director of the Census Business Coalition.)

Business News7 days ago

FILE PHOTO: People gather at the booth of Chinese electric vehicle start-up Nio as it unveils its ES8 SUV at the Shanghai autoshow, in Shanghai, China April 19, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

It took one 330 kilometer trip from Chongqing to Chengdu in his Nio ES8, a seven-seater all-electric SUV, for its owner Wang Haichun to be consumed with buyer's remorse.

More than two dozen heavily-armed men stormed into the center of Guararema early on a recent morning, rousing the Brazilian town's residents with the sound of broken glass, explosions - and then gunshots.

Business News8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Members of Kia Motor's union chant a slogan during a protest against the Gwangju joint-venture project, in Gwangju, South Korea, January 31, 2019.  Hong Jae-kwan/Kia Motor's union/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Park Byung-kyu once led Kia Motor's union in the city of Gwangju, fighting for labor protections against the powerful, family-run chaebol that dominated the economy during South Korea's rapid industrialization.

World News8 days ago

Arturo, 33, a Mexican migrant, who was denied a visa to the United States, reacts next to his sons Juan (C), 10 and Javen, 6, inside their house in Neutla, Guanajuato state, Mexico, April 9, 2019. Picture taken April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

When Arturo Balbino, a Texas construction worker, walked into his visa interview at the American consulate in the northern Mexican border town of Ciudad Juarez in March, he wasn't nervous. He felt good.

Business News11 days ago

Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson poses for a portrait in his suite at the Broadmoor Hotel during the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S., April 11, 2019. Picture taken April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Kelsey Brunner

Virgin Galactic's goal to fly tourists into space as early as this summer is about 12 years later than initially promised by its founder, British billionaire Sir Richard Branson.

World News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Indonesia's President and presidential candidate for the next election Joko Widodo and his running mate for the upcoming election Ma'ruf Amin gesture as they greet their supporters at a carnival during campaign rally in Tangerang, Banten province, Indonesia, April 7, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan/File Photo

When Wawan Setiawan, a volunteer for Indonesian President Joko Widodo's re-election campaign, goes door-to-door in this conservative part of Java, his opening line is: "If you hear he is anti-Islam or a communist, remember, it's all lies."

Business News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A journalist raises her hand to ask a question to Japan's SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, November 5, 2018.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

SoftBank Group Corp leader Masayoshi Son has much bigger ambitions for transportation than simply seeing his investment in Uber Technologies Inc turn into more than $13 billion when the company goes public next month.

Business News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo

In addition investing more than $25 billion in Didi, Uber, Ola, Grab and Cruise, SoftBank Group Corp and its investment arms have poured another $5 billion into eight companies involved in some aspect of transportation.

Special Reports12 days ago

A woman sits at a bus stop in Dagenham, east London, Britain, March 18, 2019. Picture taken March 18, 2019.   REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Every Friday morning, a pensioner and his grandson gaze across a vast demolition site in east London, one of them remembering a life working at the Ford factory there and the other wishing he could help tear its old buildings down.

Reuters Backstory12 days ago

Heather Lighten laughs during a Reuters photoshoot in Dagenham, east London, Britain March 11, 2019. Picture taken March 11, 2019.   REUTERS/Andrew RC Marshall

(Backstory is a series of reports showing how Reuters journalists work and the standards under which they operate.)

World News12 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A man takes selfie pictures with a cutout of Indonesia's presidential candidate for the upcoming election Prabowo Subianto during a campaign rally in Solo, Central Java Province, Indonesia, April 10, 2019.  REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan/File Photo

Armed with laptops, three dozen journalists and fact-checkers braced for battle before a live debate between Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his challenger, Prabowo Subianto.

World News13 days ago

An inmate is seen in the central penitentiary in Porto Alegre, Brazil August 28, 2018. Picture taken August 28, 2018.   REUTERS/Diego Vara

Before Brazilian prosecutors could conduct an inspection last year of the prison considered the country's worst, its warden had to clear their visit with the jail's de facto authorities: in-house prison gangs.

World News13 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Libya's eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar attends General Security conference, in Benghazi, Libya, October 14, 2017. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori/File Photo

Western diplomats sat down for three hours with Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in his eastern stronghold last month to try to dissuade him from launching an offensive against the internationally recognized government in Tripoli.

Deals14 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Workers cover the cockpit window of a Jet Airways aircraft parked at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India, March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo

In early January, Jet Airways and its main lender, State Bank of India, met with aircraft lessors to assure them there was a plan to rescue the debt-laden carrier so it could pay them, sources familiar with the matter said.

Special Reports14 days ago

FILE PHOTO:    A bottle of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder is seen in a photo illustration taken in New York, February 24, 2016.       REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Illustration/File Photo

Pressure was mounting on Johnson & Johnson and its signature Baby Powder.

World News14 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Ethiopian police officers walk past the debris of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo

Minutes after take-off, the pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX were caught in a bad situation.

World News14 minutes ago

Guillermo Giralt, technical director of Cauchari Solar, stands next to solar panels at a solar farm, built on the back of funding and technology from China, in Salar de Cauchari, Argentina, April 3, 2019. Picture taken April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Miguel Lobianco

In an arid, lunar-like landscape in the sunny highlands of northern Argentina, South America's largest solar farm is rising, powered by funding and technology from China.

ESG4 hours ago

An illustration photo shows the Facebook page displayed on a mobile phone internet browser held in front of a computer screen at a cyber-cafe in downtown Nairobi, Kenya April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Facebook Inc's struggles with hate speech and other types of problematic content are being hampered by the company's inability to keep up with a flood of new languages as mobile phones bring social media to every corner of the globe.

India Election4 hours ago

Pooja Jadhav, 18, poses as she stands at the entrance of her house in Ahmedabad, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

On the night of February 28, 2002, two toddlers living in adjacent alleys were dragged out of a slum district in Ahmedabad in Gujarat that had been set ablaze by a mob in one of India's worst ever Hindu-Muslim riots.

Politicsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: An informational pamphlet is displayed at an event for community activists and local government leaders to mark the one-year-out launch of the 2020 Census efforts in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 1, 2019.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

(This April 17 story corrects the tenth paragraph to show DeVere Kutscher is no longer executive director of the Census Business Coalition.)

Business News7 days ago

FILE PHOTO: People gather at the booth of Chinese electric vehicle start-up Nio as it unveils its ES8 SUV at the Shanghai autoshow, in Shanghai, China April 19, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

It took one 330 kilometer trip from Chongqing to Chengdu in his Nio ES8, a seven-seater all-electric SUV, for its owner Wang Haichun to be consumed with buyer's remorse.

More than two dozen heavily-armed men stormed into the center of Guararema early on a recent morning, rousing the Brazilian town's residents with the sound of broken glass, explosions - and then gunshots.

Business News8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Members of Kia Motor's union chant a slogan during a protest against the Gwangju joint-venture project, in Gwangju, South Korea, January 31, 2019.  Hong Jae-kwan/Kia Motor's union/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Park Byung-kyu once led Kia Motor's union in the city of Gwangju, fighting for labor protections against the powerful, family-run chaebol that dominated the economy during South Korea's rapid industrialization.

World News8 days ago

Arturo, 33, a Mexican migrant, who was denied a visa to the United States, reacts next to his sons Juan (C), 10 and Javen, 6, inside their house in Neutla, Guanajuato state, Mexico, April 9, 2019. Picture taken April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

When Arturo Balbino, a Texas construction worker, walked into his visa interview at the American consulate in the northern Mexican border town of Ciudad Juarez in March, he wasn't nervous. He felt good.

Business News11 days ago

Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson poses for a portrait in his suite at the Broadmoor Hotel during the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S., April 11, 2019. Picture taken April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Kelsey Brunner

Virgin Galactic's goal to fly tourists into space as early as this summer is about 12 years later than initially promised by its founder, British billionaire Sir Richard Branson.

World News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Indonesia's President and presidential candidate for the next election Joko Widodo and his running mate for the upcoming election Ma'ruf Amin gesture as they greet their supporters at a carnival during campaign rally in Tangerang, Banten province, Indonesia, April 7, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan/File Photo

When Wawan Setiawan, a volunteer for Indonesian President Joko Widodo's re-election campaign, goes door-to-door in this conservative part of Java, his opening line is: "If you hear he is anti-Islam or a communist, remember, it's all lies."

Business News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A journalist raises her hand to ask a question to Japan's SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, November 5, 2018.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

SoftBank Group Corp leader Masayoshi Son has much bigger ambitions for transportation than simply seeing his investment in Uber Technologies Inc turn into more than $13 billion when the company goes public next month.

Business News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo

In addition investing more than $25 billion in Didi, Uber, Ola, Grab and Cruise, SoftBank Group Corp and its investment arms have poured another $5 billion into eight companies involved in some aspect of transportation.

Special Reports12 days ago

A woman sits at a bus stop in Dagenham, east London, Britain, March 18, 2019. Picture taken March 18, 2019.   REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Every Friday morning, a pensioner and his grandson gaze across a vast demolition site in east London, one of them remembering a life working at the Ford factory there and the other wishing he could help tear its old buildings down.

Reuters Backstory12 days ago

Heather Lighten laughs during a Reuters photoshoot in Dagenham, east London, Britain March 11, 2019. Picture taken March 11, 2019.   REUTERS/Andrew RC Marshall

(Backstory is a series of reports showing how Reuters journalists work and the standards under which they operate.)

World News12 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A man takes selfie pictures with a cutout of Indonesia's presidential candidate for the upcoming election Prabowo Subianto during a campaign rally in Solo, Central Java Province, Indonesia, April 10, 2019.  REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan/File Photo

Armed with laptops, three dozen journalists and fact-checkers braced for battle before a live debate between Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his challenger, Prabowo Subianto.

World News13 days ago

An inmate is seen in the central penitentiary in Porto Alegre, Brazil August 28, 2018. Picture taken August 28, 2018.   REUTERS/Diego Vara

Before Brazilian prosecutors could conduct an inspection last year of the prison considered the country's worst, its warden had to clear their visit with the jail's de facto authorities: in-house prison gangs.

World News13 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Libya's eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar attends General Security conference, in Benghazi, Libya, October 14, 2017. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori/File Photo

Western diplomats sat down for three hours with Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in his eastern stronghold last month to try to dissuade him from launching an offensive against the internationally recognized government in Tripoli.

Deals14 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Workers cover the cockpit window of a Jet Airways aircraft parked at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India, March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo

In early January, Jet Airways and its main lender, State Bank of India, met with aircraft lessors to assure them there was a plan to rescue the debt-laden carrier so it could pay them, sources familiar with the matter said.

Special Reports14 days ago

FILE PHOTO:    A bottle of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder is seen in a photo illustration taken in New York, February 24, 2016.       REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Illustration/File Photo

Pressure was mounting on Johnson & Johnson and its signature Baby Powder.

World News14 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Ethiopian police officers walk past the debris of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo

Minutes after take-off, the pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX were caught in a bad situation.

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