Abe to push reform of Japan’s pacifist constitution after ruling bloc election win

TOKYO (Reuters) – Jap High Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc used to be headed for a major win in Sunday’s election, bolstering his likelihood of becoming the nation’s longest ...

Spain urges Catalonia secessionists to obey Madrid

BARCELONA (Reuters) – The Spanish executive has urged Catalonians to accept direct regulate from Madrid and ignore directions from the restive area’s secessionist leadership ...

Italians vote in autonomy referendums in shadow of Catalonia crisis

MILAN (Reuters) – Two rich regions of northern Italy began voting on Sunday in referendums for autonomy, ballots that could fan regional tensions in Europe at a time when neighboring ...

Japan PM Abe’s ruling bloc on track for big win in election: TV exit polls

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese High Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition was once not off course for an enormous win in Sunday’s election, media exit polls confirmed, probably ...

Baseball: Astros reach World Series after Game 7 win over Yankees

(Reuters) – The Houston Astros reached Major League Baseball’s World Sequence for the first time due to the fact that 2005 after beating the brand new York Yankees 4-Zero in ...

Hamilton blasts to U.S. Grand Prix pole

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton pulverized the observe document to say pole position on Saturday in advance of a U.S. Grand Prix that might stable the Mercedes driver’s ...

Hamilton on pole for U.S. Grand Prix

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton pulverized the monitor record to assert pole place on Saturday ahead of a U.S. Grand Prix that would clinch the Mercedes driver a fourth ...

Catalonia’s leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Catalonia’s leaders said on Saturday they would now not accept direct rule imposed on the area by the Spanish government, as a political trouble ...

Trump: Raqqa fall ‘critical breakthrough’, end of Islamic State in sight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday hailed the defeat of Islamic State fighters in their self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa as “a very important step ...

Ramping up rhetoric, Turkey’s Erdogan chastises U.S. over democracy

ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan showed no retreat from a diplomatic row with the united states on Saturday, castigating Washington for what he said ...