Mexico enlists F1 racetrack, military barracks to fight coronavirus

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has repurposed a Formula One racetrack, converted a huge convention center and put hundreds of beds into military barracks to create new hospital ...

Myanmar barber truck cuts virus worries by going door-to-door

YANGON (Reuters) – A Myanmar barbershop business is trimming costs and generating cash amid concerns about the coronavirus, offering a salon on wheels to cautious customers who ...

Polish and U.S. presidents to discuss nuclear energy

WARSAW (Reuters) – Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Thursday that he would discuss cooperation with the United States on nuclear energy in talks with President Donald Trump ...

Saudi proposes framework to end standoff between allies in southern Yemen: sources

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has proposed a framework to end the latest standoff in southern Yemen between nominal allies under a Saudi-led coalition, three sources said, as ...

Hong Kong store owner rejects call to remove protest statue

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The owner of a children’s clothes shop in Hong Kong has refused a request from his landlord to remove a statue celebrating anti-government protests ...

Pakistani court convicts three men in politician’s murder in London

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A Pakistani court on Thursday sentenced three men to life in imprison for their part in the assassination of a Pakistani political leader who was stabbed ...

Indians hold funerals for soldiers killed at China border, burn portraits of Xi

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indians burned portraits of Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday as families cremated the remains of some of the 20 soldiers killed in brutal hand-to-hand ...

Russian war veterans quarantined before watching parade with Putin, says Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian war veterans due to join President Vladimir Putin to review a June 24 military parade on Red Square are being quarantined at health resorts beforehand ...

Canada’s NDP leader Singh kicked out of House for calling MP racist

(Reuters) – Jagmeet Singh, the head of Canada’s New Democrat Party (NDP), was ejected from the House of Commons on Wednesday after he called a member of another opposition ...

Turkey plans more military bases in north Iraq after offensive: official

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey plans to set up more temporary military bases in northern Iraq after stepping up its strikes against Kurdish militants there, a senior Turkish official ...