Latest World News News

New Guatemalan government won’t cancel U.S. asylum deal

FILE PHOTO: Migrants, part of a caravan travelling to the U.S., cross the river back to the Guatemalan side, in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico January 21, 2020. REUTERS/Andres Martinez ...

Italy’s Di Maio quits as 5-Star leader in blow to government

ROME (Reuters) – Luigi Di Maio stepped down on Wednesday as leader of Italy’s co-governing 5-Star movement, as it seeks to stem a wave of defections that threatens the government’s ...

Prominent Malawi banker arrested for suspected attempted bribery in rigged-poll case

BLANTYRE (Reuters) – A prominent Malawi banker has been arrested in connection with a suspected attempt to bribe a panel of five judges presiding over the country’s presidential ...

Save Lebanon from failed state status, pleads ex-minister

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Former Lebanese foreign minister Gebran Bassil appealed to world leaders on Wednesday to help save his country from becoming a “failed state” ...

China virus deaths hit 17, heightening global alarm

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Deaths from China’s new virus rose to 17 on Wednesday with more than 540 cases confirmed, increasing fears of contagion from an infection suspected ...

Fringe groups undermine democracy via social media: Kofi Annan think-tank

FILE PHOTO: An illustration picture shows a man starting his Twitter App on a mobile device in Hanau near Frankfurt, October 21, 2013. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach DAVOS, Switzerland ...

Iran tells Europe not to follow U.S. by undermining nuclear pact

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s president told European powers on Wednesday not to copy the United States by undermining Tehran’s strained nuclear pact with world powers, and said ...

More U.S. troops leave Iraq over potential injuries as Trump downplays brain risk

DAVOS, Switzerland/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he did not consider the brain injuries suffered by 11 U.S. service members in Iran’s ...

Bolsonaro’s popularity jumps as Brazil economy improves, crime drops

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s approval rating has surged, thanks to an improving economy and his government’s efforts to fight corruption and make ...

Duchess Kate embarks on UK tour for childhood survey

CARDIFF (Reuters) – Britain’s duchess Kate, the wife of Prince William, embarked on a short tour of the country to launch a survey on people’s views on bringing up children, ...