Friday, October 13, 2017 11:43:35 AMTrump strikes blow at Iran nuclear deal in major U.S. policy shift
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement on Friday in defiance of other world powers, choosing not to certify that Tehran is complying with the deal and warning he might ultimately terminate it.
Friday, October 13, 2017 10:28:58 AMPakistan's hostage rescue hailed, but tensions with U.S. remain
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The freeing of a hostage U.S.-Canadian family by Pakistan's army has been hailed by officials as a positive step in mending ties between Washington and Islamabad, but those hoping fresh start in their fraught relationship seem likely to be disappointed.
Friday, October 13, 2017 9:54:47 AMAllies press Catalan leader to declare full independence, ignore Madrid deadlines
MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont came under pressure from one of his key allies on Friday to declare full independence and ignore a threat of direct rule from the Spanish government.
Friday, October 13, 2017 11:10:21 AMUNESCO selects France's Azoulay as new chief
PARIS (Reuters) - The United Nations' cultural agency selected former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay as its new chief on Friday, handing her the keys to revive UNESCO's fortunes after the United States pulled out.
Friday, October 13, 2017 8:16:45 AMU.S. to maintain Cuba, Venezuela sanctions until freedoms restored: Trump
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would maintain sanctions on Cuba and Venezuela until they restore political and religious freedom.
Friday, October 13, 2017 4:31:33 AM'They have to pay', EU's Juncker says of Britain
LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Britain must commit to paying what it owes to the European Union before talks can begin about a future relationship with the bloc after Brexit, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday.
Friday, October 13, 2017 11:27:03 AMRussia summons U.S. envoy over missing consular flags
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's foreign ministry said on Friday it had summoned the U.S. Embassy charge d'affaires in Moscow to protest against what it said was the removal of Russian flags from diplomatic premises that Russia had to vacate in the United States, Russia's RIA news agency reported.
Friday, October 13, 2017 9:52:45 AMEU mulls Brexit summit gesture, May hints on cash
LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU governments wrangled on Friday over a goodwill gesture to Theresa May that some hope might break deadlock in Brexit talks but others fear may let Britain dodge demands for tens of billions of euros.
Friday, October 13, 2017 9:25:35 AMMyanmar army opens probe amid reports of killings, abuse of Rohingya Muslims
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's military has launched an internal probe into the conduct of soldiers during a counteroffensive that has sent more than half a million Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh, many saying they witnessed killings, rape and arson by troops.
Friday, October 13, 2017 11:30:04 AMInvestigative journalist attacked in Kosovo
PRISTINA (Reuters) - A Kosovo journalist known for his investigative stories on corruption and crime was beaten in a crowded cafÃ© bar in central Pristina on Friday.