Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Following are early predictions of the results of the election to the European Parliament based on exit polls. Over 400 million...

Co-owner of Russia’s S7 airline dies in plane crash near Frankfurt

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Natalia Fileva, chairwoman and co-owner of Russia’s second largest airline S7, died when a private jet she was in crashed near...

Wickremesinghe returns as Sri Lanka PM as crisis nears end

Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as Sri Lanka's prime minister on Sunday, making a remarkable comeback weeks after being ousted by President Maithripala Sirisena...

Turkey’s Erdogan to name cabinet as signals action on economy

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he would name the cabinet he has selected on Monday, as he renewed a promise to tackle...

Shamoon computer virus variant is lead suspect in hack on oil firm Saipem

A hack on Italian oil services firm Saipem that crippled more than 300 computers was likely caused by a variant of a notorious destructive...

Iranian oil minister calls Trump’s order to OPEC insulting

Iran's oil minister on Saturday accused U.S. President Donald Trump of insulting OPEC by ordering it to increase production and reduce prices, adding Iranian...

Trump says he thinks U.S. will be able to do trade deal with China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he thinks the United States will be able to strike a deal with China,...

Fed draws White House fire as it prepares to raise rates

Just two days before the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates for a fourth time this year, U.S. President Donald Trump and...

U.S.-backed Syria force seeks help with Islamic State prisoner…

BEIRUT/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Hundreds of foreign jihadist fighters held in Syria represent a “time bomb” and could escape and threaten the West unless countries...

Inside Qatar’s charm offensive to win over Washington

There was much bonhomie as a few dozen people, including members of Congress and U.S. administration officials, gathered last week for dinner in a...
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