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North Korea's Kim and Russia's Putin to meet on April 25

MOSCOW (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Russian eastern city of Vladivostok on Thursday, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters on Tuesday. The leaders will discuss political and diplomatic...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:04am

North Korea's Kim Jong Un to meet Putin in Russia on Thursday: Kremlin

By Vladimir Soldatkin and Maria Vasilyeva MOSCOW/VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet on Thursday in the Russian Pacific port of Vladivostok to discuss the international standoff...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:04am

Wall Street opens higher as technology shares gain

By Sruthi Shankar (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged higher on Tuesday, as upbeat results from Coca-Cola, Twitter and a host of industrial companies allayed investor concerns about slowing profits. Wall Street's main indexes hovered below record...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:04am

Alcohol shops in Mosul reopen two years after its recapture from IS

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Almost two years after Iraqi forces recaptured the city of Mosul from Islamic State (IS), small shops selling alcohol are reopening their doors and new ones are appearing.  Customers purchase bottles or cans...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:04am

Exclusive: After U.S. sanctions, Venezuela seeks to collect some oil payments via Rosneft

By Marianna Parraga MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - (This April 18 story corrects to make clear Reuters could not determine payments were made under the proposed arrangement, removes reference to Evrofinance Mosnarbank and clarifies that experts see no...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:04am

Christchurch attack survivors offered New Zealand residency

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand will grant permanent residency to all survivors of the mass shooting at two Christchurch mosques in which 50 Muslim worshippers were killed, it said on Tuesday. Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, a suspected white...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:04am

Sri Lanka blasts were revenge for New Zealand mosque killings: minister

(Reuters) - Devastating Easter bombings in Sri Lanka were retaliation for attacks on mosques in New Zealand, a Sri Lankan official said on Tuesday, as Islamic State claimed responsibility for the coordinated blasts that killed 321 people. Islamic State's claim, issued on its AMAQ news agency, came...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 10:24am

Special Report: How China is replacing America as Asia's military titan

By David Lague and Benjamin Kang Lim HONG KONG (Reuters) - In 1938, in the midst of a long campaign to bring China under Communist Party...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 9:57am

On South America's largest solar farm, Chinese power radiates

By Cassandra Garrison JUJUY, Argentina (Reuters) - In an arid, lunar-like landscape in the sunny highlands of northern Argentina, South America's largest solar farm is rising, powered by funding and technology from China...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 9:57am

Stocks splutter as oil races to near six-month high

By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices jumped to near six-month highs on Tuesday as the United States tightened sanctions on Iran, giving energy company shares their best day since January but doing surprisingly little for the main petrocurrencies...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 9:55am

Myanmar's top court rejects final appeal by jailed Reuters journalists

By Shoon Naing and Simon Lewis NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar's top court on Tuesday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail for breaking the Official Secrets Act, in a landmark case that has raised questions about the country's transition to...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 9:55am

U.S. to end all waivers on imports of Iranian oil, crude price jumps

By Lesley Wroughton and Humeyra Pamuk WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday demanded that buyers of Iranian oil stop purchases by May 1 or face sanctions, a move to choke off Tehran's oil revenues which sent crude prices to six-month highs on fears of a potential supply...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 8:13am

Facebook's flood of languages leave it struggling to monitor content

By Maggie Fick and Paresh Dave NAIROBI/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's struggles with hate speech and other types of problematic content are being hampered by the company's inability to keep up with a flood of new languages as mobile...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 5:03am

Britain's Obama moment? What Harry and Meghan's baby says about race

By Jayson Mansaray LONDON (Reuters) - Prince Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle, an American actress of African-American heritage, was a historic moment for Britain's royal family. Some say the imminent birth of their baby is, if anything, even more significant. Due in the...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 5:03am

Samsung retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples after defect reports: source

By Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples distributed to reviewers to investigate reports of broken screens, a day after it postponed the phone's launch, a person with direct knowledge of the...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 5:02am

Hollywood celebrates the finale of the 'Avengers' movies

By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth and other members of the Avengers superhero team on Monday celebrated the final chapter in a 22-movie saga that ranks as the movie industry's highest-grossing franchise of all time. At a lavish...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 5:02am

India's polarized politics: how two teenagers will vote after surviving riots

By Rupam Jain AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - On the night of February 28, 2002, two toddlers living in adjacent alleys were dragged out of a slum district in Ahmedabad in the western state of Gujarat that had been set ablaze by a mob in one of...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:03am

House panel chair subpoenas ex-White House counsel McGahn on Mueller inquiry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday subpoenaed former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the panel in its investigation of possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 12:06am

Ukraine enters uncharted waters after comedian wins presidency

By Andrew Osborn and Matthias Williams KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Monday after near final results showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had dramatically upended the status quo and won the country's presidential...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 12:06am

On staff following orders, Trump says: 'Nobody disobeys me'

By David Alexander and Alexandra Alper WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump dismissed questions from reporters on Monday about his staff's reluctance to carry out his orders and the chances of impeachment proceedings in the U.S. Congress, days after the Mueller report...

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 11:04pm