Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:26:17 -0400
North Korea says will stop nuclear tests, scrap test site
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests and scrap its nuclear test site and instead pursue economic growth and peace, the North's state media said on Saturday, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:09:03 -0400
Myanmar police 'set up' Reuters reporters in sting-police witness
YANGON (Reuters) - A Myanmar police chief ordered officers to "trap" a Reuters reporter arrested in December, telling them to meet the journalist at a restaurant and give him "secret documents", prosecution witness Police Captain Moe Yan Naing told a court on Friday.
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 02:27:52 -0400
Israeli troops kill four more Palestinians in border protest
GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians on the Gaza-Israel border on Friday, bringing to 35 the death toll in recent weeks among Palestinian protesters demanding the right to return to their former homeland.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:21:06 -0400
Iran has 'expected and unexpected' reactions if U.S. leaves deal: Rouhani
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday Iran's atomic agency was ready with "expected and unexpected" reactions if the United States pulls out of a multinational nuclear deal.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:06:23 -0400
Insurgents south of Syrian capital surrender, says state TV
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Insurgents in the last area outside Syrian government control near Damascus agreed on Friday to withdraw, but the army's bombardment continued pending a full surrender deal, state media and a war monitor reported.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:04:40 -0400
Castro bows out in Cuba but Cold War chill returns with U.S.
HAVANA (Reuters) - Raul Castro has stepped down as president and his brother Fidel is dead but U.S. relations with Cuba are frostier than in years, with their reopened embassies nearly empty and President Donald Trump hinting at measures that could further lower the temperature.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:23:54 -0400
Trump, France's Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although discussions with European countries on addressing U.S. concerns about the 2015 deal were "not quite done yet," a senior administration official said on Friday.
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 02:45:29 -0400
At least three dead, including police officer, in Nicaragua protests
MANAGUA (Reuters) - Protests in Nicaragua over changes to social security have led to the deaths of at least three people, including a police officer, the Red Cross said on Friday, heaping pressure on the leftist government of President Daniel Ortega.
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 02:05:00 -0400
Japanese PM Abe sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine for war dead, the shrine said on Saturday, prompting criticism from Seoul as it is seen in the two Koreas and China as a symbol of Japan's past militarism.
Natalie Portman says to skip Israeli ceremony due to Netanyahu speech
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman said she chose not to attend a ceremony in Israel to accept a million-dollar prize because she did not want to be seen as supporting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was scheduled to speak at the event.
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