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OSLO (Reuters) – Norway is to release a Russian man held on suspicion of spying, police tweeted on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A printer is marked with a handwritten sign reading “DO NOT USE!!” in parliament in Oslo, Norway, on Sept. 24, 2018, after the arrest of Russian Mikhail Bochkaryov on suspicion of espionage. REUTERS/Nerijus Adomaitis/File […]

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – A power struggle between Romania’s government and judiciary is reaching a tipping point that risks driving a new wedge between the European Union and its eastern members over democratic standards. Justice Minister Tudorel Toader has said he will soon decide the future of the prosecutor general, the last major figure in an […]

TOKYO (Reuters) – Cherry blossoms across Japan have bloomed six months early after two powerful typhoons pummelled the country in September, stripping leaves, bringing a warm snap and turning the trees unseasonably pink. “We get reports every year of cherry blossom blooming early, but those are confined to specific areas,” Toru Koyama, a senior official […]

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s investigation into the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has revealed recordings made on his Apple Watch purportedly indicating he was tortured and killed, a Turkish newspaper reported on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: A human rights activist holds picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a protest outside the Saudi Consulate […]

HONG KONG (Reuters) – As Hong Kong’s government hews closer to Beijing, officials are taking a tough line on perceived national security threats, even deploying an elite police unit for political monitoring and surveillance – a sharp escalation in rhetoric and action. In just the last few months, the special administrative region has banned the […]

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday she has not cancelled her plans to attend an elite Saudi investment conference later this month, but will be “very attentive” to any new information about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during […]

HONG KONG/VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – A landmark deal between China’s leaders and the Vatican over the appointment of bishops has been struck without Beijing taking action on long-held Church concerns over clerics in detention, Catholic Church sources familiar with the matter say. FILE PHOTO: Banners with religious slogans are placed outside an “underground” Catholic church […]

WHEELING, WVa. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump took his enthusiasm for his detente with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to new heights on Saturday, declaring at a rally with supporters that “we fell in love” after exchanging letters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un shake hands […]

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – After lengthy delays, an $8.2 billion revamp of a colonial-era rail line snaking from the Arabian Sea to the foothills of the Hindu Kush has become a test of Pakistan’s ability to rethink signature Chinese “Silk Road” projects due to debt concerns. A cargo train loaded with coal dust, moves past the […]


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