GENEVA (Reuters) – More than 1,000 people have drowned in the Mediterranean this year sailing from Libya to Europe, with a rush in the past few days to beat an anticipated crackdown by the European Union, the International Organization for Migration said late on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: A Libyan Navy boat with migrants on board […]

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This is what a trade war looks like Canada has retaliated against US steel and aluminum tariffs by slapping its own penalties on American exports. The Canadian government confirmed Sunday that it has imposed tariffs on US exports worth 16.6 billion Canadian dollars ($12.5 billion). More than 40 US steel products attract tariffs of 25%. […]

PARIS (Reuters) – France paid homage on Sunday to Simone Veil, a Holocaust survivor best known for legalising abortion in the 1970s as she joined the country’s great citizens interred in the Pantheon in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron stands outside the Pantheon before delivering a speech in tribute to late Auschwitz survivor and French […]

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Thousands of Hong Kong people braved sweltering heat on Sunday to protest against Beijing’s tightening grip over the city as the former British colony marked the 21st anniversary of its return to Chinese rule. People’s Liberation Army soldiers attend a flag raising ceremony at an airbase in Hong Kong, China June […]

Missing from that contingent is China, which was disinvited from RIMPAC over its militarization of islands in the South China Sea. But as ships were arriving in Hawaii for RIMPAC, China was completing naval exercises of its own, with a series of live-fire naval drills off Taiwan that began on June 17. That the two […]

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is not looking for a new chief of staff to replace John Kelly but at some point, “things happen.” FILE PHOTO: White House Chief of Staff John Kelly listens as U.S. President Donald Trump takes part in a working lunch with […]

PARIS (Reuters) – An international group that monitors money laundering worldwide said on Friday Iran had until October to complete reforms that would bring it into line with global norms or face consequences that could further deter investors from the country. FILE PHOTO: A woman looks at exchange rates by the window of a currency […]

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Twelve Western nations warned Romanian lawmakers on Thursday against making changes to criminal legislation they say would weaken the rule of law and Bucharest’s ability to fight crime and entrenched corruption. The ruling Social Democrats (PSD) will start to make changes to the criminal code in a parliamentary committee on Thursday. These […]

Captured on June 21, the photos reveal modifications to the site’s plutonium production reactor and the construction of several support facilities — long-planned upgrades that were already underway before North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump met in Singapore earlier this month. When contacted by CNN about 38 North’s analysis, the […]

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