Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Bound together, shot to death: Myanmar massacre report prompts calls for independent probe

A Reuters investigation into the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar has prompted demands for a credible probe into the bloodshed there...

Olympics opening ceremony in South Korea draws hundreds of anti-North Korea protesters

Around 800 anti-North Korea protesters scuffled with riot police outside the Winter Olympics stadium in South Korea, hours before two of the...

Supreme Court rules in favour of CBC in publication ban case

The Supreme Court has overturned a court order that would have forced the CBC to remove information identifying a young murder victim...

Shoot me, don’t jail me, Philippines’ Duterte tells Hague court prosecutor

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday told the International Criminal Court (ICC) to go ahead and investigate him for crimes against...

End the Syria crisis, France tells Putin amid signs of chlorine used against civilians

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday pressed Russia's Vladimir Putin to do all he can to ensure the Syrian government ends a...

Philippines president says he wants to axe multimillion-dollar deal to buy Canadian helicopters

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says he wants to cancel a multimillion-dollar deal to buy 16 helicopters from Canada, just days after Ottawa...

Death of Russian airman underscores problems Putin faces in Syria

The downing of a Russian aircraft this week highlights the problems Putin faces in achieving a peace dividend in Syria, writes Chris...

North Korea, U.S. set for icy encounter at Olympics as North delegation arrives

INCHEON/PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - North Korea’s ceremonial leader and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence may have their first face-to-face encounter on Friday at...

Reuters report on Myanmar massacre brings calls for independent probe

(Reuters) - A Reuters investigation into the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar prompted demands from the U.S. State Department for a credible investigation...

North Korea stages show of force with new missiles during parade

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea showcased new intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) it tested last year and a new type of short range missile during...