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GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Militia fighters in eastern Congo killed four people and injured several others in attacks on two Ebola response centers on Thursday, in what the United Nations described as a setback to efforts to contain the disease. Violence and unrest have hampered the health authorities’ response to the second
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Axel Springer’s (SPRGn.DE) price-comparison shopping service Idealo and 40 other European peers have accused Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) of tilting the playing field in its favor and urged EU antitrust regulators to enforce a ruling against the company. The joint call by the group ratchets up pressure on European Competition Commissioner Margrethe
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Nov 28 (Reuters) – Factbox on the second test between Australia and Pakistan, which begins on Friday: WHEN? Nov. 29-Dec. 3 (1400 local time/0330 GMT) WHERE? Adelaide Oval (53,500 capacity) MATCH OFFICIALS Umpires: Michael Gough, Richard Illingworth (both England) Third umpire: Richard Kettleborough (England) Match referee: Jeff Crowe (New Zealand) AUSTRALIA World ranking: 5 Coach:
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FILE PHOTO: TV Chef Gary Rhodes (C) launches Manchester United’s own label champagne with models Emma Hartley (L) and Gaynor Smith at Old Trafford, Britain, July 9, 1997. REUTERS/Dan Chung/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British chef and TV presenter Gary Rhodes has died at the age of 59, prompting tributes from Gordon Ramsay, Jamie Oliver
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York judge has denied Harvey Weinstein’s request to dismiss two predatory sexual assault charges, ahead of the former Hollywood producer’s trial in January. FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey Weinstein leaves New York Supreme Court after his arraignment in his sexual assault case in New York, U. S., August 26,
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – China warned the United States on Thursday it would take “firm counter measures” in response to U.S. legislation backing anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, and said attempts to interfere in the Chinese-ruled city were doomed to fail. U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law congressional legislation which supported the
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TOKYO (Reuters) – The safe-haven yen rose against the dollar after U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, which could complicate efforts to end the U.S.-China trade war. FILE PHOTO: Japanese 1000-yen banknotes and Chinese 100-yuan banknotes are seen in a picture illustration, in Beijing, China, January 21,
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FILE PHOTO: Saudi Aramco logo is pictured at the oil facility in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov RIYADH (Reuters) – The retail portion of Saudi Aramco’s initial public offering (IPO) has been fully covered, with orders reaching 32.57 billion Saudi riyals (£6.77 billion), lead manager Samba Capital said on Wednesday. The state-owned
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ATHENS (Reuters) – Clothes should be cherished, re-worn and even passed on to the next generation, Anna Wintour, the influential editor of Vogue magazine said, calling for more sustainability in the fashion world and less of a throwaway culture. In an interview with Reuters, Wintour, considered one of the most powerful people in fashion, also
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BOSTON (Reuters) – Massachusetts on Wednesday adopted the country’s toughest ban on the sale of flavoured tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes, in response to a rise in youth vaping and an outbreak of vaping-related serious lung injuries. A man uses a vape device in this illustration picture, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Illustration/File Photo
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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – ByteDance has stepped up efforts to separate its social media app TikTok from much of its Chinese operations, amid a U.S. national security panel’s inquiry into the safety of the personal data it handles, people familiar with the matter said. The Chinese technology company is seeking to provide assurances to the
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Nov 24 (OPTA) - Scores from the PGA Tour The RSM Classic on Sunday -19 Tyler Duncan (USA) 67 61 70 65 Webb Simpson (USA) 65 68 63 67 -18 Sebastian Munoz (Colombia) 67 63 66 68 -16 Brendon Todd (USA) 66 66 62 72 -15 Kyoung-Hoon Lee (Korea Republic) 64 68 66 69 Henrik
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ENSTONE, England (Reuters) – Jarno Opmeer once trained in the Renault team gym as a junior academy driver and now the Dutch racer is back at the factory facility, preparing for a Formula One esports title showdown that he still hopes to win. Esports – Renault F1 Esports Facility Tour – Whiteways Technical Centre, Enstone,
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RABAT (Reuters) – A Moroccan court on Monday sentenced a rap star to a year in prison and a fine of 1,000 dirhams ($103) for insulting the police in a case that has prompted rights groups to voice alarm over freedom of expression in the North African kingdom. Mohamed Mounir, known as Gnawi, was arrested
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Some Japanese lawmakers giggled this week during a drill to practice the use of disaster prevention helmets, at least one of which was put on backwards, prompting Twitter users to question if they were making light of a life-and-death matter. Video images broadcast on television and other media showed Finance Minister Taro
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DHAKA (Reuters) – A Bangladesh court handed death sentences to seven members of an Islamist militant group on Wednesday for plotting an attack on a cafe in 2016 that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners, in the south Asian nation’s worst such incident. Policemen sneak a look inside the Holey Artisan Bakery and the O’Kitchen Restaurant
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