South Korea calls on the IOC to ban Japan's use of the "rising sun" flag at the Olympics

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to ban Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag at next year's Games, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said…

Indian court sends former Finance Minister Chidambaram into custody

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – An Indian court on Thursday ordered a former finance minister to remain in custody for a four-day interrogation, in a case arising from government approval. of…

First LGBTI job held in India after gay ban lifted

BENGALURU (Reuters) – An LGBTI job fair, in India, attracted more than 250 people on Intel, Goldman Sachs and Uber. FILE PHOTO: A participant in a rainbow flag during a…

The White House confirms Trump's letter to North Korea, Kim, before his trip to Asia

FILE PHOTO: A person walks past a banner displaying North Korean and American flags in front of North Korea. Summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, February 25, 2019. REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon…

Germany sees its antisemitic crimes increase by 20% in 2018, accuses the extreme right

German Federal Minister of the Interior Horst Seehofer and Holger Muench, Chief Commissioner of the Federal Criminal Office of the German Bundeskriminalamt (BKA), attend a press conference on politically motivated…

Brothers of blood: the rich family behind the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Fathima Fazla, a Sri Lankan housewife, thought her wealthy neighbors in the big three-story house on the other side of the street were the rich celebrities of…

The withdrawal of Turkey from the supply chain of the F-35 could slow down the work of 75 jets: naval officer

FILE PHOTO: A Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft is seen at the ILA air show in Berlin, Germany, April 25, 2018. REUTERS / Axel Schmidt / File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) –…

China defends Xinjiang centers for Muslims, but seeks to "downsize"

GENEVA (Reuters) – Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Yucheng on Friday defended what China calls its vocational training centers for Muslims in Xinjiang. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng, talks with…