Brazil turns to China for help in the fight against coronaviruses, plans US cooperation

BRASILIA / SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil faces a tense period in the coming weeks in its battle against the coronavirus, with supplies of medical and protective equipment under delivery…

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…

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…

The Malaysian Prime Minister has said that the US Department of Justice would help return money claimed by Goldman Sachs for 1MDB transactions

Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad, expressing after receiving an honorary doctorate in law from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music of the National University of Singapore, Singapore, the…

Sri Lankan PM and 44 former MPs resign from party led by president before election

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and 44 former lawmakers have left the party led by President Maithripala Sirisena, separating from the president just two weeks after…

The United States and other countries denounce the dissolution of the Sri Lankan parliament as undemocratic

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament, exacerbating an already major political crisis, has sparked criticism from Western powers, including the United States and Britain.…

US Ambassador Expects Friday "Frank" Dialogue with China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – One can expect a "frank" exchange of views on Friday in diplomatic and security talks between the United States and China, including on issues such as human…

How Apple loses its grip on India

BENGALURU (Reuters) – Software engineer Samee Alam was ready to take the plunge and buy an iPhone at this week's Diwali Festival sales, but at the last minute he opted…

US renew sanctions against Iran, grant waivers to China and seven others

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States reinstated Monday sanctions to stifle the Iranian oil and sea industries, while temporarily allowing large customers such as China and India to continue buying…