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…

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…

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…

Existing technology can be used to avoid the hard border in Ireland: a British minister

British Interior Minister Sajid Javid arrives at Downing Street in London, UK on January 29, 2019. REUTERS / Henry Nicholls / File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – It is possible to…

Taliban rejects offer of peace talks in Afghanistan

KABUL / PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – The Taliban have rejected the offer of talks in Kabul next month in Saudi Arabia, where militants fighting to restore strict Islamic law in…

Italian league leader faces friendly shot against budget

ROME / PADUA (Reuters) – Italy's deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, is generally in love with the clashes, but now the populist executioner is under attack from a place he…

EU Tusk says no agreement or no Brexit if the UK parliament rejects the agreement

The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, attends a press conference after the extraordinary summit of European leaders to finalize and formalize the Brexit agreement in Brussels, Belgium, on…

Britain needs to talk more about how to leave the EU: Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the Confederation of German Employers 'Associations (BDA) on the occasion of German Employers' Day in Berlin, Germany, on November 22, 2018. REUTERS / Fabrizio Bensch…