Varadkar welcomes customs posts that are not part of the UK government's plan to replace the safety net

PHOTO FROM FILE: Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar speaks at the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Summit at the United States Headquarters in New York on 23 September 2019 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…

South Africa faces more power cuts, increasing the risk of Ramaphosa's reform

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa is facing new power cuts, power provider Eskom said on Monday that was trying to prevent the collapse of its power grid. , thus putting…

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…

Lebanese Hezbollah insists on government demand, warns Israel

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese Shiite group leader Hezbollah has insisted that one of its Sunni allies be given a portfolio in a new Lebanese cabinet and said it would be…

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.…

The Indian government is preparing to heat the governor of the central bank

NEW DELHI / MUMBAI (Reuters) – The Indian government intends to continue to demand that the country's central bank eases loan regulations and re-deposits excess reserves, even if this could…

Global stocks slide on earnings concerns. Oil out to the large US inventory build

NEW YORK (Reuters) – a gauge of stocks around the world on Wednesday after its biggest daily run-up in two years, as prospects for earnings after a warning to the…

Global stocks extend rise after blockbuster U.S. result

LONDON (Reuters) – the mood on the stock markets of the world improved concerns on global forecast-beating US company results on Wednesday, as Asian and European shares Growth and trade…

Shares Asia echo Wall Street cheer, China restrained

SYDNEY (AP) – some welcome relief got Asian stocks on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. earnings reports drove a recovery on Wall Street and helped restore a little confidence in the…