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…

Exclusive: UK will not help Myanmar with long-term camps for Rohingya – document

YANGON (Reuters) – The UN refugee agency will not provide humanitarian assistance to Rohingya Muslims returning to Myanmar if they are interned in camps, according to a summary report released…

Twitter Pakistani warns rights activists over government criticism

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Social network Twitter has warned two Pakistani rights activists against objectionable content, they said on Monday, a move that signals a continuing push to the Asian nation.…

Jordan: Heavy rains and floods kill 12 people

An excavator is partially submerged in a creek as civil defense members search for missing persons after rainstorms in the city of Madaba, near Amman, Jordan on November 10, 2018.…

Macron condemns Nazi puppet Pétain but defends World War I record

MAUBEUGE, France (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday that he had always condemned Marshal Philippe Petain, who had collaborated with Nazi Germany to put thousands of Jews to death,…

Inventory gains are reduced, and the US is down, following the signing of a non-imminent Canada-China trade agreement

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Concerns that a trade deal between the US and China may not be imminent in the global stock market rally and reverse earnings on Wall Street…