A fire at an air show organized by the government in India destroys hundreds of cars

Firefighters extinguish burning cars following the fire that broke out on a parking lot during the Aero India show at the Yelahanka air force checkpoint in Bengaluru, India. India, February…

Ethiopia stops a former head of an army company as part of a crackdown on security services

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia on Tuesday arrested the former head of an army-controlled industrial conglomerate and took him handcuffed to the capital, state media reported one day after authorities…

Explainer: Why are the oil fields of Kirkuk in Iraq so important?

BAGHDAD / ABU DHABI (Reuters) – The Iraqi oil fields in the disputed Kirkuk region have taken on new meaning after the United States reinstated oil sanctions against neighboring Iran.…

Trump and Macron hear about the defense after "insulting" the spitting of the European army

PARIS (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump and Frenchman Emmanuel Macron agreed Saturday on the need to increase European defense spending, recalling Trump's previous tweet describing Macron's call for a…

While Delhi smog strikes "severely" the level, the city chief under fire after reports that he is abroad

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Pollution in the Indian capital inflicted serious damage to air quality on Saturday. The head of the New Delhi government has been targeted by reports that…

Melbourne police see the inspiration of an Islamic state behind a stabbing knife

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – An Aussie who burned a truck loaded with gas cylinders in central Melbourne and stabbed a person was inspired by the Islamic State but had no direct…

Germany proposes to compensate victims of the Chilean cult led by an ex-Nazi

SANTIAGO / BERLIN (Reuters) – German lawmakers have offered to compensate the German government for former members of a Chilean cult established by an ex-Nazi in the 1960s, according to…

New Mexican government sends marijuana bill to Congress

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The new Mexican government on Thursday introduced a bill to create a marijuana industry for medical purposes and to allow its use for recreational purposes, as…

Bordans, candidate for the post of Latvian prime minister, pledges to fight against corruption

PHOTO FILE: The new Conservative Party President, Janis Bordans, speaking at an interview in Riga, Latvia, October 3, 2018. Photo taken October 3, 2018. REUTERS / Ints Kalnins RIGA (Reuters)…

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…