Brazil Carnival kicks off with political divisions in the foreground

RIO DE JANEIRO / SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil's famous carnival really kicked off on Saturday, when millions of revelers in light clothes rushed into the streets, many of whom…

First LGBTI job held in India after gay ban lifted

BENGALURU (Reuters) – An LGBTI job fair, in India, attracted more than 250 people on Intel, Goldman Sachs and Uber. FILE PHOTO: A participant in a rainbow flag during a…

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…

Former British minister fears for future, says Brexit

British MP Jo Johnson leaves the BBC Broadcasting House in London, England on November 10, 2018. REUTERS / Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Former Prime Minister Jo Johnson said the…

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…

Right-wing parents who named their son after Hitler imprisoned in Britain

LONDON (Reuters) – A couple who named their child after Adolf Hitler was sentenced on Monday in Britain for belonging to the far-right National Action banned group. PHOTO FILE: A…

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.…