Indian court sends former Finance Minister Chidambaram into custody

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – An Indian court on Thursday ordered a former finance minister to remain in custody for a four-day interrogation, in a case arising from government approval. of…

Germany sees its antisemitic crimes increase by 20% in 2018, accuses the extreme right

German Federal Minister of the Interior Horst Seehofer and Holger Muench, Chief Commissioner of the Federal Criminal Office of the German Bundeskriminalamt (BKA), attend a press conference on politically motivated…

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…

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…

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.…

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)…

Fed downplays political headache by the decline in the Bank’s reserves

NEW YORK (Reuters) – the Federal Reserve downplayed any disruption, its instruments from a drop last month in the so-called excess reserves, which flow among banks After minutes meet published…