GEORGE TOWN: “How many more innocent lives must we lose before serious measures are taken by the state to prevent hillslope tragedies?” This was the immediate response of Sahabat Alam Malaysia (Sam) honorary secretary R. Meenakshi following a landslide at the Bukit Kukus paired-rRead More »
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz./ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he might consider sanctions against Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, while emphasizing the importance of the U.S.-Saudi relationship. In Istanbul, Turkish prosecutors investigating Khashoggi
President Donald Trump reiterated his support for a Montana congressman who body-slammed a reporter last year, even as he came under criticism on Friday from U.S. lawmakers and press organizations. Trump's praise for Greg Gianforte, a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives who pleaded
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday again thanked Mexico for its efforts to stop a caravan of migrants from reaching the United States' southern border, and said he hoped the country's efforts continue.
The U.S. government warned on Friday that Russia, China and Iran were seeking to influence next month's congressional elections as federal prosecutors unveiled charges against a Russian national accused of participating in such a scheme. Influence operations from those nations include use of social
Residents of the Crimean city of Kerch, where 20 were killed and some 50 injured in an attack on a technical college, on Friday widely expressed doubts over claims by investigators that the teenage gunman acted alone. Vagin, a 23-year-old construction worker, was speaking as a funeral march was played
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday that the U.S. Congress will be involved in determining the U.S. response to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Prime Minister Theresa May took pains on Friday to reassure more than 130 British business leaders that her government would deliver frictionless trade with the European Union after Brexit. May's conference call with representatives of firms ranging from the accounting firm EY to the retailer Tesco
The finance chief of Russia's leading troll farm was indicted by the US Justice Department on Friday for interfering with US elections, the first person to face charges involving the 2018 congressional midterms. The indictment said Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova was involved in a criminal conspiracy
U.S. prosecutors on Friday agreed to drop criminal charges against Paul Manafort that a jury deadlocked on in August, as a federal judge set a Feb. 8 date for the former Trump campaign manager's sentencing on charges of bank fraud and filing false tax returns. Prosecutors had initially favoured
The University of Southern California said Friday it had reached an "agreement in principle" to pay $215 million in compensation over alleged sexual abuse by a campus gynecologist. Dr George Tyndall has denied allegations made by hundreds of women that ranged from rape to inappropriate touching
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has filed a lawsuit in Ecuador against new terms of asylum in the Andean country's London embassy that require him to pay for medical bills and phone calls and clean up after his pet cat, his lawyer said on Friday. Ecuador this month created the new protocol governing
The tax credit for Tesla cars will drop by half on Jan. 1. Although Tesla has promised a base-level version of the Model 3 priced at $35,000, so far it has only produced higher-cost versions starting at about $49,000. Tesla has said that it would not manufacture the base-level version of the Model
Hundreds of members of a caravan of migrants in Guatemala tried to breach the border and enter Mexico on Friday as the Mexican government vowed to tackle the convoy that U.S. President Donald Trump says must be stopped before it reaches the United States. Mexican television footage showed the Central
A speeding train ran over revellers watching fireworks during a Hindu festival in northern India Friday, killing more than 50 people, with eyewitnesses saying they were given no warning before disaster struck. The crowd had gathered on railway tracks in the city of Amritsar in Punjab state to watch
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Friday that the country will face the challenge of responding to a migrant caravan that U.S. President Donald Trump has insisted must be halted before it reaches the U.S. border.
The Kremlin said on Friday President Vladimir Putin plans to meet U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton during his Moscow visit next week, the RIA news agency reported. "Heading to Moscow tomorrow to meet with senior Russian leaders, including Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Security Council
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Friday of a "wide range" of responses should Washington determine that Saudi Arabia is behind the disappearance and apparent death of critical journalist Jamal Khashoggi. "We'll certainly consider a wide range of potential responses, but I
No Russian artist painted revolutionary thinker Karl Marx during his lifetime and yet his image even now 200 years after his birth remains ubiquitous. Hundreds of those images -- on canvas, in bronze, on vases, tapestries and posters -- have now been brought together in a new exhibition in Saint Petersburg
BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google will charge hardware firms up to $40 per device to use its apps under a new licensing system to replace one that the European Union this year deemed anti-competitive, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday. The new fee goes into
Fishermen illegally trawling the Indian Ocean might soon find they have more to worry about than the proverbial albatross around their neck -- real bad luck might now lurk in the form of one of the birds spying on them from the sky. A scientific programme, designed to study the feathered giants of the
Hundreds of Honduran migrants broke through a Guatemalan border barrier and forced their way onto Mexican territory Friday, as riot police tried to keep them from advancing past a border bridge and continuing their trek toward the US. Multiple migrants, federal police and journalists were wounded as
Two people died and several more were injured on Friday in an explosion at a fireworks factory outside Russia's second largest city of Saint Petersburg, regional authorities said. "The explosion took place at the Avangard factory in Gatchina," a town 25 kilometres (15 miles) south of Saint
More than 350 economists -- among them a Nobel Prize winner -- have signed a declaration saying Brazil's frontrunner to be president, far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro, is not the best choice for his country. The experts stated that Bolsonaro's leftist rival, Fernando Haddad, was "the