Erdogan picks low-rates champion as finance minister as Turkish lira skids

Erdogan picks low-rates champion as finance minister as Turkish lira skids

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference after his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (not pictured) at Huber Mansion in Istanbul, Turkey October 16, 2021. REUTERS/Murad Sezer/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterNew minister has backed Erdogan’s drive to cut ratesLira eases after appointment, following November routMove marks latest overhaul … Read more

Israel to ban entry of foreigners from all countries over Omicron

Israel to ban entry of foreigners from all countries over Omicron

A passenger arrives to a terminal at Ben Gurion international airport before Israel bans international flights, taking effect from Monday midnight until the end of January, in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and new coronavirus strains, in Lod near Tel Aviv, Israel January 25, 2021. REUTERS/Ronen ZvulunRegister now for FREE … Read more

China asks Didi to delist from U.S. on data security fears – Bloomberg News

China asks Didi to delist from U.S. on data security fears - Bloomberg News

SHANGHAI, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Chinese regulators have asked top executives of ride hailing giant Didi Global Inc (DIDI.N) to devise a plan to delist from the New York Stock Exchange due to concerns about data security, Bloomberg News reported.China’s tech watchdog wants the management to take the company off the U.S. bourse on worries … Read more

U.S. invites Taiwan to its democracy summit; China angered

U.S. invites Taiwan to its democracy summit; China angered

A man cycles past a Taiwan flag in Taipei, Taiwan, November 16, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterWASHINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – The Biden administration has invited Taiwan to its “Summit for Democracy” next month, according to a list of participants published on Tuesday, a move that infuriated China, which … Read more

Sudan military to reinstate PM Hamdok after deal – Umma Party head

Sudan military to reinstate PM Hamdok after deal - Umma Party head

Umma Party says deal to reinstate Hamdok agreedFCC civilian coalition calls for protest to continueMilitary ousted Hamdok in coup on Oct. 25KHARTOUM, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Sudan’s military plans to reinstate Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and release all political detainees under a deal to end weeks of deadly unrest, the head of one of the … Read more

Biden raises human rights, Xi warns of Taiwan ‘red line’ in three hour talk

Biden raises human rights, Xi warns of Taiwan 'red line' in three hour talk

WASHINGTON/BEIJING, Nov 16 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden pressed his Chinese counterpart on Beijing’s human rights practices, in an over three-hour call on Monday, while Xi Jinping warned that China would respond to provocations on Taiwan, officials said.The closely watched conversation between the leaders of the world’s biggest economies was described by both sides … Read more

Juggernauts grab spotlight from jumbos at Dubai Airshow

Juggernauts grab spotlight from jumbos at Dubai Airshow

An Airbus A350 model is displayed at the Airbus pavilion during the Dubai Air Show in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2021. REUTERS/Rula RouhanaDUBAI, Nov 14 (Reuters) – The nuts and bolts of post-pandemic trade loomed over the first major aerospace event since the coronavirus crisis on Sunday, as planemakers touted new freighters plans … Read more

U.S. military hid airstrikes that killed dozens of civilians in Syria -NYT

U.S. military hid airstrikes that killed dozens of civilians in Syria -NYT

A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer and crew, being deployed to launch strike as part of the multinational response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons, is seen in this image released from Al Udeid Air Base, Doha, Qatar on April 14, 2018. U.S. Air Force/Handout via REUTERS. WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) – The U.S. military … Read more

‘No going back’: Migrants tell of being trapped on Belarus-Poland border

'No going back': Migrants tell of being trapped on Belarus-Poland border

BIALYSTOK, Poland, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Syrian migrant Youssef Atallah feared he would die in the forest on the Polish border after being left without food or water in freezing cold, unable to breathe through his nose after it was broken by what he said was an assault by a Belarusian soldier.Now in the safety … Read more

U.S. judge dismisses most money laundering charges against Maduro ally Saab

U.S. judge dismisses most money laundering charges against Maduro ally Saab

A woman walks by a mural in support of the liberation of Colombian businessman and envoy Alex Saab, who is detained in Cape Verde on charges of laundering money for the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela September 9, 2021. REUTERS/Leonardo Fernandez Viloria/File PhotoNov 1 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge in Florida … Read more