Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:17:30 +0000SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has maintained readiness to conduct a new nuclear test at any time, a South Korean military official said on Friday, amid a report of a possible test within days as Pyongyang defies international pressure.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:11:24 +0000HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong on Sunday will likely select Beijing's favoured candidate for its next leader who some say will further divide a city where middle class families have become increasingly disaffected by political tension and economic hardship.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:41:55 +0000WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned House Republican lawmakers that he will leave Obamacare in place and move on to tax reform if they do not get behind new healthcare legislation and support it in a vote on Friday.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:40:48 +0000TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe repeated denials on Friday that he or his wife had made donations to the head of a Japanese nationalist school at the heart of a political scandal that is chipping away at Abe's support.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:10:41 +0000BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel does not fear that more countries will leave the European Union, she told a German newspaper as the bloc's leaders prepare to celebrate 60 years of union on Saturday days before Britain files for divorce.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:18:53 +0000SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar recouped a little lost ground on Friday amid signs a delayed vote on President Donald Trump's healthcare bill would go ahead later in the day, though it remained unclear whether it would pass.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:32:15 +0000(Reuters) - The decision by a handful of high-profile consumer brands to pull advertising from Google’s YouTube over offensive content could threaten the site’s long-term strategy of stealing ad dollars from television, analysts and ad industry professionals said Thursday.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:56:24 +0000PARIS (Reuters) - French presidential candidate Francois Fillon accused President Francois Hollande on Thursday of being involved in what he alleges is a government plot to spread damaging media leaks about his affairs to destroy his chances of being elected.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:24:29 +0000ANTWERP, Belgium (Reuters) - A man drove a car at speed into a pedestrianised street in Antwerp on Thursday, forcing people to jump out of its path, a day after an assailant rammed a vehicle into crowds in central London, police said.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:15:08 +0000LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland (Reuters) - Thousands lined the streets of Martin McGuinness' home town on Thursday for the funeral of the Irish Republican Army commander who became a cornerstone of Northern Ireland's peace.