Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:18:53 -0500BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military is not in Iraq "to seize anybody's oil", Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, distancing himself from remarks by President Donald Trump at the start of a visit to Iraq on Monday.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 01:43:23 -0500WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Preparations are under way to bring senior North Korean officials to the United States for talks with former U.S. officials, the first such meeting in more than five years, The Washington Post reported on Sunday.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:44:42 -0500STOCKHOLM/WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - A day after falsely suggesting there was an immigration-related security incident in Sweden, President Donald Trump said on Sunday his comment was based on a television report he had seen.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:03:05 -0500BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence sought to reassure the European Union in Brussels on Monday that the Trump administration will maintain and develop decades of partnership in trade and security.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:10:24 -0500SOUTH OF MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces fought Islamic State fighters on Monday to clear the way to Mosul's airport, on the second day of a ground offensive on the jihadists' remaining stronghold in the western side of the city.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:55:39 -0500BEIJING (Reuters) - South Korea's Lotte Group will face severe consequences if it allows the South Korean government to deploy a U.S. anti-missile system on land that now forms part of a golf course it owns, China's state-run Xinhua news agency has warned.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:12:08 -0500WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of Rex Tillerson's first directives as U.S. secretary of state was an order to senior staff that his briefing materials not exceed two pages.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:58:34 -0500LONDON (Reuters) - Kraft Heinz Co's rapid retreat from its surprise $143 billion bid for Unilever in the face of stiff resistance from the company and politicians sent shares in the Anglo-Dutch group 8 percent lower on Monday.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:59:58 -0500MUGLA, Turkey (Reuters) - The trial of more than 40 Turkish soldiers accused of attempting to assassinate President Tayyip Erdogan during last year's failed coup started on Monday, with prosecutors seeking life sentences, according to the indictment obtained by Reuters.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 04:09:10 -0500BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A U.S. serviceman died on Monday in a non-combat related incident outside the Iraqi city of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, the U.S.-led coalition said.