World News

Subscribe to World News feed World News
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, business, financial and investing news, including personal finance and stocks. Reuters is the leading global provider of news, financial information and technology solutions to the world's media, financial institutions, businesses and individuals.
Updated: 7 hours 16 min ago

Trump administration to take tough stance against International Criminal Court

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 4:13am
The United States on Monday will adopt an aggressive posture against the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, threatening sanctions against its judges if they proceed with an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Americans in Afghanistan.

Muslim minority in China's Xinjiang face 'political indoctrination': Human Rights Watch

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 3:20am
The Turkic mostly Muslim Uighur minority in China's Xinjiang region face arbitrary detentions, daily restrictions on religious practice and "forced political indoctrination" in a mass security crackdown, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

China vows to respond if U.S. takes new steps on trade

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 3:11am
China will respond if the United States takes any new steps on trade, the foreign ministry said on Monday, after President Donald Trump warned he was ready to slap tariffs on virtually all Chinese imports into the United States.

Sweden faces political deadlock after gains by far-right party

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 2:25am
Sweden headed for a hung parliament after an election on Sunday that saw support for the nationalist Sweden Democrats surge, as one of Europe's most liberal nations turned right amid fears over immigration.

Factbox: Swedish election - parliament seats by party

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 1:34am
Swedes voted in a general election on Sunday with preliminary results showing no party or bloc would win a majority and no clear answer to which parties will be able to govern without support from the anti-immigration Sweden Democrat party.

Djokovic headed for bright finish with U.S. Open win

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 10:42pm
For Novak Djokovic, a season that got off to a gloomy start is heading for a brilliant finish after he dismissed Juan Martin Del Potro 6-3 7-6(4) 6-3 to win the U.S. Open on Sunday and earn back-to-back Grand Slam titles.

Djokovic finds secret to Grand Slam success in French Alps

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 10:42pm
When Novak Djokovic's year got off to a less-than-ideal start, the Serbian set off on a five-day hike in the French Alps that proved transformative.

Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen: NHC

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 10:13pm
Florence, a Category 1 hurricane, continued to strengthen in the central Atlantic and was expected to become a major hurricane by Monday night, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory on Sunday.

Strengthening Hurricane Florence churns toward U.S. Southeastern coast

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 5:30pm
Florence, the sixth tropical storm in the Atlantic basin this year, intensified into a hurricane on Sunday and will rapidly gain force as it churns over the open ocean toward the U.S. East Coast, with landfall likely in the Carolinas later this week, forecasters said.

CBS CEO Moonves accused of sexual misconduct by more women in New Yorker story

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 5:26pm
Six more women have raised sexual assault and harassment claims against CBS Corp Chief Executive Leslie Moonves in a report published on Sunday in the New Yorker magazine, while the media company has reached an exit agreement with him.

Sweden faces political deadlock after far-right gains

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 5:18pm
Sweden headed for a hung parliament after an election on Sunday that saw the popularity of the nationalist Sweden Democrats surge, as one of Europe's most liberal nations turns right amid fears over immigration.

Sweden Liberals seek Alliance govt, won't work with nationalists

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 5:18pm
The leader of Sweden's Liberal Party, Jan Bjorklund, said on Sunday he wanted a center-right Alliance government but that it would not come as a result of any cooperation with the unaligned, anti-immigration Sweden Democrats.

Russian police detain hundreds protesting against pension reform

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 5:14pm
Russian police detained more than 800 people protesting against planned increases to the pension age on Sunday, a rights group said, disrupting demonstrations against an unpopular change that has hurt President Vladimir Putin's approval rating.

Swedish center-right leader calls on PM Lofven to step down

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 4:44pm
Swedish center-right opposition leader Ulf Kristersson called on Social Democrat Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to step down on Sunday after preliminary election results showed his opposition Alliance coalition in a virtual dead heat with its center-left rivals.

Russia says U.S. dropped phosphorus bombs over Syria, which Pentagon denies

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 4:14pm
Russia's military said on Sunday that two U.S. F-15 fighter jets dropped phosphorus bombs over Syria's Deir al-Zor province on Saturday, the TASS and RIA news agencies reported, an allegation the United States denied.

U.S. President Trump facing a 'coup': Bannon

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 3:47pm
U.S. President Donald Trump is facing a "coup", former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon told Reuters, pointing to an anonymous column in the New York Times detailing resistance within the Trump administration.

Exclusive: Campbell Soup steps up CEO search, COO a contender - sources

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 3:40pm
Campbell Soup Co's board is drawing up a list of CEO candidates, with Chief Operating Officer Luca Mignini emerging as the top internal contender, as the company seeks to fend off a proxy challenge from Daniel Loeb's hedge fund, Third Point LLC, people familiar with the matter said.

North Korea military parade features floats and flowers, not missiles

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 3:36pm
With no long-range missiles on display, North Korea staged a military parade on Sunday focused on conventional arms, peace and economic development as it marked the 70th anniversary of the country's founding.

CBS settles lawsuit over company control; Moonves to resign: sources

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 3:20pm
CBS Corp has reached deals to settle litigation over the future of the company with its controlling shareholder Shari Redstone and National Amusements Inc and an exit agreement with CEO Leslie Moonves, two sources familiar with the discussions said on Sunday.

Serena Williams' U.S. Open treatment divides tennis world

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 2:57pm
Serena Williams' behavior in Saturday's U.S. Open final divided the tennis world after she called the chair umpire a "liar" and a "thief" and said he treated her differently than male players during her loss to Naomi Osaka.

Pages