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Australia says foreign government behind cyber attack on lawmakers
1 hour ago
A cyber attack on Australian lawmakers that breached the networks of major political parties was probably carried out by a foreign country, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, without naming any suspects.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Asia bulls dare to hope on trade talks, stimulus
1 hour ago
Asian share markets bounced broadly on Monday as investors dared to hope for both progress at Sino-U.S. trade talks in Washington this week and more policy stimulus from major central banks.
[From Reuters: Top News]
California tells Trump that lawsuit over border wall is 'imminent'
2 hours ago
California will "imminently" challenge President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to obtain funds for a U.S.-Mexico border wall, state Attorney General Xavier Becerra said on Sunday.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Thousands brave freezing cold in vigil for Illinois shooting victims
3 hours ago
More than 2,000 people braved icy rain in sub-freezing temperatures in Illinois on Sunday for a vigil paying respects to five people killed and five police officers wounded by a factory worker who opened fire on Friday after losing his job.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Exclusive: U.S. blocks North Korean air traffic revival ahead of Trump-Kim su...
4 hours ago
The United States has blocked efforts by a U.N. agency to improve civil aviation in North Korea at a time when Pyongyang is trying to reopen part of its airspace to foreign flights, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Saudi Arabia signs oil agreement to supply Pakistan: minister
6 hours ago
Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement to supply Pakistan with crude oil and petroleum products to secure its fuel needs, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday on Twitter.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Saudi crown prince begins Asia tour with $20 billion Pakistan investment pledge
6 hours ago
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday said Saudi Arabia has signed investment agreements worth $20 billion during his high-profile visit to Pakistan, where tensions were flaring up with nuclear-armed rival India.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Catholic Church credibility on the line at abuse meeting
7 hours ago
The Vatican will gather senior bishops from around the world later this week for a conference on sex abuse designed to guide them on how best to tackle a problem that has decimated the Church's credibility, but critics say it is too little, too late.
[From Reuters: Top News]
IS 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in Syria as Trump urges Europe to do more
8 hours ago
U.S.-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State's last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday, bringing its self-declared caliphate to the brink of total defeat as U.S. President Donald Trump spoke of "100 percent victory".
[From Reuters: Top News]
Russia's Gazprombank freezes accounts of Venezuela's PDVSA: source
8 hours ago
Russian lender Gazprombank has decided to freeze the accounts of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and halted transactions with the firm to reduce the risk of the bank falling under U.S. sanctions, a Gazprombank source told Reuters on Sunday.
[From Reuters: Top News]
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