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China forms new economic team as President Xi kicks off second term

Reuters worldNews - 1 uur 57 min geleden
BEIJING (Reuters) - China elevated a key confidante of President Xi Jinping to one of the top positions in government on Monday as Beijing cracks down on riskier financing and a debt build-up that may pose systemic risks to the world's second-largest economy.
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More than 3,500 people left Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Monday: TASS

Reuters worldNews - 2 uur 1 min geleden
MOSCOW (Reuters) - More than 3,500 people left Syria's Eastern Ghouta region on Monday, the TASS news agency said citing Russia's Defence Ministry.
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Norway's Christian Democrats to decide government's fate in terror row

Reuters worldNews - 2 uur 34 min geleden
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's Christian Democrats, holding the balance of power in parliament, are expected to decide on Monday whether to back a no-confidence vote against Justice Minister Sylvi Listhaug, a rarely used step that would probably bring down the government.
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Australian wildfires destroy homes, kill cattle as hundreds of people flee

Reuters worldNews - 3 uur 9 sec geleden
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian authorities urged people to remain alert on Monday as wildfires that have destroyed dozens of homes, killed cattle and forced hundreds of residents to flee continued to burn out of control in the southeast of the country.
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Japan PM takes blame for loss of trust over scandal as polls dive, denies involvement

Reuters worldNews - 3 uur 49 min geleden
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his popularity plunging amid a cronyism scandal, took responsibility on Monday for a loss of trust in his government but denied he or his wife had intervened in a land sale to a school operator with ties to his wife.
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Death toll in Philippine hotel fire rises to five

Reuters worldNews - 4 uur 26 min geleden
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine firefighters said on Monday the death toll from a fire in a hotel in the capital Manila had risen to five, after confirming two more fatalities and putting out the blaze a day after it broke out.
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Australia, ASEAN agree to start regional infrastructure cooperation

Reuters worldNews - 5 uur 16 min geleden
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed during a weekend summit in Sydney to establish a regional infrastructure pipeline, Australia's foreign minister said, as the bloc seeks to balance rising Chinese influence.
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China elects key economic team, Xi confidante Liu He named a vice premier

Reuters worldNews - 5 uur 37 min geleden
BEIJING (Reuters) - Liu He, a key economic adviser to China's President Xi Jinping, was elected by parliament to be a vice premier, while vice central bank governor Yi Gang was chosen to take over the helm at the People's Bank of China (PBOC).
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China's 'silver fox' foreign minister promoted

Reuters worldNews - 6 uur 33 min geleden
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi retained his job and was also promoted to a state councillor on Monday, meaning he now has the country's two top diplomat roles, in a vote of confidence for his strong defense of China's interests.
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Australia PM meets Myanmar leader Suu Kyi, to raise human rights concerns

Reuters worldNews - 6 uur 48 min geleden
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Canberra on Monday to be met by a military honor guard and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who has said he will raise human rights issues during her visit.
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Security advisers from U.S., South Korea, Japan meet on North Korean summits: Seoul

Reuters worldNews - 9 uur 10 min geleden
SEOUL (Reuters) - The top national security advisers of the United States, South Korea and Japan met at the weekend to discuss North Korea and the "complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", South Korea's presidential Blue House said on Monday.
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Putin says 'nonsense' to think Russia would poison spy in Britain

Reuters worldNews - zo, 18/03/2018 - 22:28
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday it was nonsense to think that Moscow would have poisoned former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who are critically ill in a British hospital.
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Republican lawmakers concerned by Facebook data leak

Reuters worldNews - zo, 18/03/2018 - 20:46
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several U.S. Republican lawmakers expressed concern over privacy violations on Sunday after media reports that a political consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump's campaign gained inappropriate access to 50 million Facebook users' data.
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Putin wins another six years at Russia's helm in landslide victory

Reuters worldNews - zo, 18/03/2018 - 20:45
KEMEROVO, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world's largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West are on a hostile trajectory.
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Burundi to hold referendum on extending presidential terms in May

Reuters worldNews - zo, 18/03/2018 - 20:31
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza on Sunday set May 17 as the date for a referendum that could extend his rule for at least a decade.
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U.S. tariffs, China trade tensions overshadow G20 finance meeting

Reuters worldNews - zo, 18/03/2018 - 20:05
Buenos Aires (Reuters) - Worries about the potential for a U.S.-China trade war and frustration over U.S. President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs threatened to dominate a gathering of finance leaders this week amid strengthening growth.
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Syria's Assad visits army in eastern Ghouta as rebels in talks

Reuters worldNews - zo, 18/03/2018 - 19:40
BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday visited Syrian soldiers who appear close to defeating the last major opposition foothold near Damascus and met some of the many thousands of people uprooted during the government offensive.
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Peru president says he used offshore firm to legally avoid U.S. taxes: audio

Reuters worldNews - zo, 18/03/2018 - 18:56
LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski told a congressional investigative committee that he used a company in the British Virgin Islands to legally avoid paying U.S. taxes, according to audio heard by Reuters on Sunday.
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Turkish forces and Syrian allies drive Kurds from Afrin

Reuters worldNews - zo, 18/03/2018 - 17:07
ISTANBUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkish forces and their Syrian rebel allies swept into the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin on Sunday, raising their flags in the town center and declaring full control after an eight-week campaign to drive out Kurdish YPG forces.
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Israeli stabbed in Jerusalem's Old City, attacker shot dead: Israeli TV

Reuters worldNews - zo, 18/03/2018 - 16:51
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli was stabbed and wounded in Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday and an Israeli television station said the suspected attacker was shot dead.
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