WTO reaches initial deal as India’s defiance tempered

A general view of the room during the speech of Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala at the opening ceremony of the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12), at the World Trade Organization, in Geneva, Switzerland, June 12, 2022. Martial Trezzini/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Intense talks … Read more

Netherlands says Russian spy caught seeking war crimes court internship

Russian agent accused of posing as intern to infiltrate court ICC is investigating allegations of war crimes in Ukraine False Brazilian ID included tastes for trance music, bean stew AMSTERDAM, June 16 (Reuters) – The Dutch intelligence service said on Thursday it had uncovered a Russian military agent attempting to use a false identity to … Read more

Taiwan shows off latest home-made armored vehicle

JIJI, Taiwan, June 16 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s military showed off its latest domestically produced armored vehicle on Thursday, the CM-34 Clouded Leopard, at a remote manufacturing site in the mountains of the central part of the island. Taiwan has been keen to demonstrate its resolve to defend itself should China, which claims the democratically governed … Read more

Brazil police find remains in search for UK journalist, suspect confesses – investigators

ATALAIA DO NORTE, Brazil, June 15 (Reuters) – Police have found human remains in their search for British journalist Dom Phillips and Brazilian indigenous expert Bruno Pereira after a suspect confessed to killing them in the Amazon rainforest, investigators said on Wednesday. The suspect, a fisherman who had clashed with Pereira over his efforts to … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Disney/Pixar’s ‘Lightyear,’ with same-sex couple, will not play in 14 countries; China in question

LOS ANGELES, June 13 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has been unable to obtain permission to show its new Pixar movie “Lightyear” in 14 Middle Eastern and Asian countries, a source said on Monday, and the animated film appeared unlikely to open in China, the world’s largest movie market. A “Lightyear” producer told Reuters … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy says it will fight for all territory amid fierce battle in east

Fierce street fighting for key eastern industrial city Ukrainian troops outnumbered, won’t surrender -Zelenskiy Eastern front under constant shelling Russian-held ports set to resume grain exports -Moscow KYIV/DRUZHKIVKA, Ukraine, June 7 (Reuters) – Ukraine will fight to recover all its territory occupied by Russian forces, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday, as his troops struggled … Read more

Don’t close the embassy, ​​US ambassador tells Russia

LONDON, June 6 (Reuters) – Russia should not close the US embassy despite the crisis triggered by the war in Ukraine because the world’s two biggest nuclear powers must continue to talk, the US ambassador to Moscow was quoted as saying on Monday. President Vladimir Putin has cast the invasion of Ukraine as a turning … Read more

US bars Cuba, Venezuela from Americas summit; Mexican leader sits out

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY, June 6 (Reuters) – The White House on Monday excluded Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua from the US-hosted Summit of the Americas this week, prompting Mexico’s president to make good on a threat to skip the event because all countries in the Western Hemisphere were not invited. The boycott by Mexican President Andres Manuel … Read more

Don’t call us pro-China, Taiwan opposition chief says in US

Eric Chu speaks to members of the media after winning the chairmanship of Taiwan’s main opposition Kuomintang Party (KMT), in Taipei, Taiwan, September 25, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TAIPEI, June 7 (Reuters) – It is wrong to label Taiwan’s main opposition party the Kuomintang (KMT) as being … Read more

Migrant caravan in Mexico heads for US border as Americas Summit starts

TAPACHULA, June 6 (Reuters) – Several thousand migrants, many from Venezuela, set off from southern Mexico early Monday aiming to reach the United States, timing their journey to coincide with the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles this week. Migration activists said the group could be one of the region’s largest migrant caravans in … Read more