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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the Indian government that would require them to actively regulate content in one of the world’s biggest Internet markets, sources close to the matter told Reuters. A WhatsApp-Reliance...
The U.S. military is moving ahead with its plans to withdraw all troops from Syria, in keeping with a White House directive in December, even though a U.S.-Turkey rift appears likely to delay the pullout, defense officials said.White House national security adviser John Boltonsaid this week that the...
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. President Trump makes another effort to press for a border wall, China’s censors look beyond domestic platforms and a Baby Shark version becomes a global hit. Here’s the latest: Trump heads to the U.S. border with...
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo’s Catholic Church, one of the country’s most respected institutions, challenged Thursday’s official results from a chaotic presidential election, suggesting its tally did not give victory to opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi. Felix Tshisekedi, leader of the Congolese main opposition party, the Union for Democracy and...
Ten days after Congolese voters cast their ballots in their oft-delayed presidential election, the oft-delayed results were at last going to be announced late Wednesday night in Kinshasa, the capital.Riot police officers were deployed, citizens waited anxiously, the hour appointed by the electoral commission — 11 p.m. —...
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Wednesday there were two bomb attacks overnight on the Cano Limon pipeline in western Antioquia province, four days after a similar attack halted pumping. The latest bomb attacks occurred in the rural areas of La Pesquera and Las...
Africa Live: Wednesday 9 January 2018, as it happened - BBC News ...
Countries rise and fall over borders — and how they are guarded. Wars are fought, lives upended. Then again, sometimes it’s more a matter of trash not being collected in national parks, and politicians issuing dueling news releases.The federal government shutdown sparked by President Trump’s demand for funding...
FILE PHOTO: Maldivian president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih arrives at an event with supporters in Male, Maldives September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Ashwa Faheem(Reuters) - The president of the Maldives has appealed to citizens to furnish details of graft during the term of his pro-China predecessor and earlier, as the Indian...