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‘From bad to worse’ – Dashed hopes may deter many Iranians from polls

By Babak Dehghanpisheh

DUBAI (Reuters) – Confrontation with America, economic hardship and an airline tragedy have battered Iranians’ confidence in (More…)

U.S. imposes new rules on state-owned Chinese media over propaganda concerns

U.S. imposes new rules on state-owned Chinese media over propaganda concerns By Jonathan Landay

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration (More…)

How cat videos could cause a ‘climate change nightmare’

By Umberto Bacchi

TBILISI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A stone’s throw from a power station on the barren outskirts of (More…)

Netanyahu’s trial to begin on March 17: Israeli Justice Ministry

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial will start on March 17, two weeks after Israel holds its (More…)

Russia to consider making ex-presidents immune from prosecution: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian presidents could be made immune from criminal prosecution once they leave office under proposed constitutional reforms, (More…)

China’s Hubei to adopt thorough checks on patients to curb virus epidemic: Xinhua

(Reuters) – The central Chinese province of Hubei will adopt more thorough and forceful measures to find patients with fever (More…)

China sees fall in coronavirus deaths, WHO urges caution, Apple takes hit

By Ryan Woo and Stephanie Nebehay

BEIJING/GENEVA (Reuters) – China reported its fewest new coronavirus infections since January on Tuesday (More…)

Russia’s Lavrov, after Pompeo meeting, says felt more constructive U.S. approach

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday after meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last (More…)

‘Every scenario on the table’ in China virus outbreak: WHO’s Tedros

By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA (Reuters) – The latest data provided by China on people infected with coronavirus indicates a decline (More…)

Fast-food companies in China step up ‘contactless’ pickup, delivery as coronavirus rages

By Hilary Russ and Sophie Yu

NEW YORK/BEIJING (Reuters) – With the coronavirus outbreak in China continuing to spread, McDonald’s (More…)