Zurich police use tear gas, water cannons on World Economic Forum protesters

Demonstrators protest against the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland January 22, 2020. The banner reads “End Wars! Fight the Climate Crisis!”. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann ZURICH... Read more »

Five French tourists missing after deadly Quebec snowmobile accident

A helicopter carrying provincial police officers from the Surete du Quebec searches an area for five missing French snowmobilers off Beemer Island on Lac-St-Jean, near St-Henri-de-Taillon, Quebec, Canada January... Read more »

Facing economic crisis, Lebanon’s government weighs options

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Hezbollah-backed government will walk a political tightrope as it acts to urgently secure foreign funding to ward off financial collapse, and could look to the... Read more »

‘I will continue to fight’: South Korea’s first transgender soldier vows to oppose dismissal

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s first transgender soldier said on Wednesday she would sue the military after it announced it would dismiss her for undergoing gender reassignment surgery last... Read more »

Pandemic fears grow as China virus toll rises to nine

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Authorities in China and beyond stepped up efforts to control an outbreak of a new flu-like coronavirus on Wednesday as the death toll rose to nine... Read more »

China says Taiwan’s role in international bodies must be under ‘One China’ principle

FILE PHOTO: A Chinese flag flutters at the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China October 25, 2019. REUTERS/Florence Lo/File Photo – RC2LJE9RAKHZ BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Foreign Ministry said on... Read more »

Macau confirms first case of pneumonia caused by Wuhan coronavirus

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The Chinese-ruled gambling hub of Macau confirmed on Wednesday its first case of pneumonia linked to an outbreak of a newly identified coronavirus strain in... Read more »

Canada, Iran at odds over who should analyze downed plane’s black boxes

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran said it had asked the U.S. and French authorities for equipment to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian airliner, potentially angering countries... Read more »

Mexico says halted migrant caravan that entered country illegally

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s government said on Tuesday that it largely halted a caravan of undocumented Central Americans migrants that waded across a river into Mexico, and says... Read more »

U.S. seeks big contempt fines against Turkey’s Halkbank

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government said on Tuesday that Turkey’s state-owned Halkbank should be subjected to escalating fines totaling millions of dollars until it responds in court... Read more »