Chevron has been in Venezuela for nearly 100 years. It could finally be forced to leave

A loss of Chevron’s expertise and resources would only make matters worse for Venezuela’s oil industry, which is already on the brink of collapse under President Nicolas Maduro. And... Read more »

U.S. Navy says mine fragments suggest Iran behind Gulf tanker attack

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (Reuters) – The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine... Read more »

Marta: Brazil great makes history with 17th World Cup goal

Her 17th Women’s World Cup goal secured a 1-0 win and saw her overtake Germany’s Miroslav Klose as the outright leading scorer in either the men’s or women’s tournament.... Read more »

Has ‘the sacrificial lamb’ arrived?: U.N. cites new recordings in Khashoggi murder

RIYADH (Reuters) – Moments before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered last October, two of his suspected murderers laying in wait at the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate fretted... Read more »

UN refugee report finds record number of displaced people

The world’s displaced population is now almost double that from a decade ago, and includes an estimated 13.6 million people who fled their homes in 2018, according to the... Read more »

Prince William and Kate’s convoy escort injures elderly woman in crash

LONDON (Reuters) – An elderly woman is in hospital with serious injuries after she was struck by a police motorbike escort for Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate.... Read more »

Trump faces nuclear threats from Iran and North Korea. His tactics are failing for both

Iran and North Korea are wildly different versions of the same threat, and the White House has taken wildly different approaches to them. US President Donald Trump inherited an... Read more »

Trump creates doubt over use of U.S. force to protect Gulf oil

GENEVA/DUBAI (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran from getting a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would... Read more »

Trump to meet Xi at G20 amid raging trade war. He says the Chinese leader is a ‘terrific guy’

Speaking at the White House Tuesday, Trump said US and Chinese negotiators would resume negotiations on Wednesday ahead of his planned talk with Xi at the sidelines of the... Read more »

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq’s Basra, three hurt

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq’s southern city... Read more »