Nigerian artist turns plastic waste into fashion to raise awareness

LAGOS (Reuters) – The sight of discarded plastic bottles and bags floating in the open drains of Nigeria’s megacity Lagos moved visual artist Adeyemi Emmanuel to despair. So one... Read more »

Let’s move on from impeachment, visiting U.S. Senators tell Ukraine’s leader

KIEV (Reuters) – A group of three U.S. Senators visited Kiev on Friday to convey a message of continued bipartisan support for Ukraine after it got entangled last year... Read more »

Barbadian poet Kamau, who exalted Caribbean’s Afro roots, dies

BRIDGETOWN (Reuters) – Internationally acclaimed Barbadian poet, essayist and historian Edward Kamau Brathwaite, whose prolific writings sought to assert the identity of Caribbean peoples and their African roots, died... Read more »

Factbox: Airlines suspend China flights because of coronavirus outbreak

(Reuters) – Airlines are suspending flights to China in the wake of the new coronavirus outbreak, which as of Friday had killed more than 200 people and infected nearly... Read more »

Bolton revelation puts Republicans under pressure in Trump impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans in the U.S. Senate came under fresh pressure on Monday to allow witnesses and new documents in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial after a news... Read more »

Trump wanted aid to Ukraine frozen until it helped on probes of political rivals: New York Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump told a then-top aide in August he wanted to freeze security aid to Ukraine until officials there helped with investigations into Democrats,... Read more »

Electric vehicle maker Rivian: expect prices lower than previously announced

MILL VALLEY, California (Reuters) – Electric vehicle startup Rivian on Saturday displayed its pickup truck and SUV at an event in San Francisco’s Bay Area and said that when... Read more »

Boeing customer Air Lease says ‘damaged’ MAX brand should be dropped

FILE PHOTO: Employees walk near a Boeing 737 Max aircraft at the Renton Municipal Airport in Renton, Washington, U.S. January 10, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson DUBLIN (Reuters) – The executive... Read more »

Libyan commander’s forces choke oil flows, overshadowing peace summit

BERLIN/BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – Forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar have shut off production at all Libya’s major oil fields, an escalation that threatened to strangle the country’s... Read more »

Libya peace summit struggles to draw eastern commander Haftar back into diplomacy

BERLIN (Reuters) – Countries struggled at an international peace summit for Libya struggled on Sunday to draw eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar back into diplomacy, days after he quit... Read more »