Colombia’s ELN guerrillas declare unilateral cease-fire amid coronavirus

BOGOTA (Reuters) – The National Liberation Army (ELN), the largest active guerrilla group in Colombia, will observe a unilateral cease-fire for one month from April 1 in an effort... Read more »

In coronavirus, Senegal rappers find a new enemy to fight

DAKAR (Reuters) – Dressed in hooded medical suits and protective goggles, Senegal’s activist hip-hop group Y’en a Marre rap about washing hands, disposing of used tissues and avoiding crowds... Read more »

‘Very strong’ tornado rips through Nashville, killing at least nine

(Reuters) – At least nine people were killed by a powerful tornado that struck Nashville, Tennessee in the early hours of Tuesday morning, flattening buildings, damaging an airport and... Read more »

Polanski wins best director at Cesar awards, several actresses leave in protest

FILE PHOTO: Film director Roman Polanski arrives at the Madeleine Church to attend a ceremony during a ‘popular tribute’ to late French singer and actor Johnny Hallyday in Paris,... Read more »

Philippines’ Duterte says Trump deserves to be re-elected

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday that Donald Trump deserved to be re-elected, praising the U.S. president’s reaction to his decision to end a decades-old... Read more »

No investigations of ousted White House aide Vindman: U.S. Army secretary

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said on Friday there were no investigations into Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, the former National Security Council aide who testified in... Read more »

Trump ‘a symptom of a disease’ – quotes from the Democratic presidential debate

WASHINGTON/MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) – Seven candidates vying for the Democratic nomination to take on President Donald Trump in November participated in the eighth presidential debate on Friday. Democratic 2020... Read more »

Trump ousts White House staffer who testified against him in impeachment: lawyer

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Friday removed Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman from his position as the White House’s top Ukraine expert after he provided damaging... Read more »

Trump poised for acquittal in Senate; Romney will vote to convict

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A prominent Republican senator, Mitt Romney, broke with his party on Wednesday and announced he would vote to convict Donald Trump in his impeachment trial just... Read more »

‘Wounds that divide’: Senate set to end Trump impeachment drama with acquittal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The impeachment drama that has consumed Washington since September will come to an end on Wednesday with Donald Trump’s expected acquittal in the U.S. Senate, with... Read more »