Standard Chartered sets aside $900 million to cover U.S., British fines

(Reuters) – Standard Chartered PLC (StanChart) has set aside $900 million to cover fines resulting from investigations by regulators in Britain and the United States, it said on Thursday,... Read more »

Standard Chartered sets aside $900 million to cover U.S., British fines

(Reuters) – Standard Chartered PLC (StanChart) has set aside $900 million to cover fines resulting from investigations by regulators in Britain and the United States, it said on Thursday,... Read more »

Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated: BBC

FILE PHOTO: Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer (CFO), is seen in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters December 6, 2018. Huawei/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters)... Read more »

Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated -BBC

Feb 18 (Reuters) – Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei told the BBC on Monday that the arrest of his daughter, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, was politically motivated. “Firstly,... Read more »

Yemen’s warring parties agree on initial redeployment: U.N

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Yemeni government and Houthi representatives have reached an agreement on the first phase of their redeployment of forces under a U.N.-sponsored deal for the warring... Read more »

Netanyahu’s main rival in Israeli election voices agreement with him on Iran

MUNICH (Reuters) – Former general Benny Gantz, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s strongest challenger in an election scheduled for April, voiced support on Sunday for the right-wing leader’s tough... Read more »

Pence says time has come for EU to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal

MUNICH, Feb 16 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pressed European countries on Saturday to withdraw from a nuclear deal between Iran and major powers, and urged them... Read more »

U.S. tells European Union to recognize Guaido as Venezuela president

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the country’s rightful interim ruler, speaks during a meeting with representatives of the oil sector in Caracas, Venezuela,... Read more »

Iran asks Pakistan to move against militants who killed 27 Guards

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran urged neighboring Pakistan on Saturday to crack down on militants who killed 27 of its Revolutionary Guards in an attack near the border or expect... Read more »

Trump to nominate Satterfield ambassador to Turkey

FILE PHOTO: Acting U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, David Satterfield, prepares ahead of his address to the 11th Annual International Institute for National Security Studies... Read more »