Lebanese film director keeps faith after COVID-19 dashes Cannes dreams

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Many directors would have been devastated when their plans to show their first feature at the Cannes Film Festival were wrecked by the spread of COVID-19.... Read more »

Vera Lynn, voice of hope in wartime Britain, dies at 103

LONDON (Reuters) – Vera Lynn, the singer who became a symbol of hope in Britain during World War Two and again during the coronavirus pandemic with her song “We’ll... Read more »

Singer Vera Lynn, voice of hope in wartime Britain, dies at 103 – PA Media

FILE PHOTO: Second World War British Forces Sweetheart Vera Lynn attends the Battle of Britain commemoration outside the Churchill War Rooms in London August 20, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor LONDON... Read more »

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 »

Bon Jovi, Prince Harry and military choir launch charity single ‘Unbroken’

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Harry meets Jon Bon Jovi outside Abbey Road Studios in London, Britain February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. rocker Jon Bon Jovi... Read more »

Amazon in Holocaust row about ‘Hunters’ series, anti-Semitic books

WARSAW (Reuters) – The Auschwitz Memorial criticized Amazon on Sunday for fictitious depictions of the Holocaust in its Prime series “Hunters” and for selling books of Nazi propaganda. FILE... 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 »

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 »

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 »