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 »

Facing economic crisis, Lebanon’s government weighs options

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Hezbollah-backed government will walk a political tightrope as it acts to urgently secure foreign funding to ward off financial collapse, and could look to the... Read more »

Lebanese security forces, protesters clash for second night

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese security forces fired water cannons, rubber bullets and tear gas on Sunday to try to break up stone-throwing protesters in Beirut, which has been rocked... 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 »

Qatar condemns storming of Libya’s eastern Zueitina port

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Zueitina oil terminal in Zueitina, west of Benghazi April 7, 2014. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori DUBAI (Reuters) – Qatar condemned the storming of... Read more »

Sixty killed in Houthi attack on camp in Yemen’s Marib: Saudi state TV

CAIRO (Reuters) – Iran-aligned Houthis attacked a military training camp in the Yemeni city of Marib on Saturday, killing‮ ‬60 military personnel and wounding dozens others, Saudi state television... Read more »