At Khomeini’s Iraqi place of exile, Iranians remember revolution’s leader

NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) – On a backstreet in Iraq’s holy city of Najaf, Iranian pilgrims shuffle in and out of a small doorway, making a short but important detour.... Read more »

Paris seeks $14 million from Airbnb for illegal adverts

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Airbnb is displayed at an Airbnb event in Tokyo, Japan, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – The City of Paris is... Read more »

Air France KLM January passenger numbers rise 1.5 pct on year

PARIS, Feb 8 (Reuters) – Air France KLM carried around 7.4 million passengers in January, up 1.5 percent from a year earlier, although its planes were slightly less full... Read more »

‘Maddening’ U.S. shutdown hangs over airlines even as profits beat

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Three major U.S. airlines said on Thursday the U.S. government partial shutdown had not yet had a major financial impact but a tipping point might be... Read more »

Saudi Arabia eyes billions of dollars in entertainment investments

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it expects billions of dollars to be pumped into a nascent state-backed entertainment sector and is eyeing dozens of Western acts,... Read more »

Eurotunnel boss says a second referendum would still back Brexit

Jacques Gounon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Channel tunnel operator Getlink, formerly known as Eurotunnel, poses before the company’s 2017 annual results presentation in Paris, France, February 21,... Read more »

Winter storm disturbs travel as it rolls toward U.S. Midwest, Northeast

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – A major winter storm was expected to clobber a large swath of the northern United States with heavy snow, gusty winds and frigid temperatures making travel... Read more »

White House restricts U.S. lawmakers’ travel amid shutdown

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, U.S., January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration has barred U.S. congressional travel on government-owned or... Read more »

Factbox: Impact on U.S. government widens on 25th day of shutdown

(Reuters) – The longest U.S. government shutdown in history reached its 25th day on Tuesday, with most of the 800,000 employees who have been furloughed or are working without... Read more »