Factbox: Airlines suspend China flights because of coronavirus outbreak

(Reuters) – Airlines are suspending flights to China in the wake of the new coronavirus outbreak, which as of Friday had killed more than 200 people and infected nearly... Read more »

U.S. seeks big contempt fines against Turkey’s Halkbank

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government said on Tuesday that Turkey’s state-owned Halkbank should be subjected to escalating fines totaling millions of dollars until it responds in court... 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 »

U.N. envoy hopes for, but cannot predict, speedy reopening of Libya oil ports

BERLIN (Reuters) – The United Nations envoy to Libya said on Saturday he hoped but “could not predict” whether eastern oil ports shut ahead of a pending Berlin summit... Read more »

Carlos Ghosn’s Japanese lawyers quit after former Nissan chief absconds

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese attorneys representing Carlos Ghosn, including lead lawyer Junichiro Hironaka, quit on Thursday following the former Nissan chief’s flight to Lebanon from Japan, where he had... Read more »

Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn’s lawyer Hironaka resigns: NHK

FILE PHOTO: Junichiro Hironaka, chief lawyer of the ousted Nissan Motor Co Ltd chairman Carlos Ghosn, attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, March 4, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo... Read more »

Turkey and Russia discussing ‘secure zone’ in Syria’s Idlib region: Turkish defense minister

FILE PHOTO: Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar attends the NATO defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium October 24, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey... Read more »

Russia says Libya’s Haftar left Moscow without signing ceasefire deal: TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army, has left Moscow without signing a ceasefire agreement drafted at talks in Russia on Monday, the TASS news... Read more »

U.N. renews Syria cross-border aid operation but halves crossings, length of time

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council on Friday renewed a six-year-long cross-border operation delivering aid to millions of Syrian civilians but the number of crossings and length... Read more »