SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia on Saturday welcomed charges against a Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of masterminding the 2002 Bali bombings in which 202 people were killed, including 88 Australians.
(Reuters) – Brazil’s top federal prosecutor will level corruption charges against President Michel Temer one at a time instead of making all the accusations at once, a strategy aimed at weakening his defense, a source with direct knowledge of the process told Reuters on Friday.
DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi security forces on Friday foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he blew himself up, the Interior Ministry said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a highly unusual intervention, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to remove Iraq and Myanmar from a U.S. list of the world’s worst offenders in the use of child soldiers, disregarding the recommendations of State Department experts and senior U.S. diplomats, U.S. officials said.
BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union must become stronger in response to a weakening of democracy in the United States, Russia and Turkey, the leader of Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats said in remarks published on Saturday.
CARACAS (Reuters) – A man describing himself as a former boss and friend of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday urged an investigation into the killing of his son in anti-government unrest convulsing the OPEC nation for nearly three months.
DUBAI/DOHA (Reuters) – Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations, demands so far reaching it would appear to be hard for Doha to comply.
Current accounts at the Norwich and Peterborough had been earmarked to close by the end of August.
Succinct Summations for the week ending June 23rd, 2017 Positives: 1. S&P 500 made another all-time closing high. 2. Existing home sales rose 1.1% to a higher-than-expected 5.620 million annualized rate. 3. Initial jobless claims rose slightly to 241k, but the 4-week average remains low, at 244.75k. 4. New home sales in May totaled 610k, 20k more…
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