Politics and Elections News

Reuters News - 8 minutes ago

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian conservatives have staged a rare protest outside the Royal Court in Riyadh against "Westernizing" reforms including moves to allow physical education for schoolgirls, local media reported on Thursday. Photogra ...more

Reuters News - 33 minutes ago

By Orhan Coskun ANKARA (Reuters) - A majority of deputies in Turkey's ruling AK Party have voted in a secret ballot in favor of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan running in the country's first direct presidential election in August, senior party ...more

Reuters News - 35 minutes ago

HONG KONG (Reuters) - ZTE Corp, China's second-biggest telecommunications equipment maker, said first-quarter profit matched its estimate after benefiting from the country's introduction of fourth-generation mobile networks. Net profit rose 2 ...more

Reuters News - 38 minutes ago

(Reuters) - Deportations through U.S. immigration courts have fallen 43 percent in the past five years as the federal government brought fewer cases before those courts, according to Justice Department data analyzed by the New York Times on Wednesday.< ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran is complying with the terms of last year's landmark nuclear agreement with six world powers, a monthly update from the U.N. atomic agency obtained by Reuters showed on Thursday. Under the deal that took effect on Janua ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has postponed a visit to Russia by Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida that had been planned for later this month, the foreign ministry said on Thursday, as bloodshed in an eastern city in Ukraine threatened to overshadow crisis talk ...more

Reuters News - 2 hours ago

BEIJING (Reuters) - Police in China's far-western region of Xinjiang have shot dead a man who drove through a security checkpoint, the local government said on Thursday, the latest violence to hit the troubled area with a large Muslim population. ...more

Reuters News - 2 hours ago

(Reuters) - Residents in 500 to 700 homes and businesses in a California town were told to evacuate on Wednesday after a piece of potentially explosive "military ordinance" was reported in its business district, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Offic ...more

Reuters News - 3 hours ago

By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe criticized Beijing for trying to "change the status quo" with force in maritime disputes but said China was a vital economic partner, as a series of visits suggested a p ...more

Reuters News - 3 hours ago

By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) - Producer and director Bryan Singer has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in California and Hawaii in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit filed in U.S. court on Wednesday. The lawsuit ...more