Brazil should stay in Paris climate agreement: future environment minister

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s future environment minister under President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday that the country should stay in the Paris Agreement on climate change, but the world must also respect its autonomy to set its environmental policies. Ricardo Salles, incoming minister of the environment, is seen at the ceremony of delivering the certificate […]

Syrian news agency removes report of Damascus air attack

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) issued a report on Sunday saying Syrian air defences had intercepted enemy targets around Damascus international airport, but later in the day said the attack had not happened. “Our air defences intercepted enemy aerial targets in the vicinity of Damascus international airport in southern Damascus,” […]

Jubilant Malays rally after Malaysia refuses U.N. racial equality pledge

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Malay Muslims rallied in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday to celebrate the Malaysian government’s refusal to ratify a UN convention against racial discrimination. Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor attend the Anti-ICERD (International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination) […]

Football Leaks: An Agency Pressures Swansea with Help

December 07, 2018  06:00 PM At the end of this season, Jonas Boldt will be leaving Bayer Leverkusen, as the team announced a short time ago. Yet as recently as this past summer, it looked as though Boldt had reached yet another pinnacle of his still developing career. Indeed, Boldt’s professional development has been […]

US, Israel and Palestinians spar over condemning Hamas

Palestinian women hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel on May 4, 2018. (Khalil Hamra/Associated Press) UNITED NATIONS — A U.S.-sponsored draft resolution that for the first time would condemn the militant Islamic group Hamas has sparked a Palestinian-backed amendment which condemns Israeli settlement building and strongly […]

It’s my deal, no deal or no Brexit at all: UK PM May

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street, London, Britain, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday that British lawmakers faced a choice ahead of a vote on her Brexit deal: approving her deal or facing an exit with no deal or even the reversal of […]