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Philippines begins new era of Marcos rule, decades after overthrow

Philippines begins new era of Marcos rule, decades after overthrow

“I will get it done,” Marcos says Marcos praises father’s controversial rule Promises economic reforms, to heal divisions MANILA, June 30 (Reuters) – The son and namesake of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos was sworn in as president of the Philippines on Thursday, completing a stunning comeback for one of Asia’s most famous political dynasties, 36 …

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Russia steps up attacks in Ukraine after landmark NATO summit

Russia steps up attacks in Ukraine after landmark NATO summit

NATO brands Russia most ‘significant and direct threat’ Ukraine lauds ‘difficult but essential decisions’ by NATO Putin: Russia will respond to NATO moves in Finland, Sweden Russian missile attacks intensify across Ukraine MADRID/KYIV, June 30 (Reuters) – Russia pressed on with its offensive in eastern Ukraine on Thursday after NATO branded Moscow the biggest “direct …

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Cooperation by US and allies a step toward 'Asian NATO,' N.Korea media says

Cooperation by US and allies a step toward ‘Asian NATO,’ N.Korea media says

Members of South Korea and US Special forces take part in a joint military exercise conducted by South Korean and US special forces troops at Gunsan Air Force base in Gunsan, South Korea, November 12, 2019. Photo taken November 12, 2019. Capt. David J. Murphy/US Air Force/DVIDS/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access …

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US Capitol riot panel subpoenas White House counsel under Trump

US Capitol riot panel subpoenas White House counsel under Trump

WASHINGTON, June 29 (Reuters) – A congressional panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the US Capitol announced on Wednesday that it has subpoenaed former President Donald Trump’s White House counsel, Pat Cipollone, to testify about Trump’s activities on the day of the melee. The subpoena seeking a deposition from Cipollone followed dramatic public …

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Biden administration throws support behind potential F-16 sale to Turkey

Biden administration throws support behind potential F-16 sale to Turkey

A US Air Force F-16 fighter taking part in the US-led Saber Strike exercise flies over Estonia June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MADRID, June 29 (Reuters) – The Biden administration threw its support on Wednesday behind the potential sale of US F-16 fighter jets to Turkey, …

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EU countries reach deal on climate laws after late-night talks

EU countries reach deal on climate laws after late-night talks

EU countries reach deals on package of green policies Countries agree to support 2035 fossil fuel car ban Compromise on fund to shield citizens from CO2 costs EU countries and Parliament will now negotiate final laws LUXEMBOURG, June 29 (Reuters) – EU countries clinched deals on proposed laws to combat climate change on Wednesday, backing …

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EXCLUSIVE EU nears compromise deal to defuse standoff with Russia over Kaliningrad

EXCLUSIVE EU nears compromise deal to defuse standoff with Russia over Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad depends on rail and road through Lithuania Clampdown on sanctioned freight angers Moscow EU seeks compromise with Lithuania to resume normal trade VILNIUS/BRUSSELS, June 29 (Reuters) – Trade through Lithuania to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad could return to normal within days, two sources familiar with the matter said, as European officials edge towards …

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After Hindu slain, police in northwest India ban public gatherings, suspend internet

After Hindu slain, police in northwest India ban public gatherings, suspend internet

MUMBAI, June 29 (Reuters) – Fearing outbreaks of religious violence, police in the Indian state of Rajasthan banned public gatherings and suspended Internet services a day after two Muslims posted a video claiming responsibility for slaying a Hindu tailor in the city of Udaipur. Two suspects were being interrogated by federal investigators on Wednesday, while …

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Sweden, Finland on course to join NATO as Russia, China focus allies

Sweden, Finland on course to join NATO as Russia, China focus allies

Turkey wins security pledges from Finland, Sweden Russia to be called ‘main threat’ after Ukraine invasion ‘You will not win,’ Spain’s Sanchez tells Putin in speech NATO summit to agree more reinforcements for Baltics NATO to pay more attention to China’s military rise MADRID, June 29 (Reuters) – Sweden and Finland on Wednesday looked set …

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US accuses five firms in China of supporting Russia's military

US accuses five firms in China of supporting Russia’s military

Smoke rises over the remains of a building destroyed by a military strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Lysychansk, Luhansk region, Ukraine June 17, 2022. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden’s administration added five companies in China to …

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