Thousands march in Brussels against U.N. migration pact

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Thousands of people marched in Brussels on Sunday against a U.N. pact aimed at fostering cooperation on migration, eclipsing a smaller...

Is Yemen finally on the road to peace?

By Aziz El Yaakoubi and Mohammed Ghobari DUBAI/ADEN (Reuters) – Weeks of U.N. shuttle diplomacy and Western pressure delivered a breakthrough in Yemen peace...

Iran confirms death of blogger held on security charges

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian authorities have confirmed the death of a social media activist jailed on security charges, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported...

Demonstrators strip naked in Barcelona to protest at fur, leather use

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Animal rights activists stripped naked and covered themselves in fake blood in Barcelona on Sunday in a protest against the use...
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Business & Economy

Cuba forecasts slow growth in 2019 as economic woes continue

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba’s economy will grow next year at about the same sluggish 1 percent pace it did in 2018 and...

Tenders for Mexican train to go out within two months: president

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s new government aims by mid-February to put out tenders for the first four sections of a planned railway connecting...

French PM predicts budget deficit at 3.2 percent of GDP in...

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s budget deficit is likely to overshoot the European Union’s limit of 3 percent of GDP next year and stand at...

French government may back Michelin CEO for Renault chairman: paper

PARIS (Reuters) – The French government is considering backing Michelin <MICP.PA> chief executive Jean-Dominique Senard for the chairmanship of Renault <RENA.PA>, replacing embattled CEO...
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Science, Technology & Internet

Israel’s tech sector faces challenge from shortage of workers

By Tova Cohen TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israel is struggling to recruit enough workers to its technology sector, a report showed on Sunday, creating a...

Saudi telecom operators agree annual royalty fees

DUBAI (Reuters) – Telecommunications operators Saudi Telecom Co <7010.SE> (STC), Etihad Etisalat <7020.SE> (Mobily) and Zain Saudi Arabia <7030.SE> said on Sunday that they...

New Zealand’s Rocket Lab shoots 13 tiny cube satellites into orbit

By Alison Bevege SYDNEY (Reuters) – Rocket Lab, a rocket propulsion company backed by investors in Silicon Valley, has launched a batch of 13 tiny...

Entertainment & Celebrities

French TV station apologizes after Bob Marley song gaffe

PARIS (Reuters) – French 24-hour news channel BFM TV has apologized for playing the song “I Shot the Sheriff” after police shot dead Cherif...

Spain’s prosecutor accuses singer Shakira of tax fraud

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s public prosecutor has filed an accusation of tax fraud against Colombian singer Shakira, the prosecutor’s spokesman said. The prosecutor alleges she...

Grammy Award-winning singer Nancy Wilson dies at 81

By Rich McKay (Reuters) – Grammy award-winning singer Nancy Wilson, whose hits ranged from R&B to jazz and funk, died at her California home at...

Sports

Report: Flacco expected to change uniforms in 2019

The Baltimore Ravens are expected to release or trade quarterback Joe Flacco this offseason, NFL insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday morning. Coach John Harbaugh announced...

Belgium beat Netherlands in final shootout to win maiden World Cup

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Belgium won a tense penalty shootout 3-2 against three-times champions Netherlands to win their first men’s hockey World Cup title...

Lipsky survives late scare to claim victory at Alfred Dunhill Championship

MALELANE, South Africa (Reuters) – American David Lipsky survived a double-bogey on his third last hole to hang on for a two-shot victory at...

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New Brexit vote would ‘break faith’ with British, says May

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will state her opposition to a second Brexit referendum on Monday, telling parliament such a vote would “break faith” with British people...

Fifth victim of Strasbourg market attack dies: prosecutor

PARIS (Reuters) – The Paris prosecutor’s office said on Sunday that a fifth person had died from their wounds following Tuesday’s Strasbourg Christmas market shooting. An official with the...

Renault calls for Nissan shareholder meeting: WSJ

(Reuters) – Renault SA <RENA.PA> has sent a letter to its alliance partner Nissan Motor Co Ltd <7201.T>, urging the Japanese carmaker to call a meeting of its shareholders...

Brazil faith healer accused of sexual abuse turns himself in

BRASILIA (Reuters) – A Brazilian faith healer who was accused of sexual abuse by more than 300 women has turned himself in a day after being officially ruled a...
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Iran Guards general dies of self-inflicted accidental gunshot: report

DUBAI (Reuters) – A Revolutionary Guards general, who headed a military base in a sensitive security area in northeastern Iran, died on Sunday after he accidentally shot himself in...