Category Archives: Politics

Lib Dems open to in-or-out EU referendum – Laws

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s traditionally pro-European junior coalition party said on Friday that a referendum on the country’s membership in the European Union should take place if there was a…

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Malaysian PM Najib entrenches race-based policies

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak announced steps on Saturday to further boost the economic participation of the ethnic Malay majority, entrenching race-based policies seen as shoring…

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Syrian warplanes strike Damascus – residents

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian warplanes struck rebel-held suburbs of the capital on Saturday & government forces clashed with insurgents on the frontlines, residents & opposition activists said. “The warplanes are…

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New Philippines fighting derails ceasefire; top leaders meet in affected city

By Erik de Castro ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (Reuters) – Fighting intensified on Saturday in the southern Philippines between government troops & rogue Muslim separatists, shattering a ceasefire almost immediately as…

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Britain's Hague welcomes Russia-U.S. Syria deal

LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Saturday welcomed a deal between Russia & the United States to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons & said urgent work would now…

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Tens of thousands join march for jobs in Poland

By Marcin Goettig WARSAW (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of protesters marched through the Polish capital on Saturday in one of the largest demonstrations in years to demand more jobs…

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U.N. says Syria to come under chemical weapons treaty next month

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations on Saturday said it had received all documents necessary for Syria to join the chemical weapons convention & that Syria would come under…

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Syrian opposition elects moderate Islamist as prime minister

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis & Dasha Afanasieva ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The opposition Syrian National Coalition elected a moderate Islamist as provisional prime minister on Saturday, hoping to avoid being sidelined…

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Clarkson hint at Miliband poll bid

Jeremy Clarkson has hinted that he could run for Parliament – standing in Labour leader Ed Miliband’s seat. The outspoken presenter of BBC’s Top Gear suggested on his Twitter feed…

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Summers cancels Citi events, while Fed chief decision pending

By P.J. Huffstutter CHICAGO (Reuters) – Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers has pulled out of speaking engagements & other events involving Citigroup Inc while President Barack Obama considers whether…

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