U.S. Treasury Secretary says U.S., China were close to trade deal: CNBC
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U.S. Treasury Secretary says U.S., China were close to trade deal: CNBC

FILE PHOTO: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before the House Financial Services Committee hearing on "The Annual Testimony of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of…

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UK says 1984 Hong Kong rights treaty with China is as valid as ever
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UK says 1984 Hong Kong rights treaty with China is as valid as ever

Demonstrators attend a rally ahead of the G20 summit, urging the international community to back their demands for the government to withdraw a the extradition bill in Hong…

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’56 lakes’ found under Greenland ice
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’56 lakes’ found under Greenland ice

Greenland Ice Sheet: 'More than 50 hidden lakes' detected By Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent 26 June 2019 Share Share this with These are external links and will…

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U.S. pushes Middle East economic plan, Palestinians reject it
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U.S. pushes Middle East economic plan, Palestinians reject it

MANAMA (Reuters) - Palestinians poured scorn on a $50 billion economic formula launched by the Trump administration for Israeli-Palestinian peace as the United States sought on Wednesday to…

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U.S. wants ‘reasonable’ trade deal with China: U.S. Commerce Secretary
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U.S. wants ‘reasonable’ trade deal with China: U.S. Commerce Secretary

FILE PHOTO: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross attends a press preview event of the upcoming Paris Air Show at the National Press Club in Washington, U.S. June 6, 2019.…

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Factbox: The atomic restrictions imposed by the Iran nuclear deal
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Factbox: The atomic restrictions imposed by the Iran nuclear deal

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran said on Wednesday it will accelerate its enrichment of uranium as of Thursday, a date it has previously suggested could see its stock of…

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Fate of opioid litigation hinges on government ‘police power’
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Fate of opioid litigation hinges on government ‘police power’

NEW YORK/BOSTON (Reuters) - The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal…

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US meteorologists worried over 5G roll-out
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US meteorologists worried over 5G roll-out

US meteorologists worried over 5G roll-out By Chris Baraniuk Technology reporter 26 June 2019 Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new…

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Two US towns pay $1.1m ransom to hackers
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Two US towns pay $1.1m ransom to hackers

Second US town pays up to ransomware hackers 26 June 2019 Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48770128 Read…

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Macron says France to be vigilant over Carlos Ghosn’s rights
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Macron says France to be vigilant over Carlos Ghosn’s rights

French President Emmanuel Macron talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during their meeting at Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, June 26, 2019. Koji Sasahara/Pool via REUTERSTOKYO…

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Broadcom in EU antitrust spotlight, faces interim measures
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Broadcom in EU antitrust spotlight, faces interim measures

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators will investigate whether U.S. chipmaker Broadcom uses exclusivity restrictions to block rivals in the TV and modem chipsets markets, a move that…

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Russia says it will urge U.S. and Iran to begin dialogue
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Russia says it will urge U.S. and Iran to begin dialogue

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan attend a news conference in Moscow, Russia, June 26, 2019. REUTERS/Evgenia…

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Lebanon opposes U.S. plan for Mideast: PM Hariri
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Lebanon opposes U.S. plan for Mideast: PM Hariri

FILE PHOTO: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-HarirI is seen during the meeting to discuss a draft policy statement at the governmental palace in Beirut, Lebanon February 6, 2019.…

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First Democratic debate offers struggling candidates a chance to shine
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First Democratic debate offers struggling candidates a chance to shine

MIAMI (Reuters) - The first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday will give contenders struggling to break through in the crowded field an opportunity to step out of the…

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Drowning photo exposes US border risk for migrants
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Drowning photo exposes US border risk for migrants

US immigration: Drowning exposes risks of illegal crossing 26 June 2019 Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-48767529 Read…

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Iran’s Supreme Leader says U.S. offer for negotiations is a ‘deception’
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Iran’s Supreme Leader says U.S. offer for negotiations is a ‘deception’

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is seen near a "3 Khordad" system which is said to had been used to shoot down a U.S. military drone, according…

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Exclusive: Philadelphia Energy Solutions seeks to permanently shut oil refinery – sources
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Exclusive: Philadelphia Energy Solutions seeks to permanently shut oil refinery – sources

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) is expected to seek to permanently shut its oil refinery in the city after a massive fire caused substantial damage to…

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Veteran Sanders seeks U.S. voters on live-streaming gaming channel
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Veteran Sanders seeks U.S. voters on live-streaming gaming channel

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has a new strategy to reach younger voters: joining a live-streaming site for video gamers. Democratic presidential candidate Sen.…

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Iran’s Khamenei says nation will not retreat in face of U.S. sanctions and ‘insults’: website
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Iran’s Khamenei says nation will not retreat in face of U.S. sanctions and ‘insults’: website

FILE PHOTO: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television after casting his ballot in the Iranian presidential election in Tehran June 12, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz/File…

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Toilet revolution and boutique hotels on curriculum at China party school
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Toilet revolution and boutique hotels on curriculum at China party school

BEIJING (Reuters) - Images of squat toilets flash on to the screen as around 80 men and a smattering of women listen intently to their teacher tell them…

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U.S. Treasury Secretary says U.S.-China trade deal is 90% done: CNBC
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U.S. Treasury Secretary says U.S.-China trade deal is 90% done: CNBC

FILE PHOTO: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin answers question from reporters about the United States new sanctions on Iran at the White House in Washington D.C., U.S., June 24,…

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