Category: World News

Lebanon protesters keep pressure on government as reform deadline nears

Lebanon protesters keep pressure on government as reform deadline nears

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Protesters in Lebanon returned to the streets early on Sunday, keeping pressure on Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri as a self-imposed deadline to deliver a package of badly needed reforms for the...

Brexit day of reckoning: PM Johnson battles further delay

Brexit day of reckoning: PM Johnson battles further delay

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson appealed to lawmakers to back his last-minute Brexit deal in an extraordinary sitting of the British parliament on Saturday after his plans were plunged into chaos by...

Explainer: Bolivia’s ‘Evo’ – socialist icon or would-be dictator?

Explainer: Bolivia’s ‘Evo’ – socialist icon or would-be dictator?

LA PAZ (Reuters) – Bolivia will go to the polls on Sunday in an era-defining vote either to cement Evo Morales in power for a controversial fourth term or to dislodge the iconic left-wing...

Brexit up in the air as key Northern Ireland party refuses to back draft

Brexit up in the air as key Northern Ireland party refuses to back draft

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s last-ditch attempt to clinch a Brexit deal was thrown into disarray hours before a European Union summit on Thursday when the Northern Irish party he needs to...