Reuters - 43 minutes ago
MUNICH/BERLIN

(Reuters) - Bavaria will ban the full-face veil in schools, universities, government workplaces and polling stations, the southern German state said on Tuesday.

Reuters - 1 hour ago
VIENNA

(Reuters) - An Austrian court approved on Tuesday the extradition of Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash to the United States in a bribery case, overturning an earlier ruling that had said the U.S. request was politically motivated.

Available journalists 8

Kerry Skyring
John Cummins
Paul Gillingwater
Miroslava Germanova
morvarid shirkhodaie
Anca Dragu
Reuters - 1 hour ago
MEXICO CITY

(Reuters) - Mexico's incoming ambassador to the United States on Tuesday slammed U.S. President Donald Trump's treatment of its southern neighbor as "unacceptable" and called for a migration mechanism to avoid illegal crossings by Mexicans to the United States.

Available journalists 8

James Blears
Alasdair Baverstock
Alberto Solalinde
Luke Vargas
Neil Pyatt
James Fredrick
Reuters - 1 hour ago
OTTAWA

(Reuters) - Canada will continue to accept asylum seekers crossing illegally from the United States but will ensure security measures are taken to keep Canadians safe, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday.

Available journalists 4

Christopher Guly
Allyson Fradella
Elizabeth Thompson
Goran Spiric
Reuters - 2 hours ago
BANJUL

(Reuters) - Authorities in Gambia have detained the former head of the National Intelligence Agency, a body human rights groups say tortured and killed perceived opponents of former leader Yahya Jammeh, who went into exile last month after losing an election.

Available journalists 1

Modou S. Joof
Reuters - 2 hours ago
BERLIN

(Reuters) - Germany's center-left Social Democrats (SPD) are trailing Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday, after a different survey on Sunday put the SPD ahead.

Available journalists 8

Allan Hall
Breandáin O'Shea
Sean Williams
Natalija Miletic
Anja Krieger
Raluca Besliu
Reuters - 3 hours ago
SANTIAGO

(Reuters) - Cuba stoked tensions across Latin America on Tuesday by blocking a former Chilean minister and one of Mexico's ex-presidents from traveling to the island to attend an award ceremony hosted by political dissidents.

Available journalists 1

Kirsten Kortebein
Reuters - 3 hours ago
ABUJA

(Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari needs further rest in Britain following medical tests but there is no need to worry about him, his spokesman said on Tuesday, as his deputy launched a 60-day plan to improve the recession-mired economy.

Available journalists 8

Chima Nwankwo
Isaac Linus Abrak
Paul Okolo
Ubale Musa
Chika Oduah
Yinka Adeparusi
Reuters - 3 hours ago
BRUSSELS

(Reuters) - German officials have proposed that the European Union relax some human rights safeguards so that more asylum seekers can be deported while awaiting the outcome of their cases, according to a working paper seen by Reuters.

Available journalists 8

Tesa Arcilla
Georg von Harrach
Johan Verheyden
Geoff Meade
Jennifer Baker
Denis Erroyaux
Reuters - 3 hours ago
KADUNA, Nigeria

(Reuters) - At least 14 people were killed in central Nigeria, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, in fighting over grazing land and water, piling pressure on authorities already facing an Islamist insurgency in its northeast and rebels in the oil-rich south.

Reuters - 4 hours ago
ROME

(Reuters) - Michele Emiliano, the leftist president of the southern region of Puglia, said on Tuesday he would challenge former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi for the leadership of Italy's ruling Democratic Party (PD), which faces a damaging split.

Available journalists 1

Gaïus Kowene
Reuters - 4 hours ago
TORONTO

(Reuters) - Any talks to renew the North American Free Trade Agreement would involve all three member nations, a top Canadian official said on Tuesday, dampening speculation the United States might seek to sit down with Canada first and then Mexico.

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Brian Capitao
Shenaz Kermalli
Nisarg Lakhmani
Cody Punter
Blair Bigham
Al Emid
Reuters - 5 hours ago
MOSCOW

(Reuters) - A Ukrainian lawmaker who proposed an alternative plan for peace with Russian-backed separatists to U.S. President Donald Trump's administration told Reuters on Tuesday he plans to travel to Washington to present the proposal publicly.

Available journalists 8

Vladimir Kozlov
Irina Sedunova
Julia Lyubova
Dmitry Velikovsky
Howard Amos
Kabil Khan
Reuters - 5 hours ago
JAKARTA

(Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Salman will visit Jakarta and Bali on the Indonesian leg of his Asian tour next month, bringing 1,500 people in his entourage including 10 ministers, Indonesian officials said.

Available journalists 8

Jack Hewson
Simon Roughneen
Joe Cochrane
Dian Arthen
Thomas Maresca
Mutiara Khadijah
Associated Press - 6 hours ago
DALLAS (AP) — A group of American men were pursuing a devout interest in golf during a weekslong trip to Australia when they were killed Tuesday after a light plane carrying them on an offshore excursion crashed into a suburban Melbourne shopping mall and burst into flames, said Australian officials and a family member of one victim

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Amy Dennis
David Mitchell
Associated Press - 7 hours ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli soldier was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in prison for killing a badly wounded Palestinian assailant as he lay on the ground, in a landmark decision that deepened fissures in Israeli society and drew Palestinian criticism for being too lenient

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Sami Sockol
Dale Gavlak
Sergio Yahni
Hazem Balousha
Orly Halpern
Rabbie Hamamsah
Associated Press - 7 hours ago
HELSINKI (AP) — When a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb this week, the biggest surprise for many Swedes was that a police officer found it necessary to fire his gun

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Carina Chela
Asha Gopalkrishnan
Denisa Udroiu
Fabian Weiss
Reuters - 7 hours ago
WASHINGTON

(Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration will leave protections in place for immigrants who entered the country illegally as children, known as "dreamers," but will consider all other illegal immigrants subject to deportation, according to guidance released on Tuesday.

Available journalists 8

David Smith
Dan Friedell
Joseph Hammond
David Enders
Kimberly Curtis
Laurel Bowman
Reuters - 7 hours ago
BRUSSELS

(Reuters) - France denies involvement in drafting any suggestions for easing EU human rights safeguards to make it easier to deport asylum seekers, a spokesman for the French mission to the European Union said on Tuesday.

Available journalists 8

Tesa Arcilla
Georg von Harrach
Johan Verheyden
Geoff Meade
Jennifer Baker
Denis Erroyaux
Reuters - 7 hours ago
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq, BAGHDAD

(Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces closing in on the Islamic State-held western half of Mosul prepared on Tuesday to storm the airport and a nearby military base on its southern outskirts to create a bridgehead for a thrust into the city.

Available journalists 8

Owen Holdaway
Campbell MacDiarmid
Bud Wichers
Matthew Vickery
Rafael Mera
Young Kim
Reuters - 7 hours ago
ROME

(Reuters) - Investigating magistrates in Italy on Tuesday froze millions of euros worth of assets belonging to a prominent Italian banker they believe used the Vatican bank and another Holy See financial department for market manipulation.

Available journalists 1

Gaïus Kowene
Reuters - 7 hours ago
QUITO

(Reuters) - Ecuador looked set for an April runoff between leftist ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno and former banker Guillermo Lasso in its presidential election, with 94 percent of votes from the weekend's first round of voting counted on Tuesday morning.

Available journalists 5

Stephan Kueffner
Carolina Loza-Leon
Jon Jared
María Sol Borja
Daniel Benavides
Reuters - 8 hours ago
BEIRUT

(Reuters) - Iran’s Supreme Leader called on Palestinians on Tuesday to pursue an uprising against Israel, suggesting the Israeli government was a "cancerous tumor" that should be confronted until Palestinians were completely liberated.

Available journalists 8

Martin Chulov
Louisa Loveluck
Rebecca Collard
Noor Akl
Paul Cochrane
Suzan Haidamous
Reuters - 8 hours ago
YANGON

(Reuters) - Myanmar's army-controlled home ministry is investigating a cover-up by the country's border force of the deaths in custody of two Rohingya Muslims in troubled Rakhine State, according to a police report reviewed by Reuters and interviews with two senior security officials.

Available journalists 8

Dave Grunebaum
Katie Arnold
Thet Htoo
Min Kyi Thein
Lucy Kafanov
Cape Diamond
Associated Press - 9 hours ago
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were killed when a light plane crashed into a suburban shopping mall and burst into flames Tuesday, shortly after takeoff in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said

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Lesley Yeomans
Andrew Kemp
Cintia Zapata
Melinda Trochu
Joel Carnegie
Robert Baird
Associated Press - 9 hours ago
BEIRUT (AP) — A top adviser to the U.N. envoy for Syria said Tuesday that their "main guidance" for the first Syrian peace talks in 10 months will be a Security Council resolution that calls for a political transition

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Available journalists 8

Martin Chulov
Louisa Loveluck
Rebecca Collard
Noor Akl
Paul Cochrane
Suzan Haidamous
Reuters - 10 hours ago
VATICAN CITY

(Reuters) - Pope Francis called on Tuesday for a radical change of attitude towards immigrants, saying they should be welcomed with dignity and denouncing the "populist rhetoric" he said was fuelling fear and selfishness in rich countries.

Available journalists 8

Josephine McKenna
Philip Willan
Angelo van Schaik
Giovanni Sorrentino
Christopher Livesay
Mariana Diaz Vasquez
Associated Press - 10 hours ago
BEIRUT (AP) — France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen refused to don a headscarf for a meeting with Lebanon's top Sunni Muslim cleric on Tuesday and walked away from the scheduled appointment after a brief squabble at the entrance

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Available journalists 8

Martin Chulov
Louisa Loveluck
Rebecca Collard
Noor Akl
Paul Cochrane
Suzan Haidamous
Reuters - 10 hours ago
BERLIN

(Reuters) - In the week before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited Brussels and pledged America's "steadfast and enduring" commitment to the European Union, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon met with a German diplomat and delivered a different message, according to people familiar with the talks.

Available journalists 8

Allan Hall
Breandáin O'Shea
Sean Williams
Natalija Miletic
Anja Krieger
Raluca Besliu
Reuters - 10 hours ago
MANILA

(Reuters) - A staunch critic of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged the Cabinet to declare the president unfit to rule, describing him as a "sociopathic serial killer" because of his war on drugs and allegations he once ran a hit squad.

Available journalists 8

Dean Bernardo
Brennan Weiss
Gilbert Felongco
Guill Ramos
Aurora Almendral
Michael Joe Delizo

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