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Probe launched over Mexican president disclosing phone number of NYT journalist // Mexico's freedom of information body INAI said on Thursday it was initiating an investigation after the country's president disclosed the phone number of a New York Times journalist looking into alleged ties between his allies and drug cartels.
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador delivers a speech to present a package of constitutional reforms, including on the judiciary, electoral system, salaries, and pensions, at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico February 5, 2024. REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador delivers a speech to present a package of constitutional reforms, including on the judiciary, electoral system, salaries, and pensions, at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico February 5, 2024. REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo
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Biden to meet Navalny's wife, daughter on Thursday, NBC reports // U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday met the wife and daughter of Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition leader who died last week, "to express his heartfelt condolences", the White House said.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks after it was reported Alexei Navalny, Russian President Vladimir Putin's most formidable domestic opponent, fell unconscious and died at the "Polar Wolf" Arctic penal colony where he was serving a three-decade jail term, during brief remarks in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2024. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks after it was reported Alexei Navalny, Russian President Vladimir Putin's most formidable domestic opponent, fell unconscious and died at the "Polar Wolf" Arctic penal colony where he was serving a three-decade jail term, during brief remarks in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2024. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo
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Blinken rallies support for Haiti security mission in Brazil // Canada, Benin, France and Jamaica have offered support to a U.N.-backed international security force aimed at tackling rampant gang violence in Haiti, according to a statement from the United States, which co-hosted a meeting on the mission with Brazil.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Brazil's Secretary for Latin America and the Caribbean Gisela Padovan and U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed attend a meeting on Haiti titled "Rising to the Challenge on Haiti: Multinational Security Support Mission Ministerial Meeting" on the sidelines of the G20 ministers meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil February 22, 2024. Bruna Prado/Pool via REUTERS
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Brazil's Secretary for Latin America and the Caribbean Gisela Padovan and U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed attend a meeting on Haiti titled "Rising to the Challenge on Haiti: Multinational Security Support Mission Ministerial Meeting" on the sidelines of the G20 ministers meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil February 22, 2024. Bruna Prado/Pool via REUTERS
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Brazil's Secretary for Latin America and the Caribbean Gisela Padovan and U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Brian A. Nichols, Haiti's Foreign Minister Jean Victor Geneus and Kenya's Ambassador in Brazil Lemarron Kaanto attend a meeting on Haiti titled "Rising to the Challenge on Haiti: Multinational Security Support Mission Ministerial Meeting" on the sidelines of the G20 ministers meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil February 22, 2024. Bruna Prado/Pool via REUTERS
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Brazil's Secretary for Latin America and the Caribbean Gisela Padovan and U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Brian A. Nichols, Haiti's Foreign Minister Jean Victor Geneus and Kenya's Ambassador in Brazil Lemarron Kaanto attend a meeting on Haiti titled "Rising to the Challenge on Haiti: Multinational Security Support Mission Ministerial Meeting" on the sidelines of the G20 ministers meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil February 22, 2024. Bruna Prado/Pool via REUTERS
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US warned Russia over space weapons, US official says // The United States has directly warned Russia against launching a new nuclear armed anti-satellite weapon, a U.S. official said on Thursday, speaking on condition of anonymity. The U.S. official's comments came two days after a source familiar with the matter told Reuters that the United States believes Russia is developing such a weapon.
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MSF slams US on Gaza at UN, says children as young as 5 want to die // The head of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that medical teams in the Gaza Strip have come up with a new acronym: WCNSF - wounded child, no surviving family.
Mourners react following the death of Palestinians in Israeli strikes, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, at Abu Yousef Al-Najjar hospital in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip February 22, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
Mourners react following the death of Palestinians in Israeli strikes, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, at Abu Yousef Al-Najjar hospital in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip February 22, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
A displaced Palestinian child, who fled due to Israeli strikes, eats, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, February 20, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/File Photo
A displaced Palestinian child, who fled due to Israeli strikes, eats, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, February 20, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/File Photo
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US lawmakers urge VW to exit Xinjiang operations // The chair of a U.S. House Committee on China and the top Democrat on the panel urged Volkswagen to halt operations in Xinjiang after thousands of vehicles with a small Chinese-made electronic component were held at U.S. ports.
Employees work on assembling vehicles at a plant of SAIC Volkswagen in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China September 4, 2018. China Daily via REUTERS/ File photo
Employees work on assembling vehicles at a plant of SAIC Volkswagen in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China September 4, 2018. China Daily via REUTERS/ File photo
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WHO plans more evacuations from Gaza hospital as bodies reportedly decompose // Aid agencies hope to evacuate roughly 140 patients stranded in Gaza's Nasser hospital, a World Health Organization official said on Thursday, as Palestinian authorities reported that Israeli troops had withdrawn but still encircled the complex.
Smoke rises above Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, as seen from Israel, February 13, 2024. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez/ File photo
Smoke rises above Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, as seen from Israel, February 13, 2024. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez/ File photo
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Putin on Biden's 'crazy SOB' remark: shows why he is preferable as U.S president // Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Joe Biden's "crazy SOB" remark showed why the Kremlin felt that for Russia, Biden would be a preferable future U.S. president to Donald Trump.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks after it was reported Alexei Navalny, Russian President Vladimir Putin's most formidable domestic opponent, fell unconscious and died at the "Polar Wolf" Arctic penal colony where he was serving a three-decade jail term, during brief remarks in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2024. REUTERS/Leah Millis
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks after it was reported Alexei Navalny, Russian President Vladimir Putin's most formidable domestic opponent, fell unconscious and died at the "Polar Wolf" Arctic penal colony where he was serving a three-decade jail term, during brief remarks in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2024. REUTERS/Leah Millis
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Head of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov in Kazan, Russia February 22, 2024. Sputnik/Sergei Bobylev/Pool via REUTERS
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Head of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov in Kazan, Russia February 22, 2024. Sputnik/Sergei Bobylev/Pool via REUTERS
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EU sees G20 consensus on two-state solution for Israel-Palestinian conflict // Foreign ministers at the G20 group of nations meeting in Brazil were nearly unanimous in their support for a two-state solution as the only path to peace in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Brazilian minister hosting the event said on Thursday.
European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell talks to the press as he arrives for a meeting of European Union foreign ministers in Brussels, Belgium February 19, 2024. REUTERS/Yves Herman/FFile Photo
European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell talks to the press as he arrives for a meeting of European Union foreign ministers in Brussels, Belgium February 19, 2024. REUTERS/Yves Herman/FFile Photo
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Spanish court to order arrest of Equatorial Guinea leader's son // Spain's High Court has accepted an appeal by members of Equatorial Guinea's opposition and ordered a lower court to issue arrest warrants for the son of the country's president and two other officials over allegations of torture and kidnapping.
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