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  • Indonesian police arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence

    Indonesian police arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence0

    JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian police have arrested at least 20 people accused of provoking riots in Jakarta following official results showing President Joko Widodo had been re-elected, a police spokesman said on Wednesday. Protesters clash with the police in Jakarta, Indonesia, early May 22, 2019 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/M Risyal

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  • Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds after Indonesia confirms president’s re-election

    Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds after Indonesia confirms president’s re-election0

    JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian police fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results showed President Joko Widodo had been comfortably re-elected, a Reuters witness said. The General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, which gave Widodo a

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  • Iran’s Rouhani rejects talks with Washington

    Iran’s Rouhani rejects talks with Washington0

    DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negotiations “if and when they are ever ready”. FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends talks in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Feb. 14 2019. Sergei Chirikov/File

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  • FTSE 100 gains after U.S. eases Huawei sanctions, Galliford jumps

    FTSE 100 gains after U.S. eases Huawei sanctions, Galliford jumps0

    FILE PHOTO: Traders looks at financial information on computer screens on the IG Index trading floor in London, Britain February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson (Reuters) – Financial stocks with Asian exposure led a recovery in London’s FTSE 100 after the United States eased restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei, while mid-cap builder Galliford Try surged

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  • Former F1 champion Lauda dead at 70

    Former F1 champion Lauda dead at 700

    FILE PHOTO: Niki Lauda poses at the airport in Duesseldorf, Germany, March 20, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger (Reuters) – Three-times Formula One champion Niki Lauda has died at 70, months after having a lung transplant, his former racing team McLaren confirmed on Tuesday. “All at McLaren are deeply saddened to learn that our friend, colleague and

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  • Putin has no plans to congratulate Zelenskiy on inauguration – Kremlin

    Putin has no plans to congratulate Zelenskiy on inauguration – Kremlin0

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, asked if Vladimir Putin will congratulate incoming Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on his inauguration, says the Russian president had no such plans. He said that Putin would congratulate his newly-elected counterpart if Zelenskiy makes progress in settling the conflict with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine and mending relations

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