• Malaysia's anti-graft chief says was threatened while probing 1MDB
    on May 22, 2018 at 4:22 am

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The head of Malaysia's anti-graft commission gave an emotional account on Tuesday of how he was harassed and threatened in 2015 while investigating the 1MDB state fund, and said that on one occasion a bullet was sent to his home. […]

  • Off colour: Pollution turns white marble Taj Mahal green
    on May 22, 2018 at 2:54 am

    AGRA, India (Reuters) - The white-marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th century mausoleum weathers filthy air in the world's eighth-most polluted city. […]

  • Gunman who killed Indian man in Kansas bar pleads guilty to federal charges
    on May 22, 2018 at 2:47 am

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Kansas man who shot and killed an Indian software engineer and injured two others in February 2017 pleaded guilty on Monday in federal court to hate crime and firearm charges, the Justice Department said. […]

  • As bitcoin world wobbles, mining rig company plans $2 billion IPO
    on May 22, 2018 at 12:47 am

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Bitcoins are worth less than half of what they were in December. Mining them is 60 percent less profitable than it was in 2017. Even retailers of hobbyist mining rigs say they are seeing fewer customers. […]

  • Re-elected, Venezuela's Maduro faces global criticism, U.S. sanctions
    on May 21, 2018 at 11:04 pm

    CARACAS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Critics at home and abroad on Monday denounced the re-election of Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro as a farce cementing autocracy, while the U.S. government imposed new sanctions on the crisis-stricken oil-producing country. […]

  • Trump willing to walk away from North Korea summit - Pence
    on May 21, 2018 at 9:21 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is willing to walk away from an unprecedented summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday, after North Korea called into question the meeting last week. […]

  • 'Alien asteroid' may be the oldest object in the solar system
    on May 21, 2018 at 7:54 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An "alien asteroid" that circles the sun in the giant gas planet Jupiter's orbital path, but hurtling in the opposite direction, is the first-known permanent resident of our solar system that astronomers have concluded originated in another star system. […]

  • Myanmar judge to rule on evidence allegedly taken from Reuters reporters' phones
    on May 21, 2018 at 6:12 pm

    YANGON, (Reuters) - A Myanmar judge will rule on Tuesday whether to allow the submission of evidence police say they obtained from the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters arrested in December for alleged possession of secret documents. […]

  • Top executives at fraud-hit PNB misled RBI, CBI alleges
    on May 21, 2018 at 4:36 pm

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Senior executives at Punjab National Bank misled the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in late 2016 over the lender's handling of the financial messaging system and credit guarantees that were at the centre of a more than $2 billion fraud, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) alleged in a charge sheet filed in court. […]

  • Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says considering steps to keep fuel prices in check
    on May 21, 2018 at 11:41 am

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is looking at ways to keep rising fuel prices in check, its oil minister said on Monday, with retail rates for diesel and petrol touching record highs in capital city New Delhi and financial hub Mumbai. […]