Media Watch

'18Apr
18

US Official Warns of 'Unintended Consequences' of EU Data Privacy Law

SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen warned on Tuesday that a European data privacy law taking effect next month may have "unintended consequences" that harm the United...
'18Apr
17

The silencing of Malta's anti-corruption campaigner

VALLETTA (Reuters) - He ran towards the burning car barefoot across the field, oblivious to the mud and stones. The explosion had blown the grey Peugeot 108 clear off the road. Now the twisted remains sat ablaze...
'18Apr
17

Explainer: The state of Raul Castro's economic reforms in Cuba

HAVANA (Reuters) - President Raul Castro’s efforts to modernize Cuba’s Soviet-style centrally planned economy have borne mixed results, with some initiatives moving forward, others stalled and still others either...
'18Apr
17

True Corp defends security measures after user data breach

Pakpong Pattanamas of True Corp explains the leaked data of users to the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission at the NBTC office on Tuesday. (Photo by Chanat Katanyu) - + True...
'18Apr
17

Oil prices rise amid risk of supply disruptions

Oil prices rose on Tuesday amid worries there could be a high risk of disruptions to supply, especially in the Middle East, Reuters reports.Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $71.69 per barrel at 0326 GMT, up 27...
'18Apr
17

Flawed return deal offers no way back for Rohingya refugees

Hamida, a Rohingya refugee woman, weeps as she holds her 40-day-old son after he died as their boat capsized before arriving on shore in Shah Porir Dwip, Teknaf, Bangladesh, Sept 14, 2017. (Reuters file photo...
'18Apr
17

Thousands protest Sargsyan’s PM bid in Armenia, several hurt in scuffles

Around 6,000 gathered in Armenia’s capital on Monday (16 April) in protest at what the opposition calls a power grab by former president Serzh Sargsyan and several people were injured in scuffles with police....
'18Apr
17

Croatia to unveil results of LNG tender in late May

Croatia will reveal on 28 May the results of a tender to use the capacity of a planned liquified natural gas (LNG) terminal, according to the company in charge of the project. The results may well determine the...
'18Apr
17

Under military rule, Venezuela oil workers quit in a stampede

CARACAS (Reuters) - Chauffeured around in a sleek black pick-up, the head of Venezuela’s oil industry, Major General Manuel Quevedo, last month toured a joint venture with U.S. major Chevron. FILE PHOTO: A man...
'18Apr
17

Oil prices rise amid risk of supply disruptions

Oil prices rose on Tuesday amid worries there could be a high risk of disruptions to supply, especially in the Middle East, Reuters reports.Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $71.69 per barrel at 0326 GMT, up 27...

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