SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian Judge Sérgio Moro, who presided over a corruption case against former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, said on Sunday that Lula should stay in prison because the judge who ordered his release lacks the authority to do so. Shortly after appeals court Judge...
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The Brazilian appeals court judge responsible for the bribery case that has imprisoned former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva overruled an order to release the leftist icon on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks at his book launch...
SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Appeals court Judge Rogerio Favreto ordered for a third time on Sunday that former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva be freed from prison. Supporters of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva hold a flag next to Federal police headquarters in Curitiba,...
DEH BALA, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. and Afghan Special Forces are completing an operation to clear Islamic State fighters from a remote district in Nangarhar, the eastern province where they have their main stronghold in Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday. Smokes rises after U.S airstrike hit the site of...
YANGON (Reuters) - Two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, have been detained in Myanmar since Dec. 12, 2017. At the time of their arrests, they had been working on an investigation into the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in a village in Rakhine...
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Ten people were killed and 73 wounded when a train came off the rails in northwest Turkey on Sunday after heavy rain and a landslide, Turkish television channels quoted a health ministry official as saying. The train was carrying 362 passengers and was headed to Istanbul...
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A Qatari diplomat working behind the scenes to ease tensions at the Israel-Gaza border suggested that Palestinians would stop protests and sending incendiary kites across the border if Israel were to allow in 5,000 Gazans on work permits. Qatari envoy Mohammed Al-Emadi floated the idea during...
YANGON (Reuters) - A Myanmar court will rule on Monday on whether to charge two Reuters reporters accused of obtaining secret documents, a decision that could either see them freed after nearly seven months in jail or move the landmark press freedom case to trial. Detained Reuters journalist Wa...
 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Looters pillaged burned and vandalized shops in Haiti's capital Sunday following two days of violent protests over the government's attempt to raise fuel prices. Journalists saw young men stripping shelves bare in some supermarkets that were charred by the protests. Several bodies lay among the debris...
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea announced on Sunday they would re-open their embassies, hailing a stunningly swift rapprochement between bitter regional enemies at their first summit since a war two decades ago. The two leaders personally symbolized the breakthrough, embracing warmly and swaying side...