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Italy motorway bridge collapses near Genoa, so far no victims reported

Reuters News - 15 hours 48 min ago
A motorway bridge collapsed on Tuesday near the northern Italian port city of Genoa, local police and fire brigade officials said, adding that no dead or injured had so far been reported.
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Three Ugandan MPs, others arrested after stones thrown at Museveni's convoy: police

Reuters News - 15 hours 51 min ago
Three Ugandan lawmakers and some of their supporters critical of President Yoweri Museveni were arrested after stones were thrown at Museveni's convoy late on Monday in a town in the country's northwest, a police spokesman said on Tuesday.
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'Hijab is like a key': Myanmar blogger battles bias with beauty campaign

Reuters News - 15 hours 55 min ago
Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar usually keep a low profile for fear of intimidation, but Win Lae Phyu Sin, one of the community's rare bloggers on beauty care, has gone the other way.
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Driver arrested for terrorism offences after cyclists hit outside UK parliament

Reuters News - 15 hours 56 min ago
British police arrested a man on suspicion of terrorism offences on Tuesday after he drove a car through a group of cyclists and into security barriers outside parliament, injuring three people.
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Incident at UK parliament 'deliberate act', suspect not cooperating: police

Reuters News - 15 hours 56 min ago
Britain's counter-terrorism police chief said investigators believe a man deliberately drove a car into pedestrians before crashing into barriers outside parliament on Tuesday and the arrested suspect was not cooperating with detectives.
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China condemns HK press club over 'separatist' speech by activist

Reuters News - 16 hours 5 min ago
The Chinese and Hong Kong governments condemned one of Asia's leading press clubs on Tuesday for hosting a speech by an independence activist that has sparked debate about the viability of the city's freedoms.
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China condemns press group for HK independence activist speech

Reuters News - 16 hours 5 min ago
The Hong Kong office of China's foreign ministry condemned Hong Kong's Foreign Correspondents' Club on Tuesday for allowing a speech by a Hong Kong independence activist, saying the reporters' group was not outside the law.
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Home Depot's second-quarter sales rebound, shares rise

Reuters News - 16 hours 10 min ago
Home Depot Inc's second-quarter sales at established stores beat Wall Street forecasts, boosted by a rebound in demand for seasonal merchandise.
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UK emergency response committee to meet after Westminster incident

Reuters News - 16 hours 22 min ago
The British government will hold a meeting of its COBRA emergency response committee at 1300 GMT to discuss an incident in which a man drove a car into security barriers outside parliament and injured at least two people on Tuesday, officials said.
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Erdogan says Turkey will boycott U.S. electronics, lira steadies

Reuters News - 16 hours 26 min ago
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey will boycott electronic products from the United States, retaliating in a dispute with Washington that has helped drive the lira to record lows.
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Kremlin says nothing good will come from proposed new U.S. sanctions

Reuters News - 16 hours 27 min ago
The Kremlin said on Tuesday that a new U.S. bill on sanctions against Moscow does not bode well for Russia's relations with the United States.
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Russia says dollar's days numbered as global trade currency

Reuters News - 16 hours 27 min ago
Russia has been discussing for some time the possibility of using national currencies to settle bilateral trade deals with Turkey, China and Iran, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on a visit to the Turkish capital.
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Singapore says no Malaysian request for return of 1MDB-linked jet

Reuters News - 16 hours 33 min ago
Singapore police said on Tuesday an aircraft linked to an investigation into a multi-billion scandal at Malaysian state fund 1MDB was in the city-state but Malaysia had not made a formal request for its return.
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Afghan forces say regaining control over besieged city

Reuters News - 16 hours 38 min ago
Afghan troops backed by U.S forces gained control over large parts of the embattled city of Ghazni on Tuesday, officials said, while reports of a Taliban attack in another province raised new questions about Afghanistan's prospects.
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Erdogan says Turkey will boycott U.S. electronics, lira steadies

Reuters News - 16 hours 42 min ago
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey will boycott electronic products from the United States, retaliating in a dispute with Washington that has helped drive the lira to record lows.
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U.S. pastor in Turkey appeals for release, lifting of travel ban: lawyer

Reuters News - 16 hours 50 min ago
An American Christian pastor standing trial in Turkey on terrorism charges has appealed again to a Turkish court to release him from house arrest and lift his travel ban, his lawyer told Reuters on Tuesday.
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Wisconsin, Minnesota primaries to gauge strength of opposition to Trump

Reuters News - 16 hours 54 min ago
States such as Wisconsin helped drive Donald Trump’s surprising presidential win two years ago, and Tuesday's primaries there and in neighboring Minnesota serve as a barometer of opposition strength headed into the November midterm elections.
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South Korea marks first 'comfort women' day, joined by protestors in Taiwan

Reuters News - 16 hours 59 min ago
People in South Korea and Taiwan unveiled monuments and staged protests on Tuesday to mark Japan's wartime use of "comfort women", a euphemism for girls and women forced to work in Japan's wartime brothels.
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Thai PM sets Sept deadline to decide on role in politics ahead of election

Reuters News - 17 hours 3 min ago
Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha will announce in September whether he will take part in politics in the run-up to general elections next year, he said on Tuesday.
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Anti-terrorism police lead inquiry after people hit by car at UK parliament

Reuters News - 17 hours 11 min ago
Two people were injured when a car drove into security barriers outside the British parliament on Tuesday and the driver was arrested, emergency services said, with counter-terrorism police leading the investigation into the incident.
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