Meloni tipped to be prime minister as Italians vote

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Italians expected to elect right-wing alliance Meloni would be country’s first woman prime minister Early vote follows collapse of Draghi government ROME, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Italians were voting on Sunday in an election that is forecast to return the country’s most right-wing government since World … Read more

Italy election set to crown Meloni head of most right-wing govt since WW2

Italy votes for new, slimmed-down parliament on Sept. 25 Nationalist Giorgia Meloni predicted to top the polls Pollsters say last-minute surprise not impossible Economic, diplomatic problems await next prime minister ROME, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Italy’s parliamentary election on Sunday could make history, giving the country its first female prime minister at the head of … Read more

Gulf states demand Netflix pull content deemed offensive

Signage at the Netflix booth is seen on the convention floor at Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, US, July 21, 2022. REUTERS/Bing Guan/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register DUBAI, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Gulf Arab states have demanded that US streaming giant Netflix (NFLX.O) remove deemed offensive content to … Read more

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, ‘India’s Warren Buffet’, dies at 62

MUMBAI, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Stock investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, dubbed India’s Warren Buffett with an estimated net worth of $6 billion, died early on Sunday at age 62, his family said. A chartered accountant by profession from the desert state of Rajasthan, Jhunjhunwala started dabbling in stocks while in college and went on to manage … Read more

Russian TV worker who protested war live on air briefly detained

Marina Ovsyannikova, a Channel One employee who staged an on-air protest as she held up an anti-war sign behind a studio presenter, speaks to the media as the leaves the court building in Moscow, Russia March 15, 2022 in this still image taken from a video. REUTERS TV via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE … Read more

Disney, other U.S. companies offer abortion travel benefit after Roe decision

NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) – US companies including Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) and Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) said on Friday they will cover employees’ if they have to travel for abortion services after the expenses US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade. The US Supreme Court on Friday overturned the landmark 1973 … Read more

After ‘partygate’, UK PM Johnson faces confidence vote

Vote to take place later on Monday ‘Partygate’ sours mood in Conservative Party Coordinated campaign of support by cabinet LONDON, June 6 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a confidence vote on Monday, after a growing number of lawmakers in the governing Conservative Party questioned the British leader’s authority following a “partygate” scandal. Johnson, … Read more

Psaki’s White House departure could boost Bedingfield, Jean-Pierre, Kirby – sources

WASHINGTON, April 1 (Reuters) – Press Secretary Jen Psaki is preparing to leave the White House in coming weeks, but the Biden administration has yet to pick her replacement, two sources briefed on the situation said. Karine Jean-Pierre, the White House’s deputy press secretary, and John Kirby, the Department of Defense spokesman, who is well-respected … Read more

Britain, U.S. warn of satellite communications risks after Ukraine hack

LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) – Britain and the United States have warned organizations of the risks associated with using satellite communications following a cyberattack on satellite internet modems as Russia invaded Ukraine. Western intelligence agencies have been investigating the attack which disrupted broadband satellite internet access provided by US telecommunications firm Viasat, Reuters reported last … Read more

EXCLUSIVE State TV protester tells Russians: open your eyes to Ukraine war propaganda

Marina Ovsyannikova, a Channel One employee who staged an on-air protest as she held up an anti-war sign behind a studio presenter, speaks to the media as the leaves the court building in Moscow, Russia March 15, 2022 in this still image taken from a video. REUTERS TV via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited … Read more