North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile early on Friday from the capital Pyongyang that flew over northern Japan. The projectile was launched at 6:57am (21:57GMT Thursday) and flew over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido before falling into the Pacific Ocean – 2,000km east of Cape Erimo, said Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga.
September 13, 2017 PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) – France, Germany and Italy jointly welcomed on Wednesday a proposal by European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker to limit China’s ability to buy up European companies in infrastructure, hi-tech manufacturing and energy. In the European Union’s equivalent of a U.S. president’s State of the Union address, Juncker presented proposals for
September 13, 2017 By Jemima Kelly LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar steadied on Wednesday, with traders wary of taking new positions on the currency ahead of inflation data due on Thursday that will be closely watched by the U.S. Federal Reserve as it considers when to raise interest rates. With most currencies trading in narrow
September 13, 2017 By Jack Kim and Roberta Rampton SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea showed trademark defiance on Wednesday over new U.N. sanctions imposed after its sixth and largest nuclear test, vowing to redouble efforts to fight off what it said was the threat of a U.S. invasion. U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday’s sanctions,
September 13, 2017 By Alastair Macdonald STRASBOURG (Reuters) – European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker called on EU governments on Wednesday to seize a window of opportunity from Brexit and economic growth to forge a tighter union built around the euro currency and a pivotal role in global trade. In his annual State of the European
September 13, 2017 By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to quickly rebuild the islands of the French Caribbean during a visit on Tuesday meant to dispel anger at his government’s response to Hurricane Irma, which killed at least 43 people in the region. The clutch of Caribbean islands hardest
September 12, 2017 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Equifax Inc “will make changes” after a security breach in July that may have exposed the data of up to 143 million people, the company’s Chief Executive Officer Richard Smith said in an opinion piece in USA Today on Tuesday. Smith said the company first learned of the breach
September 12, 2017 By Stephen Nellis CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a glass and stainless steel device with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called “the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone.” The launch contained few surprises, with leaked details on the phone
September 12, 2017 (Reuters) – The LPGA on Tuesday had to cancel a tournament in Shanghai less than one month before it was due to be played after failing to get local government approval for the event. The Alisports LPGA tournament, won last year by seven-times LPGA winner Kim In-kyung, had been scheduled for Oct.
September 12, 2017 By Michael Nienaber BERLIN (Reuters) – The German economy is set to grow by more than 2 percent this year adjusted for calendar effects, which would be the strongest rate in six years, the BDI industry association said on Tuesday as it lifted its growth forecast for Europe’s biggest economy. The outlook