BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Greens need to compromise on immigration policy if talks on forming a new governing coalition are to succeed, the leader of the Free Democrats (FDP) said, putting the chances of a deal at 50-50. Chairman of the Free Democratic Party (FDP) Christian Lindner, leader of the German Green Party Katrin Goering-Eckardt,
“Il risparmio delle famiglie italiane, oltre a rappresentare un sicuro ancoraggio nella loro esistenza, costituisce un elemento di forza del nostro Paese, particolarmente apprezzabile a fronte di un cospicuo debito pubblico. Difendere il valore del risparmio è missione specifica che la Costituzione affida alle istituzioni, che sono tenute a tutelarlo e incoraggiarlo” ha dichiarato il
ROMA – L’ex premier Silvio Berlusconi e Marcello Dell’Utri sarebbero di nuovo indagati come possibili mandanti delle stragi di mafia del 1992 e 1993 dalla procura di Firenze. Lo anticipano Repubblica e il Corriere della sera. La procura, titolare dell’inchiesta sulle stragi del ’92/’93, che già altre due volte aveva aperto un’inchiesta su Berlusconi (l’ultima
SCHWERIN – Sventato attentato in Germania. Un siriano 19enne è stato arrestato a Schwerin, in Germania, con l’accusa di aver pianificato un attentato di matrice islamica. Secondo gli inquirenti, il piano di Yamen A era molto concreto, anche se non è noto l’obiettivo del suo attacco, che sarebbe stato eseguito con materiale altamente esplosivo, in
BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi authorities have taken control of the main land crossing with Turkey from the autonomous Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), three Iraqi officials said on Tuesday. One of the officials showed Reuters pictures of the Iraqi flag being raised at the border gate, where Iraqi and Turkish soldiers were deployed and Turkish
LONDON (Reuters) – The maximum stake on gambling machines in British betting shops could be sharply cut in response to concerns that the terminals — a key source of revenue for bookmakers — fuel addiction. New one pound coins are displayed The Royal Mint, in Llantrisant, Wales, Britain, January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden – The
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Tangshan, China’s biggest steel-producing city, will impose restrictions on traffic over the winter months to reduce smog, the local government said on Tuesday, part of efforts to meet politically crucial 2017 air quality targets. FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises from chimneys of a steel plant next to a viaduct on a hazy day
TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) said Japan sales of new passenger vehicles probably fell by half in October from a year ago after the discovery of improper final inspection procedures at its domestic plants caused it to suspend some production. FILE PHOTO: People look at Nissan Motor Co’s Note compact car at its
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s embattled football association has postponed an emergency general meeting it had hoped would end a bitter power-struggle between clubs and administrators, and stave off the threat of a FIFA takeover of the domestic game. The logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland September 26, 2017.
ATWATER, Calif. (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) self-driving car unit stopped developing features that required drivers to take control in dangerous situations, its chief executive said Monday, as autopilot reliance left users prone to distractions and ill-prepared to maneuver. FILE PHOTO: A visitor looks at a self-driving car by Google at the Viva Technology event
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s largely rubber-stamp parliament is considering tougher penalties for people who disrespect the national anthem or flag in public, including up to three years in jail, state news agency Xinhua said on Tuesday. Red flags are seen on the top of the Great Hall of the People during the ongoing 19th National
(Reuters) – One person was killed in a shooting at the University of Utah where students were told to shelter in place after a report of shots fired near the campus on Monday, local media reported. The university said on Twitter at about 9 p.m. local time that shots were fired at Red Butte Canyon,
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Efforts to restore electricity to Puerto Rico nearly six weeks after Hurricane Maria are shifting as the island’s utility and its regulators, along with U.S. authorities, removed a key contractor and moved to triple the funding of another. Workers of Puerto Rico’s Electric Power Authority (PREPA) repair part of the electrical
CHICAGO (Reuters) – A year-long audit of the program overseeing U.S. labs that handle lethal pathogens such as Ebola and anthrax found overworked safety inspectors, an absence of independent review and weak biosafety protections that could expose lab workers and the public to harm, a government report will say on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Spores from
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) – U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl took the stand at his sentencing on Monday, apologizing to the troops who got hurt searching for him after he deserted in Afghanistan in 2009 and detailing the harsh conditions of Taliban captivity. “I made a horrible mistake,” the 31-year-old soldier said during his most
(Reuters) – Actor Kevin Spacey has apologized for an alleged attempt to seduce a 14-year-old boy more than 30 years ago, an encounter the two-time Oscar winner denied recalling but attributed to drunkenness as he also came out as a gay man on Twitter. But rather than tempering an uproar over the allegation, Spacey’s combination
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As a self-imposed mid-week deadline for unveiling a tax-cut bill loomed, Republicans in the U.S. Congress were still grappling with key provisions and some lobbyists expressed concern that a bill might not be ready as expected on Wednesday. The U.S. flag flies in front of the Capitol Dome at the U.S. Capitol
LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) – British consumers turned slightly more gloomy in October as they remained downbeat about the economy, although they continued to splash out on major purchases, a survey showed on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Men’s hair and grooming products are seen on display for sale at a barber shop in London, Britain, October
SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) on Tuesday said income from memory chips helped it book record quarterly profit for the three months through September, as the South Korean tech firm reported earnings that matched its earlier guidance. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its headquarters in Seoul, South
OSLO (Reuters) – Climate change has caused severe harm to human health since the year 2000 by stoking more heat waves, the spread of some mosquito-borne diseases and under-nutrition as crops fail, scientists said on Tuesday. A person walks on a street wearing a mask during a haze day in Beijing, China, January 4, 2017.
(Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp and Deutsche Telekom AG have reached an impasse in their talks to merge Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc over how many shares each would hold in the combined company, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. In a board meeting at Japan’s SoftBank on Friday, several directors
PARIS (Reuters) – Protesters have disrupted the opening of a retrospective of Roman Polanski’s work in Paris following new rape allegations against the French-Polish film director. Feminist protesters gather outside the Cinematheque Francaise to demonstrate upon the appearance of director Roman Polanski at an event organised by Cinematheque Francaise in Paris, France, October 30, 2017.
BELFAST (Reuters) – The British government on Monday extended by 24 hours a deadline for Northern Ireland’s political parties to re-establish a devolved regional executive and avoid London setting the region’s annual budget for the first time in a decade. A gate is padlocked in front of Stormont Castle in Belfast, Northern Ireland June 28,
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tiger Woods announced on Monday he will make his return to competitive golf at the Nov. 30–Dec. 3 Hero World Challenge at Albany in the Bahamas. FILE PHOTO: Golfer Tiger Woods walks into the North County Courthouse in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, U.S., October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Saul Martinez Woods, who continues
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election charged President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and another aide, Rick Gates, with money laundering on Monday. A third former Trump adviser, George Papadopoulos, pleaded guilty in early October to lying to the FBI, it was announced on Monday. It
HELSINKI (Reuters) – Any move by Finland to join NATO would need public approval via a referendum, President Sauli Niinisto told a panel debate on Monday ahead of elections in January. Finnish President Sauli Niinisto addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The
di BEATRICE GALLUZZO – Venerdì il presidente degli Stati Uniti Donald Trump volerà per la prima volta dall’inizio del suo mandato in Estremo Oriente, toccando Giappone, Corea del Sud, Cina, Vietnam e Filippine. Atteso per due importanti summit, ovvero l’ Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum e il vertice dell’ASEAN, organizzazione che racchiude le nazioni del Sud-Est
LONDON (Reuters) – There will be zero tolerance of sexual harassment in Britain’s parliament, the government said on Monday, toughening rules after allegations of abuse at the 800-year-old institution fuelled demands for reform. An unidentified Member of Parliament is reflected in a puddle as he hurries into the House of Commons in London. REUTERS/Russell Boyce
OSTUNI (BR). Proseguono gli eventi nella città di Ostuni: martedì 31 ottobre 2017 alle ore 16 presso la sala Auditorium della Biblioteca Comunale, si terrà un interessante dibattito sulla Legge Regionale n°30 del 3 novembre 2016 riguardante le “Norme in materia di riduzione dalle esposizioni alla radioattività naturale derivante dal gas ‘radon’ in ambiente confinato”.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s repeated criticism of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has not hurt the soldier’s chances of a fair sentence for deserting his post in Afghanistan in 2009 and endangering troops, a military judge ruled on Monday. U.S. Army Sergeant Robert Bowdrie “Bowe” Bergdahl (L) arrives at the courthouse