By Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's core inflation picked up slightly in March from a year earlier, but remained distant from the Bank of Japan's ambitious 2 percent target in a sign of rising pressure on the central bank.Over the past year,
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CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State (IS) has recorded 69 casualties from the Nigerian Army and troops from an African anti-militant force in attacks over the past week, the Jihadist group said in a weekly paper on Thursday.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that he wanted the country's vast Amazon rainforest to be exploited 'in a reasonable way' and criticized the creation of new indigenous reserves by previous governments.In a
By Hani Amara and Ulf Laessing AL-SUANI, Libya/TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Mortar bombs crashed down on a suburb of Tripoli on Thursday, almost hitting a clinic and adding to people's suffering after two weeks of an offensive by eastern troops on the Libyan
GOMA, Congo (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed its first attack in Congo on Thursday, and declared it the 'Central Africa Province' of the 'Caliphate,' after two Congolese soldiers and a civilian were killed in a shootout.The three died in clashes on
By Ginger Gibson and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.President Donald Trump believed the appointment of a special counsel to take over the federal probe of Russian interference into the 2016 election would spell the end of his presidency,
By Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese businesses with links to Britain say they have no immediate plans to flee the country as its government seeks to hammer out terms of its exit from the European Union, a Reuters poll found.
By Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) - More than 60 percent of Japanese companies want authorities to go ahead with a sales tax hike in October, but feel that additional government spending is needed to cushion the blow on the economy, a Reuters
(Reuters) - (This version of the story removes Reuters Instrument Code in paragraph 1, clarifies in paragraph 3 Hudson Media CEO's 'family used to own the Hudson chain of airport newstands') American Media Inc (AMI) said on Thursday it is selling
By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk and the U.S.Securities and Exchange Commission are seeking more time from a federal court to settle a dispute over Musk's use of Twitter, according to a court filing
By Aparajita Saxena (Reuters) - Shares of Pinterest Inc surged almost 30 percent in their stock market debut on Thursday, valuing the online scrapbook company at around $16 billion and signalling investor appetite for new tech listings.
By David Shepardson NEW YORK (Reuters) - Demand for electric vehicles remains low in the U.S. market, but industry executives at the New York auto show this week said they are pushing ahead with billions of dollars in investments even while
By Marianna Parraga MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro is funnelling cashflow from Venezuelan oil sales through Russian state energy giant Rosneft as he seeks to evade U.S. sanctions designed to oust him from power, according to