28 June 2016, 4:40 am Kremlin: mending ties with Turkey 'not a matter of a few days'
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Tuesday it would take more than a few days to mend Russia's relations with Ankara, after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan expressed regret over the downing of a Russian military plane last year.
28 June 2016, 4:37 am Young Mongolians hope elections will rock 'n' roll political establishment
ULAANBAATAR (Reuters) - In a stretch of open grassland surrounded by yurts, some of the thousands of Mongolians headbanging to the likes of heavy metal band "Purgatory Destroyers" at the country's biggest music festival were thinking about politics as much as partying.
28 June 2016, 4:34 am Europe presses Britain for quick exit to limit global fallout
LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain faced angry calls from other European leaders to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union which the IMF said could put pressure on global growth.
28 June 2016, 4:21 am With eye on China, Indonesian parliament approves higher defense spending
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian lawmakers on Tuesday approved higher defense spending this year to fund, among other things, major upgrades to military facilities in the Natuna Islands, whose nearby waters Beijing says are subject to "over-lapping claims".
28 June 2016, 4:15 am Bomb attack on police in Turkey's southeast kills one, injures seven -sources
DIYARBAKIR (Reuters) - One police officer was killed and seven people were wounded in Turkey's southeastern province of Diyarbakir on Tuesday when a bomb exploded as an armored police vehicle was passing, security sources said.
28 June 2016, 3:40 am Turkey, Israel sign deal to normalize ties after six years
ANKARA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Turkey and Israel signed a deal on Tuesday to restore ties after a six-year rift, formalizing an agreement which U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said sent a "hopeful signal" for regional stability.
28 June 2016, 3:38 am Assad's uncle under investigation in France: source
PARIS (Reuters) - A French judge earlier this month put an uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad under formal investigation for tax fraud and money-laundering, a source close to the case said on Tuesday.
28 June 2016, 2:35 am U.S. prosecutors link Chinese officials to U.N. bribe case
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. prosecutor said on Monday that Chinese officials were involved in developing a United Nations-focused news outlet that was used to funnel bribes from a Macau billionaire to a former U.N. General Assembly president who died last week.
28 June 2016, 2:22 am No Syrian government attacks on Aleppo, Raqqa seen soon: Ifax cites Russian envoy
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's air force has helped Syrian government troops to escape encirclement near Aleppo, Interfax news agency on Tuesday quoted Russia's ambassador to Syria as saying, adding he did not expect Syria's army to assault the city in the nearest time.
28 June 2016, 1:15 am U.S.-UK alliance seen outweighing Brexit trade concerns
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States looks unlikely to follow through on a threat to relegate Britain to second-class trade status once its ally leaves the European Union, as it weighs the potential costs of undermining the countries' close diplomatic and military ties.