BEIJING/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - An international court said it
would deliver a hotly anticipated ruling in the Philippines' case
against China over the South China Sea on July 12, drawing an
immediate rebuke from Beijing, which rejects the tribunal's
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Japan will launch a tender for fighter
jets as soon as mid-July, the Ministry of Defence said, in a deal
seen worth up to $40 billion as Tokyo seeks to bolster its air
defenses amid creeping tension with China over disputed maritime
New York (Reuters) - U.S. units of Deutsche Bank and
Santander suffered the ignominy of failing U.S. stress tests yet
again this year, less than a week after Britain's shocking vote to
leave the European Union sent their investors running for cover.
(Reuters) - It could take years to learn how long men
infected with Zika are capable of sexually transmitting the virus,
which can cause crippling birth defects and other serious
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in Puerto Rico's debt-burdened
economy still face risks of default on some of the island's $70
billion in debt even after the U.S. Congress on Wednesday created a
powerful federal oversight board to manage credit restructurings.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.-led coalition aircraft waged a
series of deadly strikes against Islamic State around the city of
Falluja on Wednesday, U.S. officials told Reuters, with one citing
a preliminary estimate of at least 250 suspected fighters killed
and at least 40 vehicles destroyed.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada, the United States and Mexico on
Wednesday mounted a fierce defense of free trade, vowing to deepen
economic ties despite an increasingly acrimonious debate about the
value of globalization.
LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders met for
the first time without Britain on Wednesday less than a week after
it voted to leave, delivering a tough message that London can
access the bloc's lucrative single market only if it agrees to
allow free movement for EU workers.