Guaido cancels western Venezuela rally after ‘dictatorship’ blocks route

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognised as the country’s rightful interim ruler, gestures during a swearing-in ceremony for supporters in Caracas, Venezuela April 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins April 28, 2019 CARACAS (Reuters) – The leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly, Juan Guaido, canceled a rally scheduled to be held in […]

‘Avengers: Endgame’ crushes box office records in $1.2 billion global debut

An Avengers fan in costume arrives at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood to attend the opening screening of “Avengers: Endgame” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake April 28, 2019 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Superhero movie “Avengers: Endgame” smashed box office records with global ticket sales estimated at $1.2 […]

U.S. envoy signed North Korea document to pay for Warmbier’s care: Bolton

FILE PHOTO: Otto Frederick Warmbier (C), a University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea since early January, is taken to North Korea’s top court in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo released by Kyodo March 16, 2016. Mandatory credit REUTERS/Kyodo/File Photo April 28, 2019 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States signed a […]

Trump’s Fed pick Moore not planning to drop out of Fed consideration: interview

FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo April 28, 2019 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Reserve said on Sunday a smear campaign was being waged against him, after past writings and […]

Rescuers deploy, homes collapse amid flooding in cyclone-hit Mozambique

A washed up boat lies amongst storm debris on Wimbe beach as the region braces for further rainfall in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth, in Pemba, Mozambique, April 27, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings April 28, 2019 By Mike Hutchings and Emma Rumney PEMBA, Mozambique/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Rescuers were racing to help people caught in fast-rising floodwaters […]

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws

Demonstrators march during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China April 28, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu April 28, 2019 By JESSIE PANG and Greg Torode HONG KONG, April 28 (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong’s parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping […]

Kipchoge strides to fourth London Marathon title, as Farah struggles

Athletics – London Marathon – London, Britain – April 28, 2019 Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge celebrates winning the men’s elite race REUTERS/Paul Childs April 28, 2019 By Peter Hall LONDON (Reuters) – Imperious Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge led from start to finish to clinch his fourth London Marathon crown on Sunday, with Britain’s Mo Farah […]

Strike-hit SAS cancels more than 1,200 additional flights

FILE PHOTO: Empty seats are seen as SAS pilots go on strike at Oslo Airport in Gardermoen, Norway April 26, 2019. NTB Scanpix/Ole Berg-Rusten via REUTERS April 28, 2019 STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 1,200 flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pilot strike that has already affected […]

Father, two brothers of Sri Lanka suicide bombings mastermind killed in gun battle

A police officer inspects the site of a gun battle between troops and suspected Islamist militants, on the east coast of Sri Lanka, in Kalmunai, April 28, 2019. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte April 28, 2019 By Alasdair Pal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO/KALMUNAI (Reuters) – The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings […]

All to play for as polarized Spain votes after tense campaign

A woman casts her vote at a polling station during Spain’s general election in Madrid, Spain, April 28, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca April 28, 2019 By Ingrid Melander MADRID (Reuters) – Spain goes to the polls on Sunday for its most divisive and open-ended election in decades, set to result in a fragmented parliament in which […]