Cambodia union leaders convicted over protests, jail terms suspended

Dec 11 2018 | 22 mins ago

A Cambodian court found six union leaders guilty on Tuesday of instigating violent protests against the government in 2013 and 2014, but suspended their jail terms.

Brazil will quit UN migration pact, incoming minister says

Dec 11 2018 | 26 mins ago

Brazil will pull out of a United Nations pact on dealing with rising migration, the incoming foreign relations minister said, joining the United States and a growing number of countries in rejecting the agreement.

Germany sees no scope to change Brexit deal: Roth

Dec 11 2018 | 28 mins ago

There is no scope to re-negotiate the agreement on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union as the existing deal was difficult enough to reach, Germany’s EU affairs minister Michael Roth said on Tuesday.

Germany's BDI industry body urges firms to prepare for disorderly Brexit

Dec 11 2018 | 30 mins ago

Germany’s BDI industry association said on Tuesday that the delay of a British parliamentary vote on Brexit increased uncertainty for businesses and added that companies should continue preparing for a disorderly Brexit.

Italy's PM Conte says EU needs to prepare for worst over Brexit

Dec 11 2018 | 32 mins ago

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday he hoped Britain would leave the European Union next year within the framework of an agreed deal, but said EU partners needed to prepare for the worst.

EU offers new Brexit deal clarity, won't renegotiate: Juncker

Dec 11 2018 | 34 mins ago

The European Union is willing to give Britain further clarifications on its Brexit deal but will not renegotiate the treaty or its protocol on the Irish border, EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker said.

Hyundai Motor's two R&D vice chairmen offer to resign: Sources

Dec 11 2018 | 35 mins ago

Hyundai Motor’s two vice chairmen in charge of research and development, Yang Woong-chul and Kwon Moon-sik, have offered to resign, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Germany urges Kosovo to drop tariffs on Serbia

Dec 11 2018 | 37 mins ago

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Tuesday urged Kosovo to rescind, or at least suspend implementation of 100 percent tariffs that Pristina has slapped on Serbian goods, warning against any further escalation of tensions.

Russia fines Google for not complying with search results law: TASS

Dec 11 2018 | 39 mins ago

Russia fined Google 500,000 roubles ($7,530) on Tuesday for failing to comply with a legal requirement to remove certain entries from its search results, Russia’s communications watchdog was quoted as saying by TASS news agency.

Shares stage tentative recovery as May seeks Brexit deal tweaks

Dec 11 2018 | 42 mins ago

UK shares sought to join a global equity recovery on Tuesday as the pound stabilised above 20-month lows, although banks and other domestically exposed stocks fell further as uncertainty grew over Britain’s exit from the European Union.