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Japan and IOC deny that Olympics will be cancelled

By Jack Tarrant and Sakura Murakami

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan and the IOC stood firm on Friday on their commitment (More…)

Mexico’s president disputes rights concerns over trapped asylum seekers

MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) – President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador brushed away concerns on Friday about the living conditions of thousands (More…)

Travel group opposes mandatory quarantine sought by Biden for U.S. international passengers

By David Shepardson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group representing the U.S. travel industry on Friday said it opposes making quarantines (More…)

British PM says new variant may carry higher risk of death

By Michael Holden and Alistair Smout

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday the new English (More…)

China says 10 workers trapped in gold mine are searching for others

By Emily Chow

QIXIA, China (Reuters) – The 10 known survivors trapped since a deadly Jan. 10 gold mine explosion (More…)

Exclusive: Canada deporting thousands even as pandemic rages

By Anna Mehler Paperny

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada deported thousands of people even as COVID-19 raged last year, data seen (More…)

UK police break up COVID rule-breaching wedding with 150 guests

LONDON (Reuters) – British police said on Friday they had broken up a wedding with about 150 guests in violation (More…)

Biden seeks five-year extension of New START arms treaty with Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will seek a five-year extension to the New START arms control treaty with (More…)

Indonesia halts search for victims of Sriwijaya Air crash

By Yuddy Cahya Budiman

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian authorities said on Thursday the search for victims of a plane crash (More…)

TC Energy to cut 1,000 construction jobs, halt Keystone XL work

By Rod Nickel and Valerie Volcovici

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – TC Energy Corp will eliminate more than 1,000 construction jobs (More…)