WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has tendered his resignation and will be temporarily replaced by Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his ever tighter grip on power.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House senior adviser Jared Kushner spoke to Reuters Television exclusively in advance of the release of a U.S. economic plan for the Palestinian economy and surrounding countries to be unveiled at a workshop in Bahrain next week.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neighboring Arab countries.
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military, President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon at a moment of rising tension with Iran.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into violent chaos.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Four million Venezuelan refugees and migrants have fled an economic and political crisis in their homeland, all but 700,000 of them since the end of 2015, U.N. aid agencies said on Friday.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Global financial institutions will attend a U.S.-led conference on the Palestinian economy this month that the Trump administration has cast as an overture to its Middle East peace plan, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday.