Reuters World News
|North Korea may get plutonium from restarted reactor in weeks: U.S.|
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea, which conducted its fourth nuclear test last month and launched a long-range rocket on Saturday, could begin to recover plutonium from a restarted nuclear reactor within weeks, the director of U.S. National Intelligence said on Tuesday.
|Disputes over South China Sea must not involve 'bullying': White House:|
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will deliver a tough message to China during a summit with Southeast Asian countries next week that disputes in the South China Sea must be resolved peacefully and not with a big nation "bullying" smaller neighbors, the White House said on Tuesday.
|Report card on aboriginal Australians paints bleak picture|
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday said that the government was failing to meet a number of goals aimed at improving the lot of its embattled aboriginal population as he released its tenth annual report card on indigenous issues.
|French plan advances to strip passports from those convicted of terrorism|
PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande's plan to strip French citizenship from people convicted of terrorism passed a first hurdle on Tuesday when the lower house of parliament backed controversial proposals introduced after Islamic extremists killed 130 people in Paris last November.
|Iraq's troubled finances slow efforts to rebuild Ramadi|
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Strain on Iraq's budget from falling oil prices is delaying the removal of Islamic State explosives in Ramadi and the restoration of basic services needed for displaced civilians to return to the western city.