Ford U.S. chief Raj Nair departs abruptly after behaviour probe

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday that Raj Nair, its president for North America, was leaving the company immediately after an...

U.S. students protest over gun laws, Trump considers arming teachers

WASHINGTON/TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Students galvanized by the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school confronted lawmakers on Wednesday with demands to restrict...

Exclusive: PNB adopts strict SWIFT controls after mega fraud case

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s state-run Punjab National Bank has stepped up its controls on the use of global payments network SWIFT following an alleged...

Trump says arming teachers could help prevent school massacres

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that arming teachers could help prevent massacres like last week’s mass shooting at a...

Floating Island: New home for Rohingya refugees emerges in Bay of Bengal

DHAKA/BHASAN CHAR/COX‘S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladesh is racing to turn an uninhabited and muddy Bay of Bengal island into home for 100,000 Rohingya...

Exclusive: India’s PNB adopts strict SWIFT controls after mega fraud case

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s state-run Punjab National Bank (PNBK.NS) has stepped up its controls on the use of global payments network SWIFT following an...

Canadian pension fund Caisse aims to double Indian real estate investments

MONTREAL/MUMBAI (Reuters) - The real estate arm of Canada’s second-largest pension fund manager wants to “more than double” the C$800 million ($631 million) it...

Families broken by the carnage of Ghouta’s bombs

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The air strike hit Syria’s eastern Ghouta on Wednesday, three days into a massive bombardment. Soon afterwards, rescuers pulled four children...

Billy Graham, preacher to millions, adviser to U.S. presidents, dies at 99

(Reuters) - U.S. evangelist Billy Graham, who counseled presidents and preached to millions across the world from his native North Carolina to communist North...

Pakistan Supreme Court rules ousted PM Sharif cannot lead his party

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered that ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif be removed as head of the political party he...

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