Teenage Dutch crown princess Amalia says not ready to be queen

Teenage Dutch crown princess Amalia says not ready to be queen

By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – In a biography published ahead of her 18th birthday on Dec. 7, the Netherlands’ Crown Princess Amalia says she is not yet ready to become monarch even though she is committed to a life in service to her country. The...
Belarus leader says he wants Russian nuclear-capable missile systems

Belarus leader says he wants Russian nuclear-capable missile systems

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Belarus wants Russian nuclear-capable Iskander missile systems to deploy them in the south and west of the country, President Alexander Lukashenko said in an interview with a Russian defence magazine published on Saturday. Russia is a close...
Economist magazine says Hong Kong rejects journalist’s visa renewal

Economist magazine says Hong Kong rejects journalist’s visa renewal

HONG KONG (Reuters) -The Economist said on Saturday that Hong Kong declined to renew the visa of one its journalists, urging the city to maintain foreign media access as concerns grow about media freedoms in the global financial hub. Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor in...
U.S. condemns conviction of journalist in army-ruled Myanmar

U.S. condemns conviction of journalist in army-ruled Myanmar

(Reuters) – The United States on Friday condemned an 11-year jail sentencing of American journalist Danny Fenster by a court in military-ruled Myanmar, calling the ruling an “unjust conviction of an innocent person.” U.S. officials are closely...