Why markets see Macron as next Obama or Trudeau

Subscribe: Euro zone money markets have priced in a higher chance of a rise in ECB interest rates after Emmanuel Macron won the first round of the French presidential election. But as Sonia Legg reports, investors are still bracing for the next round and what could follow even if the former banker and economy minister …

Muddy drama in Thai tractor race

Subscribe: Thai farmers hop on their modified tractors in an annual competition held during off-seasons while waiting for the next farming period. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: More Breaking News: Reuters tells the world’s stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across …

LafargeHolcim CEO to stand down over Syria payments

Subscribe: LafargeHolcim Chief Executive Eric Olsen will leave the world’s largest cement maker in July. As Ivor Bennett reports, the decision follows an investigation into allegations the company paid armed groups in Syria to keep a plant operating. More from Syria: Subscribe: Reuters tells the world’s stories like no one else. As the largest international …

France investigates police killing claimed by ISIS

French authorities say the dead suspect of Thursday’s Islamic State-claimed shooting has been identified, while the Champs-Élysées remains on lockdown. Graham Mackay reports. Subscribe: More updates and breaking news: Reuters tells the world’s stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including …

Bangkok begins ban of its world famous street food

Subscribe: Thai authorities are banishing street food vendors in the capital as part of a clean-up drive by the military government. Subscribe: More Breaking News: Reuters tells the world’s stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and …

Bodies suggest extrajudicial killings in Iraq

Unidentified bodies found in areas of Iraq seized from Islamic State suggest a wave of extrajudicial revenge killings are being orchestrated against captured militants or their suspected sympathizers. Matthew Larotonda reports. Subscribe: More updates and breaking news: Reuters tells the world’s stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides …

Karzai slams Trump for using massive bomb in Afghanistan

Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai condemned President Trump’s actions in allowing the U.S. military to drop the largest conventional bomb ever used in combat during an operation against Islamic State militants in Afghanistan.. Subscribe: More updates and breaking news: Reuters tells the world’s stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, …