MUNICH (Reuters) - France’s foreign minister on Friday said he was mystified by U.S. policy on northeastern Syria after U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw troops, because it would only benefit Iran, which Washington wants to be tough on.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Thirty years after the Soviet Union left Afghanistan, some Russian politicians are calling for a reassessment of the conflict which critics have long cast as a bloody foreign adventure akin to the U.S.
MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called an early general election for April 28 on Friday, setting the stage for a divisive vote that could tilt the country toward the nationalist right.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. manufacturing fell sharply in January, led by the biggest drop in motor vehicle production since the recession, the latest indication that the economy was losing momentum.
DETROIT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would lead a $700 million investment in U.S. electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive LLC, in the e-commerce giant’s biggest bet on technologies with potential to reshape the automotive sector.