ROME (Reuters) - Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi called on the defeated Democratic Party (PD) to help his center-right bloc form a government, saying Italy had to avoid a swift return to the polls.
CARACAS (Reuters) - A bag of rice on a hungry family’s kitchen table could be the key to Nicolas Maduro retaining the support of poor Venezuelans in May’s presidential election.
AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria’s rebel-held city of Douma faces a “catastrophic” situation after becoming the main haven for thousands of people fleeing advances by government forces into eastern Ghouta, its local council said on Monday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea’s silence on its upcoming summits with the United States and South Korea is probably due to caution over organizing its stance regarding the meetings, South Korea’s Ministry of Unification said on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks surged to a two-week high on Monday after strong U.S. jobs data at the end of last week helped take the edge off investors’ concerns about the potential outbreak of trade war between the United States and other major economies.