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(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher opening for Wall Street on Monday, building on gains from last week’s strong February jobs data that allayed fears of rising inflation and faster interest rate hikes.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece’s sports minister said on Monday he was preparing to take action after the owner of soccer team PAOK walked onto the pitch while apparently armed to protest over a disallowed goal.
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines’ justice department has dismissed complaints against several high-profile drugs trade suspects because of weak evidence, according to documents reviewed by Reuters on Monday.
GENEVA (Reuters) - A U.N. investigator said on Monday that Myanmar had launched new military offensives in Kachin and Kayin states and appears to be pursuing a policy of starvation in Rakhine state to force out the remaining Muslim Rohingya population.
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May held a meeting of Britain’s top ministers and security officials on Monday to weigh up how to respond to a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy who passed secrets to British intelligence.
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian jets struck rebel-held towns in the country’s south on Monday, the first aerial attacks on the area since the United States and Russia brokered a deal making it a “de-escalation zone” last year, rebels and residents said.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A Bangladeshi airliner with 71 people on board crashed on Monday while coming in to land at the airport in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, killing at least 50 people, officials said.
(Reuters) - Championship leader Sebastien Ogier’s M-Sport team have appealed after the Frenchman was stripped of four bonus points from Sunday’s Rally Mexico, leaving him four clear of Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville in the standings.
SEOUL (Reuters) - The chief of South Korea’s financial watchdog, who faces allegations of involvement in hiring irregularities when he was at a major commercial bank, offered to resign on Monday, the regulatory agency said.
(Reuters) - Data-sharing business Dropbox Inc (DBX.O) on Monday filed for an initial public offering of 36 million shares, giving the company a value of more than $7 billion at the higher end of the range.
(Reuters) - U.S. chemicals producer DowDuPont Inc said on Monday its Executive Chairman Andrew Liveris will step down on April 1 and named Jim Fitterling as the chief executive of Dow upon the completion of the spinoff of its materials science unit.