Brexit vote, UK political confusion keep world markets on edge
Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's vote to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets, with the pound falling to its lowest level in 31 years, despite government attempts to relieve some of the confusion about the political and economic outlook.

U.S.-UK alliance seen outweighing Brexit trade concerns
Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States looks unlikely to follow through on a threat to relegate Britain to second-class trade status once its ally leaves the European Union, as it weighs the potential costs of undermining the countries' close diplomatic and military ties.

Exclusive: U.S. to downgrade Myanmar in annual human trafficking report - sources
Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

WASHINGTON/YANGON (Reuters) - The United States has decided to place Myanmar on its global list of worst offenders in human trafficking, officials said, a move aimed at prodding the country’s new democratically elected government and its still-powerful military to do more to curb the use of child soldiers and forced labor.

No Syrian government attacks on Aleppo, Raqqa seen soon: Ifax cites Russian envoy
Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's air force has helped Syrian government troops to escape encirclement near Aleppo, Interfax news agency on Tuesday quoted Russia's ambassador to Syria as saying, adding he did not expect Syria's army to assault the city in the nearest time.

U.S. prosecutors link Chinese officials to U.N. bribe case
Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. prosecutor said on Monday that Chinese officials were involved in developing a United Nations-focused news outlet that was used to funnel bribes from a Macau billionaire to a former U.N. General Assembly president who died last week.