Video app TikTok's India download ban worries wider tech industry

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) – An Indian ban on downloading TikTok, one of the world’s most popular mobile applications, has heightened industry worries that technology companies could now face increased scrutiny and regulatory challenges in one of their most important markets. TikTok, which allows users to create and share videos with special effects, has become a sensation in India, where it […]

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In Cuba, Obama's detente becomes history as Trump threatens

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba has jettisoned rhetorical restraint toward the United States and is broadcasting footage of military defense exercises in the face of threats and new sanctions from the administration of President Donald Trump. The island nation had turned the other cheek over the last two years in the face of Trump’s efforts to end a detente initiated by […]

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Italy's 5-Star struggles to keep up with soaring Salvini

ROME (Reuters) – The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement emerged as Italy’s predominant political force at March elections, allowing it to enter government for the first time in its short history and take many top ministerial jobs. Five months later, it is discovering that governing is considerably more difficult than being in opposition. While its coalition partner the League has overtaken it […]

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