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  • Japan PM Abe's ruling bloc on track for big win in election: TV exit polls
    on October 22, 2017 at 11:54 am

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition was on track for a big win in Sunday's election, media exit polls showed, potentially reenergizing a push towards his cherished goal of revising the post-war, pacifist constitution. […]

  • Spain urges Catalonia secessionists to obey Madrid
    on October 22, 2017 at 11:32 am

    BARCELONA (Reuters) - The Spanish government has urged Catalonians to accept direct control from Madrid and ignore instructions from the restive region's secessionist leadership once it has been removed from power. […]

  • Catalonia's leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid
    on October 22, 2017 at 11:31 am

    MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalonia's leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct rule imposed on the region by the Spanish government, as a political crisis that has rattled the economy and raised fears of prolonged unrest showed no signs of easing. […]

  • Baseball: Astros reach World Series after Game 7 win over Yankees
    on October 22, 2017 at 11:21 am

    (Reuters) - The Houston Astros reached Major League Baseball's World Series for the first time since 2005 after beating the New York Yankees 4-0 in Game Seven of the American League Championship Series on Saturday. […]

  • U.S.-backed militias seize key oil field in east Syria: SDF
    on October 22, 2017 at 10:25 am

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias said they captured Syria's largest oil field on Sunday, pressing their assault against Islamic State in the east of the country. […]