Hundreds of Central American migrants enter Mexico with few checks

TAPACHULA, Mexico (Reuters) - Hundreds of mostly Honduran migrants entered southern Mexico on Friday, joining around 1,000 other people from Central America who crossed a day earlier and putting to the test Mexico’s vows to guarantee the safe and orderly flow of people. People belonging to a caravan of migrants from Honduras en route to…

Protester's funeral new flashpoint in Sudan's spreading unrest

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese police clashed with mourners at the funeral of a 60-year-old man who died on Friday from a gunshot wound as escalating protests against veteran President Omar al-Bashir entered a fifth week. A man stands on top of a car flipped over and damaged by mourners outside the home of a demonstrator…

Singapore to buy a few F-35 jets, eyes fleet replacement

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore’s defense minister said on Friday that Lockheed Martin Corp’s (LMT.N) F-35 fighter jets were the most suitable replacement for the country’s F-16 fleet, and it planned to initially buy a few for evaluation. Singapore's Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen speaks at the Xiangshan Forum in Beijing, China October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas…

Canada dismisses China's warning of repercussions over Huawei ban

SHERBROOKE, Quebec (Reuters) - Canada’s government on Friday dismissed China’s warning of repercussions if Ottawa banned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] from supplying equipment to 5G networks, saying it would not compromise on security. FILE PHOTO: Canada's Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale answers questions from media on the second day of Foreign ministers meetings…

NBA's Kanter urges Trump to act on Turkey's human rights record

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Knicks player Enes Kanter urged U.S. President Donald Trump to be more vocal about human rights in Turkey, after prosecutors in Istanbul requested the basketball player’s arrest and extradition over his ties to a U.S.-based cleric. The 26-year-old center has been an outspoken critic of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan…

In Davos, Brazil's Bolsonaro to tout reforms, trade liberalization

FILE PHOTO: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro gestures during a meeting with Argentina's President Mauricio Macri, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/File PhotoBRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s president will outline his government’s economic reform agenda and plans to increase trade with the rest of the world during a speech at the…