14 Jan 2021 / 19:08 H.

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    Indonesia resumes search for victims, black box of crashed Sriwijaya jet

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian divers resumed a search on Thursday for the remains of 62 victims and the cockpit voice recorder from a Sriwijaya Air plane that plunged into the Java Sea soon after takeoff last weekend, officials said.


    Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny could face 3.5 years in jail on return to Russia: lawyer

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is on a national wanted list for allegedly violating the terms of a suspended prison sentence and risks being jailed for three and a half years when he returns to Russia this weekend, one of his lawyers said on Thursday.



    U.S. House impeaches Trump for a second time; 10 Republicans vote yes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump on Wednesday became the first president in U.S. history to be impeached twice, as 10 of his fellow Republicans joined Democrats in the House of Representatives to charge him with inciting an insurrection in last week's violent rampage in the Capitol.


    Exclusive: Trump considering lawyer who spoke at rally for impeachment defense - sources

    President Donald Trump may hire a law professor who spoke at his rally before the riot at the U.S. Capitol to help defend him in an impeachment trial over a charge that he incited the violence, according to two people familiar with the matter.



    PepsiCo aims for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

    PepsiCo Inc said on Thursday it aimed to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across its supply chain by 2040, as consumers and investors increasingly call upon big corporations to play their part in the fight against global warming.


    Trump administration shelves planned investment ban on Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu: sources

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has scrapped plans to blacklist Chinese tech giants Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu, four people familiar with the matter said, providing a brief reprieve to Beijing's top corporates amid a broader crackdown by Washington.



    Instagram influencers are a vaccine priority in wary Indonesia

    JAKARTA, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Among the first in the queue for coronavirus vaccines in Indonesia has been one conspicuous group - social media influencers.


    WhatsApp scrambles as users in big Indian market fret over privacy

    NEW DELHI, Jan 14 (Reuters) - WhatsApp is battling mistrust globally after it updated its privacy policy to let it share some user data with parent Facebook and other group firms, and the backlash risks thwarting its ambitions in its biggest market, India.



    Andy Murray tests positive for COVID-19, STV says

    LONDON (Reuters) - Scottish tennis player Andy Murray has tested positive for COVID-19, STV said on Thursday, adding that he is still in good health.


    Nadal, Thiem suffer coaching setbacks ahead of Australian Open

    World number two Rafa Nadal and last year's Australian Open finalist Dominic Thiem have both suffered setbacks with their coaches unable to make the trip Down Under for the year's first tennis Grand Slam.




    Soccer-Serie A weekend preview

    14 Jan 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT



    FACTBOX-A look at the nine U.S. House Democrat who will lead second Trump impeachment

    Factbox details the nine Democratic U.S. Representatives who will lead the historic second impeachment of President Donald Trump over the storming of the Capitol by his supporters.

    14 Jan 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT


    German econonomy minister gives 2021 outlook

    German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier holds a virtual news conference to give an economic outlook for 2021, which is still marked by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

    14 Jan 06:30 ET / 11:30 GMT


    INSIGHT-Republican Party faces rage from both pro- and anti-Trump voters

    After riots at the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump's supporters, the Republican Party is seeing defections from two camps of voters it can't afford to lose: those saying Trump and his allies went too far in contesting the election - and those saying they didn't go far enough, according to polling and interviews with two dozen voters.

    14 Jan 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT


    REUTERS NEXT-Canada PM Justin Trudeau speaks in interview

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will speak in an exclusive interview on COVID-19, climate change and other issues.

    14 Jan 11:30 ET / 16:30 GMT


    U.N. rights council to hold secret ballot on new president to overcome deadlock

    The U.N. rights Council begins the year with no president for the first time in its 15-year history amid a power struggle in an important year for the forum with the United States expected to rejoin the forum it left in 2018. A secret ballot is expected among its 47 members to resolve the impasse.

    Jan 15



    REUTERS NEXT - Interview with Kirill Dmitriev, head of Russia's sovereign wealth fund that has financed and promoted the Sputnik V vaccine

    Kirill Dmitriev, head of Russia's sovereign wealth fund which has financed and promoted the Sputnik V vaccine, talks about vaccine politics and prospects for domestic and foreign rollout

    14 Jan 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT


    Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan speaks at his AK Party central administrative committee

    Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan speaks at his AK Party central administrative committee

    14 Jan 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT


    REUTERS NEXT-Natura Latam CEO, Braxil ex-environment minister talk Amazon business

    Natura & Co Latam CEO João Paulo Ferreira and former Brazil Environment Minister Marina Silva discuss the state of Amazon rainforest destruction and possible sustainable business solutions for the region.

    14 Jan 10:30 ET / 15:30 GMT


    Philippine Senate resumes inquiry into government's vaccination plan The Philippine senate resumes its investigation into the government's plan for COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

    15 Jan 21:30 ET / 02:30 GMT


    Edible 'dancing' weeds: Thai hospital turns cannabis into dishes

    "Joyfully Dancing Salad", "Giggling Bread", and "Happy Hearty Basil Leaf Rice": Thai hospital canteen adds cannabis infused dishes to its menu to tell people that the weed is not all that evil. Last month, cannabis leaves, stems, stalks and roots were officially removed from Thailand's narcotics list, allowing basically any part of the plant except for the buds to be used for consumption. Still only those authorized by the government can grow and cultivate cannabis.

    Jan 15


    WHO regular press briefing with DG on coronavirus pandemic

    Top officials from the World Health Organization (WHO), including director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, give a press conference on the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Jan 15



    Delta Air to post annual loss hit by coronavirus pandemic

    Delta Air Lines is due to post on Thursday its first annual loss in more than a decade after the coronavirus pandemic slashed air travel demand, with focus on the speed of a recovery as COVID-19 vaccines roll out. It is the first U.S. airline to post 2020 results.

    14 Jan 08:25 ET / 13:25 GMT


    (VIA PRERECORDED VIDEO) Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Rosengren speaks before Boston Business Journal event

    (VIA PRERECORDED VIDEO) Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks before virtual Boston Business Journal "Recover Boston: The Road Ahead - Economic Issues in 2021."

    14 Jan 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT


    IMF spokesman holds news conference

    IMF spokesman Gerry Rice holds regular news conference.

    14 Jan 10:30 ET / 15:30 GMT


    Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Bostic moderates panel at virtual event

    Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic moderates "Small Business Recovery" panel and gives closing remarks before virtual Inclusive Recovery Series event.

    14 Jan 11:00 ET / 16:00 GMT


    Federal Reserve Chairman Powell speaks to Princeton University virtual event

    Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell participates in conversation before virtual event hosted by the Princeton University Bendheim Center for Finance.

    14 Jan 12:30 ET / 17:30 GMT


    Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Kaplan participates in moderated q&a

    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before virtual 2021 Texas McCombs Business Outlook Series hosted by the University of Texas at Austin.

    14 Jan 13:00 ET / 18:00 GMT


    China's top diplomat Wang Yi visits Philippines

    Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi, the Chinese government's top diplomat, visits the Philippines and is expected to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte and Foreign Minister Teodoro Locsin in Manila.

    Jan 15


    Provisional date for verdict in criminal trial against partner of Norway's ex-minister

    Verdict expected in case against the partner of Norway's former justice minister who is accused of threatening democracy, by setting fire to her car and vandalising her home with the purpose of generating sympathy for the family

    Jan 15



    U.N. Security Council to be briefed on Yemen

    U.N. Security Council to receive monthly briefing on Yemen. It comes after the United States announced plans to to designate Yemen's Houthi movement as a foreign terrorist organization, a move the United Nations warned could undermine peace talks and make it harder to feed Yemenis enduring the world's largest humanitarian crisis.

    14 Jan 10:00 ET / 15:00 GMT



    Search continues for cockpit voice recorder of crashed Indonesian jet

    Search for the cockpit voice recorder of the ill-fated Sriwijaya Air plane continue nearly a week after it crashed into the Java Sea with 62 people onboard.

    Jan 15



    Milan Fashion Week Men's (Fall/Winter)

    People witness the launch of the latest seasonal garments designed by popular fashion brands and designers.

    Jan 15

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