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World 18 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM

New York mayor suddenly facing setbacks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Not long ago, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was touted as a potential U.S. president. Now the self-made billionaire, who has enjoyed largely unimpeded success in business and politics, is facing setbacks in his own city.

World 19 Mar 2016 | 1:28 AM

Merkel says EU-Turkey migrant deal bound to suffer setbacks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that an EU-Turkey deal to halt illegal migration to Europe was bound to run into setbacks and faced big legal challenges but nevertheless had an "irreversible momentum".

World 13 Mar 2014 | 7:50 PM

U.N. sees 'serious setbacks' in anti-drugs fight

VIENNA (Reuters) - The global fight against narcotics has suffered serious setbacks, including record opium cultivation in Afghanistan and a surge of trafficking-linked violence in Central America, the U.N. anti-drugs chief said on Thursday.

World 13 Mar 2014 | 10:25 PM

U.N. sees serious setbacks in anti-drugs fight

VIENNA (Reuters) - The global fight against narcotics has suffered serious setbacks, including record opium cultivation in Afghanistan and a surge of trafficking-related violence in Central America, the U.N. anti-drugs chief said on Thursday.

World 30 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Mitchell warns of setbacks ahead in Mideast talks

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama's Middle East envoy said on Friday the new administration's push for Israeli-Palestinian peace after the war in the Gaza Strip faced substantial hurdles, and he predicted further setbacks.

World 30 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

U.S. envoy warns of setbacks ahead in Mideast talks

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama's Middle East envoy said on Friday that the new administration's push for Israeli-Palestinian peace after the war in the Gaza Strip faced big hurdles and he warned of setbacks ahead.

World 30 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Mitchell warns of setbacks ahead in Mideast talks

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama's Middle East envoy said on Friday the new administration's push for Israeli-Palestinian peace after the war in the Gaza Strip faced substantial hurdles, and he predicted further setbacks.

Nation 18 May 2013 | 12:00 AM

Learn from previous setbacks, MCA told

PETALING JAYA: MCA must learn from its previous setbacks in order to move forward and regain the support of the Chinese community, said a party veteran.

World 30 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Chilean court hands Pinochet twin setbacks

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Ailing former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet suffered two legal setbacks on Friday -- he was stripped of his immunity in a fraud case and his house arrest was allowed to extend beyond the New Year's Eve, prompting his lawyer to decry his

World 07 Feb 2018 | 10:24 PM

Al Qaeda trying to regroup in Tunisia after Islamic State setbacks - sources

TUNIS/ALGIERS (Reuters) - The killing of a senior Algerian militant by special forces soon after he slipped into Tunisia has raised concern that al Qaeda is trying to regroup in the North African state as rival Islamic State has suffered major setbacks, security sources say.