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As protests rock U.S. cities on holiday weekend, Jacob Blake speaks out

World6 hours ago (Sep 06, 2020 06:46PM ET) 6/6 (C) Reuters. A woman and a man are detained by police officers on the 100th consecutive night of protests against police violence and racial inequality, in Portland 2/6 (Reuters) – Jacob Blake, the Black man who was shot in the back by a white police officer […]

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‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero was not kidnapped, says President Kagame

World7 hours ago (Sep 06, 2020 05:45PM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Rusesabagina is detained and paraded in front of media in handcuffs in Kigali By Clement Uwiringiyimana KIGALI (Reuters) – Rwandan President Paul Kagame denied on Sunday that his government had kidnapped from abroad Paul Rusesabagina, whose widely acclaimed heroism inspired a Hollywood movie […]

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Taiwan opposition pushes pork referendum, could threaten U.S. trade deal

Commodities21 hours ago (Sep 06, 2020 03:35AM ET) (C) Reuters. Members of the Kuomintang (KTM), Taiwan’s main opposition party, demonstrate on the sidelines of a news conference calling to oppose U.S. meat imports, in Taipei By Ben Blanchard TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan’s main opposition party the Kuomintang (KMT) began a push on Sunday for a […]

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New Zealand election campaign starts, Ardern seeks mandate

World10 hours ago (Sep 05, 2020 09:45PM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern speaks during a joint press conference at Admiralty House in Sydney (Reuters) – New Zealand’s general election campaign began on Sunday, as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern seeks to ride popularity for the nation’s COVID-19 response and compassionate handling […]

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New York attorney general to form grand jury to probe Rochester death

World10 hours ago (Sep 05, 2020 09:37PM ET) 6/6 (C) Reuters. Protest over the death of Black man Daniel Prude, in Rochester, New York 2/6 By Nathan Layne (Reuters) – New York Attorney General Letitia James on Saturday moved to form a grand jury to investigate the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man who […]

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 strikes Coquimbo, Chile: EMSC says

Sign In/Free Sign Up 0 World10 hours ago (Sep 05, 2020 09:35PM ET) (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck 50 km (31.07 miles) south-southwest of Coquimbo in Chile, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said on Saturday. The quake was at a depth of 25 km (15.5 miles), it […]

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North Korea leader tours typhoon-hit area, directs recovery effort

World11 hours ago (Sep 05, 2020 08:50PM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. North Korea’s leader Kim inspects area after typhoon 2/2 SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday toured areas hit by a typhoon, replaced a local provincial party committee chairman and ordered Pyongyang officials to lead a recovery effort, state media […]

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Two French soldiers killed, one injured in Mali – Presidency

World13 hours ago (Sep 05, 2020 07:00PM ET) PARIS (Reuters) – Two French military personnel were killed while on an operation in Mali on Saturday when an improvised explosive device destroyed their armoured vehicle, the French Presidency said. According to the statement, a third soldier was injured in the blast, which took place in the […]

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Kuwait’s PM says Emir’s health is stable and in improvement

Sign In/Free Sign Up 0 World15 hours ago (Sep 05, 2020 04:50PM ET) CAIRO (Reuters) – Kuwait’s prime minister told state TV on Saturday the health of the country’s 91-year old emir is stable and in improvement. Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah is in the United States completing medical treatment following […]

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‘No signs of life’ in Beirut rubble after three-day search for blast survivors

World15 hours ago (Sep 05, 2020 04:26PM ET) 4/4 (C) Reuters. A volunteer digs through the rubble of buildings which collapsed due to the explosion at the port area, after signs of life were detected, in Gemmayze, Beirut 2/4 BEIRUT (Reuters) – Rescue workers digging through the rubble of a Beirut building for the third […]