Advocacy Groups / Pressure Groups / Lobbies

Outraged Hong Kong media, legal groups seek explanation of…

Outraged Hong Kong media, legal groups seek explanation of…

Published 08/10/2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Several Hong Kong media and legal groups urged the government on Monday to explain why it refused to renew a work [more…]

Bangladesh president gives assent to digital law seen curbing free…

Bangladesh president gives assent to digital law seen curbing free…

Published 08/10/2018

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid on Monday gave his assent to a controversial new law that local media organizations fear could cripple press [more…]

Sparks or harmony with Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court?

Sparks or harmony with Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court?

Published 07/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Clarence Thomas took a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court in 1991, he had only barely survived a series of bitter [more…]

Democratic candidates embrace gun control despite political risks

Democratic candidates embrace gun control despite political risks

Published 30/07/2018

WEST ORANGE, N.J./NORTH AVONDALE, Ohio (Reuters) - Aftab Pureval, a Democrat seeking to unseat a Republican congressman in Ohio, knows the political risks in calling [more…]

China’s Huawei top sponsor of Australian politicians’ overseas trips

China’s Huawei top sponsor of Australian politicians’ overseas trips

Published 26/06/2018

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] is the biggest corporate sponsor of overseas travel for Australian politicians, according to [more…]

Plastic waste in Antarctica reveals scale of global pollution:…

Plastic waste in Antarctica reveals scale of global pollution:…

Published 07/06/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Plastic waste and toxic chemicals found in remote parts of the Antarctic this year add to evidence that pollution is spreading to [more…]

Apple approves update to messaging app Telegram amid Russia flap

Apple approves update to messaging app Telegram amid Russia flap

Published 01/06/2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple has approved an updated version of the Telegram messaging service, a day after Telegram complained that it had been prevented [more…]

Mississippi’s last abortion clinic expands lawsuit on restrictions

Mississippi’s last abortion clinic expands lawsuit on restrictions

Published 10/04/2018

(Reuters) - Mississippi’s last remaining abortion provider expanded a federal challenge on Monday to laws that ban abortions in the state after 15 weeks of [more…]

Republicans signal no quick moves on guns despite Trump push

Republicans signal no quick moves on guns despite Trump push

Published 02/03/2018

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with bi-partisan members of Congress to discuss school and community safety in the wake of the Florida school shootings at [more…]

Pesticides put bees at risk, European watchdog confirms

Pesticides put bees at risk, European watchdog confirms

Published 28/02/2018

A bee is seen on a flower in a forest near the village of Berezhok, north of Minsk, July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily FedosenkoLONDON (Reuters) - [more…]