Civil Unrest

India court hands seven Muslim men life sentences for killings that…

India court hands seven Muslim men life sentences for killings that…

Published 08/02/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian court on Friday sentenced seven Muslim men to life in prison for the murder of two Hindu men in [more…]

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Islamic State is far from defeated, and instead is morphing into an asymmetrical warfare force after the militant group lost almost all [more…]

Libya arrests suspected al Qaeda leader, source says

Libya arrests suspected al Qaeda leader, source says

Published 08/02/2019

TRIPOLI. (Reuters) - Libyan authorities have arrested a suspected al Qaeda leader who fled from the eastern city of Derna, once a jihadist bastion, a [more…]

War photographer McCullin’s retrospective shows ‘appalling things’…

War photographer McCullin’s retrospective shows ‘appalling things’…

Published 05/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From the battles of the Vietnam War to starving African villages and the destitute streets of London, photographer Don McCullin has documented [more…]

In Mosul exhibition, Iraqi artists process brutal rule of Islamic…

In Mosul exhibition, Iraqi artists process brutal rule of Islamic…

Published 03/02/2019

MOSUL, Iraq(Reuters) - A raven perched on the shoulder of a woman with flaming hair is Iraqi artist Marwan Fathi’s symbol for the terrible events [more…]

Explainer: Who is behind the Philippine church bombings?

Explainer: Who is behind the Philippine church bombings?

Published 28/01/2019

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines security forces investigating a deadly twin bombing at a church on a predominantly Muslim southern island are zeroing in on what [more…]

Banksy homage to Bataclan stolen from Paris theater

Banksy homage to Bataclan stolen from Paris theater

Published 27/01/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - A mural by British street artist Banksy on a fire-exit door at Paris’ Bataclan theater, where Islamist militants killed 90 people three [more…]

Sudan’s Bashir says protests will not lead to change in government

Sudan’s Bashir says protests will not lead to change in government

Published 14/01/2019

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir insisted on Monday that he would not step down after weeks of violent protests and calls for him [more…]

Bangladesh police use tear gas, water cannons on protesting garment…

Bangladesh police use tear gas, water cannons on protesting garment…

Published 09/01/2019

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladeshi police used water cannons, tear gas and batons to disperse thousands of protesting garment factory workers on Wednesday, after they pressed [more…]

Filipinos display Catholic devotion in Black Nazarene procession

Filipinos display Catholic devotion in Black Nazarene procession

Published 09/01/2019

MANILA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Filipinos joined an annual procession in the Philippine capital to kiss or touch a centuries-old black wooden statue [more…]