Civil Unrest

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of peace…

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of peace…

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trump’s long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference [more…]

Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, 32 killed

Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, 32 killed

Published 20/05/2019

DUSHANBE (Reuters) - Three prison guards and 29 inmates have been killed in a high-security prison in Tajikistan after convicted Islamic State militants started a [more…]

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since…

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since…

Published 13/05/2019

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka on Monday temporarily blocked some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after attacks on mosques and [more…]

Eurovision contestants walk the orange carpet in Tel Aviv

Eurovision contestants walk the orange carpet in Tel Aviv

Published 12/05/2019

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Contestants from 41 countries walked an orange carpet in Tel Aviv’s “Culture Square” on Sunday for the opening ceremony of Eurovision [more…]

Israel counters Eurovision boycott campaign with Google ads

Israel counters Eurovision boycott campaign with Google ads

Published 10/05/2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, [more…]

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs

Published 06/05/2019

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A deadly surge in violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel petered out overnight and Palestinian officials reported that Egypt had [more…]

For investors, bloom is off Europe amid Brexit, yellow vest worries

For investors, bloom is off Europe amid Brexit, yellow vest worries

Published 30/04/2019

BEVERLY HILLS (Reuters) - Europe, long a major destination of investor capital, is losing luster, say prominent bankers and asset managers, who are reducing exposure [more…]

Sri Lanka lifts curfew as death toll from attacks rises sharply

Sri Lanka lifts curfew as death toll from attacks rises sharply

Published 22/04/2019

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Authorities lifted a curfew in Sri Lanka on Monday, a day after a string of bombings at churches and luxury hotels across [more…]

U.S. State Dept warns ‘terrorists’ continue plotting Sri Lanka attacks

U.S. State Dept warns ‘terrorists’ continue plotting Sri Lanka attacks

Published 22/04/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said in a revised travel advisory ‘terrorist groups’ were continuing to plot possible attacks in Sri Lanka after 290 [more…]

Sri Lanka attacks death toll rises to 290, about 500 wounded: police

Sri Lanka attacks death toll rises to 290, about 500 wounded: police

Published 22/04/2019

COLOMBO (Reuters) - The death toll from attacks on churches and luxury hotels across Sri Lanka rose significantly to 290, and about 500 people were [more…]