Civil Unrest

Brazil truckers blockade Sao Paulo-Rio highway

Brazil truckers blockade Sao Paulo-Rio highway

Published 10/12/2018

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Truckers in Brazil on Monday partially blocked the main highway between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, police said, an [more…]

Brazil makes official intervention in state bordering Venezuela

Brazil makes official intervention in state bordering Venezuela

Published 10/12/2018

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer has signed a decree making official a federal “intervention” in the state of Roraima which borders [more…]

‘Yellow vest’ protests slow French economy, piling pressure on Macron

‘Yellow vest’ protests slow French economy, piling pressure on Macron

Published 10/12/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - The anti-government protests convulsing France will slow growth to close to a standstill in the final quarter, the central bank said on [more…]

Weekend protests led to 17 percent fewer visitors to French…

Weekend protests led to 17 percent fewer visitors to French…

Published 10/12/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Last weekend’s anti-government protests resulted in a 17 percent drop in the number of visitors to French shopping centers, said a body [more…]

Paris protests could hit tourism and transport stocks again

Paris protests could hit tourism and transport stocks again

Published 07/12/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - France braced on Friday for another wave of protests against high living costs that could inflict more pain on tourism and transport [more…]

French finance minister breaks out of Eurogroup meeting for urgent…

French finance minister breaks out of Eurogroup meeting for urgent…

Published 03/12/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire broke out of a meeting on Monday in Brussels with his euro zone counterparts to return [more…]

Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan kill at least 30 security…

Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan kill at least 30 security…

Published 15/11/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - Major assaults by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan’s western province of Farah bordering Iran, mounted with the aim of weakening the government’s grip [more…]

Rohingya protest in Bangladesh- launch of repatriation postponed:…

Rohingya protest in Bangladesh- launch of repatriation postponed:…

Published 15/11/2018

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh protested on Thursday against any attempt to send them back to Myanmar after [more…]

Reports Khashoggi’s body dissolved in acid must be investigated:…

Reports Khashoggi’s body dissolved in acid must be investigated:…

Published 05/11/2018

Saudi Arabia tells U.N. rights body that will prosecute Khashoggi murderANKARA (Reuters) - Reports that the body of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was dissolved [more…]

Rouhani says Iran to sell oil, defy U.S. sanctions: TV

Rouhani says Iran to sell oil, defy U.S. sanctions: TV

Published 05/11/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will sell its oil and break sanctions reimposed by the United States on its vital energy and banking sectors, Iranian President [more…]