Human Rights / Civil Rights

Trump warns Mexico on migrant caravan, threatens to close border

Trump warns Mexico on migrant caravan, threatens to close border

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern U.S. border on Thursday if Mexico did not move to [more…]

Russia and Turkey give more time for Idlib deal in Syria: U.N.

Russia and Turkey give more time for Idlib deal in Syria: U.N.

Published 18/10/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Russia and Turkey plan to give more time for the implementation of their de-escalation deal in the Syrian province of Idlib, a [more…]

German AfD members monitored by spy agency are now Bavarian lawmakers

German AfD members monitored by spy agency are now Bavarian lawmakers

Published 18/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Some members of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in Bavaria who are under surveillance for alleged links to extremist groups [more…]

Ethiopia’s PM says soldiers who marched on palace sought to ‘abort…

Ethiopia’s PM says soldiers who marched on palace sought to ‘abort…

Published 18/10/2018

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday that soldiers who marched on his palace last week had “nefarious aims” and [more…]

Late brothel owner Hof will win Nevada vote: campaign manager

Late brothel owner Hof will win Nevada vote: campaign manager

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - A brothel-owning Republican candidate for the Nevada state legislature who died this week will remain on the ballot and win his election in [more…]

What the dispute over U.S. aid means to Central America

What the dispute over U.S. aid means to Central America

Published 18/10/2018

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - More Honduran migrants tried to join a caravan of several thousand moving through Guatemala on Wednesday, defying calls by authorities not [more…]

Kanye gives Ugandan leader sneakers, gets African name

Kanye gives Ugandan leader sneakers, gets African name

Published 17/10/2018

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Kanye West and Kim Kardashian gave Uganda’s leader a pair of the rapper’s sneakers on Monday and he gave them both “Ugandan” [more…]

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…]

China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

Published 08/10/2018

BEIJING/PARIS (Reuters) - China said on Monday it was investigating former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for bribery and other violations, days after French authorities said [more…]

Far right, ex-military officer wins Brazil vote, faces leftist in…

Far right, ex-military officer wins Brazil vote, faces leftist in…

Published 08/10/2018

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Far-right Congressman and former Army captain Jair Bolsonaro won nearly half the votes in Brazil’s first-round presidential election on Sunday, as voters’ [more…]