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China says it welcomes U.N. to visit Xinjiang via proper procedures

China says it welcomes U.N. to visit Xinjiang via proper procedures

Published 07/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday it would welcome U.N. officials to its far western region of Xinjiang if they follow the proper procedures, [more…]

Sudan detains nine opposition leaders ahead of planned protest

Sudan detains nine opposition leaders ahead of planned protest

Published 28/12/2018

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Authorities in Sudan have arrested at least nine opposition leaders and activists, a group of civil society groups said on Friday, ahead [more…]

Taliban seek image makeover as Afghan peace talks gain momentum

Taliban seek image makeover as Afghan peace talks gain momentum

Published 28/12/2018

KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - As moves toward peace pick up in Afghanistan, the Taliban are trying to show they have changed since the brutal days [more…]

Iraqi lawmakers criticize Trump visit as blow to Iraqi sovereignty

Iraqi lawmakers criticize Trump visit as blow to Iraqi sovereignty

Published 27/12/2018

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi political and militia leaders condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s surprise visit to U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday as a violation [more…]

Iran says U.S. presence in Syria was a mistake from the start

Iran says U.S. presence in Syria was a mistake from the start

Published 22/12/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said that the U.S. military presence in Syria had been “a mistake, illogical and a source of tension”, in Tehran’s first [more…]

Law group calls for tribunal for crimes against Rohingya

Law group calls for tribunal for crimes against Rohingya

Published 03/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A human rights law group contracted by the U.S. State Department to investigate atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar called on Monday [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…]

Exclusive: In rare coordinated move, Western envoys seek meeting on…

Exclusive: In rare coordinated move, Western envoys seek meeting on…

Published 15/11/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - A group of 15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are seeking a meeting with the top official in China’s restive, [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…]