Race Relations / Ethnic Issues

Exclusive: Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans set to be pushed…

Exclusive: Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans set to be pushed…

Published 19/11/2018

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladesh’s plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis are set to be stalled until the new year with repatriation and [more…]

‘Star Wars’ producer Kennedy wants new movie voices ‘to bring world…

‘Star Wars’ producer Kennedy wants new movie voices ‘to bring world…

Published 19/11/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “Star Wars” producer Kathleen Kennedy on Sunday accepted a lifetime achievement award from the organizers of the Oscars and said she [more…]

Grim search for 993 missing after deadliest California wildfire

Grim search for 993 missing after deadliest California wildfire

Published 19/11/2018

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - Authorities on Sunday sifted through the charred wreckage of California’s deadliest ever wildfire, searching for any signs of the 993 people [more…]

Abrams admits defeat in hard-fought Georgia governor race

Abrams admits defeat in hard-fought Georgia governor race

Published 17/11/2018

(Reuters) - Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams admitted defeat in her effort to become the first black female U.S. governor on Friday, but said she planned [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…]

Trudeau says Canada to work with China on eventual free trade deal…

Trudeau says Canada to work with China on eventual free trade deal…

Published 15/11/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Canada and China will continue to work together towards an “eventual” free trade deal, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday. [more…]

Mattis defends Mexico border deployment in first troop visit

Mattis defends Mexico border deployment in first troop visit

Published 15/11/2018

BASE CAMP DONNA, Texas (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis defended the deployment of thousands of troops to the border with Mexico as he [more…]

A populist makes waves in Spain – and he’s proving popular

A populist makes waves in Spain – and he’s proving popular

Published 05/11/2018

MADRID (Reuters) - When Santiago Abascal stood up to address supporters in the conference room of a Barcelona hotel earlier this year, the far-right party [more…]

Twitter suspends account of hardline cleric on Pakistan…

Twitter suspends account of hardline cleric on Pakistan…

Published 05/11/2018

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Twitter suspended the account of a ultra-right Pakistani cleric on Sunday following inflammatory statements targeting the judiciary, prime minister, and military after [more…]