Society / Social Issues

India court hands seven Muslim men life sentences for killings that…

India court hands seven Muslim men life sentences for killings that…

Published 08/02/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian court on Friday sentenced seven Muslim men to life in prison for the murder of two Hindu men in [more…]

War photographer McCullin’s retrospective shows ‘appalling things’…

War photographer McCullin’s retrospective shows ‘appalling things’…

Published 05/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From the battles of the Vietnam War to starving African villages and the destitute streets of London, photographer Don McCullin has documented [more…]

In Mosul exhibition, Iraqi artists process brutal rule of Islamic…

In Mosul exhibition, Iraqi artists process brutal rule of Islamic…

Published 03/02/2019

MOSUL, Iraq(Reuters) - A raven perched on the shoulder of a woman with flaming hair is Iraqi artist Marwan Fathi’s symbol for the terrible events [more…]

‘Broken man’: Right wing rips Trump over no-wall shutdown deal

‘Broken man’: Right wing rips Trump over no-wall shutdown deal

Published 26/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s deal to end the U.S. government shutdown without getting money for his border wall drew immediate scorn from some [more…]

Chinese police begin new probe into expired vaccines

Chinese police begin new probe into expired vaccines

Published 14/01/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Police in China’s eastern province of Jiangsu have begun an investigation after at least 145 children received expired polio vaccines, the Global [more…]

All the rage: Beijingers vent their stress in ‘anger room’

All the rage: Beijingers vent their stress in ‘anger room’

Published 13/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - It took Smash customer Qiu Siyu just a few sharp blows with a baseball bat to wreck what looked like an old [more…]

Archaeologists restore ancient Palmyra artifacts in Damascus museum

Archaeologists restore ancient Palmyra artifacts in Damascus museum

Published 10/01/2019

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - In the National Museum of Damascus, archaeologist Muntajab Youssef works on an ancient stone bust from Palmyra, one of hundreds of artifacts [more…]

U.N. asks Australia to consider resettling Saudi teen who fled family

U.N. asks Australia to consider resettling Saudi teen who fled family

Published 09/01/2019

SYDNEY/BANGKOK (Reuters) - The United Nations has asked Australia to consider refugee resettlement for an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand saying she feared [more…]

Filipinos display Catholic devotion in Black Nazarene procession

Filipinos display Catholic devotion in Black Nazarene procession

Published 09/01/2019

MANILA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Filipinos joined an annual procession in the Philippine capital to kiss or touch a centuries-old black wooden statue [more…]

House Democrats to test Republicans on Trump’s wall demand

House Democrats to test Republicans on Trump’s wall demand

Published 09/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As a partial U.S. government shutdown neared the three-week mark, Democrats on Wednesday were set to test Republicans’ resolve in backing President [more…]