Politics

Biodegradable grass fresco in Geneva marks U.N.’s 75th anniversary

Biodegradable grass fresco in Geneva marks U.N.’s 75th anniversary

Published 26/06/2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - A French artist has painted a large biodegradable fresco on the lawn of the United Nations’ European headquarters in Geneva, marking Friday’s [more…]

Sudan finds mass grave of conscripts killed during Bashir’s rule

Sudan finds mass grave of conscripts killed during Bashir’s rule

Published 15/06/2020

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan’s public prosecutor on Monday announced the discovery of a mass grave east of Khartoum suspected to contain the remains of students [more…]

Jehovah’s Witness jailed in Russia for extremism, lawyer says

Jehovah’s Witness jailed in Russia for extremism, lawyer says

Published 09/06/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced a Jehovah’s Witness to six and a half years in prison after finding him guilty of [more…]

Netanyahu fate at stake as coalition deal challenged in top court

Netanyahu fate at stake as coalition deal challenged in top court

Published 04/05/2020

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s top court on Monday heard challenges to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bid to secure a governing coalition, with opposition figures arguing [more…]

Swiss environmentalists demand ‘green recovery’ after coronavirus

Swiss environmentalists demand ‘green recovery’ after coronavirus

Published 04/05/2020

BERN (Reuters) - Environmental activists delivered a petition to a special session of the Swiss parliament on Monday demanding that a government aid package should [more…]

Russia drops plans for Putin mosaic in military church

Russia drops plans for Putin mosaic in military church

Published 01/05/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A grandiose mosaic depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and other high-ranking officials will not be put on display in a new military [more…]

South Korea, China cast doubt on reports North Korean leader Kim gravely ill

South Korea, China cast doubt on reports North Korean leader Kim gravely ill

Published 21/04/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean and Chinese officials on Tuesday cast doubt on reports North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was ill after media outlets [more…]

Merkel aide: Chancellor’s plans not to run for fifth term haven’t changed

Merkel aide: Chancellor’s plans not to run for fifth term haven’t changed

Published 06/04/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Angela Merkel’s chief of staff told German broadcasters RTL/n-tv on Monday that he did not think the chancellor’s plans not to run [more…]

Lesotho PM appears in court to hear charges of murdering wife

Lesotho PM appears in court to hear charges of murdering wife

Published 24/02/2020

MASERU (Reuters) - Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane appeared in court on Monday to hear charges of murdering his estranged wife, a Reuters witness saw. [more…]

Malaysian PM Mahathir submits resignation in shock move, leaves government in limbo

Malaysian PM Mahathir submits resignation in shock move, leaves government in limbo

Published 24/02/2020

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has submitted a letter of resignation to the country’s king, his office said on Monday, leaving [more…]