Biden says he is concerned about China’s moves around Taiwan

Biden says he is concerned about China’s moves around Taiwan

US President Joe Biden talks to reporters while boarding Air Force One on travel to Eastern Kentucky to visit families affected by devastation from recent flooding, as he departs from Delaware Air National Guard Base in New Castle, Delaware, US, August 8, 2022. REUTERS /Kevin Lamarque Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register … Read more

Israel’s Supreme Court rules ‘disloyal’ citizens can be stripped of status

Israel’s Supreme Court rules ‘disloyal’ citizens can be stripped of status

JERUSALEM, July 21 (Reuters) – Israel’s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the state can revoke the citizenship of people who carry out actions that constitute a breach of trust against the state, including terrorism, espionage or treason. The ruling addressed a 2008 Citizenship Law in Israel that gives the state authority to revoke citizenship … Read more

Exclusive: China seeks to stop UN rights chief from releasing Xinjiang report – document

Exclusive: China seeks to stop UN rights chief from releasing Xinjiang report – document

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet attends a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Report on human rights in Xinjiang promised for months Chinese letter expresses ‘grave concern’ about report UN rights chief set to leave … Read more

US calls for immediate halt to Russian deportations in Ukraine

US calls for immediate halt to Russian deportations in Ukraine

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks to the media after a condolence visit for late former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Fussa, Tokyo prefecture, Japan July 11, 2022. Stefani Reynolds/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) – The United States called on Russia … Read more

Forty-five nations pledge to coordinate evidence of war crimes in Ukraine

Forty-five nations pledge to coordinate evidence of war crimes in Ukraine

EU countries, US, UK, Canada, Mexico, Australia in deal Commit 20 mln euros to assist International Criminal Court Aim is to avoid overlapping investigations in Ukraine Meeting overshadowed by missile strike in Ukraine’s west THE HAGUE, July 14 (Reuters) – The United States and more than 40 other countries agreed on Thursday to coordinate investigations … Read more

Al Jazeera reporter likely killed by unintentional gunfire from Israeli positions, US says

Al Jazeera reporter likely killed by unintentional gunfire from Israeli positions, US says

WASHINGTON, July 4 (Reuters) – Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was likely to have been killed by gunfire from Israeli positions but it was probably unintentional, the US State Department said on Monday. Independent investigators could not reach a definitive conclusion about the origin of the bullet that struck her, it said. Abu Akleh, … Read more

Ukraine to restrict Russian books, music in latest cultural break from Moscow

Ukraine to restrict Russian books, music in latest cultural break from Moscow

KYIV, June 19 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament on Sunday voted through two laws which will place severe restrictions on Russian books and music as Kyiv seeks to break many remaining cultural ties between the two countries following Moscow’s invasion. One law will forbid the printing of books by Russian citizens, unless they renounce their Russian … Read more

‘Our blood is boiling’: Victims angry as son of dictator closes in on Philippine presidency

‘Our blood is boiling’: Victims angry as son of dictator closes in on Philippine presidency

MANILA, May 5 (Reuters) – Former political prisoner Cristina Bawagan still has the dress she wore the day she was arrested, tortured and sexually abused by soldiers during the late Philippines’ dictator Ferdinand Marcos’s brutal era of martial law. Bawagan fears the horrors of Marcos’s rule would be diminished if his namesake son wins the … Read more

Levi Strauss to reimburse abortion travel for employees

Levi Strauss to reimburse abortion travel for employees

May 4 (Reuters) – Levi Strauss & Co said on Wednesday it will reimburse travel expenses for its full- and part-time employees who need to travel to another state for health care services, including abortions. The apparel company best known for its jeans is the latest US company to offer the benefit as various states … Read more

Kyiv police find three bound men they say were executed by Russian occupiers

Kyiv police find three bound men they say were executed by Russian occupiers

Forensic technicians exhume the bodies of civilians who Ukrainian officials say were killed during Russia’s invasion and then buried in a mass grave in the town of Bucha, outside Kyiv, Ukraine April 13, 2022. REUTERS/Volodymyr Petrov/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, April 30 (Reuters) – Ukrainian police said on … Read more