A Somali boy’s mission to find food as climate change takes its toll

A Somali boy’s mission to find food as climate change takes its toll

Somalia at nexus of ‘three Cs’ – conflict, costs, climate change Climate change means extreme weather patterns more common Children in Dollow town malnourished, scramble for food Million forced from homes and land by drought Drought envoy urges international community to do more DOLLOW, Somalia, June 20 (Reuters) – Each morning in this Somali border … Read more

Russia tells Ukraine to lay down arms in Sievierodonetsk battle

Russia tells Ukraine to lay down arms in Sievierodonetsk battle

Sievierodonetsk city focus of fight for eastern Ukraine Hundreds trapped in Sievierodonetsk’s Azot chemical plant NATO defense ministers due to discuss Ukraine military aid KYIV, June 15 (Reuters) – Russia told Ukrainian forces holed up in a chemical plant in embattled Sievierodonetsk to lay down their arms by early Wednesday as it fights to maintain … Read more

Anti-Jewish medieval sculpture can stay on church, top German court rules

Anti-Jewish medieval sculpture can stay on church, top German court rules

BERLIN, June 14 (Reuters) – Germany’s top court ruled on Tuesday that an anti-Semitic, medieval sculpture can stay on the facade of a church in the eastern town of Wittenberg, rejecting an appeal by a Jewish plaintiff who has for years argued it is an insult to all Jews. The 13th century “Judensau” or “Jew … Read more

Spain swelters in hottest pre-summer heatwave for 20 years

Spain swelters in hottest pre-summer heatwave for 20 years

SEVILLE, Spain, June 11 (Reuters) – Fan-sellers were doing good business in the southern city of Seville on Saturday as Spain sizzled in the hottest pre-summer heatwave for at least 20 years. Carriage drivers dampened down horses who take tourists around the historic sights of Seville such as the Real Alcazar Palace and Plaza de … Read more

Wall St ends down sharply as hot inflation data intensifies investor fears

Wall St ends down sharply as hot inflation data intensifies investor fears

Consumer price index rose to 1% in May from 0.3% in April Netflix falls after Goldman Sachs downgrades to ‘sell’ NEW YORK, June 10 (Reuters) – US stocks ended down sharply on Friday and posted their biggest weekly percentage declines since January as a steeper-than-expected rise in US consumer prices in May fueled investor worries … Read more

Hailing Peter the Great, Putin draws parallel with mission to ‘return’ Russian lands

Hailing Peter the Great, Putin draws parallel with mission to ‘return’ Russian lands

June 9 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin paid tribute on Thursday to Tsar Peter the Great on the 350th anniversary of his birth, drawing a parallel between what he portrayed as their twin historic quests to win back Russian lands. “Peter the Great waged the Great Northern War for 21 years. It would seem … Read more

Two Britons, Moroccan risk death penalty after guilty pleas in Donetsk court -Russian news agency

Two Britons, Moroccan risk death penalty after guilty pleas in Donetsk court -Russian news agency

June 8 (Reuters) – Two Britons and a Moroccan who were captured while fighting for Ukraine could face the death penalty after pleading guilty in a court of one of Russia’s proxies in eastern Ukraine, Russia’s RIA news agency reported. Video published by RIA showed Britons Aiden Aslin and Shaun Pinner and Moroccan Brahim Saadoun … Read more

Meta Platforms’ Sheryl Sandberg to leave after 14 years

Meta Platforms’ Sheryl Sandberg to leave after 14 years

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and current chair of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT), gives a news conference on the sidelines during the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit at UN headquarters in New York City, New York, US, September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Yana Paskova/Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … 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

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