Myanmar junta extends state of emergency on anniversary of coup marked by ‘silent protest’

Myanmar junta extends state of emergency on anniversary of coup marked by ‘silent protest’

Junta extends state of emergency, says elections must be held “The current situation is under unusual circumstances,” says acting president In some cities in Myanmar, streets are deserted for silent protests Protesters hold rallies in Thailand and the Philippines Feb.1 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s junta has extended the country’s state of emergency for another six months, … Read more

France hit by new wave of strikes against Macron’s pension reform

France hit by new wave of strikes against Macron’s pension reform

The reform would raise the retirement age to 64 Schools, transportation networks, refinery supplies are affected Macron: Reform vital to ensure the viability of the pension system SAINT-NAZAIRE, France, Jan. 31 (Reuters) – Striking workers disrupted deliveries to French refineries, public transport and schools on Tuesday during a second day of nationwide protests over President … Read more

Families search for loved ones after explosion at Pakistani mosque that killed 100 people

Families search for loved ones after explosion at Pakistani mosque that killed 100 people

Tragic scenes when people are looking for their loved ones Attack in fortified area baffles authorities Rescue work continues to clear the rubble of the mosque The attack takes place in the midst of a political, economic crisis PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jan. 31 (Reuters) – Distraught relatives thronged hospitals in Pakistan’s Peshawar on Tuesday to search … Read more

Suicide bombing at mosque in Pakistan kills 32, targeting police

Suicide bombing at mosque in Pakistan kills 32, targeting police

Explosion occurred in a mosque during prayer time Most of the victims were police officers So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the blast PESHAWAR, Pakistan, January 30 (Reuters) – A suicide bombing at a crowded mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan, killed at least 32 people on Monday. Hospital officials said at least 147 people … Read more

Azerbaijan evacuates embassy in Iran on Sunday after deadly shooting

Azerbaijan evacuates embassy in Iran on Sunday after deadly shooting

BAKU, Jan. 29 (Reuters) – Azerbaijan will evacuate embassy staff and family members from Iran on Sunday, the foreign ministry said, two days after a gunman shot dead a security guard and wounded two other people in an attack. terrorism”. Police in Tehran said they had arrested a suspect and Iranian authorities condemned Friday’s incident, … Read more

Protester dies in Lima as Peru’s political crisis continues

Protester dies in Lima as Peru’s political crisis continues

28 Jan. (Reuters) – A man in Peru’s capital, Lima, died on Saturday and others were hospitalized as nationwide clashes between protesters and police continued in the eighth week of the South American country’s political crisis. The death of Victor Santisteban Yacsavilca, 55, brings to 58 the nationwide toll of protests that began in early … Read more

Israel vows to respond quickly to synagogue shooting

Israel vows to respond quickly to synagogue shooting

Shootings after incursion into Israeli West Bank, attacks in Gaza Israel Reinforces Armed Forces in the West Bank Abbas blames Israel for escalation JERUSALEM, Jan. 28 (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday promised a “vigorous, swift and precise” response to a deadly Palestinian shooting near a synagogue on the outskirts of Jerusalem … Read more

India expects more clashes with Chinese troops in the Himalayas

India expects more clashes with Chinese troops in the Himalayas

NEW DELHI, Jan. 28 (Reuters) – A security assessment by Indian police in the Himalayan region of Ladakh says there could be more clashes between Indian and Chinese troops along their disputed border there as Beijing ramps up military infrastructure in the region. At least 24 soldiers were killed when the armies of the Asian … Read more

Israel attacks Gaza as the conflict flares up after clashes in the West Bank

Israel attacks Gaza as the conflict flares up after clashes in the West Bank

Rockets from Gaza caused alarm in Israeli communities Cross-border fire followed Israeli incursion into the West Bank Israeli raid killed at least nine Palestinians Violence in the West Bank has exploded in the past year JERUSALEM/GAZA, Jan. 27 (Reuters) – Israeli fighter jets hit the Gaza Strip on Friday night in retaliation for two rockets … Read more