Iran will act decisively after biggest protests in years, president says

People light a fire during a protest over the death of Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after being arrested by the Islamic republic’s “morality police”, in Tehran, Iran September 21, 2022. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register President describes week-long protests as rioting Kurdish … Read more

Iranian state-organised marchers call for execution of rioters

A police motorcycle burns during a protest over the death of Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after being arrested by the Islamic republic’s “morality police”, in Tehran, Iran September 19, 2022. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) – State-organized demonstrations … Read more

Ukraine marches farther into liberated lands, separatist calls for urgent referendum

Ukraine says its forces advance to eastern bank of Oskil Governor says forces enter towns near Lysychansk Separatist leader calls for urgent referendum to join Russia IZIUM, Ukraine, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Ukraine said its troops have marched farther east into territory recently abandoned by Russia, paving the way for a potential assault on Moscow’s … Read more

Exclusive: As war began, Putin rejected a Ukraine peace deal recommended by aide

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin’s chief envoy on Ukraine told the Russian leader as the war began that he had struck a provisional deal with Kyiv that would satisfy Russia’s demand that Ukraine stay out of NATO, but Putin rejected it and pressed ahead … Read more

Ukraine pushes to retake all land from Russia, calls for Western arms

Ukraine has seized back dozens of towns in rapid advance Many fleeing Russian troops have exited Ukraine – US official Zelenskiy calls for anti-aircraft systems from West ON ROAD TO BALAKLIIA, Ukraine, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it aimed to liberate all of its territory after driving back Russian forces in the … Read more

One suspect in Canadian mass stabbings found dead, another still on the run

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION, Saskatchewan, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Canadian police on Monday found one of the suspects in a mass stabbing spree dead while the other suspect, his brother, was still on the run and may be injured, officials said. The brothers Damien and Myles Sanderson are suspected of murdering 10 people and wounding … Read more

Clashes kill 10 as Iraq’s Sadr quits politics, loyalists storm complex

Loyalists of rival Shi’ite groups skirmish in streets Political stalemate leaves Iraq’s recovery in limbo Cleric wants parliament dissolved, early elections BAGHDAD, Aug 29 (Reuters) – At least 10 Iraqis were killed on Monday after powerful Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said he would quit politics, prompting his loyalists to storm a palatial government complex … Read more

Dutch commandos wounded in shooting outside Indiana hotel

AMSTERDAM, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Three Dutch commandos in the United States for training exercises were wounded in a shooting outside their hotel in Indianapolis on Friday night, the Dutch Defense Ministry said. One of them was in critical condition, a statement published on Saturday said. The men were in the state of Indiana for … Read more

Novelist Salman Rushdie on ventilator after New York stabbing

NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Salman Rushdie, the Indian-born novelist who spent years in hiding after Iran urged Muslims to kill him because of his writing, was stabbed in the neck and torso onstage at a lecture in New York state on Friday and airlifted to a hospital, police said. After hours of surgery, … Read more

U.S. Capitol attack probe to push forward with new witnesses, Cheney says

WASHINGTON, July 24 (Reuters) – The panel probing the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the US Capitol plans to push its investigation further in the coming weeks, interviewing additional members of Donald Trump’s cabinet and his campaign, as well as US Secret Service members, the committee’s vice chair said on Sunday. “We’re not finished yet,” … Read more