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

Finland says traffic ‘intensifying’ on border with Russia

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VAALIMAA, Finland, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Traffic arriving at Finland’s eastern border with Russia “intensified” overnight after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial military mobilization and remained elevated on Thursday but was under control, the Finnish Border Guard said. At the Vaalimaa border crossing, roughly three … Read more

Russia releases 10 foreigners captured in Ukraine

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RIYADH, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Russia on Wednesday released 10 foreigners it had captured in Ukraine, including five Britons and two Americans, in a prisoner exchange brokered by Saudi Arabia. The freed prisoners, who also included a Croatian, a Moroccan, and a Swedish national, were flown … Read more

Fed goes big with latest rate hike; Powell vows to ‘keep at it’

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Fed lifts target interest rate to 3.00%-3.25% range Forecasts show another large hike likely by end of year Powell: No ‘painless’ way to bring down inflation WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve delivered its third straight interest rate increase of three-quarters of a percentage … Read more

Powerful earthquake hits Mexico on fateful anniversary, killing at least 2

MEXICO CITY, Sept 19 (Reuters) – A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck western Mexico on Monday on the anniversary of two devastating tremors, killing at least two people, damaging buildings, knocking out power and sending residents of Mexico City scrambling outside for safety. Two died in the Pacific port of Manzanillo, authorities said, one crushed by … Read more

Swedish right prepares for power as PM accepts election defeat

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register STOCKHOLM, Sept 14 (Reuters) – The head of Sweden’s Moderate Party, Ulf Kristersson, said on Wednesday he would begin the work of forming a new government after Prime Minster Magdalena Andersson conceded her Social Democrats had lost the weekend’s general election. The Moderates, Sweden Democrats, Christian … Read more

Ukraine leader promises victory during frontline town visit as Russia digs in

Zelenskiy visits liberated town Pledges total victory Ukraine now on offensive in both south and east Is meeting Russian resistance on both fronts Biden says war looks like long haul despite Kyiv’s success IZIUM, Ukraine, Sept 14 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy promised he would lead Ukraine to victory in its war against Russia as … Read more

King Charles, William and Harry walk together behind queen’s coffin

Queen’s coffin taken from palace to parliament Archbishop of Canterbury conducts short service Four days of lying in state, large queue forming King and senior royals followed coffin LONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters) – King Charles, his sons Princes William and Harry and other senior royals joined a solemn procession taking Queen Elizabeth’s coffin as the … Read more

Prince Harry, Meghan join William and Kate on Windsor walkabout

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WINDSOR, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Prince Harry and his wife Meghan joined William and wife Kate on a walkabout among crowds near Windsor Castle on Saturday following the death of their grandmother Queen Elizabeth, raising the prospect of a rapprochement between the brothers. The two sons … Read more