Netherlands claims Russian spy caught seeking internship at war crimes tribunal

Russian agent accused of impersonating trainee to infiltrate court ICC investigates war crimes allegations in Ukraine Brazilian fake ID included likes for trance music, bean stew AMSTERDAM, June 16 (Reuters) – Dutch intelligence said on Thursday it discovered a Russian military agent attempting to use a false identity to infiltrate the International Criminal Court (ICC) … Read more

Human remains found in search of British journalist and Brazilian guide, minister says

SAO PAULO, June 15 (Reuters) – Human remains have been unearthed where authorities were looking for British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, Brazilian Justice Minister Anderson Torres said on Wednesday. “I have just been informed by the Federal Police that ‘human remains have been found at the site where excavations were in … Read more

Disney/Pixar EXCLUSIVE ‘Lightyear’ Starring Same-Sex Couple Won’t Play In 14 Countries; China in question

LOS ANGELES, June 13 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has been unable to secure permission to show its new Pixar film “Lightyear” in 14 countries across the Middle East and Asia , a source said on Monday, and the anime film seemed unlikely to open in China, the world’s biggest film market. A “Lightyear” … Read more

Oklahoma lawmakers pass near-total abortion ban

May 19 (Reuters) – Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to a bill that would ban nearly all abortions and allow private citizens to sue anyone who helps women terminate a pregnancy. The bill would go into effect upon its signature by Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt, making it the most restrictive abortion ban in … Read more

Thousands of people demonstrate across the United States to launch a “summer of rage” to defend the right to abortion

WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) – Thousands of abortion rights supporters rallied across the United States on Saturday to express anger over fears that the Roe v. Wade case that legalizing abortion nationwide from being struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. The protests to begin what organizers have called a ‘summer of rage’ are in … Read more

Hong Kong’s next leader backed by pro-Beijing elites

HONG KONG, May 8 (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s pending leader John Lee was approved for the city’s top job on Sunday by a committee of pro-Beijing loyalists, as the financial hub trying to revive after several years. political upheavals. Lee, the only candidate, received the votes of 1,416 members of a pro-Beijing electoral committee on … Read more

Syrians in Berlin call for release of loved ones after presidential amnesty

Protesters don’t know what Assad’s amnesty will mean Rights groups fear only a small number will be released Families desperately search for news of loved ones missing for years BERLIN/DAMASCUS, May 7 (Reuters) – For ten years, Rojin Derki hoped his brother Mohammad was still alive and would one day be released from a Syrian … Read more

Peruvian government postpones meeting with Las Bambas mine protesters to Tuesday

Indigenous community members camp at the property of the Chinese-owned Las Bambas copper mine, in Las Bambas, Peru, April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Angela Ponc Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LIMA, May 7 (Reuters) – The Peruvian government has postponed a meeting scheduled for Saturday with indigenous communities protesting at the Las Bambas … Read more

Police arrest several in Canada’s capital as biker parade gets unruly

April 29 (Reuters) – (This April 29 story refiles to remove superfluous footnotes, replaces “arrests” with “arrest” in headline) Police in the Canadian capital, Ottawa, arrested several people on Friday, after a march of hundreds of bikers, pedestrians and cars waving Canadian flags through downtown Ottawa became unruly, authorities said . Friday’s parade was a … Read more

Burma Suu Kyi sentenced to five years in prison for corruption

It is not known if Suu Kyi will be sent to prison The judge gave no explanation for his decision – source No mention of decision in junta’s marathon press briefing The charges carry combined prison sentences of nearly 190 years Suu Kyi’s allies reject decision, say junta rule won’t last April 27 (Reuters) – … Read more