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

Thousands gather for ‘Invasion Day’ protests on Australia Day holiday

Thousands gather for ‘Invasion Day’ protests on Australia Day holiday

SYDNEY, Jan. 26 (Reuters) – Thousands of Australians celebrated the country’s National Day celebrations on Thursday with demonstrations in support of Indigenous people, many of whom describe the anniversary of the day a British fleet entered Sydney harbor as ” Invasion Day”. In Sydney, the capital of New South Wales – Australia’s most populous state … Read more

At least one dead and several injured in machete attack on churches in southern Spain

At least one dead and several injured in machete attack on churches in southern Spain

Man with machete attacks two churches in Spain Leave at least one dead, several wounded Supreme Court examines case as “terrorism” MADRID, January 25 (Reuters) – Spanish authorities said they were investigating what they called a possible “terrorist” incident after a man wielding a machete attacked several people outside two churches in the southern port … Read more

Former kickboxer Andrew Tate says Romanian prosecutors have no evidence against him

Former kickboxer Andrew Tate says Romanian prosecutors have no evidence against him

BUCHAREST, January 25 (Reuters) – Divisive internet personality Andrew Tate said on Wednesday that there was no justice in Romania and that the file against him in a criminal investigation for alleged human trafficking and rape was empty. Tate, his brother Tristan and two Romanian female suspects have been held in police custody since December … Read more

Rupert Murdoch drops proposal to combine Fox, News Corp and Move sales

Rupert Murdoch drops proposal to combine Fox, News Corp and Move sales

24 Jan. (Reuters) – Rupert Murdoch on Tuesday withdrew a proposal to reunite News Corp (NWSA.O) and Fox Corp as the company also explores a sale of Move Inc, which operates the website Realtor.com, to CoStar Group, according to reports a legal request and resources familiar with the process. Three sources familiar with the matter … Read more

New Zealand’s Ardern takes an emotional farewell as prime minister on the last day

New Zealand’s Ardern takes an emotional farewell as prime minister on the last day

WELLINGTON, Jan. 24 (Reuters) – Jacinda Ardern gave an emotional farewell to her last day as prime minister on Tuesday, speaking of the kindness and empathy New Zealanders have shown her but saying she was ready to be a sister and a mother to be. Days after stunning the world by announcing she was “no … Read more

Ukraine promises major personnel changes as allies scramble for tanks

Ukraine promises major personnel changes as allies scramble for tanks

Zelenskiy promises changes amid corruption scandal Poland says plans to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine Germany alludes to approval of tank exports as Allies apply pressure KYIV, Jan. 24 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said personnel changes were being made at senior and lower levels following the most high-profile corruption allegations since the Russian … Read more

Erdogan to Sweden: Don’t expect Turkish support for NATO bid after protest in Stockholm

Erdogan to Sweden: Don’t expect Turkish support for NATO bid after protest in Stockholm

ANKARA, Jan. 23 (Reuters) – Sweden should not expect support from Turkey for its NATO membership after a protest near the Turkish embassy in Stockholm over the weekend included the burning of a copy of the Quran, President Tayyip Erdogan said Monday. Protests in Stockholm on Saturday against Turkey and Sweden’s bid to join the … Read more

EU imposes new sanctions on Iran, will not label Guards as ‘terrorists’ for the time being

EU imposes new sanctions on Iran, will not label Guards as ‘terrorists’ for the time being

BRUSSELS, Jan. 23 (Reuters) – The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on more than 30 Iranian officials and organisations, including units of the powerful Revolutionary Guards, accusing them of a “brutal” crackdown on protesters and other human rights abuses . The United States and Britain have also issued new sanctions against Iran, reflecting a … Read more

Germany signals shift in veto power on Leopard tanks for Ukraine

Germany signals shift in veto power on Leopard tanks for Ukraine

PARIS/LVIV, Ukraine, Jan. 23 (Reuters) – Germany would not stand in the way of Poland sending its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, Germany’s foreign minister said, signaling a possible breakthrough for Ukraine as the tries to reinforce his troops ahead of an expected new Russian offensive. Eleven months after Russia invaded its southern neighbour, fighting … Read more