Iran’s Revolutionary Guards issue warning as protests over woman’s death spread

Register now for free unlimited access to Register The Revolutionary Guards warned of unrest Reports of security forces being attacked A Kurdish woman did after being detained by moral police The Iranian government has promised to investigate her death DUBAI, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards called on the Islamic Republic’s judiciary … Read more

Five killed in Iran during protests over death in custody – rights group

The Kurdish woman was detained by Iran’s morality police last week The police denied any wrongdoing, saying that Mahsa Amini fell ill The US says Amini died of injuries sustained in custody Leading Iraqi Kurd sends condolences to family DUBAI, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Five people were killed in Iran’s Kurdish region on Monday when … Read more

Serbia police clash with right-wing protesters at LGBTQ march

Register now for free unlimited access to Register BELGRADE, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Police clashed with right-wing protesters on Saturday as several thousand people joined an LGBTQ march in Serbia during the Europride weekend, an event held in a different European city each year. Police clashed with two right-wing groups trying to disrupt the … Read more

German tourist detained in Iran – Berlin

BERLIN, Aug 27 (Reuters) – A German tourist has been detained in Iran, the German Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, declining to give further details beyond saying the man was receiving consular assistance. Iran’s Interior Ministry was not immediately available to comment on the arrest. A string of foreigners and dual nationals have been arrested … Read more

Turkish singer Gulsen arrested after religious schools quip -media

ISTANBUL, Aug 25 (Reuters) – Turkish pop star Gulsen was arrested on Thursday after an Istanbul lawyer opened an investigation into charges of “inciting people to hatred and enmity” following comments he made on stage about religious schools, local media said. The singer-songwriter, whose full name is Gulsen Colakoglu, said on Twitter that she joked … Read more

U.S. report identifies 21 ‘filtration’ locations run by Russia for processing Ukrainians

WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) – Russia and its proxy forces in Ukraine operate 21 sites used to detain, interrogate and process prisoners of war and civilians. New report Yale University researchers have backed the US State Department as part of efforts to hold Moscow accountable. The report, seen by Reuters ahead of its publication on … Read more

German troops spot Russian forces in Mali as French pull out – document

BERLIN, Aug 16 (Reuters) – German troops spotted dozens of potential Russian security forces at Gao airport in northern Mali on Monday, the day the last French troops wrapped up their operation and left the city, according to a German military document released on Tuesday. Berlin’s involvement in the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali has … Read more

Ukraine targets Russian soldiers threatening Europe’s largest nuclear power plant

Russians who threaten Zaporizhia are “special targets”. The G7 nations urged Moscow to withdraw troops from the plant Fear of nuclear disaster unless the fighting stops Russia has threatened to sever bilateral ties with the US More grain ships leave Ukraine KYIV, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Ukraine is targeting Russian soldiers who fire at Europe’s … Read more

Ukraine says it is targeting Russians shooting at, or from nuclear plant

KYIV, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine is targeting Russian soldiers who fire on an occupied nuclear plant in the south of the country or use it as a base for firing, President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Saturday. Ukraine and Russia have blamed several incidents of shooting at the Zaporizhia facility, Europe’s largest nuclear power plant. … Read more

Split families still suffer after 75 years of India-Pakistan partition

KARACHI/NEW DELHI, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Brothers Ali Hasan Baki and Abid Hasan Baki, separated for 75 years by the partition of India and Pakistan, spoke to their families on video calls, sharing words and tears but no hope. of the reunion. Thousands of families like the Bakai brothers were divided over three-quarters of a … Read more