Suspect in mass knife attacks in Canada found dead, another still at large

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION, Saskatchewan, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Canadian police found one of the suspects stabbed to death on Monday while the other suspect, his brother, remained at large and may be injured, officials said . Brothers Damien and Myles Sanderson are believed to have killed 10 people and injured 18 in a stabbing … Read more

Sadr calls on his supporters to end Baghdad protests after violent clashes

Sadr calls on his supporters to end the protests Iran closes border ahead of Shiite pilgrimage next month 22 people killed in clashes in Baghdad; worst in years Violence erupted after Sadr announced his retirement from politics BAGHDAD, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Tuesday ordered his supporters to end their … Read more

Calm in Tripoli, Libya torn apart after worst fighting in years

Workers clear debris after clashes between rivals Street fighting raged in Tripoli on Saturday Elections, already delayed, now seem further away Oil-producing Libya rocked by violence since 2011 TRIPOLI, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Burned-out cars and bullet-riddled buildings ripped through the Libyan capital on Sunday, the day after intense fighting that left 32 dead but … Read more

Deadly battles erupt in Tripoli, raising fears of wider war in Libya

The worst fighting in Tripoli for two years Fears of wider conflict Political confrontation between two rival governments TRIPOLI, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Rival factions battled in the Libyan capital on Saturday in the worst fighting in two years. A witness said forces allied to a parliament-backed administration moved to the city in an attempt … Read more

Supporters of ex-Pakistani PM Khan vow to block his arrest on terrorism charges

ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan gathered outside his home on Monday to prevent police from arresting him on terror charges linked to a weekend televised speech. Police filed charges against former cricket star Khan on Saturday over what they said was a threat in the speech in … Read more

Islamic State militant sentenced to life in US for killing US hostages

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Aug 19 (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge on Friday sentenced a member of an Islamic State cell known as “The Beatles” to life in prison for his involvement in a plot to take of hostages which led to the murder of Americans. journalists and aid workers in Syria. Families and friends of … Read more

US calls China’s military action on Taiwan unjustified, Beijing sanctions Pelosi

Taiwan downplays concerns China holds unprecedented military drills around Taiwan Follows US House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taipei China says it will sanction Pelosi for his ‘violent’ actions Japan’s Pelosi joins PM Kishida in condemning China TAIPEI, Aug 5 (Reuters) – China’s missile fire during military exercises around Taiwan constitutes an unwarranted escalation, U.S. Secretary … Read more

NATO peacekeepers oversee the lifting of roadblocks in Kosovo

ZUPCE, Kosovo, Aug 1 (Reuters) – NATO-led peacekeepers backed by helicopters oversaw on Monday the removal of roadblocks protesters had set up in northern Kosovo, where political tensions have flared more than two decades after a crisis that ended with NATO airstrikes. The removal of the barricades came after Kosovo’s government postponed the implementation of … Read more

Kosovo government postpones plan for volatile north after rising tensions

FILE PHOTO – Kosovo’s Prime Minister Albin Kurti looks on during a news conference with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin, Germany May 4, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MITROVICA, Kosovo, July 31 (Reuters) – The Kosovo government has postponed the implementation of a decision that would force … Read more