Iran protests Western stance on mass protests over woman’s death

Iran protests Western stance on mass protests over woman’s death

British ambassador summoned over coverage by London-based media Norwegian envoy called in over ‘interventionist’ speaker Teachers’ union calls for strikes Monday and Wednesday Iranian TV says 41 people killed in more than a week of unrest DUBAI, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Iran summoned the British and Norwegian ambassadors over what it called interference and hostile … Read more

Protests flare across Iran in violent unrest over woman’s death

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Supreme leader’s representative vows to follow up the case Mahsa Amini died after being detained by morality police Death sparks angry protests around Iran, including the capital DUBAI, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Protests raged for a fourth straight day across Iran on Tuesday and authorities said … Read more

Exclusive: Biden urges Mexico to take migrants under COVID expulsion order he promised to end

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY, Sept 13 (Reuters) – As border crossings have soared to record highs, US President Joe Biden’s administration is quietly pressuring Mexico to accept more migrants from Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela under a COVID-19 expulsion order that the White House has publicly sought to end, seven US and three Mexican officials said. US Secretary … Read more

In the liberated Ukrainian town, locals sob with relief, relate harrowing accounts

BALAKLIIA, Ukraine, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The guns had gone quiet after three days of fighting in the battle-scarred northeastern Ukrainian town of Balakliia, but Mariya Tymofiyeva said it was only when she saw Ukrainian soldiers that it hit her that over six months of Russian occupation had ended. “I was walking away… when I … Read more

West weighs contentious anti-China move as UN rights council opens

A giant screen shows news footage of Chinese President Xi Jinping visiting Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, at a shopping center, in Beijing, China, July 15, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GENEVA, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Western countries face a dilemma as the UN Human Rights Council opens … Read more