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  • Fri, 13 Dec 2019 19:32

    Clashes erupt in Delhi over citizenship law; Japan PM cancels visit

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Violent clashes erupted in Delhi between police and hundreds of university students on Friday over the enactment of a new citizenship law that critics say undermines India’s secular foundations.

  • Fri, 13 Dec 2019 19:28

    "Seriously, Finland?" Red-faced minister deletes Instagram poll

    HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland’s finance minister deleted an Instagram post and issued an apology on Friday after criticism by a human rights group that embarrassed the new, women-led government days after it took office.

  • Fri, 13 Dec 2019 19:27

    One dead, 11 injured in east German gas blast

    BLANKENBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Gas canisters were found in an apartment where a blast occurred early on Friday in the eastern German city of Blankenburg, killing one person and injuring 11 others, one of them severely, the city’s mayor said.

  • Fri, 13 Dec 2019 19:12

    Counting the cost of protest - Hong Kong police rack up $120 million overtime bill

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police have earned an average of US$11,000 for each officer in overtime pay during the last six months of anti-government protests, with the total overtime bill coming to more than US$120 million (93.53 million pounds), government figures showed on Friday.

  • Fri, 13 Dec 2019 19:11

    EU leaders agree to extend sanctions on Russia: diplomats

    BRUSSELS - European Union leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday agreed to extend their main economic sanctions against Russia for six months to the end of July 2020, four diplomatic sources told Reuters.

  • Thu, 12 Dec 2019 19:08

    In new protests, foul-smelling substance interrupts Georgian assembly

    TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgia’s parliament suspended its work for four hours on Thursday after a foul-smelling substance was sprayed in the chamber in what the speaker described as a “chemical attack”.

  • Thu, 12 Dec 2019 19:03

    U.S. House panel battles over impeachment articles against Trump

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives moved closer on Thursday to the impeachment of Republican President Donald Trump, as a committee considered formal charges against him that are likely to be sent to the House for a final vote next week.

  • Thu, 12 Dec 2019 18:58

    Police report arson attacks, vandalism overnight in Hong Kong

    (Reuters) - Hong Kong police said they arrested three people in connection with arson and vandalism in Kowloon late Wednesday.

  • Thu, 12 Dec 2019 18:55

    "We have work to do": World's youngest leader debuts at EU summit

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - New Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin brushed aside the media frenzy over her appointment as the world’s youngest serving head of government at age 34, pledging a sharp focus on climate policies as she made her debut at an EU summit.