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Murdered Polish mayor's funeral draws crowd of 45,000 in Gdansk

Reuters World News - 55 min 46 sec ago
Murdered Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz's funeral drew tens of thousands of people in the Polish Baltic coast city on Saturday amid outrage over his murder six days ago.
Categories: World News

'Yellow Vests' march through Paris in 10th weekend of protests

Reuters World News - 59 min 37 sec ago
Five thousand "Yellow Vest" demonstrators marched through the French capital on Saturday, marking a tenth consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.
Categories: World News

Anarchist group claims December attack on Athens church

Reuters World News - 1 hour 20 sec ago
An anarchist group on Saturday said it was responsible for an explosive device that wounded a police officer and a civilian outside a church in central Athens last month.
Categories: World News

Syrian opposition sees window for political solution in Syria

Reuters World News - 1 hour 8 min ago
Syria now has a good opportunity to reach a political solution to its devastating eight-year war as ceasefires have brought calm to many areas of the country, Syria's chief opposition negotiator said on Saturday.
Categories: World News

Leader of Bavarian CSU promises new start with Merkel's party

Reuters World News - 1 hour 10 min ago
The new leader of Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU) on Saturday promised an era of improved cooperation with Angela Merkel's conservative party, with whom they share power at a federal level, in a bid to win back disillusioned voters.
Categories: World News

Austria's Kurz ready to consider Brexit delay

Reuters World News - 1 hour 45 min ago
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told German newspaper Welt Am Sonntag he is open for a delay in Britain's exit from the European Union.
Categories: World News

At least three migrants dead after dinghy sinks off Libyan coast

Reuters World News - 1 hour 47 min ago
At least three people died at sea on Friday after a rubber dinghy carrying around 20 migrants ran into trouble in the Mediterranean some 100 km north of Tripoli, an Italian navy official said.
Categories: World News

Afghan interior minister resigns to join President Ghani's election team

Reuters World News - 1 hour 52 min ago
Afghan Interior Minister Amrullah Saleh stepped down from his post on Saturday in order to run for the vice-presidency alongside President Ashraf Ghani who plans to bid for a second term in July's election.
Categories: World News

Former Afghan warlord Hekmatyar enters presidential race

Reuters World News - 1 hour 52 min ago
A former warlord accused of historic war crimes entered Afghanistan's presidential race on Saturday in a new challenge to President Ashraf Ghani who allowed him to return from exile two decades he was forced out by the Taliban.
Categories: World News

Rival groups demonstrate in Thailand as election tensions grow

Reuters World News - 1 hour 56 min ago
Rival groups held demonstrations in Thailand's capital on Saturday, with hundreds of people demanding quick elections to end military rule and a much smaller group of pro-junta supporters saying it was too soon for a vote.
Categories: World News

Tunisian union calls new nationwide strike to press wage demands

Reuters World News - 2 hours 51 min ago
Tunisia’s powerful UGTT union called on Saturday for another national strike for two days next month to press its demand for higher wages for 670,000 public servants, the UGTT chief said.
Categories: World News

Indian opposition stages giant joint rally to oust Modi

Reuters World News - 2 hours 53 min ago
India's main opposition parties joined forces against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday at a rally which attracted hundreds of thousands of people months ahead of elections.
Categories: World News

Spanish rescuers to start drilling for boy trapped in well

Reuters World News - 2 hours 56 min ago
Rescuers in southern Spain worked through the night as efforts to reach a two-year-old boy trapped in a deep well since Sunday entered a sixth day in an operation that has gripped the nation.
Categories: World News

French 'Yellow Vests' gather in Paris for tenth weekend of protests

Reuters World News - 3 hours 1 min ago
"Yellow Vest" demonstrators gathered in the French capital on Saturday for their tenth consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.
Categories: World News

We have responsibility to get an orderly Brexit, says Merkel

Reuters World News - 3 hours 2 min ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement and, striking a conciliatory tone, she felt a responsibility to get an orderly solution.
Categories: World News

Afghan interior minister resigns to run for vice-presidency: sources

Reuters World News - 3 hours 9 min ago
Afghan Interior Minister Amrullah Saleh resigned on Saturday to run for the vice-presidency in the July election, two political sources said.
Categories: World News

Women to march in hundreds of U.S. cities for third straight year

Reuters US News - 3 hours 13 min ago
Women will march in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump's inauguration in January 2017.
Categories: National News

As teachers get paid, learning returns to bombed-out Yemen school

Reuters World News - 3 hours 21 min ago
Its books have been looted and walls blown out, but a school in war-torn southern Yemen is hopeful that the resumption of regular salary payments can keep teachers and children in classrooms.
Categories: World News

Shutdown sojourn: Free museums, music for furloughed U.S. workers

Reuters US News - 3 hours 26 min ago
It may not put a meal on the table for furloughed federal employees, but some U.S. museums and symphonies are supplying food for the mind in free admission for workers affected by the longest partial federal government shutdown in U.S. history.
Categories: National News

Lack of school nurses puts Los Angeles students at risk, striking teachers say

Reuters US News - 3 hours 29 min ago
Los Angeles teacher Natali Escobedo says she will never forget the image of a diabetic fourth-grader “wilting” at her school because there was no nurse on hand to administer his insulin.
Categories: National News

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