Former Wagner commander says he’s sorry for combating in Ukraine

Former Wagner commander escaped Russia to Norway 26-year-old took half within the combating close to Bakhmut Says he was afraid of being executed by personal facet Says he needs to testify about crimes in Ukraine OSLO, Feb 1 (Reuters) – A former commander of Russia’s Wagner mercenary group who fled to Norway instructed Reuters he … Read more

Two years on, Myanmar coup takes a ‘catastrophic toll’

Jan 31 (Reuters) – Two years after Myanmar’s army coup, a younger manufacturing unit employee turned resistance fighter mourns the lack of his leg in battle. A former diplomat has not seen his household in 4 years. A magnificence queen adjusts to a brand new life in wintry Canada. And an exiled instructor desires of … Read more

Disillusioned at house, super-rich Chinese language set their sights on Singapore

SINGAPORE, Jan 31, (Reuters) – Like many wealthy Chinese language, graduate scholar Zayn Zhang thinks Singapore might be very best to park his household’s wealth. He is hoping that finding out at a college within the Asian monetary hub will result in everlasting residency and whereas the 26-year-old hits the books, his spouse is out … Read more

1000’s march on Peru’s capital as unrest spreads, constructing set ablaze

LIMA, Jan 19 (Reuters) – 1000’s of protesters in Peru, many from the nation’s closely indigenous south, descended on Lima, the capital, on Thursday, angered by a mounting demise toll since unrest erupted final month and calling for sweeping change. Police estimated the march at round 3,500 individuals, however others speculated it attracted greater than … Read more

Greta Thunberg arrested at German mine protest, will likely be freed later, police say

LUETZERATH, Germany, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Local weather campaigner Greta Thunberg was detained alongside different activists on Tuesday throughout protests in opposition to the demolition of the coal village of Luetzerath however the whole group will likely be launched later within the day, in line with police. “There isn’t any motive to carry them for … Read more

How India’s ruling celebration is tightening its grip on Kashmir

Over one million might vote in native polls for first time BJP goals to take management of meeting from Muslim events Pakistan accuses India of marginalising Kashmir’s Muslims JAMMU/SRINAGAR, India, Jan 12 (Reuters) – For the primary time in her life, Asha, a avenue cleaner within the Indian metropolis of Jammu, will likely be allowed … Read more

Pope Francis leads Benedict’s funeral as supporters search sainthood

Round 50,000 mourners attend outside ceremony Ex-pope was standard-bearer for traditionalist Catholics Pope Benedict buried beneath St. Peter’s Basilica VATICAN CITY, Jan 5 (Reuters) – Pope Francis led the funeral of former Pope Benedict on Thursday, tenderly touching the coffin of his predecessor as he stood supported on a cane earlier than tens of hundreds … Read more

Former Colorado funeral house proprietor sentenced to twenty yrs for promoting physique components

Jan 3 (Reuters) – A former Colorado funeral house proprietor was sentenced to twenty years in federal jail on Tuesday for defrauding family members of the lifeless by dissecting 560 corpses and promoting physique components with out permission. Megan Hess, 46, pleaded responsible to fraud in July. She operated a funeral house, Sundown Mesa, and … Read more

The New Yr rings in as Asia then Europe usher out 2022

Dec 31 (Reuters) – With fireworks deliberate in Paris, hopes for an finish to warfare in Kyiv, and a return to post-COVID normality in Australia and China, Europe and Asia bid farewell to 2022. It was a yr marked for a lot of by the battle in Ukraine, financial stresses and the consequences of world … Read more

Migrants face freezing Christmas at U.S.-Mexico border

MATAMOROS, Mexico, Dec 24 (Reuters) – Lots of of migrants ready to camp within the chilly at Mexico’s northern border over Christmas, hoping for a swift reversal in U.S. migration restrictions as they endure the chew of a winter storm ravaging the USA. After the U.S. Supreme Courtroom this week dominated that restrictions often known … Read more