‘Palms off Africa,’ Pope Francis tells wealthy world

Pope begins journey to DR Congo and South Sudan Francis to satisfy victims of struggle in Congo Journey postponed from July resulting from pope’s knee ailment KINSHASA, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Pope Francis denounced the “poison of greed” driving conflicts in Africa as he started a go to to Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday, … Read more

Lacking radioactive capsule present in Western Australia

SYDNEY, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Australian authorities on Wednesday discovered a radioactive capsule that was misplaced within the huge Outback after almost a week-long search alongside a 1,400 km (870-mile) stretch of freeway, an emergency providers official mentioned. The army was verifying the capsule and it could be taken to a safe facility within the … Read more

Explainer: Why are there protests in Peru and what comes subsequent?

Jan 31 (Reuters) – Protests in Peru since early December have led to the deaths of a minimum of 48 folks as demonstrators have clashed with safety forces within the Andean nation’s worst outbreak of violence in over 20 years. WHAT SPARKED THE PROTESTS? The protests started after Congress eliminated President Pedro Castillo on Dec. … Read more

Australian nuclear physique joins seek for lacking radioactive capsule

MELBOURNE, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Australia’s nuclear security company mentioned on Tuesday it had joined the hunt for a tiny radioactive capsule lacking someplace within the outback, sending a workforce with specialised car-mounted and transportable detection tools. Authorities have now been on a week-long seek for the capsule which is believed to have fallen from … Read more

Rio Tinto apologises after contractor loses radioactive capsule in Australia

MELBOURNE, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Rio Tinto Ltd’s (RIO.AX) iron ore division chief Simon Trott apologised on Monday after a contractor employed by the mining big misplaced a radioactive capsule in transit in Western Australia, sparking a radiation alert throughout components of the state. It’s unclear how lengthy the radioactive capsule, a part of a … Read more

Ex-FBI official labored for sanctioned Russian oligarch, prosecutors say

NEW YORK, Jan 23 (Reuters) – A former prime FBI official was charged on Monday with working for sanctioned Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, as U.S. prosecutors ramp up efforts to implement sanctions on Russian officers and police their alleged enablers. Charles McGonigal, who led the FBI’s counterintelligence division in New York earlier than retiring in … Read more

Over 50 injured in Peru as protests trigger ‘nationwide chaos’

LIMA, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Dozens of Peruvians have been injured after tensions flared once more on Friday evening as police clashed with protesters in anti-government demonstrations which might be spreading throughout the nation. Within the capital Lima, cops used tear fuel to repel demonstrators throwing glass bottles and stones, as fires burned within the … 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

Tigray forces start handing over heavy weapons to Ethiopian military

ADDIS ABABA, Jan 10 (Reuters) – Tigray forces, who fought a two-year conflict in opposition to Ethiopia’s federal authorities, started handing over heavy weaponry to the nationwide military as a part of an African Union-led peace course of on Tuesday. The demobilisation of Tigray forces is seen as central to the Nov. 2 ceasefire settlement, … Read more

Not less than 29 killed in Mexico seize of Chapo’s son; U.S. extradition not assured

MEXICO CITY, Jan 6 (Reuters) – Nineteen suspected gang members and 10 army personnel have been killed in a wave of violence surrounding the arrest of Mexican drug cartel boss Ovidio Guzman within the northern state of Sinaloa, Protection Minister Luis Cresencio Sandoval mentioned on Friday. Mexican safety forces captured Guzman, the 32-year-old son of … Read more