Thousands of Tunisians demonstrate against the president and demand a democratic return

One of the biggest protests against Saied in months The president prepares a new constitution Saied’s opponents call his moves a coup TUNIS, May 15 (Reuters) – Thousands of Tunisians demonstrated against President Kais Saied on Sunday, demanding a return to normal democratic order and rejecting his replacement of the independent electoral commission with a … Read more

Content moderator in Kenya sues Meta over working conditions

NAIROBI, May 10 (Reuters) – A former moderator working for Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc. (FB.O) on Tuesday filed a lawsuit alleging that poor working conditions for contracted content moderators violate the Kenyan constitution. The petition, also filed against Meta’s local outsourcing company, Sama, alleges that workers who moderate Facebook posts in Kenya have been … Read more

Pope gave green light to secret deal to free kidnapped nun, court told

VATICAN CITY, May 5 (Reuters) – Pope Francis has approved a secret €1 million operation to free a Colombian nun held captive for more than four years by an Islamist militant group in Mali ahead of her release in 2021 , a cardinal told a Vatican court on Thursday. Cardinal Angelo Becciu, 73, the only … Read more

Launch into space? Not so fast. Insurers balk at new coverage

September 1 (Reuters) – An ever-growing amount of space debris threatens satellites hovering around Earth, making insurers reluctant to offer cover to devices that transmit text, maps, video and scientific data , said industry sources. Thousands of new satellites are being launched into areas where orbital trash has been piling up since the first space … Read more

Britain plans to send migrants to Rwanda under stricter asylum stance

Policy targets cross-Channel migration in small boats Thousands could be sent to Rwanda under deal – Johnson Policy faces legal challenges but will be implemented -PM The opposition says the decision is ‘exorbitant, unworkable, unethical’ DUNGESSE, England/KIGALI, April 14 (Reuters) – Britain could send tens of thousands of asylum seekers to Rwanda for resettlement, Prime … Read more

Mali massacre survivors say white mercenaries involved in killings

Witnesses say white men present at massacre spoke Russian The Russian group Wagner recently joined the Malian forces The UN accused Wagner of abuses elsewhere in Africa Western powers fear Mali could destabilize further BAMAKO, April 14 (Reuters) – It was market day in the central Mali town of Moura when Malian troops backed by … Read more

Exclusive: China’s oil champion plots Western retreat amid sanctions fear

Men wearing face masks walk past a China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) sign outside its headquarters in Beijing, China March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CNOOC prepares to leave Britain, Canada and the United States – sources Beijing worries about growing tensions with the West Production … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Draft Sudan deal seeks to cement military grip

Program bypasses pro-democracy groups sidelined after coup Supported by certain parties, ex-rebels, tribal leaders – sources Diverces from power-sharing deal after Bashir’s overthrow Army grappling with collapsing economy, more protests Protesters rally again on anniversary of Bashir’s ousting KHARTOUM, April 6 (Reuters) – Sudanese army-aligned factions have struck a deal to form a transitional government … Read more