Monday, 14 October 2019

Tag Archives: Reuters

Iraq declares curfews as gunfights rage and protests spread nationwide

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi declared a curfew in Baghdad until further notice after at least seven people were killed and more than 400 were injured during two days of nationwide anti-government protests. Curfews were imposed earlier in three southern cities while elite counter-terrorism troops opened fire on protesters ...

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Blasts hit Bangkok as city hosts major security meeting

BANGKOK: Six bomb blasts wounded at least four people at three sites in Bangkok on Friday, as the Thai capital hosted a Southeast Asian security meeting with top diplomats from the United States, China and other world powers. The first small explosions were heard during rush hour, just before 9 ...

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Jason Roy, Root score centuries in record England win

BARBADOS: Jason Roy and Joe Root scored centuries as England clinched a record-breaking victory over West Indies in a display of pure power hitting and shot making by both sides in their opening one-day international in Barbados on Wednesday. Roy made 123 and Root 102 as the visitors scored 364 ...

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EU blasts Myanmar’s jailing of reporters

STRASBOURG: The EU’s diplomatic chief condemned Myanmar’s jailing of two Reuters journalists, hours after the country’s tarnished democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi strongly defended the men’s treatment. A court in Myanmar jailed Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo for seven years last week for breaching the country’s hardline Official ...

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