Israeli police beat mourners at funeral of slain Palestinian journalist

JERUSALEM, May 13 (Reuters) – Israeli police officers charged at Palestinian mourners carrying the coffin of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on Friday, before thousands led her casket through Jerusalem’s Old City in an outpouring of grievance and anger over her killing. Packed around Abu Akleh’s coffin, dozens of Palestinians, some waving Palestinian flags … Read more

Al Jazeera journalist killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

Deadly shooting occurred during Israeli raid Israel says troops exchanged fire with Palestinians Journalist’s wounded colleague blames Israel for death Israel says Palestinian gunmen likely shot her JENIN, West Bank, May 11 (Reuters) – A prominent Palestinian-American Al Jazeera reporter was shot dead during an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, with … Read more

New York subway shooting suspect indicted on terrorism charge

May 7 (Reuters) – A US grand jury on Saturday indicted a man for terrorism and other charges stemming from an April 12 gunfire and smoke bomb attack that injured 23 people on the New York City subway. The indictment in US District Court for the Eastern District of New York charged Frank James, 62, … Read more

Berlin police looking into device disabled at residence housing Russian media

FRANKFURT, May 7 (Reuters) – Berlin criminal investigators and prosecutors were on Saturday studying a device found and destroyed at a residential building housing Russian news agency staff in the city’s Steglitz district, police said. The device was found on Friday and investigators are looking into how dangerous it had been and who it was … Read more

Ukraine says Russia pounding Donbas, failing to take targets

Russia continues assault on eastern Ukraine Ukraine says Russians ‘not succeeding’ in taking targets Russia’s Lavrov: lifting sanctions is part of peace talks US Congress to pass Ukraine aid and weapons package soon KYIV, April 30 (Reuters) – Russian forces pounded Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region on Saturday but failed to capture three target areas, Ukraine’s … Read more

Mali massacre survivors say white mercenaries involved in killings

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

Prosecutor to drop charges against Texas woman over her abortion

April 10 (Reuters) – A local prosecutor in Texas will dismiss criminal charges against a 26-year-old woman who was arrested for a self-induced abortion in a case that had drawn national ballot and led abortion rights activists to demonstrate on her behalf . Following a grand jury indictment of her on March 30, Lizelle Herrera … Read more

Israel and West Bank on edge after more bloodshed

Palestinian woman stabs soldier and is killed – officials Second Palestinian woman shot dead in separate incident Violence follows deadly Arab attacks in Israel Israel mounts raids in West Bank city of Jenin Israeli Jew tries to steal soldier’s gun, is shot dead JERUSALEM, April 10 (Reuters) – Israeli forces killed two Palestinian women on … Read more

Israeli forces kill Palestinian gunman after Tel Aviv bar attack

JERUSALEM, April 8 (Reuters) – Israeli security forces on Friday shot dead a Palestinian suspected of killing three people in a Tel Aviv bar, in the latest attack in a series amid renewed tensions between Palestinians and Israelis. The attacker had entered a pub on a crowded main street of Tel Aviv on Thursday night … Read more

U.N. to vote on suspending Russia from human rights body

US Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, speaks to reporters at Bucharest train station after announcing Washington will seek to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council, in Bucharest, Romania April 4, 2022. REUTERS/Michelle Nichols/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, April 7 (Reuters) – The United … Read more