Protesters in Iran are calling for a strike, the public prosecutor said the morality police have shut down

Protesters are calling for an economic boycott from Monday to Wednesday Raisi visits Tehran University on Wednesday on Student’s Day The Home Office is silent about the status of the morality police DUBAI (Reuters) – Demonstrators in Iran on Sunday called for a three-day strike this week, stepping up pressure on authorities after the public … Read more

Deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was shot in the leg in an ‘obvious assassination attempt’

Former cricketer Imran Khan shot himself in the leg He was leading a march to Islamabad to demand early elections “It was an obvious assassination attempt,” says an aide. Pakistan has a long history of political violence LAHORE (Reuters) – Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was shot in the leg on Thursday when his … Read more

Brazil’s Bolsonaro has yet to concede Lula’s election victory

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Outgoing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro did not concede defeat in the presidential election on Monday, raising fears that the far-right nationalist could vie for the victory of his leftist rival, former President Luis Inacio Lula da. Silva. Tens of thousands of jubilant supporters took to the streets of Sao Paulo Sunday … Read more

Shooting, gunshots at a prison in Tehran housing political prisoners with dual citizenship

DUBAI (Reuters) – A fire broke out on Saturday in Tehran’s Evin prison, where several political and binational detainees are held in Iran, and witnesses reported hearing gunfire. Eight people were injured in the unrest, which erupted after nearly a month of protests across Iran over the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish-Iranian woman, … Read more

UN officials say gang siege in Haiti is causing catastrophic starvation

MIAMI (Reuters) – Haitians are suffering from catastrophic starvation as gang members have besieged a major gas station, United Nations officials said on Friday, while more than four million people face acute food insecurity. A coalition of gangs blocked the distribution of diesel and gasoline for more than a month in protest of a plan … Read more

Brazilian markets rose as Bolsonaro’s strong performance in the run-off ignited

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s real currency and stock market surged on Monday after far-right President Jair Bolsonaro outperformed in the polls and secured his place in a tense run-off, denying leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva an outright election victory. . first round. Bolsonaro’s unexpectedly strong performance on Sunday dashed hopes for a quick … Read more

Exclusive Twitter brands post ads next to child pornography accounts

Sept 28 (Reuters) – Some major advertisers including Dyson, Mazda, Forbes and PBS Kids have halted their marketing campaign or removed their ads from parts of Twitter because their promotions appeared alongside tweets urging child pornography, the companies told Reuters. Brands ranging from The Walt Disney Company (DIS.N)NBCUniversal (CMCSA.O) The Coca-Cola Company (KO.N) Children’s Hospital … Read more

Iran protests spread, death toll rises as internet curbs

Unrest has swept Iran since the death of a young woman in custody At least eight people were killed Access to Instagram, WhatsApp and the Internet is partially restricted A video clip on social media shows the spread of protests across Iran DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian authorities and a Kurdish rights group reported a rise … Read more

Sweden’s right prepares for power as prime minister accepts defeat in elections

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s moderate party leader Ulf Christerson said on Wednesday he would start work on forming a new government after Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson conceded her Social Democrats lost the weekend’s general election. The moderates, Sweden Democrats, Christian Democrats and Liberals appear poised … Read more

Swedes head to the polls in close elections

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Social Democrat Prime Minister Anderson faces right-wing opposition Kristerson’s moderate alliance with the Swedish Democrats Campaigns focus on crime and the cost of living crisis Polls show blocks fluctuate Polls close at 1800 GMT STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedes voted on Sunday in an election pitting … Read more