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

EXCLUSIVE: Twitter exec says it’s moving quickly on moderation, with an increase in harmful content

Dec 2 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s new head of trust and safety told Reuters that Elon Musk’s Twitter site is heavily inclined to automate content moderation and get rid of some manual reviews and would rather limit distribution than remove specific speech immediately. Ella Irwin, Vice President of Trust and Safety Product Management at Twitter, … Read more

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said the coronavirus protests will not shake the government

Ai Weiwei says the protests are unlikely to last The police will use force to silence the protesters The movement lacks organization and leadership MONTEMOOR AU NOVO, Portugal, Nov. 28 (Reuters) – From his Portuguese home, Ai Weiwei, a prominent Chinese dissident whose art often criticizes Beijing’s policies, said the latest wave of protests will … Read more

Canada launches new Indo-Pacific strategy, focused on ‘disruptive’ China

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada on Sunday launched its long-awaited Indo-Pacific strategy, pledging more resources to deal with a “troubled” China as it works with the world’s second-biggest economy on climate change and trade issues. The 26-page document outlined spending of C$2.6 billion ($1.9 billion), including to strengthen Canada’s military presence and cyber security in the … Read more

Protests erupted in Xinjiang and Beijing after a deadly fire

(Reuters) – Public anger in China over the expansion of COVID-19 lockdowns across the country has erupted in rare protests in China’s far-western region of Xinjiang and the country’s capital, where infections hit a new record. Crowds took to the streets Friday night in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, chanting “Stop the lockdown!” and pumping … Read more

Ukrainians are preparing for a bleak winter as Russian strikes disrupt energy capacity

Ukrainians with little or no warming up after the bombing Temperatures in several areas are already below freezing Kherson residents receive an offer to evacuate to safer areas Ukrainian security forces raid the famous Kyiv Monastery Kyiv (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelensky pleaded with Ukrainians to conserve energy amid relentless Russian strikes that have halved … Read more

Zelensky says investigators documented more than 400 Russian war crimes in Kherson

War crimes exposed after Russian withdrawal from Zelensky Kherson residents recount abuses committed by Russian forces Demining of Kherson and energy recovery underway Fighting rages in Donetsk and eastern Luhansk regions Kherson, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has accused Russian soldiers of committing war crimes and killing civilians in Kherson, parts of which … Read more

Marine heat waves in the Mediterranean threaten coastal livelihoods

Kerkennah Islands, Tunisia, November 13 (Reuters) – A decade ago, Tunisian fisherman Ahmed Shelly’s nets bulged with fish and octopus that he sold at the local market on the Kerkennah Islands. Today, he’s only pulling “ISIS” – the locals’ name for the blue crabs that invaded their fishing grounds in the rapidly warming waters of … Read more

Exclusive: Tesla considering exporting electric vehicles from Shanghai to the US and Canada

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Two people familiar with Tesla’s plan told Reuters that Tesla has considered plans to export electric cars made in China to the United States and Canada, a move that would connect its largest factory to North America. Its biggest market. Tesla has assessed whether its Model 3 and Model Y electric cars … Read more

Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more CEOs resign

(Reuters) – New Twitter owner Elon Musk on Thursday raised the possibility of the social media platform’s bankruptcy, capping a chaotic day that included a warning from a US regulator and the departure of top executives seen as future leaders. The billionaire told Twitter employees in a phone call he couldn’t rule out bankruptcy, Bloomberg … Read more