Iraqi forces kill four protesters, cleric warns of crisis

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi security forces killed four protesters in Baghdad on Friday and forcibly dispersed activists blocking the main port near Basra, as the country’s top ...

Motor racing-Bird wins Formula E opener with Porsche and Mercedes on podium

(Reuters) – Britain’s Sam Bird won the opening race of the Formula E season in Saudi Arabia for Envision Virgin Racing on Friday, with series debutants Porsche and Mercedes ...

Lorenzo-Vera extends lead as Fleetwood, Rahm boost Race to Dubai chances

(Reuters) – France’s Mike Lorenzo-Vera carded a three-under-par 69 to grab a three-shot lead at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship on Friday, while Race to Dubai contenders ...

Georgia activists try to padlock state buildings as protest spreads

TBILISI (Reuters) – Opposition activists in Georgia tried to shut state buildings with padlocks and chains in the capital and other cities across the country, as protests spread ...

Back me or sack me, protege of Germany’s Merkel tells her party

CDU party chairwoman Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer speaks at the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party congress in Leipzig, Germany, November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Matthias Rietschel LEIPZIG, ...

Israel’s Netanyahu faces calls to quit but is defiant in crisis

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced calls to resign over a corruption scandal on Friday, as senior government colleagues publicly declared support ...

Bird wins Formula E opener with Porsche and Mercedes on podium

(Reuters) – Britain’s Sam Bird won the opening race of the Formula E season in Saudi Arabia for Envision Virgin Racing on Friday, with series debutants Porsche and Mercedes ...

Six migrant bodies washed up on Libyan coast

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – The bodies of six migrants were washed up on the coast east of Libya’s capital Tripoli on Friday, while about 100 survivors were brought back to shore, ...

Greece to ‘shut the door’ to migrants not entitled to asylum, PM says

FILE PHOTO: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis delivers a speech during the 4th EU-Arab World Summit in Athens, Greece, October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas/ ATHENS ...

Security forces reopen entrance to key Iraqi port

BAGHDAD/BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – Security forces reopened the entrance to Iraq’s main Gulf port on Friday after forcibly dispersing protesters who had been blocking it, as the ...