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 ...

Trump says envoy Marie Yovanovitch refused to hang his photo

President Donald Trump has pilloried an envoy who testified in the impeachment inquiry, claiming she refused to hang his photo in the US embassy in Ukraine. Mr Trump told Fox News’ ...

This week’s impeachment news in three minutes

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Woman arrested for church knife attack ‘over faux fur boots’

A woman has been arrested in Ohio after allegedly stabbing a woman because she was wearing fur-style boots. Police detained Meredith Lowell, 35, after she allegedly attacked the woman ...

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 ...