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Peru: timeline of unrest since ‘first poor president’ ousted

Deadly protests have gripped Peru since Congress threw out the country's first working-class president, Pedro Castillo, in December after he tried to dissolve parliament and rule by decree.Here is a timeline of the latest...

World ‘dangerously unprepared’ for next crisis: Red Cross

All countries remain "dangerously unprepared" for the next pandemic, the Red Cross warned on Monday, saying future health crises could also collide with increasingly likely climate-related disasters.Despite three "brutal" years of the Covid-19 pandemic,...

India’s Gautam Adani: Asia’s richest man in eye of a storm

By Shivam Patel, Aditi Shah and Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) -India's Gautam Adani, the school drop-out turned billionaire who rose to become Asia's richest man, faces possibly his biggest challenge after shares in his...

Netanyahu vows ‘heavy hand’ against terrorists after attacks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting. Haim Zach/GPO/dpaIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday promised to wield a "heavy hand" against terrorists in response to a pair of shooting attacks...

Azerbaijan to evacuate embassy in Iran on Sunday after fatal shooting

BAKU (Reuters) - Azerbaijan will evacuate embassy staff and family members from Iran on Sunday, the foreign ministry said, two days after a gunman shot dead a security guard and wounded two other people...

Israel seals off home of Palestinian synagogue shooter

By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli officers on Sunday sealed off the Jerusalem family home of a Palestinian gunman who killed seven people outside a synagogue on the outskirts of the city, police...

Peru bus plunges off cliff, killing at least 24

(Reuters) - At least 24 people died in northern Peru after a bus carrying 60 passengers plunged off a cliff in early on Saturday, police told local media. Peru's transportation supervisory agency (SUTRAN) confirmed the...

Blinken heads to Middle East as violence erupts

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, seen speaking to the US Conference of Mayors on January 18, 2023, hopes to ease tensions in the Middle EastWashington (AFP) - US Secretary of State Antony Blinken...

North Korea calls U.S. pledge of tanks to Ukraine ‘unethical crime’

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korea on Sunday criticized for a second day a U.S. decision to send tanks to Ukraine, calling it an "unethical crime" aimed at perpetuating an unstable international situation. Washington's allegations...

Pro-Western, retired general Pavel sweeps Czech presidential vote

By Robert Muller and Jan Lopatka PRAGUE (Reuters) -Former army chief and high NATO official Petr Pavel won the Czech Republic's presidential election on Saturday with a pledge to keep the country firmly anchored in...