Monday, January 21, 2019


The Nobel Peace Prize 2018

Nobel Peace Prize Winners Seek Justice for War Rape Victims

By Gwladys Fouche OSLO (Reuters)  This year's Nobel Peace Prize winners on Sunday called for justice for the victims of sexual violence in conflicts around the...
A protester holds a sign up during a #MeToo demonstration outside Trump International hotel in New York

What Is Rape? Despite #MeToo, Few Really Know

By Lin Taylor LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  A woman cannot change her mind once sex has started. If she flirts on a date, she cannot cry...
Italy police arrest alleged new mafia boss in Sicily

Italy Police Arrest Alleged New Mafia Boss in Sicily

By Wladimir Pantaleone PALERMO, Italy (Reuters)  Police arrested the suspected new head of the Sicilian mafia and 45 other alleged gangsters on Tuesday, dealing a major...
Rescue teams work at the scene of shooting in Strasbourg

At Least Two Dead, 11 Wounded in French Christmas Market Shooting

By Foo Yun Chee STRASBOURG, France (Reuters)  A lone gunman shot dead at least two people and wounded 11 others near a Christmas market in the...
A soldier holds a lanced poppy bulb to show how to extract the sap, which is used to make opium, during a military operation to destroy a poppy field in the municipality of Coyuca de Catalan, Mexico

Mexican Opium Poppy Crop Rose by A Fifth from 2015-2017 –...

MEXICO CITY (Reuters)  Mexican cultivation of opium poppies used to make heroin rose 21 percent from mid-2015 to mid-2017, a new report showed, possibly reflecting...
Italy's interior minister Matteo Salvini takes part in the demolition of a villa built illegally by an alleged Mafia family in Rome

Italy’s Interior Minister Leads Demolition of Mafia Villa

ROME (Reuters)  Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Monday personally began the demolition of a luxury villa illegally built in Rome by the city's...
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