Monday, July 13, 2020


People walk past a Dolce & Gabbana store at a shopping complex in Shanghai

Chinese Online Shopping Sites Ditch Dolce & Gabbana in Ad Backlash

By Pei Li and Cate Cadell BEIJING (Reuters)  Chinese e-commerce sites have removed Dolce & Gabbana products amid a spiralling backlash against an advertising campaign that...
"Zwarte Piet" (Black Pete), who is a Saint Nicholas' assistant is seen during a traditional parade in Amsterdam

Festive Fun or Racism? Dutch ‘Black Pete’ Row Gets Violent

AMSTERDAM (Reuters)  An annual pre-Christmas festival in the Netherlands this weekend was marred by scuffles and arrests as rival groups demonstrated their views on a...
Leader of the Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation (EMIH), Rabbi Koves attends an interview with Reuters in Budapest

Hungary’s New Holocaust Museum Divides Jews, Faces ‘Whitewash’ Accusations

By Krisztina Than BUDAPEST (Reuters)  A planned new Holocaust museum in Budapest has divided Hungary's Jewish community and triggered international concerns that it will downplay the...
European premiere of Ocean's 8

Rihanna Turns Down Super Bowl Show, Backs Kaepernick

LOS ANGELES (Reuters)  Pop superstar Rihanna declined an offer to perform at a Super Bowl halftime show because she supported former National Football League quarterback...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel lays a wreath during a ceremony at Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem

Germany’s Merkel Visits Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Vows to Fight Anti-Semitism

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) Head bowed, German Chancellor Angela Merkel paid homage in Jerusalem on Thursday to the six million Jews killed by the...
The 75th Venice International Film Festival

Breivik Movie Shows Restraint But Will ‘Shock and Disturb’: Greengrass

By Robin Pomeroy VENICE, Italy (Reuters)  "22 July" is not about Anders Behring Breivik's murder spree on that day in Norway in 2011: "It's a film...