Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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Demonstrators hold banners during a protest rally opposing the appointment of Communist member of parliament Zdenek Ondracek to chair a committee that oversees Czech police inspection in Prague

Czechs Protest Communist-Era Cop Getting Police Oversight Job in Parliament

PRAGUE (Reuters) Thousands of Czechs protested in Prague and other cities on Monday evening after parliament endorsed a Communist party lawmaker to head oversight...
A neon sign shines above the entrance of a the Hotel Inglaterra in Havana

Cuban Artist Switches Havana’s Neon Lights Back On

By Sarah Marsh HAVANA (Reuters) After dusk in Havana, an ice-blue neon sign illuminates the faded facade of the Cine El Megano, one of many...
Actors and choir members practice during a text rehearsal of "The Slobodan Show" in Belgrade

Milosevic The Musical – Play Set to Divide Balkans Anew

By Ivana Sekularac BELGRADE (Reuters) During his lifetime Slobodan Milosevic divided the peoples of the Balkans. Now, 12 years after he died during his trial...
Killen smiles outside courthouse after bond hearing of his manslaughter case, Philadelphia.

Edgar Ray Killen, Convicted in ‘Mississippi Burning’ Killings, Dead at 92

By Bill Trott (Reuters) Edgar Ray Killen, the preacher and Ku Klux Klansman convicted and sent to prison more than 40 years after he plotted...
Cuba's President Raul Castro is seen during the National Assembly in Havana

Cuba Delays Historic Handover From Castro to New President

By Nelson Acosta and Sarah Marsh HAVANA (Reuters)  Communist-run Cuba extended the term of its current leadership to April on Thursday, signalling a two-month delay in...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, wearing a military uniform, gestures as he delivers a speech during the 67th founding anniversary of the First Scout Ranger regiment in San Miguel town, Bulacan province, north of Manila

Philippine Leader Declares Unilateral Ceasefire for Christmas

MANILA (Reuters) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a 10-day unilateral ceasefire with communist rebels to allow Filipinos to celebrate a "stress-free" Christmas season,...