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Norwegian police seek postponement of Pride events after gay bar shooting

Police cite intelligence information for delay Major Pride meeting in Oslo canceled Suspect gets first four weeks in prison Court names suspect as Zaniar Matapour OSLO, June 27 (Reuters) – Norwegian police said on Monday that all Pride events across the country should be postponed, citing security concerns after a deadly weekend by a gunman …

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Dozens of migrants piled on top of each other at Melilla border fence

African migrants sit atop a border fence as they attempt to cross the North African enclave of Melilla in Spain from Morocco, Nov. 21, 2015. REUTERS/Jesus Blasco de Avellaneda/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RABAT/MADRID, June 25 (Reuters) – Dozens of migrants were pictured lying by a Moroccan border fence, …

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Explainer: Can Abortion Pills Overcome US State Bans?

June 24 (Reuters) – Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 24 ruling eliminating the nationwide right to abortion, which it recognized nearly 50 years ago in its landmark Roe v. Wade decision, demand for abortion pills , which can be prescribed through online telemedicine visits, is likely to rise. However, medication abortion won’t necessarily be …

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UN rights agency says findings suggest an Al Jazeera journalist was killed by Israeli forces

A photo of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed in an Israeli raid on Jenin, is displayed on May 11, 2022, at Al-Jazeera’s headquarters in Doha, Qatar. REUTERS/Imad Creidi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Information reviewed by the UN human rights agency suggests …

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Prince Charles Expresses His Grief Over Slavery in Commonwealth Speech

Commonwealth leaders gather for Kigali . summit Charles alludes to colonialism, slavery in speech Rwanda’s Kagame speaks of ‘reinventing’ the Commonwealth Members vote for Patricia Scotland as sec-gen. to keep KIGALI, June 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles expressed deep grief over slavery in a speech to Commonwealth leaders in Rwanda on Friday, acknowledging that …

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Pressure on British Prime Minister Johnson mounts after crushing election defeats

Party chairman resigns after defeats and says change is needed Conservatives lose on seat in southern interior Johnson’s Electoral Breaks in 2019 as Labor Win Wakefield Back PM caught up in scandal over lockdown parties LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Boris Johnson’s Conservatives lost two seats in parliament on Friday, a crushing blow to the …

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Heatwaves in China push electricity demand to record levels, southern floods inundate cities

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, June 22 (Reuters) – Heat waves in northern and central China have pushed electricity demand to record levels as millions of air conditioners turn on to escape sweltering conditions as floods in the south submerge villages and urban residents lock up. On Wednesday, China’s meteorological administration issued orange warnings for high temperatures in regions …

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French opposition tells ‘arrogant’ Macron: compromise to win support

Conservatives say coalition pact ‘betrayal’ President’s office says it is looking for constructive solutions Far right say “we need to be heard” PARIS, June 21 (Reuters) – French opposition leaders told President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday they would not make life easy for him as he sought a way to avoid political paralysis after the …

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