In Germany, King Charles honors the victims of World War II Allied bombing

HAMBURG, Germany, March 31 (Reuters) – King Charles laid a wreath in memory of the victims of World War II Allied bombing during a visit to Hamburg’s St. Nikolai memorial, the remains of a church in the northern port city of Germany which was badly damaged by the air raids. The gesture comes on the … Read more

Ukraine vows never to forget or forgive Bucha anniversary

Russian troops occupy the city of Bucha for 33 days Mass graves were found after the reconquest by Ukraine Ukraine accuses Russian troops of committing atrocities Russia denies the allegations BUCHA, Ukraine, March 31 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Friday Ukraine would never forgive Russian forces responsible for the atrocities in Bucha as … Read more

Inflation data spurs stock gains, US yields fall

US inflation cools in February Two-year US Treasury yields post their biggest monthly decline since 2008 S&P 500 on track for back-to-back quarterly gains NEW YORK, March 31 (Reuters) – A measure of global stocks was poised to make its biggest weekly percentage increase in two months on Friday. data fueled hopes that the Federal … Read more

Pope Francis visits children in hospital, who will be discharged on Saturday

VATICAN CITY, March 31 (Reuters) – Pope Francis baptized a baby and greeted children at Rome’s Gemelli Hospital on Friday as he appeared to be recovering quickly from a bout of bronchitis that saw him hospitalized earlier this week. Francis is expected to return home on Saturday, awaiting the results of his final medical tests, … Read more

Kenyan police, crowds clash in third wave of price hike protests

NAIROBI, March 30 (Reuters) – Protesters threw stones at police in the Kenyan capital and attackers set fire to an office of the president’s party in a western city on Thursday in a third wave of demonstrations staged by his opponents. Thousands joined opposition leader Raila Odinga’s marches against the high cost of living and … Read more

Corporate giants say anti-LGBT law would hurt Uganda’s economy

NAIROBI, March 29 (Reuters) – A coalition of global companies, including Google (GOOGL.O) and Microsoft (MSFT.O), on Wednesday denounced anti-LGBTQ legislation passed by the Ugandan parliament last week and warned that it would harm East Africa. economy of the country. The Open for Business coalition said the legislation, which criminalizes identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, … Read more

Shanghai’s population drops in 2022 after COVID lockdowns

HONG KONG, March 29 (Reuters) – China’s commercial capital Shanghai saw its population fall in 2022 in its first decline in five years, official data showed, after authorities imposed draconian COVID-19 lockdowns and displaced more than 250,000 migrant workers left. The data, released on Tuesday by the Shanghai statistics bureau, showed that the densely packed … Read more

Clashes as French protesters protest Macron’s pension bill

The government rejects the trade unions’ call to suspend the law Protesters angry at the bill and at Macron Transport hubs, energy sector affected by strikes PARIS/NANTES, France, March 28 (Reuters) – Black-clad groups set fire to bins and threw projectiles at police in Paris, who responded with tear gas, on the edge of a … Read more

Two killed in knife attack in Ismaili center in Lisbon

LISBON, March 28 (Reuters) – At least two people were killed and one injured in a knife attack at the Ismaili Center in Lisbon on Tuesday, Portuguese police and a leader of the Muslim community said. Officers shot the attacker after he refused to put down his weapon and approached them with a large knife. … Read more

Angry youths challenge Macron and his pension law

PARIS, March 27 (Reuters) – Teenager Charles Chauliac is angry that French President Emmanuel Macron is planning to delay the retirement of hard-working people like his parents, and that he has bypassed parliament to do so. In recent weeks, the 18-year-old has taken to the streets of Paris most evenings to try and force a … Read more