Pope’s apology to Canada falls short for some Indigenous survivors

Pope’s apology to Canada falls short for some Indigenous survivors

TORONTO, July 27 (Reuters) – A historic apology from Pope Francis to survivors of residential schools in Canada has stirred strong emotions among many as the pontiff asked for forgiveness, but fell short of what some survivors and Indigenous leaders had hoped . Greeted with drumming and dancing on First Nations soil, the pope said … Read more

US approves possible sale of military assistance to Taiwan

US approves possible sale of military assistance to Taiwan

The flags of Taiwan and the United States are placed for a meeting in Taipei, Taiwan March 27, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 15 (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of military technical assistance to Taiwan worth an estimated $108 … Read more

Internet shutdowns in Sudan complicate civil disobedience campaign against coup

Internet shutdowns in Sudan complicate civil disobedience campaign against coup

Protesters carry a banner and national flags as they march against the recent Sudanese army takeover and ousting of the civilian government, in the streets of the capital Khartoum, Sudan, October 30, 2021. REUTERS/ Mohamed Nureldin/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Activists launch two days of civil disobedience Bothered by … Read more

After the killing of Hindus, police in northwest India ban public gatherings and suspend the internet

After the killing of Hindus, police in northwest India ban public gatherings and suspend the internet

MUMBAI, June 29 (Reuters) – Fearing outbreaks of religious violence, police in the Indian state of Rajasthan have banned public gatherings and suspended internet services a day after two Muslims posted a video claiming responsibility for the murder of a Hindu tailor in the city of Udaipur. Two suspects were being questioned by federal investigators … Read more

Taliban demand release of funds frozen after deadly earthquake

Taliban demand release of funds frozen after deadly earthquake

The earthquake killed more than 1,000 people Sanctions and frozen central bank assets are curbing the flow of funding Taliban spokesman says relief must be prioritized KABUL, June 25 (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s Taliban administration on Saturday called on international governments to roll back sanctions and lift the freeze on central bank assets following the earthquake … Read more

Russia Destroyed Satellite Internet in Ukraine – Western Officials

Russia Destroyed Satellite Internet in Ukraine – Western Officials

United States: a Russian hack aimed at disrupting Ukrainian communications UK: hack was ‘deliberate and malicious’ EU: Attack on Viasat caused “blind” blackouts Russia regularly denies carrying out cyberattacks NEWPORT, Wales, May 10 (Reuters) – Russia was behind a massive cyberattack on a satellite internet network that knocked tens of thousands of modems offline at … Read more