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Reuters: World News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:22:43 +0000
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 Reuters: World News


Protesters stay holed up on Hong Kong campus, surrounded by riot police

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:14:54 +0000
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Fewer than 100 protesters remained holed up in a Hong Kong university on Thursday as riot police encircled the campus, with some activists desperately searching for ways to escape while others hid.
 Protesters stay holed up on Hong Kong campus, surrounded by riot police


Senior China diplomat says Beijing will never allow anyone to destroy Hong Kong's stability

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:11:50 +0000
BEIJING (Reuters) - China resolutely opposes U.S. lawmakers' passing of a Hong Kong human rights bill and will never allow anyone to destroy Hong Kong's prosperity and stability, senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on Thursday.
 Senior China diplomat says Beijing will never allow anyone to destroy Hong Kong's stability


Many LGBT people in China forced into illegal 'conversion therapy' - groups

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:07:10 +0000
BEIJING (Reuters) - Many LGBT people in China are being forced to undergo "conversion therapy", often done by unscrupulous, unlicensed providers in a sector that operates with little oversight by the authorities, rights groups said.
 Many LGBT people in China forced into illegal 'conversion therapy' - groups


North Korea says 'pointless' for Kim to attend South Korea ASEAN summit

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:05:11 +0000
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea rejected an invitation for leader Kim Jong Un to attend a planned summit in South Korea next week with Southeast Asian nations, saying it would be "pointless" due to strained ties with Seoul, North Korean state media reported on Thursday.
 North Korea says 'pointless' for Kim to attend South Korea ASEAN summit


Sri Lanka's ruling siblings - New president swears in his brother as PM

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:02:18 +0000
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's newly elected president Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday swore in his elder brother, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, as prime minister, cementing the powerful family's political comeback.
 Sri Lanka's ruling siblings - New president swears in his brother as PM


Activists hope Pope Francis will sway Japanese opinion on death penalty

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:50:41 +0000
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese activists opposed to capital punishment hope the visit of Pope Francis this weekend will help to soften public opinion in a nation where most people still support the death penalty.
 Activists hope Pope Francis will sway Japanese opinion on death penalty


ANC lawmaker arrested on corruption charge - South Africa police

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:44:57 +0000
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A senior lawmaker for South Africa's governing African National Congress party was arrested on Thursday on a corruption charge and released on bail after a court appearance, police said.
 ANC lawmaker arrested on corruption charge - South Africa police


Pentagon denies report U.S. mulls pulling up to 4,000 troops from South Korea

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:34:07 +0000
SEOUL/HANOI (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday denied a South Korean news report that it was considering withdrawing up to 4,000 troops from South Korea if it does not pay more for maintaining a 28,500-strong U.S. contingent deterring North Korean aggression.
 Pentagon denies report U.S. mulls pulling up to 4,000 troops from South Korea


Two killed and 38 wounded in Baghdad protests - security sources

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:13:46 +0000
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two people were killed and 38 wounded early on Thursday when Iraqi security forces fired tear gas canisters at protesters near two key bridges in Baghdad, security and medical sources said.
 Two killed and 38 wounded in Baghdad protests - security sources






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Peace demonstrations in the US October 26-28 2007
29.10 - 2007

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Large number of US citizens demonstrated against the war in Iraq (and the possible war in Iran) during this October weekend. Massive turnout in Boston and San Fransisco, and also in Chicago, LA and DC people took to the streets.
The message was: NO more war in Iraq! NO to a war with Iran!