Exclusive: Iran escalates enrichment with adaptable machines at Fordow, IAEA reports

Exclusive: Iran escalates enrichment with adaptable machines at Fordow, IAEA reports

A number of new generation Iranian centrifugals are seen on display during Iran’s National Nuclear Energy Day in Tehran, Iran April 10, 2021. Iranian Presidency Office/WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Move breaches 2015 deal as talks to revive it are stalled Iran had made … Read more

Exclusive: Pope to give women a say in appointment of bishops

Exclusive: Pope to give women a say in appointment of bishops

Current committee to help pope select bishops is all-male New rules allow even lay Catholics to head most Vatican offices Pope has already appointed some women to high-level positions VATICAN CITY, July 6 (Reuters) – Pope Francis said he wants to give women more top-level positions in the Holy See and disclosed that for the … Read more

Suspect confesses to killing Malta journalist

Suspect confesses to killing Malta journalist

George Degiorgio confesses to crime in interview from jail Says he will implicate others in assassination plot Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered in 2017 VALLETTA, July 5 (Reuters) – The man accused of detonating a car bomb that killed a prominent Maltese journalist has confessed to the crime in an interview with a Reuters … Read more

Vatican envoy to Hong Kong warns Catholic missions to prepare for China crackdown

Vatican envoy to Hong Kong warns Catholic missions to prepare for China crackdown

HONG KONG, July 5 (Reuters) – Monsignor Javier Herrera-Corona, the Vatican’s unofficial representative in Hong Kong, delivered a stark message to the city’s 50-odd Catholic missions before finishing his six-year posting in March: the freedoms they had enjoyed for decades were over. In four meetings held over several months, starting in October last year, the … Read more

Gunman behind Copenhagen shooting jailed for 24 days

Gunman behind Copenhagen shooting jailed for 24 days

Three people killed, four injured in mall shooting Shooter jailed for 24 days in closed psychiatric ward No indication the attack was “act of terror”, police say COPENHAGEN, July 4 (Reuters) – The man behind a shooting in a Copenhagen shopping mall which left three people dead and several wounded was jailed for 24 days … Read more

Scottish government seeks independence vote in Oct. 2023

Scottish government seeks independence vote in Oct. 2023

First Minister Sturgeon outlines bill for a new referendum UK PM Johnson has said this is not the time for new vote Scotland to refer legality of vote to UK Supreme Court LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) – Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced plans on Tuesday for a second referendum to be held on Scottish … Read more

Tokyo June heatwave worst since 1875 as power supply creaks under strain

Tokyo June heatwave worst since 1875 as power supply creaks under strain

TOKYO, June 28 (Reuters) – Japan baked under scorching temperatures for a fourth successive day on Tuesday, as the capital’s heat broke nearly 150-year-old records for June and authorities warned power supply remained tight enough to raise the spectrum of cuts. The heatwave comes less than two weeks before a national election in which prices, … Read more

Norway police seek delay to Pride events after gay bar shooting

Norway police seek delay to Pride events after gay bar shooting

Police cite information from intelligence for delay Major Pride gathering in Oslo canceled Suspect jailed for an initial four weeks Court names suspect as Zaniar Matapour OSLO, June 27 (Reuters) – Norwegian police said on Monday all Pride events across the country should be delayed, citing security concerns after a deadly weekend rampage by a … Read more

Boris Johnson seeks to stay in power until the mid-2030s

Boris Johnson seeks to stay in power until the mid-2030s

UK’s Johnson does not expect fresh leadership challenge Johnson wants three terms to tackle regional inequality British PM pressured by poll losses after leadership vote PM declines comment on 150,000-pound treehouse for son KIGALI, June 25 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he aims to remain in power until the middle … Read more

Dozens of migrants piled together at Melilla border fence

Dozens of migrants piled together at Melilla border fence

African migrants sit on top of a border fence during an attempt to cross from Morocco into Spain’s north African enclave of Melilla, November 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 … Read more