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World 24 Jul 2021 | 2:06 AM

Slovak police use teargas at protest over COVID-19 restrictions

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Riot police fired teargas at hundreds of demonstrators who blocked the entrance to Slovakia's parliament and pelted the building with eggs on Friday as deputies debated legislation the protesters oppose on COVID-19 restrictions.

World 23 Jul 2021 | 8:09 PM

Protest breaks out at prison in Myanmar's biggest city

(Reuters) - A protest erupted at a prison in Myanmar's commercial capital of Yangon on Friday against what activists said was a worsening COVID-19 outbreak at the jail, which is used to hold opponents of February's military takeover.

World 23 Jul 2021 | 2:51 PM

EU seeks two-month delay in talks on Hungary recovery plan -PM

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The European Union is seeking a two-month delay in talks on Hungary's pandemic recovery plan, with funding likely to be delayed over contested issues as part of an "ideological war" with Brussels, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday.

World 23 Jul 2021 | 4:55 AM

Greece searches for missing migrants off Crete

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece was searching for migrants who went missing after their sailing boat sank off the island of Crete, its shipping ministry said on Thursday.

World 22 Jul 2021 | 6:22 PM

EU has shipped tiny percentage of planned COVID-19 shot donations - document

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU countries have so far donated just a tiny portion of excess COVID-19 vaccines to poor nations, mostly AstraZeneca shots, less than 3% of the 160 million doses they plan to give away in total to help tame the global pandemic, an EU document shows.