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World 09 Nov 2021 | 2:02 AM

Swiss father ready to die in climate hunger strike

BERN (Reuters) - A Swiss father of three on his eighth day of a hunger strike said on Monday he is willing to starve to death in a bid to make his government take bold action on climate change to safeguard his children's future.

World 06 Nov 2021 | 5:40 PM

Georgia's state security accuses jailed ex-president of plotting coup -report

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Georgia's state security service said on Saturday that planned opposition protests were part of a planned coup devised and directed by jailed former president Mikheil Saakashvili, Russia's TASS news agency reported.

World 04 Nov 2021 | 3:32 AM

Georgian president says Saakashvili is special prisoner but won't be pardoned

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Jailed former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili, who is on hunger strike, cannot be pardoned and his health condition should not cause political turmoil, Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili said on Wednesday, Interfax news agency reported.

World 01 Oct 2021 | 4:38 PM

Returning home, Georgian ex-leader arrested after call for election protest

TBILISI (Reuters) -Georgian police on Friday arrested ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili in Georgia after the opposition politician returned to the country despite facing imprisonment and called for post-election street protests this weekend.

World 16 Sep 2021 | 4:38 PM

French hospital worker: I'm on hunger strike over vaccine mandate

NICE, France (Reuters) - A French hospital worker has said he is on hunger strike to protest against a government rule that healthcare workers will be suspended if they are not vaccinated against COVID-19.