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World 03 Dec 2019 | 6:57 PM

U.N. to deliver food aid to 4.1 million hungry in Zimbabwe

GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. food agency said on Tuesday it was procuring 240,000 tonnes of food assistance to deliver to 4.1 million people in Zimbabwe where food shortages are being exacerbated by runaway inflation and drought induced by climate change.

World 03 Dec 2019 | 2:16 AM

Italy PM defends reform of euro zone bailout fund but seeks concessions

ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told parliament on Monday a contested reform of the euro zone's bailout fund was in Italy's national interest, but that it should only be adopted as a package alongside other measures.

World 12 Sep 2019 | 8:35 PM

Years after nun's murder, church activists face threats in lawless Amazon

ANAPU, Brazil (Reuters) - Fourteen years ago, on a dirt road near a remote settlement in northern Brazil, a gunman paid by local cattle ranchers executed a U.S. nun who had spent much of her life fighting to save the Amazon rainforest and advocating for the rural poor.

Letters 10 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

Better prospects from getting PSV licence

From YS CHAN of Kuala Lumpur.

World 04 Mar 2019 | 2:07 PM

U.S. tries to safeguard Afghan peace push from India-Pakistan crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is trying to prevent simmering tensions between India and Pakistan from impacting a third country: Afghanistan, where a fragile peace push is underway to try to end more than 17 years of war with Taliban insurgents.

World 21 Feb 2019 | 11:01 PM

Swedish student leader wins EU pledge to spend billions on climate

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union should spend hundreds of billions of euros combating climate change during the next decade, its chief executive said on Thursday, responding to a Swedish teen who has inspired a global movement of children against global warming.

World 27 Jan 2019 | 5:38 AM

European parliament scolds Nicaragua over 'democratic crisis'

MANAGUA (Reuters) - A European Parliament delegation on Saturday urged Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release political prisoners, permit the return of banned human rights groups and to restart dialogue with the opposition to end a months-long political crisis.