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ALGIERS (Reuters) - Hundreds of people protested in central Algiers on Thursday against the presidential election hours after polls opened, with demonstrators calling for a boycott of a vote they regard as a charade.
ALGIERS (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets in central Algiers on Thursday chanting "No vote! We want freedom!" as the authorities held a presidential election that a mass protest movement views as a charade intended to keep the ruling elite in power.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to prohibit federal funding for colleges and universities that allow anti-Semitism, but the move drew some criticism for potentially limiting free speech.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro toned down his criticism of Argentina's new left-leaning Peronist government on Wednesday, saying he hoped the neighbouring country will do well because it is Brazil's largest trade partner in Latin America.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order on Wednesday threatening to cut federal assistance to colleges that fail to combat anti-Semitism, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Demonstrators braved freezing temperatures on Tuesday to protest against the awarding of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature to Austrian writer Peter Handke because of his support for the late Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Qatar's premier attended an annual Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, its highest representation since 2017, but there was no public mention of a 2-1/2 year boycott by its neighbours despite hints of a thaw.
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Albania said on Monday its ambassador to Sweden would boycott the Nobel prize awards ceremony in protest against 2019 literature prize laureate Peter Handke, who has been criticised for supporting late former Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic.
THE HAGUE/COX'S BAZAR (Bangladesh): Human rights campaigners supporting Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority on Monday (Dec 9) called for a global boycott of the country, a day before genocide hearings begin at the International Court of Justice in The Hague.
THE HAGUE/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Human rights campaigners supporting Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority on Monday called for a global boycott of the country, a day before genocide hearings begin at the International Court of Justice in The Hague.