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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.

World 18 Aug 2021 | 9:45 AM

Leading Cuban dissident ordered to serve four year prison sentence

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has revoked the right to home detention of leading dissident Jose Daniel Ferrer and ordered him to serve the remaining 4 years of a sentence for assault in prison, sparking criticism that the order was politically motivated.

World 31 Jul 2021 | 12:33 AM

Rights groups, family sound alarm over prominent Bahraini hunger striker

DUBAI (Reuters) - A prominent imprisoned Bahraini opposition figure has lost 10 kg during the first three weeks of a hunger strike, a family member said on Friday, as rights groups called for his release and the return of a confiscated manuscript he had written.