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World 24 Sep 2020 | 7:51 AM

South Korean official may have been killed trying to defect to North - Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean fisheries official who went missing on Monday may have been shot dead by North Korean troops and later cremated after attempting to defect to the North, Yonhap news agency reported, citing unnamed intelligence sources in Seoul.

World 24 Sep 2020 | 1:42 AM

Factbox: Criminal charges in police killings of Black Americans

(Reuters) - Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical technician, is one of multiple Black Americans killed by police in recent years whose deaths have sparked a renewed push for civil rights and curbs on police brutality.

World 23 Sep 2020 | 12:46 AM

Louisville declares state of emergency as city braces for Breonna Taylor decision

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Reuters) - The mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, declared a state of emergency and closed much of downtown to vehicles on Tuesday ahead of an expected decision by a grand jury on whether to indict the police officers involved in killing Breonna Taylor, a Black medical worker, in a botched raid.

World 21 Sep 2020 | 4:42 PM

Christian pastor, soldier shot dead in Indonesia's Papua

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A soldier and a Christian pastor have been shot dead in separate incidents at the weekend in Indonesia's easternmost region of Papua, amid a flare-up in tensions between security forces and separatists groups in the restive area.

World 15 Sep 2020 | 10:21 PM

Ring found in mass grave brings closure to Spanish civil war victim's family

EL ESPINAR, Spain (Reuters) - A wedding ring worn by her father 84 years ago when he was shot dead by General Francisco Franco's fascist forces finally gave certainty to Rosa Maria Insua, who received it, tears in her eyes, last week at the site of a mass grave found near Madrid.

Tennis 13 Sep 2020 | 8:09 AM

The masks of Naomi Osaka at the U.S. Open

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka wore a different face mask for each of her matches at Flushing Meadows this year. They each carried the name of a Black American and aimed to highlight racial injustice in the United States to a wider audience: