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World 15 Aug 2018 | 1:36 PM Premium

Turnout in Minnesota, Wisconsin primaries surges to two-decade highs

(Reuters) - Voter engagement in the 2018 midterm races remains feverish, primaries in notable swing states Wisconsin and Minnesota showed on Tuesday.

World 02 Jan 2015 | 7:45 PM Premium

Cologne Cathedral to turn out the lights in protest at anti-Muslim march

BERLIN (Reuters) - One of Germany's most famous landmarks, Cologne Cathedral, will be plunged into darkness on Monday evening in protest at a march by a growing grass-roots anti-Muslim movement through the western German city, cathedral authorities said.

World 01 Jan 2015 | 10:10 PM Premium

One in eight Germans would join anti-Muslim marches - poll

BERLIN (Reuters) - One German in eight would join an anti-Muslim march if a rapidly-growing protest movement organised one in their home towns, according to an opinion poll published on Thursday.

World 31 Dec 2014 | 5:35 PM Premium

Welcome refugees and reject racism, Merkel says after rallies

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans to turn their backs on a growing grass-roots movement of anti-Muslim protesters, calling them racists full of hatred, and said Europe's biggest economy must welcome people fleeing conflict and war.

World 29 May 2014 | 8:00 PM Premium

Modi win engenders hopes for India's sluggish economy

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's economy probably showed few signs of recovery in the March quarter, but Narendra Modi's thumping victory in the recent general election has raised hopes of an investment-led turnaround in the coming quarters.

World 25 Mar 2014 | 8:25 PM Premium

Sweden demands EU shares out asylum seekers burden

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - With numbers of asylum seekers in Europe reaching a two-decade high, Sweden's immigration minister said many member states were sitting on the sidelines and warned the EU needed to share out the burden of immigrants, especially from Syria.

World 24 Mar 2014 | 8:25 PM Premium

Asylum seekers in Europe reach two-decade high

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Nearly half a million people sought asylum in Europe last year, the most in two decades, with the largest number coming from Syrians fleeing civil war, the European Union said on Monday.