Ethiopia stops a former head of an army company as part of a crackdown on security services

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia on Tuesday arrested the former head of an army-controlled industrial conglomerate and took him handcuffed to the capital, state media reported one day after authorities…

Twitter warns Pakistan rights activists over government

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Two Pakistani rights activists said on Monday they had been warned by Twitter about the social media network, a move that signals an ongoing push by authorities…

Twitter Pakistani warns rights activists over government criticism

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Social network Twitter has warned two Pakistani rights activists against objectionable content, they said on Monday, a move that signals a continuing push to the Asian nation.…

Polish Eurosceptic leaders and the far right celebrate the centenary of independence

WARSAW (Reuters) – Polish Eurosceptic leaders marked a century of national independence on Sunday with more than 200,000 people marching in the capital during a parade of far-right groups and…

Sri Lankan PM and 44 former MPs resign from party led by president before election

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and 44 former lawmakers have left the party led by President Maithripala Sirisena, separating from the president just two weeks after…

Opposition parties in Bangladesh, including the BNP, will challenge

DHAKA (Reuters) – An alliance of opposition parties in Bangladesh, including the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), announced on Sunday its intention to challenge the December 23 general election, despite rejection…

Turkey gave Khashoggi tapes to European nations, says Erdogan

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey has made recordings of the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi in Germany, France and Britain, President Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday, seeking to maintain international pressure on Riyadh…

The United States and other countries denounce the dissolution of the Sri Lankan parliament as undemocratic

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament, exacerbating an already major political crisis, has sparked criticism from Western powers, including the United States and Britain.…

While Delhi smog strikes "severely" the level, the city chief under fire after reports that he is abroad

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Pollution in the Indian capital inflicted serious damage to air quality on Saturday. The head of the New Delhi government has been targeted by reports that…

Germany proposes to compensate victims of the Chilean cult led by an ex-Nazi

SANTIAGO / BERLIN (Reuters) – German lawmakers have offered to compensate the German government for former members of a Chilean cult established by an ex-Nazi in the 1960s, according to…