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Rohingya refugees sue Facebook for $150 billion over Myanmar violence

By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) - Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are suing Meta Platforms Inc, formerly known as Facebook, for $150 billion over allegations that the social media company did not…

Saudi coalition bombs Sanaa in tit-for-tat violence with Houthis

By Aziz El Yaakoubi DUBAI (Reuters) -The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Tuesday it bombed military targets in the capital Sanaa after the Iran-aligned Houthis launched ballistic missiles…

Biden warns Putin in talks to expect sanctions if he invades Ukraine

By Andrea Shalal, Steve Holland and Andrew Osborn WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday the West is concerned Russia will invade Ukraine and…

UK Afghan evacuation chaotic and dysfunctional – whistleblower

By Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's handling of the evacuation of vulnerable Afghans from Kabul after the Taliban seized power in August was dysfunctional and chaotic, a Foreign Office…

UAE to shift to Saturday-Sunday weekend in line with global markets

By Davide Barbuscia and Ghaida Ghantous DUBAI (Reuters) -The United Arab Emirates will shift to a working week of four and half days with a Saturday-Sunday weekend from the start…

No one above the law, Myanmar junta says of Suu Kyi verdict

By Poppy McPherson (Reuters) - The imprisonment of former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi showed that no one was above the law, a senior junta official said on Tuesday,…

Yemen Houthis bury their dead as fighting rages in gas-rich Marib

By Adel Al-Khader SANAA (Reuters) -Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis held military funerals on Monday for 25 fighters killed in battles with a Saudi-led coalition, as fighting showed no signs of abating…

Next pandemic could be more lethal than COVID, vaccine creator says

LONDON (Reuters) -Future pandemics could be even more lethal than COVID-19 so the lessons learned from the outbreak must not be squandered and the world should ensure it is prepared…

White House: U.S. will not send officials to Beijing Olympics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government will not send an official delegation to the 2022 winter Olympics in Beijing in objection to China's practices on human rights, the White House…

Ukraine shows off U.S. military hardware, vows to fight off Russia

By Natalia Zinets and Matthias Williams KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Monday said his armed forces were capable of fighting off any Russian attack, as the country…

India, Russia strike trade, arms deals during Putin visit

By Alasdair Pal and Neha Arora NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Russia and India signed a flurry of trade and arms deals during President Vladimir Putin's visit to New Delhi for…

COVID shots are finally arriving, but Africa can’t get them all into arms

By Maggie Fick and Edward McAllister SEKENANI, Kenya (Reuters) - When a group arrived at the Sekenani health clinic in rural Kenya for their COVID-19 vaccines recently, staff told them…

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