Tag Archives: Split

Shops, shuttered, streets, deserted, IOJ&K, split, territories

Shops shuttered, streets deserted as IOJ&K split into two union territ...

10 October, 2019 6:13 pm 6:13 pm

SRINAGAR (Reuters) – Shops and offices were shut in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K) on Thursday and the streets largely deserted as the Indian authorities formally revoked the restive state’s constitutional autonomy and split it into two union territories. Just after midnight on Wednesday, the Indian government’s orders went into effect, dividing up the … Read More

Catalans, keep up, pressure, split, Spain, second day, protests

Catalans keep up pressure for split from Spain with second day of protests

10 October, 2019 11:22 pm 11:22 pm

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Demonstrators blocked a train station and several motorways in Spain’s Catalonia region on Tuesday, a second day of protests over Monday’s jailing of nine separatists by the supreme court over their role in a failed secession bid. Police intervened to remove the protesters, who had turned out in smaller numbers than on … Read More

India, New Zealand, split, points, Trent Bridge, washout

India, New Zealand split points after Trent Bridge washout

06 June, 2019 8:15 pm 8:15 pm

NOTTINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Inclement English weather claimed yet another World Cup match after India’s group game against 2015 finalists New Zealand was called off without a ball being bowled at Trent Bridge on Thursday. A soggy outfield from overnight showers had already delayed the start of the contest between the tournament’s only two unbeaten … Read More

Splits deepen over British ex-minister Johnson’s burqa comments

08 August, 2018 8:20 am 8:20 am

THAME, England (Reuters) – Former British foreign minister Boris Johnson returned from his summer holiday to face both criticism and support over his remarks about burqas, amid deepening divisions in Britain’s ruling Conservative Party on Sunday. Johnson, seen as the biggest threat to Prime Minister Theresa May’s struggling leadership, has become a lightning rod for … Read More