Tag Archives: sweep


Air strikes, targeting, Iraqi militia, kill six

Bushfires sweep across southeast Australia, 2 more killed

01 January, 2020 9:17 am 9:17 am

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE (Reuters)  – Bushfires were burning dangerously out of control on Australia’s east coast on Saturday, fueled by soaring temperatures and strong winds that had firefighters battling to save lives and property. Authorities have said conditions could be worse than New Year’s Eve on Tuesday, when fires burnt massive tracts of bushland and forced thousands … Read More


Protests, sweep, Lebanon, fury, ruling, elite, grows, economic, corruption

Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ruling elite grows over economic corrupti...

10 October, 2019 12:54 pm 12:54 pm

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Security forces fired tear gas and chased down protesters in Beirut on Friday after tens of thousands of people across Lebanon marched to demand the demise of a political elite they accuse of looting the economy to the point of collapse. Riot police in vehicles and on foot rounded up protesters, according … Read More


Future, students, climate, protests, sweep, globe

Students demand world leaders take urgent action to avert environmental cat...

09 September, 2019 10:06 pm 10:06 pm

SYDNEY/BRUSSELS/BERLIN/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of students and workers left their schools, colleges and offices on Friday and marched along city streets around the globe to demand that world leaders take urgent action to avert an environmental catastrophe. The global climate strike, inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, kicked off in the Pacific … Read More