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Thousands, mourners, attend, funeral, processions, Qassem Soleimani

Thousands of mourners attend funeral procession for Qassem Soleimani in Bag...

01 January, 2020 6:06 pm 6:06 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Thousands of mourners on Saturday attended the formal funeral processions for Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, Iraqi paramilitary commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and six others killed in a US air strike in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad. Dressed in black and raising the flags of the powerful paramilitary umbrella group Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation Forces … Read More


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Thousands flee fires in Australia, navy helps evacuate the stranded

01 January, 2020 9:38 pm 9:38 pm

BATEMANS BAY, Australia/MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of holiday makers fled seaside towns on Australia’s east coast on Thursday as bushfires approached, and military ships and helicopters began rescuing thousands more trapped by the blazes. Fueled by searing temperatures and high winds, more than 200 fires are burning across the southeastern states of New … Read More


Ex-premier, elected, Algerian president, thousands, prepare, march

Ex-premier elected Algerian president, thousands prepare to march

12 December, 2019 2:30 pm 2:30 pm

ALGIERS (Reuters) – Former Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune was elected Algeria’s new president after a vote the authorities hope will end months of turmoil, but demonstrators who toppled his predecessor Abdelaziz Bouteflika vowed that their movement would not stop. Tebboune, who served as housing minister under Bouteflika and briefly as premier before falling out with … Read More


Tens, thousands, march, France, condemn, domestic, violence

Tens of thousands march in France to condemn domestic violence

11 November, 2019 9:54 pm 9:54 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people took the streets of Paris and other French cities on Saturday to protest against domestic violence, after more than 130 women are believed to have been killed by their partner or ex-partner in France this year. In Paris, the mostly female activists chanted “Abuser, you’ve had it, … Read More


Thousands converge on Barcelona for fifth day of Catalan protests

10 October, 2019 6:53 pm 6:53 pm

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of demonstrators waving Catalan flags and chanting “Independence!” and “Freedom for political prisoners!” poured into Barcelona on Friday, the fifth day of protests against the jailing of separatist leaders. Many of the marchers began their journeys to the city on Wednesday from municipalities across the northeastern Spanish region, after … Read More


Thousands, flee, hundreds, reported, dead, Turkish attack, US-allied Kurds, Syria

Thousands flee, hundreds reported dead in Turkish attack on US-allied Kurds...

10 October, 2019 8:05 am 8:05 am

ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey pounded Kurdish militia in northeast Syria for a second day on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee and killing at least dozens of people in a cross-border assault on US allies that has turned the Washington establishment against President Donald Trump. The offensive against the Syrian Democratic Forces … Read More


Six people killed, thousands evacuated as floods hit southeast Spain

09 September, 2019 11:08 pm 11:08 pm

PILAR DE LA HORADADA/ORIHUELA, Spain (Reuters) – Six people have been killed and over 1,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, train networks and an airport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck in flooded highway tunnels. Floods swept away cars and debris in the regions … Read More


Thousands participate in Kashmir Freedom March in London

09 September, 2019 9:13 pm 9:13 pm

London (KMS) – Thousands of Kashmiris and their sympathizers held a march in London, today, to show solidarity with the oppressed people of occupied Kashmir. The Kashmir Freedom March, which started from London’s Parliament Square, proceeded to the Indian High Commission to show unity with people of occupied Kashmir who are facing complete lockdown for … Read More


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PM Imran addresses thousands in Huston through video link today

09 September, 2019 5:09 am 5:09 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan will address through video link today thousands of participants who have gathered at the 56th meeting Islamic Society of North America in Huston. The premier will inform the US-based Muslim community about the latest situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir and atrocities being committed by Indian security forces … Read More


Thousands, protest, Moscow, opposition, barred, city, vote

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition barred from city vote

07 July, 2019 5:48 pm 5:48 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – More than 10,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an election for the Russian capital’s legislature. Election officials barred around 30 candidates, mostly opposition-leaning, from running for the 45-seat legislature on the grounds they failed to garner enough genuine … Read More


Thousands, demonstrate, Sudan, mark, 40 days, deadly, crackdown

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown

07 July, 2019 11:48 pm 11:48 pm

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Thousands demonstrated in cities across Sudan on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces killed dozens when they stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum. The demonstrations were the first since the ruling military council and civilian opposition agreed in principle to a power-sharing arrangement ahead of elections. … Read More


India, evacuate, thousands, Gujarat, braces, severe, cyclone

India to evacuate thousands as Gujarat braces for severe cyclone

06 June, 2019 10:09 am 10:09 am

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian authorities are preparing to evacuate 300,000 people along the western coast as a severe cyclone is expected to make landfall on Thursday morning in the state of Gujarat. Storm Vayu, which formed in the Arabian Sea, is likely to cross the Gujarat coast with gust speeds as high as 135 kmph … Read More


Hundreds, thousands, protest, Algeria's, ruling elite

Tens of thousands protest against Algeria’s ruling elite

04 April, 2019 11:02 pm 11:02 pm

ALGIERS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algeria’s ruling elite rallied peacefully in Algiers for a tenth consecutive Friday. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down after 20 years in power this month, bowing to pressure from the army and weeks of demonstrations mainly by young people seeking change. “The system must … Read More


Thousands Cheer log-towing

Thousands cheer on horses in Bosnia log-towing contest

04 April, 2019 9:42 am 9:42 am

SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Thousands people flocked to a private arena in northwest Bosnia  to cheer on their favorite horses during a traditional pre-Easter log-towing contest. The twice-yearly Straparijada event in which pairs of horses compete in strength hauling heavy logs along a 100-metre track draws fans from across the Balkan country and neighboring Serbia and … Read More