Richarlison: Everton to investigate after Brazilian throws smoke flare

Everton say they will investigate after Richarlison threw a smoke flare back into the Goodison Park stands following his vital winner against Chelsea. The forward netted in the 46th minute as Everton won 1-0 to move two points from Premier League safety. Richarlison celebrated before throwing the device – lobbed on to the pitch from … Read more

To escape fighting, Ukraine moves firms to safety

A view shows lamp poles in the shape of doves located in Freedom Square near block of flats damaged during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine April 18, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko KYIV, April 19 (Reuters) – Often as a fairy, sometimes as the Incredible Hulk and occasionally as a mad slime … Read more

Pro-Russia Serbs protest in Belgrade to support Russia and against NATO

BELGRADE, April 15 (Reuters) – Thousands of Serbs waving Russian and Serbian flags and carrying pictures of President Vladimir Putin marched through Belgrade to the Russian embassy on Friday, to protest Serbia’s government bid to distance itself from Moscow after its invasion of Ukraine. Throngs of people, many from ultranationalist organizations, joined the march from … Read more

Australia PM vows to seek anti-corruption watchdog

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison gestures as he makes a statement at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain November 1, 2021. Alastair Grant/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo SYDNEY, April 16 (Reuters) – Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday he would seek to establish an anti-corruption watchdog if re-elected next month, … Read more

Singapore’s Lee says finance minister to succeed him as PM

Singapore Minister Lawrence Wong seen in this picture at the Southeast Asian Games in 2015. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said Wong would succeed him as PM. Mandatory Credit: Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee / Action Images via Reuters/File Photo SINGAPORE, April 16 (Reuters) – Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Saturday … Read more

Ukraine working with Turkey, understands parallel ties to Russia -Ukrainian diplomat

Turkish and Ukrainian flags fly during a welcoming ceremony of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan before his meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kyiv, Ukraine February 3, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS ISTANBUL, April 16 (Reuters) – Ukraine is working with NATO member Turkey as much as possible for more support over Russia’s … Read more

Tunisia’s foreign currency reserves rise to $8 billion

Last week Tunisia’s reserves were equivalent to 115 days of imports. Tourism revenues from the beginning of this year until April 10 also increased 48% compared with the same period last year, to reach 600 million dinars ($200 million). Tunisia, which is experiencing a severe financial crisis, is hoping that remittances from workers abroad and … Read more

Moscow bars entry to Russia for UK’s Johnson, Truss, Wallace

April 16 (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry said on Saturday it had barred entry to the country for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and 10 other British government members and politicians. The move was taken “in view of the unprecedented hostile action by the British Government, in … Read more

Climate change protesters block central Paris square to protest election choices

PARIS, April 16 (Reuters) – Climate change activists forced the closure of a main square in central Paris on Saturday to protest against the environmental programmes put forward by France’s remaining presidential candidates. The Extinction Rebellion (XR) had said on its website that it planned to block a major Parisian location to disrupt the electoral … Read more

Ukraine’s richest man vows to rebuild besieged Mariupol

A view shows the gates of the Illich Steel and Iron Works damaged during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine April 15, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko/File Photo KYIV, April 16 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s richest man has pledged to help rebuild the besieged city of Mariupol, a place close to his heart where … Read more