Yemen: ceasefire agreed for port city of Hodeidah – The Guardian

Yemen: ceasefire agreed for port city of Hodeidah – The Guardian

Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah and its surrounding governorate, the UN secretary general has said, a major potential breakthrough at the end of a week of peace talks in Sweden. Antonio Guterres said the agreement included the deployment of UN-supervised neutral forces and the […]

Report: 251 journalists jailed across world – PerthNow

Report: 251 journalists jailed across world – PerthNow

A near-record number of journalists around the world are behind bars for their work, including two Reuters reporters whose imprisonment in Myanmar has drawn international criticism, according to a new report. There were 251 journalists jailed for doing their jobs as of December 1, the Committee to Protect Journalists said in an annual study released […]

World shares advance following strong Wall Street finish – Minneapolis Star Tribune

World shares advance following strong Wall Street finish – Minneapolis Star Tribune

BANGKOK — Shares rose in Europe and Asia on Thursday after a strong overnight finish on Wall Street. Traders were encouraged by a Wall Street Journal report saying the Chinese government might make changes to its “Made in China 2025” economic development plan. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX added 0.3 percent to 10,961.39 and the CAC40 […]

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