Protests continued in Iran over the death of a young woman, 83 said they had been killed

DUBAI, September 29 (Reuters) – Protests against the death of a young woman in police custody on Thursday in several cities in Iran, state and social media reported as a human rights group said at least 83 people had died in nearly two weeks demonstration. Mahsa Amini, 22, from the Iranian Kurdish city of Saqez, … Read more

Myanmar court in Suu Kyi prison, Australian economist for 3 years – source

Sep. 29 (Reuters) – A court in military-ruled Burma on Thursday imprisoned dethroned leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her former economic adviser, Australian Sean Turnell, for three years for violating secrecy laws, a source familiar with the proceedings said. Both pleaded not guilty to the charges of violating the law on professional secrecy, punishable … Read more

Iranian President Says Amini’s Death ‘Tragic Incident’ But ‘Chaos’ Unacceptable

Raisi says that Amini’s death made everyone sad He says “chaos” is unacceptable, he supports the security forces Rising death toll as protests spread to over 80 cities The death of a woman in moral police custody sparked protests DUBAI, September 28 (Reuters) – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said Wednesday that the death of a … Read more

Meta says it is removing the Chinese propaganda operation against the US

September 27 (Reuters) – Meta Platforms (META.O) announced on Tuesday that it disrupted China’s first known operation to influence users in the United States with political content ahead of the November elections. The network maintained fake accounts on the Meta Facebook and Instagram social media platforms, as well as competing Twitter, but it was small … Read more

US Vice President Harris condemns “disturbing” Chinese actions in a speech in Japan

YOKOSUKA, Japan, September 28 (Reuters) – US Vice President Kamala Harris condemned China’s “disturbing” actions in comments to US seafarers stationed in Japan, days after the administration pledged that US forces would help defend Taiwan if they stayed attacked. “China is undermining key elements of the rules-based international order,” Harris said in a prepared observation … Read more

Iran says the US is trying to use the unrest to weaken the country

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Calls for teachers and students to strike Iran says it will respond to US actions Germany summons the Iranian ambassador DUBAI, September 26 (Reuters) – Iran accused the United States on Monday of using the unrest caused by the death of a woman in police … Read more

Iran protests against Western stance against mass protests over the death of a woman

British Ambassador summoned by the London media The envoy of Norway called the “interventionist” speaker Teachers’ union calls for strikes on Monday and Wednesday Iranian TV claims that 41 people were killed in more than a week of the riots DUBAI, September 25 (Reuters) – Iran called on British and Norwegian ambassadors over what he … Read more