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Police Ecuador's Cotopaxi Province fire tear gas at indigenous citizens protesting soaring fuel prices, as the country grapples with a state of emergency and severe economic crisis.
Brazil's right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly downplayed the seriousness of the pandemic, fought stay-at-home measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus and promoted treatments scientists said were ineffective
‘In this era of globalisation, it is not fair to hold on to this hatred,’ a jury member said
BENGALURU (Reuters) -Indian shares rose on Tuesday in a volatile session, led by gains in metal and auto stocks, with investors focusing on commentaries from companies over the impact of higher input costs on margins in an earnings-heavy week. The metals index rose 2.9%, lifted by higher steel prices, while the auto index gained 2%. Markets took strength from some marginal profit-booking on Tuesday and managed to close higher, with support from strong corporate earnings and global cues, said Siddhartha Khemka, head of retail research at Motilal Oswal Securities in Mumbai.
Tesla became the latest US tech giant to hit $1 trillion in market value Monday as investors cheered a large order from Hertz and shrugged off criticism from a US auto safety official.
BENGALURU (Reuters) -Maruti Suzuki India Ltd's full-year sales and profit expectations have been upended by the global chip shortage and spike in commodity prices, India's biggest carmaker said on Wednesday, as it missed second-quarter profit forecasts. "At the beginning of the year we did not expect to lose so much production in the second quarter because of chips and maybe lose production in the third quarter," Chairman R.C. Bhargava said after Maruti posted a 65.3% plunge in quarterly net profit.
Singapore's U-22 football team needed a last-gasp equaliser to avoid defeat against minnows Timor Leste in a 2-2 draw at the AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualifiers.
Israel is holding its largest-ever air force exercise this week, joined by several Western countries and India, with the United Arab Emirates' air force chief set to inspect the drills.
President Joe Biden said Monday he hopes Democrats will strike a deal on two massive spending packages this week and make America the "most advanced country in the world" again.
Students from Kashmir were assaulted at a college in Punjab after India’s defeat
Ma Chun-man will be sentenced next month
A woman who abandoned two three-month-old kittens on a grass patch near her home was fined $4,000.
Coal-rich Australia on Tuesday unveiled a much-delayed 2050 net zero emissions target, but shied away from setting more ambitious goals ahead of a landmark UN climate summit.
China placed a city of four million people under lockdown on Tuesday, ordering them not to leave home except in emergencies, in a bid to eradicate a Covid cluster of just a few dozen confirmed cases.
The de-facto leader of South Korea's sprawling Samsung group Lee Jae-yong was convicted Tuesday of illegally using the anaesthetic drug propofol, the latest legal travail to beset the multi-billionaire.
The National Hockey League fined the Chicago Blackhawks $2 million and two senior executives left the franchise on Tuesday after an investigation found the team failed to properly deal with allegations of sexual misconduct made against a former video coach in 2010.
If the US appeal is successful, the case will be sent back to a lower court for a new decision
US biotech firm Moderna said Monday its Covid vaccine was safe and produced a strong immune response in children aged 6-11, adding it would submit trial data to global regulators soon.
President Joe Biden escapes bruising political turmoil at home for the more convivial world of diplomacy at twin summits in Europe this week -- but the experience could be just as frustrating.
In 1996, Roh was found guilty of corruption and treason for his role in 1979 coup