Pope Francis visits hospitalized children, scheduled for discharge on Saturday

Pope Francis visits hospitalized children, scheduled for discharge on Saturday

VATICAN CITY, March 31 (Reuters) – Pope Francis baptized a baby and welcomed children to Rome’s Gemelli Hospital on Friday as he appeared to be recovering quickly from bronchitis that required him to be hospitalized longer. early this week. Francis is expected to return home on Saturday, awaiting the results of his final medical tests, … Read more

Protesters demand action against guns at Tennessee Statehouse

NASHVILLE, Tennessee, March 30 (Reuters) – Protesters flooded the Tennessee State House on Thursday demanding lawmakers toughen gun laws following a school shooting in Nashville that killed six people, including three 9-year-old children. More than a thousand people joined the protest organized by local mothers, filling the building’s rotunda and forcing highway patrol officers to … Read more

Republican Energy Bill Passes US House and Sent to Senate

WASHINGTON, March 30 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a Republican energy reform bill aimed at bolstering U.S. oil and gas production while scaling back initiatives House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s first major majority legislation. The House passed the Energy Cost Reduction Act by a majority partisan vote of 225 to 204. … Read more

Kenyan police and crowds clash in third wave of price hike protests

NAIROBI, March 30 (Reuters) – Protesters threw stones at police in the Kenyan capital and assailants set fire to an office run by the president’s party in a western town on Thursday in a third wave of protests organized by his opponents. Thousands of people have joined marches called by opposition leader Raila Odinga against … Read more

Ukraine says Russian forces are advancing in the town of Bakhmut on the front line

UN cancels Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant safety zone plan Ukraine strikes behind the front line in Russian-occupied Melitopol March 30 (Reuters) – Russian forces have had some success in the eastern frontline town of Bakhmut, Ukrainian military officials said on Wednesday evening, adding that their fighters were still holding out in a battle that lasted … Read more

Republican Senator Rand Paul opposes TikTok ban push in Congress

WASHINGTON, March 29 (Reuters) – Republican Senator Rand Paul on Wednesday opposed congressional efforts to ban the popular Chinese social media app TikTok, which is used by more than 150 million Americans. A small but growing number of Democrats and Republicans have raised concerns, citing free speech and other issues and opposing legislation targeting TikTok … Read more

King Charles visits Germany on his first foreign trip as monarch

The visit comes as the UK seeks to improve its ties with Europe Sustainability at the heart of travel Visit to France canceled due to protests there LONDON/BERLIN, March 29 (Reuters) – King Charles traveled to Germany on Wednesday for his first state visit abroad since becoming British monarch, as part of efforts to turn … Read more

Russian forces not advancing in Bakhmut, Avdiivka, Ukraine says

Russian-installed official claims progress in eastern cities UN nuclear watchdog to visit Zaporizhzhia plant on Wednesday Russian participation in the Olympics contested March 29 (Reuters) – Russian forces are relentlessly trying to seize the bombed Ukrainian towns of Bakhmut and Avdiivka but are making no progress, the Ukrainian military said on Wednesday, but a pro-Moscow … Read more

Canada is stepping up clean technology investments in its budget to compete with the United States

OTTAWA, March 28 (Reuters) – Canada on Tuesday sought to close competitiveness gaps with the United States with a budget aimed at attracting investment in the low-carbon economy, including tax incentives for manufacturers of electric vehicles (EV) and the expansion of the electricity network. The 2023-2024 tax document, delivered to the House of Commons, also … Read more

Taiwan says to ‘pack your bags and leave’ Honduras after severing ties

TEGUCIGALPA, March 27 (Reuters) – Taiwan must leave its embassy in Honduras within 30 days, a senior Honduran official said on Monday, after President Xiomara Castro severed ties with Taiwan in favor of China in a bid to increase investment and jobs from Asia. giant. Deputy Foreign Minister Antonio Garcia released the order on local … Read more