Daily Archives: December 1, 2019

Iraqis keep up anti-regime demos despite PM’s vow to quit

Iraqis kept up angry anti-government protests in Baghdad and the south on Saturday to demand a broad overhaul of a system seen as corrupt and under the sway of foreign powers, a day after the premier vowed to quit.

Protesters …

Joyous Congolese Dances, Songs Enliven St. Peter’s Basilica

VATICAN CITY – Congolese dancing and singing enlivened St. Peter’s Basilica on Sunday, as Pope Francis celebrated a special mass for Catholics from the violence-wracked African nation and denounced arms suppliers for helping to fuel the conflict.

The whoops of …

Joyous Congolese Dances, Songs Enliven St. Peter’s Basilica

VATICAN CITY – Congolese dancing and singing enlivened St. Peter’s Basilica on Sunday, as Pope Francis celebrated a special mass for Catholics from the violence-wracked African nation and denounced arms suppliers for helping to fuel the conflict.

The whoops of …

Eggs, Protests, Apathy Greet Algeria’s Presidential Campaign

ALGIERS, ALGERIA – Algeria’s presidential campaign is in trouble. Candidates are struggling to fill rally venues, campaign managers have quit, voters have pelted campaign headquarters with tomatoes and eggs, and the country’s 9-month-old pro-democracy movement calls the whole thing a …

Eggs, Protests, Apathy Greet Algeria’s Presidential Campaign

ALGIERS, ALGERIA – Algeria’s presidential campaign is in trouble. Candidates are struggling to fill rally venues, campaign managers have quit, voters have pelted campaign headquarters with tomatoes and eggs, and the country’s 9-month-old pro-democracy movement calls the whole thing a …