‘The Crown’ peddles subversive republican message, says royal historian

LONDON (Reuters) – Television series “The Crown” might have won millions of fans across the globe with its dramatization of the life and reign of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth but one royal historian has accused it of peddling a subversive republican … Continue reading ‘The Crown’ peddles subversive republican message, says royal historian

Niger’s main opposition leader returns to jail with eye on presidential bid -lawyer

Hama Amadou poses for a picture at his office in the National Assembly in Niamey, in a file photo taken September 16, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney NIAMEY (Reuters) – Niger’s main opposition leader Hama Amadou is back behind bars after returning … Continue reading Niger’s main opposition leader returns to jail with eye on presidential bid -lawyer

Archaeological crime gang uncovered in Italy, 10,000 artifacts recovered

Carabinieri military policeman looks at artefacts in a display case in Cosenza, Italy, November 18, 2019. CARABINIERI MILITARY POLICE/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS ROME (Reuters) – An international crime gang that ransacked ancient sites in southern Italy and trafficked stolen … Continue reading Archaeological crime gang uncovered in Italy, 10,000 artifacts recovered

South Africa’s DA party picks veteran Steenhuisen as interim leader

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s Democratic Alliance (DA) on Sunday appointed John Steenhuisen as interim leader a month after the country’s main opposition party was thrown into chaos by the sudden resignation of Mmusi Maimane. Supporters of South African opposition … Continue reading South Africa’s DA party picks veteran Steenhuisen as interim leader