Iranian lawmakers chanted “Thank you, police,” despite growing public anger over the woman’s death

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian lawmakers chanted “Thank you, police” during a parliamentary session on Sunday in a show of support for a fierce crackdown on widespread anti-government protests over the killing of a young woman in police custody. The protests, which erupted after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini from Iranian Kurdistan, have turned into … Read more

Russia and Ukraine announce a big surprise prisoner exchange

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kyiv/RIYADH (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine carried out an unexpected prisoner exchange on Wednesday, the largest since the war began, involving about 300 people including 10 foreigners and commanders who led a protracted Ukrainian defense of Mariupol earlier. general. Among the foreigners released were two … Read more