Gabrielle Reyes

Articles by Gabrielle Reyes

Woman Allegedly Raped in North India Hospital ICU While on Ventilator

A 21-year-old tuberculosis patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a hospital in the northern Indian city of Gurugram was allegedly raped by a member of the hospital staff while she was in a semi-conscious condition on a ventilator, local police said Wednesday.

Social activists shout slogans and hold placards during a protest to condemn the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman in Bool Garhi village of Uttar Pradesh state and to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led central and Uttar Pradesh state governments, in Kolkata on October 6, 2020. - …

Senate Drafts Bill Branding China’s Campaign Against Uyghurs ‘Genocide’

China’s foreign ministry spokesman on Wednesday accused U.S. senators of telling “all sorts of lies” after the U.S. Senate introduced a draft bill on Monday accusing Beijing of committing “genocide” against ethnic and religious minorities in its northwestern territory of Xinjiang.

This photo taken on June 4, 2019 shows the Chinese flag flying over the Juma mosque in the restored old city area of Kashgar, in China's western Xinjiang region. - While Muslims around the world celebrated the end of Ramadan with early morning prayers and festivities this week, the recent …

IRGC: Armenia, Azerbaijan Clashes on Iranian Border ‘Unacceptable’

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpoor said on Wednesday that Tehran will not tolerate any threat to the security of Iran’s border areas from ongoing clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh.

In this image taken from video released by Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, Azerbaijan army soldiers fire an artillery piece during fighting with forces of the self-proclaimed Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan Defense Ministry claims that Armenian forces tried to carry out an offensive that was met by …

Nigeria: Looters Raid Government Stores of Coronavirus Supplies

Nigeria’s government on Tuesday urged people who looted coronavirus vaccine candidates stored in a federal warehouse in the national capital, Abuja, in recent days to return them. Minister of State at Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health Adeleke Olorinmibe Mamora spoke

A man reacts while carrying a bag of noodles during a mass looting of a warehouse that have COVID-19 food palliatives that were not given during lockdown to relieve people of hunger, in Abuja, Nigeria, on October 26, 2020. - Nigeria, with 200 million inhabitants, counts the highest number of …

Iran Sentences CEO of ‘Iranian YouTube’ to 10 Years in Prison

An Iranian court sentenced the CEO of Aparat, a video-sharing website similar to YouTube, to ten years in prison this month for “encouraging corruption” after an Aparat user uploaded a video to the platform last year that authorities in the Islamic Republic deemed “vulgar.”

AP Photo/Vahid Salemi

Kim Jong-un Curries Favor with China in Korean War Cemetery Visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited a cemetery honoring Chinese veterans of the Korean War on October 21. The commemoration was widely viewed as part of Kim’s recent efforts to move closer to Beijing, where Chinese leader Xi Jinping on October 19 also honored the 70th anniversary of China’s entry into the conflict.

TOPSHOT - North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un before a meeting with US President Donald Trump on the south side of the Military Demarcation Line that divides North and South Korea, in the Joint Security Area (JSA) of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized zone (DMZ) on June 30, 2019. (Photo by …

China Forces Japanese Fishing Boats Out of Japan’s Waters

Japan’s Fisheries Agency has advised Japanese fishing boats to avoid certain areas within Japan’s own exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and operate elsewhere after thousands of Chinese fishing boats ignored Tokyo’s previous warnings in recent weeks to exit the country’s waters.

Fishing boats are moored at a fishing port in Katsuura city in Chiba prefecture on July 15, 2008. some 200,000 fishing boats canceled their trips for one day to urge the government for help to ease the impact of the fuel price hikes. AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS (Photo credit …

Trump Administration to Host Armenia-Azerbaijan Talks

Armenia and Azerbaijan’s foreign ministers will meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington, DC, on Friday to discuss ongoing fighting between the countries in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Mobile artillery units of the self-defence army of Nagorno-Karabakh hold a position outside the settlement of Hadrut, not far from the Iranian border, on April 5, 2016. / AFP / KAREN MINASYAN (Photo credit should read KAREN MINASYAN/AFP via Getty Images)