Exclusive - Bar South Sudan leaders from transition: inquiry draft
Mar 06, 2015 at 01:46 | Source:
UNITED NATIONS/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A much-anticipated African Union inquiry calls for South Sudan's president and his rival to be barred from a transitional government and for the oil-producing country to effectively be placed under AU control, s...
U.S. Syria strategy falters with collapse of rebel group
Mar 05, 2015 at 14:31 | Source:
ISTANBUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Hazzm movement was once central to a covert CIA operation to arm Syrian rebels, but the group's collapse last week underlines the failure of efforts to unify Arab and Western support for mainstream insurgents fighting ...
Crowdfunding psychedelics: LSD brain-imaging study seeks funds
Mar 05, 2015 at 12:54 | Source:
London- British scientists are turning to crowd funding to complete the first scientific study to image the brain of someone "tripping" on the psychedelic drug LSD.The study, which is a part of a psychedelic research project the scientists ...
US envoy to South Korea in stable condition after knife attack
Mar 05, 2015 at 10:32 | Source:
Seoul, South Korea: US Ambassador Mark Lippert was in stable condition after a man screaming demands for a unified North and South Korea slashed him on the face and wrist with a knife, South Korean police and US officials said Thursday.Media images s...
New Zealand spying on Pacific neighbours and Indonesia - Snowden documents
Mar 05, 2015 at 08:30 | Source:
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand has been spying electronically on its Pacific Island neighbours and Indonesia and sharing the intelligence with its international allies, according to documents released on Thursday.The documents, released by former...
U.S. considering possible Middle East missile defence - general
Mar 05, 2015 at 07:15 | Source:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military is considering sending its THAAD missile defence system to the Middle East,a senior U.S.Army general said on Wednesday, citing what he called an urgent need to respond to foes with missile systems and the will...
Behind the scenes at NE meet: How Kejriwal threw Yadav, Bhushan out of AAP
Mar 05, 2015 at 07:10 | Source:
Drama, backroom intrigues, frantic calls, floor management, allegations, counter-allegations and threats of exposes and stings marked the meeting of the Aam Aadmi Party's national executive in Delhi on Friday.In the end, the decision to oust Yogendra...
World Bank admits botched resettlement policy
Mar 05, 2015 at 00:46 | Source:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Bank admitted on Wednesday that it had no idea how many people may have been forced off their land and lost their jobs due to its projects in developing countries, and whether these people were compensated fairly and ...
Ex-chancellor Schmidt stuns Germans admitting extra-marital affair
Mar 04, 2015 at 23:16 | Source:
BERLIN (Reuters) - Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, a personification of probity for many Germans, has admitted at the age of 96 that he had an extra-marital affair many decades ago.Schmidt, who ruled during a turbulent era from 1974 to ...
Indian AAP sidelines founder members
Mar 04, 2015 at 22:12 | Source:
Indian anti-corruption party AAP has sidelined two of its founder members after feuding and infighting following its victory in Delhi's state election. Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were dropped from the party's main decision-making c...
AAP sting tape: Both party and journalist breached code of ethics
Mar 04, 2015 at 14:34 | Source:
New Delhi: In his first stint as chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal had exhorted the people of Delhi to do sting operations on all those who tried to bribe them, and had taught them the basics of doing such an operation. His party seems to have taken it...