Wreckage of Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people found in Mali
Jul 25, 2014 at 06:30 | Source:
ALGIERS/BAMAKO (Reuters) - Authorities said on Thursday they located the wreckage of an Air Algerie flight after it crashed in northern Mali carrying 116 passengers and crew, nearly half of them French, en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria.Regional ...
Britain's Kate to Visit Malta on First Solo Trip Abroad
Jul 25, 2014 at 03:52 | Source:
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London: Catherine, the wife of Britain's Prince William, is to make her first official solo trip abroad with a visit to Malta in September, Kensington Palace announced on Monday. The Duchess of Cambridge will represent William's grand...
At least 15 killed by Israeli shelling of Gaza school; toll exceeds 760
Jul 25, 2014 at 02:30 | Source:
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Gazan authorities said Israeli forces shelled a shelter at a U.N.-run school on Thursday, killing at least 15 people as the Palestinian death toll in the conflict climbed over 760 and attempts at a truce remained elusive.Un...
At least 15 die in Israeli shelling of Gaza school as toll exceeds 750
Jul 25, 2014 at 01:46 | Source:
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Gazan authorities said Israeli forces shelled a shelter at a U.N.-run school on Thursday, killing at least 15 people as the Palestinian death toll in the conflict climbed over 750 and attempts at a truce remained elusive.Un...
French warplanes search Mali desert for crashed Air Algerie plane
Jul 25, 2014 at 01:15 | Source:
ALGIERS (Reuters) - An Air Algerie flight with 110 passengers onboard, nearly half of them French citizens, crashed on Thursday after the jet disappeared over northern Mali en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers, an Algerian official said.There were f...
At least 15 dead in Israeli shelling of Gaza school - Health Ministry
Jul 24, 2014 at 23:32 | Source:
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli forces shelled a U.N.-run school sheltering Palestinians in the northern Gaza strip, the Gaza health ministry said on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and raising the conflict's death toll to nearly 750.Israel R...
Cameron to check arms export licences to Russia
Jul 24, 2014 at 13:37 | Source:
David Cameron has vowed to examine licences for the sale of arms to Russia after claims they breached a ban. It comes after MPs warned that export licences for the sale of arms, including components for anti-aircraft guns, remained in place despite f...
US, Pak officials review Waziristan operation; Indo-Pak relations
Jul 24, 2014 at 12:28 | Source:
Washington: Senior US and Pakistani officials have met in Washingtonand reviewed the ongoing military operations against terrorists in North Waziristan and recent progress in Indo-Pak relationship.Syed Tariq Fatemi, Special Assistant to Pakistan Prim...
It's official: Paracetamol does not relieve lower back pain at all
Jul 24, 2014 at 08:59 | Source:
Paracetamol, a painkiller universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition, according to the results of a large trial published on Thursday.A study published in The Lancet med...
Britain says has received black boxes from downed Malaysian plane
Jul 24, 2014 at 04:15 | Source:
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Wednesday it had taken delivery of two black box flight recorders recovered from MH17, the Malaysian passenger jet downed over eastern Ukraine last week."We can confirm that the two black boxes from MH17 have b...
Iraq postpones vote for president, delaying power-sharing deal
Jul 24, 2014 at 02:30 | Source:
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's parliament, which had been due to elect the country's president on Wednesday, postponed the vote by a day, delaying the formation of a power-sharing government urgently needed to confront a Sunni Muslim insurgency.The advan...
Lebanese soldier defects to al Qaeda in Syria - video
Jul 24, 2014 at 01:45 | Source:
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Lebanese soldier has defected to an al Qaeda group in neighbouring Syria, in the first such incident, in protest at what he said was the injustice against Sunni Muslims in his country.A Lebanese security source said the army cons...
Suicide bombs in Nigeria's Kaduna kill 82, ex-leader Buhari targeted
Jul 24, 2014 at 01:16 | Source:
KADUNA Nigeria (Reuters) - At least 82 people were killed on Wednesday in two suicide bombings in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna, one aimed at opposition leader and ex-president Muhammadu Buhari and another at a moderate Muslim cleric about to lea...
F1: Hamilton looking for a high five in Hungary
Jul 23, 2014 at 19:25 | Source:
Lewis Hamilton may not be putting the Buddha into Budapest this weekend but he could be tempted to seek divine assistance if luck goes against him in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.The Mercedes Formula One driver needs a win to cut into team mate Nico...
UK 'still exporting arms' to Russia, say MPs
Jul 23, 2014 at 12:17 | Source:
Britain is exporting millions of pounds worth of arms to Russia despite fears Moscow is arming the separatist rebels in Ukraine suspected of shooting down a Malaysia Airways plane, MPs have said. A committee report said 251 licences for the sale of c...
Thai princess a big fan of Tagore
Jul 22, 2014 at 23:45 | Source:
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Thailand Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Tuesday went around the Rabindra Bharati University named after Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and disclosed she had a childhood wish to study at Santiniketan under his tutelage.&qu...
Israeli soldier missing, presumed dead in Gaza
Jul 22, 2014 at 23:15 | Source:
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Tuesday it had failed to trace any remains of one of its soldiers who it believes died in the Gaza Strip two days ago and whom Hamas said it had captured.The Israeli military named the missing man as Oron Shaul, 2...
MH17 live: Ask pro-Russia rebels to cooperate, Barack Obama tells Putin
Jul 22, 2014 at 07:22 | Source:
7.20 am:Dutch king shares national anger over MH17 disasterAn emotional Dutch King Willem-Alexander today said he shared national frustration over the fate of bodies from the downing of flight MH17, a disaster that has left "a deep wound in our ...