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Apr 27, 2015

Desperate Nepalese sleep in open as aftershocks spread fear | Reuters

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Thousands of desperate Nepalese spent a second night in the open in the early hours of Monday, unable to return to homes either flattened by Saturday's devastating earthquake or at risk of collapsing in a series of powerful aftershocks. #function-check #function-shr #table #var-local #var-paragraph #var-symbol #var-web #WebTrends #webtrends-multi

Apr 27, 2015

Strong India rupee stings Modi’s export ambitions | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Ajit Lakha, who runs a mid-sized garment export business in the north Indian textile hub of Ludhiana, prays daily before leaving for work that the rupee will weaken and the euro recover to cut the losses he is taking on his overseas sales. "Perhaps God is not listening," he says. #Africa #Business #Economy #France #Latin America #Middle East #opinion #Politics #Sports

Apr 27, 2015

Strong India rupee stings Modi’s export ambitions | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Ajit Lakha, who runs a mid-sized garment export business in the north Indian textile hub of Ludhiana, prays daily before leaving for work that the rupee will weaken and the euro recover to cut the losses he is taking on his overseas sales. #Business #Copyright #Entertainment #India #Latin America #lifestyle #Mexico #opinion #Politics #Technology #United Kingdom

Apr 27, 2015

Baltimore man who died in police custody mourned at wake | Reuters

BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Mourners gathered at a Baltimore funeral home on Sunday to remember a 25-year-old black man who died a week ago while in police custody, an unexplained death that brought thousands to the city's downtown to protest police violence. The wake for Freddie Gray on Sunday afternoon came the day after the largest demonstration yet since he died on April 19 and two weeks after a foot chase with patrol officers, his eventual arrest and his ride in a police transport van #function-check #function-shr #table #var-local #var-paragraph #var-symbol #var-web #WebTrends #webtrends-multi

Apr 27, 2015

Baltimore man who died in police custody mourned at wake | Reuters

BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Mourners gathered at a Baltimore funeral home on Sunday to remember a 25-year-old black man who died a week ago while in police custody, an unexplained death that brought thousands to the city's downtown to protest police violence. The wake for Freddie Gray on Sunday afternoon came the day after the largest demonstration yet since he died on April 19 and two weeks after a foot chase with patrol officers, his eventual arrest and his ride in a police transport van. #function-check #function-shr #table #var-local #var-paragraph #var-symbol #var-web #WebTrends #webtrends-multi

Apr 27, 2015

Kazakh leader sails to re-election with stability mantra | Reuters

ASTANA (Reuters) - Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev was set to renew his 26-year grip on power on Sunday, offering the multi-ethnic Central Asian state economic and social stability in return for what rights groups call systematic suppression of opposition. Nazarbayev, 74, officially titled "Leader of the Nation", called presidential elections more than a year early in a move that could quash any speculation about a successor #Argentina #Business #China #Entertainment #France #lifestyle #Middle East #opinion #science #Technology #Ukraine #United States

Apr 27, 2015

Malaysia foils attacks in capital by suspected militants | Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian police have arrested 12 people linked to the militant group Islamic State and seized explosives, foiling a plan to attack several locations in and around the capital city. #Africa #Argentina #India #Italy #lifestyle #Mexico #Politics #science #Sports #United Kingdom #United States

Apr 27, 2015

Ukrainian-born Blavatnik tops UK rich list, Queen falls out of top 300 | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Ukrainian-born billionaire Len Blavatnik has become Britain's wealthiest man, a "rich list" published annually by The Sunday Times newspaper showed on Sunday, but Queen Elizabeth slipped down the rankings despite her net worth growing. Boosted largely by rising stock markets, the newspaper said the super-rich had doubled their collective wealth since the 2009 economic crisis and that the wealthiest 1,000 people based in Britain were now worth 547 billion pounds ($830.67 billion), up from 258 billion in 2009, an increase of 112 percent. #Africa #Argentina #Business #India #Italy #markets #Mexico #Middle East #opinion #Politics #science #Technology

Apr 27, 2015

Eyeing Arab ties, Israel to observe nuclear pact meeting | Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will take part as an observer in a major nuclear non-proliferation conference that opens at the United Nations on Monday, ending a 20-year absence in hope of fostering dialogue with Arab states, a senior Israeli official said. Assumed to have the Middle East's sole nuclear arsenal, and having never joined the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Israel has stayed away from gatherings of NPT signatories since 1995 in protest at resolutions it regarded as biased against it #Africa #Argentina #France #India #Israel #Latin America #Mexico #opinion #Technology #United Kingdom

Apr 27, 2015

Premier League: Chelsea close in on title after draw against Arsenal; Everton hammer Man Utd

Chelsea was frustrated to have three penalty appeals rejected in the first half at the Emirates Stadium. #Arsenal #Chelsea #EPL #Everton #football #KickingAround #Manchester United #Premier League