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Tamil named as Sri Lankan opposition leader for first time since 1983 | Reuters

COLOMBO Sri Lanka's parliament on Thursday named an ethnic minority Tamil politician as the main opposition leader for the first time in 32 years, a sign of growing reconciliation after a prolonged civil war. Most of the nation's population belongs to the Sinhalese community #Argentina #Crime #Foreign policy #Latin America #markets #United Kingdom

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New approach to old alliance for Saudi King and Obama | Reuters

RIYADH Saudi Arabia's King Salman will meet U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday, aiming to push him for more support in Riyadh's efforts to counter Iran after it agreed to a nuclear deal that will relieve Tehran of some international pressure. Despite Saudi disappointment with Obama's push for a nuclear deal with Iran and his lack of direct action against President Bashar al-Assad in Syria, the U.S #Business #Foreign policy #India #Middle East #opinion #Technology

8 mins ago

Shell keen to lease Mangalore strategic oil storage | Reuters

NEW DELHI Royal Dutch Shell( RDSa.L ) is in talks to lease India's new strategic oil caverns at Mangalore on the country's southwest coast, two sources said, giving it increased storage in a market where oil demand is increasing. #Entertainment #Europe #India #markets #opinion #Technology #United Kingdom

21 mins ago

Kentucky clerk jailed for refusing to recognise gay marriages | Reuters

ASHLAND, Ky. A county clerk in Kentucky was held in contempt of court and jailed on Thursday for failing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples in defiance of the U.S. Supreme Court #Argentina #Crime #India #Latin America #markets #Technology

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Migrants scuffle with Hungary police; dead toddler’s image shocks Europe | Reuters

BICSKE, Hungary/MUGLA, Turkey Migrants forced from a train in Hungary scuffled with helmeted riot police and some clung to railway tracks on Thursday, as politicians across Europe struggled to respond to public opinion appalled by images of a drowned 3-year-old boy. France and Germany said European countries must be required to accept their shares of refugees, proposing what would potentially be the biggest change to the continent's asylum rules since World War Two. #function-shr #var-local #var-paragraph #var-web #WebTrends

23 mins ago

Oil up modestly on volatile Wall Street; awaits jobs, rig data | Reuters

NEW YORK Oil prices inched higher on Thursday in see-saw trade, tracking gains in Wall Street equities for a second straight day despite a weekly build in U.S. crude inventories that weighed on the outlook for oil. Reprising Wednesday's volatility, crude oil futures rallied more than $2 a barrel, then retreated #Argentina #Entertainment #Latin America #opinion #science #Technology

36 mins ago

U.S. federal grand jury indicts London-based ‘flash crash’ trader | Reuters

WASHINGTON London-based day-trader Navinder Sarao has been formally indicted by a U.S. #function-shr #table #var-paragraph #var-symbol #var-web

36 mins ago

On Arctic tip of Europe, Syrian migrants reach Norway by bike | Reuters

OSLO Some Syrian refugees have found a cheaper, safer, though much more roundabout way of reaching Europe than crossing the Mediterranean -- heading to the Arctic Circle and entering Norway from Russia, sometimes even by bicycle. #Business #Hungary #Latin America #markets #opinion

38 mins ago

Troubled Dubai gold retailer seeks time to repay $136 mln debts | Reuters

ABU DHABI/DUBAI A Dubai-based gold and jewellery retailer that defaulted on loans worth about 500 million dirhams ($136 million) has asked banks for time to put together a repayment plan, the company said on Thursday. #Entertainment #Europe #India #Latin America #United States

51 mins ago

U.S. suspects more freed Guantanamo inmates returned to battlefield | Reuters

WASHINGTON The number of detainees freed from the U.S. Guantanamo detention camp who are suspected of "re-engaging" with militant groups overseas increased over the first six months of 2015, the Obama administration said on Thursday. Figures released by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence showed that, as of July this year, of 121 detainees released since President Barack Obama took office in 2009, six were confirmed to have gone back to the battlefield and a further six were suspected of having done so. #Business #Economy #India #Latin America #United Kingdom #United States