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Four bodies found in Assam, army deployed

Jul 13, 2014

Four bodies found in Assam, army deployed

GUWAHATI India (Reuters) - The bodies of four men have been recovered from a river in a remote part of northeastern India that saw sectarian violence in the run-up to the national election in May, police said on Sunday, raising fears of a fresh round of clashes. Any new flare-up would be an early test of whether new Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a Hindu nationalist who swept to power in late May, can manage the tensions that sporadically erupt among India's diverse population of 1.2 billion people #Business #Entertainment #France #India #Latin America #markets #opinion #Technology
Assam: Army on stand-by in Baksa, bodies of all four kidnapped found

Jul 13, 2014

Assam: Army on stand-by in Baksa, bodies of all four kidnapped found

The Army has been kept on stand-by as tension mounted in Assam's Baksa district where bodies of three more persons kidnapped by suspected NDFB (S) militants were retrieved from Beki River today. #Anand Bazar #Assam #Baksa district #Beki river #NewsTracker
Iraq government talks delayed again as fighting rages

Jul 13, 2014

Iraq government talks delayed again as fighting rages

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's parliament failed on Sunday to break a damaging political deadlock which is holding up the formation of new government to tackle an Islamist-led insurgency raging less than 50 miles (80 km) from Baghdad. After a brief session, parliamentary officials delayed until Tuesday their efforts to reach agreement between the country's Shi'ite, Sunni and Kurdish politicians on the posts of prime minister, president and parliamentary speaker #Arabic #facebook #France #India #Italy #Japan #Latin America #United Kingdom
Israel PM Netanyahu expresses regret over Gaza deaths

Jul 13, 2014

Israel PM Netanyahu expresses regret over Gaza deaths

Amid increasing international pressure for a ceasefire, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today expressed "regret" over the loss of civilian lives in the bombing of Gaza, while accusing Hamas of using Palestinian civilians as "human shields". #Benjamin Netanyahu #Gaza Strip #Hamas #IDF #Israel #NewsTracker
Taliban survivor Malala in Nigeria, pledges to help free girls

Jul 13, 2014

Taliban survivor Malala in Nigeria, pledges to help free girls

ABUJA (Reuters) - Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, has pledged while on a trip to Nigeria to help free a group of school girls abducted by Islamist militants. On Sunday, 16-year-old Malala met with parents of the more than 200 girls who were kidnapped by militant group Boko Haram from a school in the northeastern village of Chibok in April #Argentina #Brazil #facebook #Japan #markets #Nigeria #opinion #Russia #Technology #United States
Digvijaya ends fast over delayed compensation to farmers

Jul 13, 2014

Digvijaya ends fast over delayed compensation to farmers

Digvijaya Singh today ended his seven-day-long fast here seeking immediate disbursal of compensation to farmers affected by the crop damage and a CBI probe into alleged MPPEB scam. #CBI probe #Digvijaya Singh #MPPEB scam #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Uma Bharti
PM arrives in Berlin en route to Brazil to attend BRICS Summit

Jul 13, 2014

PM arrives in Berlin en route to Brazil to attend BRICS Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today for an overnight stopover on his way to Brazil for a summit meeting of the BRICS nations that will address regional crises and security threats to restore a climate of peace while advancing global economic stability. #Berlin en route Fortaleza #Brazil #BRICS Summit #Dilma Rousseff #Narendra Modi
World Cup 2014 final: How Germany and Argentina compare

Jul 13, 2014

World Cup 2014 final: How Germany and Argentina compare

Rio de Janerio: The best player in the world goes up against the ultimate team machine, on the world's biggest stage. When Lionel Messi's Argentina takes on Germany in Sunday's World Cup final, it looks at first glance like a meeting between brilliant individual scoring talent and the tight discipline of a collective unit. But […] #Alejandro Sabella #Argentina #FIFA World Cup 2014 #football #Germany #Joachim Loew #Lionel Messi #Sports #Thomas Mueller #WC 2014 News
Hamas denies claim it fired rockets on Israel from Lebanon

Jul 13, 2014

Hamas denies claim it fired rockets on Israel from Lebanon

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Palestinian group Hamas had no role in a rocket attack on Israel from Lebanon and had nothing to do with a statement in the name of its armed wing that claimed responsibility for the attack late on Saturday, Hamas officials in Lebanon said. Three rockets fired from Lebanon hit open areas near Nahariya in northern Israel on Saturday evening. Israel responded with artillery fire #Brazil #Business #France #India #Israel #Italy #markets #Mexico #Middle East #opinion #Russia #Technology
Ashok Chavan failed to lodge election expenses as per law: EC

Jul 13, 2014

Ashok Chavan failed to lodge election expenses as per law: EC

In fresh trouble for former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, the Election Commission today slapped a show cause notice on him for failing to lodge his election expenses as per law in a paid news case and asked him why he should not be disqualified. #Ashok Chavan #Chief Election Commissioner #Election Commission #NewsTracker