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Israel approves new homes in settlement after demolishing two buildings| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Israel approves new homes in settlement after demolishing two buildings| Reuters

JERUSALEM Israel gave final approval on Wednesday for plans to build 300 new homes in a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, announcing the move as it carried out a court demolition order against two vacant apartment blocks in the same enclave. Dozens of Jewish settlers have gathered over the past several days at Beit El settlement to protest against the demolition #Israel #markets #Argentina #Latin America #Entertainment #Foreign policy #opinion
Syrian army says Israeli planes strike pro-Syrian Palestinian militia | Reuters

Jul 29, 2015

Syrian army says Israeli planes strike pro-Syrian Palestinian militia | Reuters

BEIRUT An Israeli plane attacked a military base along the Syrian Lebanese border on Wednesday belonging to a pro-Syrian Palestinian faction, injuring six people, Syrian state television said. #Business #Middle East #Entertainment #Foreign policy #opinion
Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Panama-Colombia border, no reports of damage| Reuters

Jul 29, 2015

Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Panama-Colombia border, no reports of damage| Reuters

A magnitude 5.9 quake struck the forested Panama-Colombia border on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage. #Business #United States #Europe #United Kingdom #Foreign policy #author #Colombia
When politics supercedes human rights: Cuba, Malaysia removed from US human trafficking blacklist

Jul 28, 2015

When politics supercedes human rights: Cuba, Malaysia removed from US human trafficking blacklist

Democratic lawmakers and rights groups on Monday accused the State Department of politicizing its annual rankings of nations on their efforts to combat modern-day slavery, as key trading partner Malaysia was taken off a blacklist. #World #Modern-day Slavery #US #NewsTracker #Malaysia #Cuba #Foreign policy #trafficking
Trump tops CNN poll of 2016 Republicans, says he leads 'movement'| Reuters

Jul 26, 2015

Trump tops CNN poll of 2016 Republicans, says he leads 'movement'| Reuters

WASHINGTON Real estate magnate Donald Trump moved to the top of the 2016 Republican presidential field in a CNN poll released on Sunday, edging rival Jeb Bush and gaining support from Republicans in the last month despite a series of controversial statements. Trump was backed by 18 percent of Republicans in the CNN poll, which was conducted entirely after his July 18 criticism of Republican Senator John McCain's war record. #Business #Economy #Middle East #United Kingdom #Foreign policy
At least four dead in attack on Somali hotel by Islamists| Reuters

Jul 26, 2015

At least four dead in attack on Somali hotel by Islamists| Reuters

MOGADISHU At least four people were killed on Sunday when Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist militant group drove a car packed with explosives at the gate of a hotel, police and the rebel group said. A Reuters witness said blood and pieces of flesh were spattered around the site of the blast which targeted the Jazeera hotel. The wreckage of four cars were nearby. #Business #India #Middle East #Argentina #Foreign policy #opinion
Cuba tones down anti-U.S. rhetoric on revolution's main holiday| Reuters

Jul 26, 2015

Cuba tones down anti-U.S. rhetoric on revolution's main holiday| Reuters

SANTIAGO, Cuba Cuban leaders pledged to keep socialism alive but toned down the anti-U.S. rhetoric at Cuba's first national holiday since re-establishing diplomatic relations with the United States on July 20. Sunday marked the 62nd anniversary of the first offensive by Fidel Castro's guerrillas against the army of U.S.-backed leader Fulgencio Batista in 1953, starting a rebellion that brought down Batista more than five years later #Business #United Kingdom #Cuba #Entertainment #Foreign policy
At least 4 killed in Somali hotel blast - police| Reuters

Jul 26, 2015

At least 4 killed in Somali hotel blast - police| Reuters

MOGADISHU At least four people were killed on Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack carried out by suspected al Shabaab Islamist militants on a hotel in the Somali capital, a police officer said. "So far, four people are confirmed dead. We believe al Shabaab is behind the attack," Colonel Abdiqadir Hussein, a police officer, told Reuters. #Islam #markets #Africa #United Kingdom #Latin America #Foreign policy
Blast, gunfire heard in centre of Somali capital - witness| Reuters

Jul 26, 2015

Blast, gunfire heard in centre of Somali capital - witness| Reuters

MOGADISHU A suspected suicide car bomb exploded at the gate of a hotel in the Somali capital on Sunday, a police officer said, as a plume of smoke rose above the capital and sporadic gunfire was heard. Police said it was too early to know about casualties, but a Reuters witness said blood and pieces of flesh were spattered in the area. At least one person was carried away, apparently dead #Middle East #markets #Africa #Security #Foreign policy #opinion