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Lebanon's interior minister warns protesters against sit-ins| Reuters

Sep 03, 2015

Lebanon's interior minister warns protesters against sit-ins| Reuters

BEIRUT Lebanon's interior minister said on Wednesday any future sit-ins by protesters in government institutions will be broken up by force if needed, a day after demonstrators briefly occupied the environment ministry. #United States #United Kingdom #Latin America #crisis #Foreign policy #Economy
Sudanese poachers kill elephants amid Central Africa chaos -UN experts| Reuters

Sep 03, 2015

Sudanese poachers kill elephants amid Central Africa chaos -UN experts| Reuters

UNITED NATIONS Sudanese poachers have been taking advantage of the chaos in conflict-torn Central African Republic and are killing elephants for their ivory and other wild animals, an expert panel that monitors U.N. sanctions said in a confidential report seen by Reuters #United States #Technology #Middle East #science #Argentina #Latin America #Foreign policy
Israel slams Palestinians' push to fly their flag at U.N.| Reuters

Sep 02, 2015

Israel slams Palestinians' push to fly their flag at U.N.| Reuters

UNITED NATIONS Israel on Tuesday complained to the United Nations about a Palestinian initiative to fly their flag alongside full member states' at the world body's headquarters, calling it "another cynical misuse of the U.N. by the Palestinian Authority." Currently, only member states' flags fly at U.N. #Europe #Foreign policy #Business #Economy #India
Iran nuclear deal backers near votes to protect pact in U.S. Congress| Reuters

Sep 02, 2015

Iran nuclear deal backers near votes to protect pact in U.S. Congress| Reuters

WASHINGTON Supporters of the international agreement with Iran on its nuclear programme moved within one vote of mustering enough support to protect the deal in the U.S. #United States #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Foreign policy #Business #India
U.N. council welcomes South Sudan peace deal, threatens arms embargo| Reuters

Aug 29, 2015

U.N. council welcomes South Sudan peace deal, threatens arms embargo| Reuters

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council on Friday welcomed the signing of a peace agreement aimed at ending South Sudan's 20-month civil war while warning that it remained ready to impose an arms embargo on the country if the deal collapsed. #Economy #United States #India #Technology #science #markets #Foreign policy
Man who shot Virginia journalists identified with 9/11 attacks - sheriff| Reuters

Aug 29, 2015

Man who shot Virginia journalists identified with 9/11 attacks - sheriff| Reuters

The gunman who killed two Virginia television journalists on air carried out a well-planned assault and identified with mass murderers and the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, authorities said on Friday. The shooter, Vester Flanagan, gave no sign of his destination or next move when he fled after gunning down the journalists from Roanoke station WDBJ7 on Wednesday, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office said in a statement #Politics #United States #markets #Virginia #Foreign policy #author
Libya recovers 105 bodies after migrant boat sinks, more feared dead| Reuters

Aug 29, 2015

Libya recovers 105 bodies after migrant boat sinks, more feared dead| Reuters

ZUWARA, Libya Libya recovered 105 bodies after a boat packed with migrants sank in the Mediterranean Sea and said almost 100 more people were missing and feared dead. The vessel sank on Thursday after leaving Zuwara, a major launchpad for smugglers shipping migrants to Italy by exploiting a security vacuum in Libya where rival governments are fighting for control four years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi. #Middle East #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Foreign policy #opinion
Obama reassures Jewish groups on U.S.-Israel relationship| Reuters

Aug 29, 2015

Obama reassures Jewish groups on U.S.-Israel relationship| Reuters

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama reassured U.S. Jewish groups on Friday that the U.S.-Israel relationship is strong, despite differences over the nuclear deal with Iran, and called for more talks between the two governments on security cooperation. "As soon as this particular debate is over, my hope is that the Israeli government will immediately want to rejoin conversations that we started long before about how we can continue to improve and enhance Israel's security in a very troubled neighbourhood," Obama said during a webcast focussed on the international nuclear agreement #United States #India #Israel #markets #Latin America #Foreign policy
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark| Reuters

Aug 28, 2015

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark| Reuters

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible. #Technology #Middle East #South Korea #Korea #Argentina #Foreign policy #opinion