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Mexico City prosecutor confirms killing of news photographer| Reuters

Aug 03, 2015

Mexico City prosecutor confirms killing of news photographer| Reuters

MEXICO CITY A prominent Mexican news photographer was among five people found dead in a middle-class neighborhood of the capital on Friday, the city's prosecutor told reporters at a Sunday press conference. Ruben Espinosa, who a month ago claimed in interviews that he felt threatened by the governor of eastern Veracruz state, was the lone male among five victims that police discovered bound, beaten and shot in the head in the capital's Narvarte neighborhood. #India #Technology #markets #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico
Merkel's German conservatives set sights on absolute majority| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

Merkel's German conservatives set sights on absolute majority| Reuters

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced pressure from conservative allies on Sunday to run for a fourth term in 2017 after an opinion poll showed they could win an absolute majority if an election were held next week. The results of the poll came a day after Der Spiegel news magazine said in an unsourced report that Merkel, who turned 61 on July 17, had decided to run for a fourth term and had started planning her 2017 re-election campaign #Economy #Technology #Europe #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment
Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan| Reuters

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants as he aims to cement his legacy on climate change, a senior administration official said. The revised Clean Power Plan will seek to slash carbon emissions from the power sector by 32 percent from 2005 levels in 2030, a 9 percent increase over a previous proposal. The regulation will usher in a sweeping transformation of the U.S #Business #United States #Technology #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Canada PM calls Oct 19 election, focus on sluggish economy| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

Canada PM calls Oct 19 election, focus on sluggish economy| Reuters

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Sunday called a parliamentary election for Oct 19, kicking off a marathon 11-week campaign likely to focus on a stubbornly sluggish economy and his decade in power. Polls indicate that Harper's right-of-center Conservative Party, which has been in office since 2006, could well lose its majority in the House of Commons. That would leave Harper at the mercy of the two main center-left opposition parties, who could unite to bring him down. #Business #Economy #United States #Technology #Middle East #markets
One pilot killed, another injured after helicopter crash at Russian airshow| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

One pilot killed, another injured after helicopter crash at Russian airshow| Reuters

MOSCOW One pilot died and another was injured when a helicopter crashed at an airshow in the Russian region of Ryazan on Sunday. During aerobatics at the event some 200 km (124 miles) south-east of Moscow, an Mi-28 helicopter went into a flat spin before crashing #Economy #Technology #Europe #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #opinion
UAE to try 41 people on charges of creating terrorist group| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

UAE to try 41 people on charges of creating terrorist group| Reuters

DUBAI United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities plan to try 41 people of various nationalities including Emiratis on charges of setting up a terrorist group, the official WAM news agency reported on Sunday. The agency quoted Attorney-General Salem Saeed Kubaish as saying in a statement: "Investigations showed that they set up and managed a terrorist group inside the country .. #United States #India #Technology #Middle East #Argentina
Saudi killed in shelling from Yemen - news agency| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

Saudi killed in shelling from Yemen - news agency| Reuters

CAIRO A Saudi citizen was killed in shelling fired across the border from Yemen into the southwest of Saudi Arabia on Sunday, the official SPA news agency reported. A shell fell on a house around dawn in Najran province, civil defence department spokesman Ali binOmair al-Shahran was quoted as saying. #Economy #Technology #Middle East #science #Argentina #United Kingdom
Suu Kyi's party shuns key players for Myanmar poll| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

Suu Kyi's party shuns key players for Myanmar poll| Reuters

YANGON The party of Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected bids by 17 members of Myanmar's respected "88 generation" to join its ranks and contest November's election, a controversial omission of a group that was expected to galvanise its bid to dominate the ballot. The National League for Democracy (NLD) party selected only one member of the popular crop of activists, who suffered years of persecution after leading nationwide student protests in 1988 that were brutally crushed by the ruling military #United States #Technology #Middle East #science #Africa
Chinese military paper warns a corrupt army does not win wars| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

Chinese military paper warns a corrupt army does not win wars| Reuters

BEIJING The Chinese military's official newspaper warned on Sunday that a corrupt army would not win wars, three days after the government announced a former senior officer would be prosecuted for graft. Serving and retired Chinese military officers as well as state media have questioned whether China's armed forces are too corrupt to fight and win a war. #United States #Technology #markets #Argentina #Foreign policy
Iran's parliament has no power over nuclear deal, top negotiator says| Reuters

Aug 01, 2015

Iran's parliament has no power over nuclear deal, top negotiator says| Reuters

DUBAI Iran's parliament does not have authority over the nuclear agreement signed with world powers last month, the Islamic Republic's top nuclear negotiator was quoted as saying on Saturday. #Business #Technology #Russia #markets #Entertainment #opinion