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Exclusive: Differences over missile defense, fine print snag U.S.-Israel aid deal | Reuters

May 03, 2016

Exclusive: Differences over missile defense, fine print snag U.S.-Israel aid deal | Reuters

JERUSALEM/WASHINGTON Negotiations meant to enshrine U.S. defense aid for Israel over the next decade have snagged on disputes about the size, scope and fine print of a new multibillion-dollar package, officials say. Five months into the talks, several U.S. #Economy #India #Israel #Argentina #United Kingdom #Foreign policy #article
Spain gears up for repeat election on June 26 | Reuters

May 03, 2016

Spain gears up for repeat election on June 26 | Reuters

MADRID Spain's King Felipe dissolved parliament on Tuesday and called a new national election for June 26 after a vote in December left such a fractured political landscape that no government could be formed. The new vote follows four months of fruitless coalition talks between Spain's four main parties after the inconclusive ballot stripped the conservative People's Party (PP) of acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy of its majority. The re-run is not expected to herald a major shift in voting patterns, opinion polls show, likely forcing bickering leaders to once again try to forge a coalition #Politics #Business #Health #Argentina #United Kingdom
Clinton courts Appalachian voters to counter Trump on trade | Reuters

May 03, 2016

Clinton courts Appalachian voters to counter Trump on trade | Reuters

WASHINGTON/CARMEL, Ind. U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton met with coal and steel workers in the Appalachian region on Monday in an effort to win over blue-collar voters in a part of the country with strong support for Republican Donald Trump. #United States #Economy #India #Middle East #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom
U.S. tells Pakistan it will have to fund F-16s itself | Reuters

May 03, 2016

U.S. tells Pakistan it will have to fund F-16s itself | Reuters

WASHINGTON The United States has told Pakistan it will have to finance the purchase of U.S. F-16 fighter jets itself after members of the U.S #Pakistan #Islam #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment
Turkish parliament debate on lawmakers' immunity ends in a brawl | Reuters

May 03, 2016

Turkish parliament debate on lawmakers' immunity ends in a brawl | Reuters

ANKARA Members of Turkey's ruling AK Party and the pro-Kurdish opposition traded kicks and punches and threw water at each other in parliament on Monday, halting talks about lifting parliamentarians' immunity from prosecution. #United States #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #Entertainment #article
Saudi minister confirms warning on proposed U.S. law on 9/11 | Reuters

May 03, 2016

Saudi minister confirms warning on proposed U.S. law on 9/11 | Reuters

GENEVA Saudi Arabia has warned the United States that a proposed U.S. law that could hold the kingdom responsible for any role in the Sept 11, 2001, attacks would erode global investor confidence in America, its foreign minister said on Monday #India #Europe #markets #United Kingdom #Entertainment
Drones, Turkish artillery hit Islamic State in Syria, 34 dead - military | Reuters

May 03, 2016

Drones, Turkish artillery hit Islamic State in Syria, 34 dead - military | Reuters

ANKARA Shelling by Turkish artillery and drones which took off from southern Turkey struck Islamic State targets in Syria on Sunday, killing 34 militants, the Turkish military said. It said the strikes, in response to Islamic State rocket attacks which hit the southern Turkish province of Kilis, destroyed six vehicles and five Islamic State gun positions. The border town of Kilis and surrounding area has been hit frequently by rocket fire from Islamic State-controlled Syrian territory in recent months, killing civilians #India #United Kingdom #Turkey #crisis #Foreign policy #article
Prisoners revolt in Syria's Hama jail, seize guards - Syrian Observatory | Reuters

May 02, 2016

Prisoners revolt in Syria's Hama jail, seize guards - Syrian Observatory | Reuters

BEIRUT Syrian government troops surrounded Hama prison in the west of the country on Monday and fired tear gas after inmates revolted, seizing several guards, a monitoring group reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said inmates were protesting against a planned transfer of prisoners from Hama to Sednaya military prison north of Damascus #Business #Syria #science #Crime #United Kingdom
Russia says talks to extend Syrian lull in fighting to Aleppo | Reuters

May 01, 2016

Russia says talks to extend Syrian lull in fighting to Aleppo | Reuters

MOSCOW/BEIRUT Russia said on Sunday talks were taking place to include Aleppo in a temporary lull in fighting declared by the Syrian army in some western parts of the country, a sign of intensified efforts to halt a surge of violence in its former commercial capital. #United States #Syria #Europe #United Kingdom #crisis #Entertainment