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Islamist militants kill 18 civilians in Philippines

Jul 29, 2014

Islamist militants kill 18 civilians in Philippines

MANILA (Reuters) - Islamist militants in the Philippines killed 18 people on Monday in revenge for their clan's support of government efforts to bring stability to the resource-rich region and the military warned of more bloodshed. The Philippines is majority Catholic but islands in the far south are mostly Muslims and governments have for decades battled autonomy-seeking rebels. #United States #India #Business #Technology #Russia #Argentina #United Kingdom #military #Muslim
Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border

Jul 29, 2014

Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A grim-faced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday of a protracted war in Gaza, dashing any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid. The Israeli army said five of its soldiers died in two separate incidents, including four in a mortar strike #facebook #United States #Business #Japan #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Israel #Entertainment #Mexico #opinion
Russia's Lavrov says U.S., EU sanctions may make Russia more independent

Jul 29, 2014

Russia's Lavrov says U.S., EU sanctions may make Russia more independent

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union on Russian officials and companies would not achieve their goal and only make Russia more economically independent. "(Sanctions) simply cannot achieve (their aim) ... I assure you, we will overcome any difficulties that may arise in certain areas of the economy, and maybe we will become more independent and more confident in our own strength," he told a news conference #United States #India #China #Japan #France #markets #Latin America #Entertainment #european
U.N. says 1,100 killed in Ukraine since mid-April

Jul 29, 2014

U.N. says 1,100 killed in Ukraine since mid-April

GENEVA (Reuters) - At least 1,129 people have been killed and 3,442 wounded in the Ukraine conflict since mid-April, U.N. monitors in the country said in their fourth monthly report on Monday #facebook #United States #India #China #Japan #Arabic #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #Ukraine
Sri Lankan asylum seekers in Australia limbo could sue government

Jul 29, 2014

Sri Lankan asylum seekers in Australia limbo could sue government

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The fate of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers held at sea for almost a month before being brought to a detention centre in Australia was stuck in limbo on Monday, as lawyers for the detainees said they might sue the government for illegal imprisonment. The interception and detention of the Tamil asylum seekers, including 50 children, has highlighted Australia's controversial policy of turning back boats carrying potential refugees, which has drawn criticism from rights group and the United Nations. The government made the decision to bring the group to Australia on Sunday after lawyers began legal action in the High Court to stop them being sent to Sri Lanka, and disputing the government's stated right to assess asylum claims at sea #United States #China #Brazil #France #Australia #Russia #Government #markets #Latin America #opinion

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In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row

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Why Devyani's G-visa shouldn't be processed by US at all

Jul 28, 2014

Not lovin' it in Russia: McDonald's, Wendy's in Kremlin's cross hairs

Two of the United States' biggest burger chains have become the latest targets of Kremlin wrath, with McDonald's fast-food offerings under the political microscope for alleged impurities and Wendy's driven out of Russia altogether by deteriorating co...
Why Devyani's G-visa shouldn't be processed by US at all

Jul 28, 2014

Women at Work: Paid Leave Encourages Female Employees to Stay

The United States lags other developed countries in policies helping working parents, contributing to a dip among women in the labor force...
Why Devyani's G-visa shouldn't be processed by US at all

Jul 28, 2014

Women at Work: How Paid Leave Helps Female Employees Stay

The United States lags other developed countries in policies helping working parents, contributing to a dip among women in the labor force...
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