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Israel, Palestinian militant groups agree to 3-day Gaza truce

Aug 01, 2014

Israel, Palestinian militant groups agree to 3-day Gaza truce

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip have agreed to a three-day humanitarian truce to begin Friday morning, and negotiators from both sides will travel to Cairo to discuss a longer-term solution. The 72-hour break after more than three weeks of fighting was set to begin at 8 a.m #facebook #India #China #Technology #Middle East #Italy #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Food supplies cut to rebel stronghold in east Ukraine

Aug 01, 2014

Food supplies cut to rebel stronghold in east Ukraine

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Food supplies have been cut to the rebel stronghold of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine during a military offensive on the city by government forces, local officials said on Thursday. The army says it has almost completely encircled Luhansk but has opened a humanitarian corridor to allow people to flee the city #facebook #China #Business #Brazil #France #Russia #Israel #Argentina #Latin America #city
Taxis, planes and viruses How deadly Ebola can spread

Aug 01, 2014

Taxis, planes and viruses How deadly Ebola can spread

LONDON (Reuters) - For scientists tracking the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, it's not about complex virology and genotyping, but about how contagious microbes - like humans - use planes, bikes and taxis to spread. So far, authorities have taken no action to limit international travel in the region. The airlines association IATA said on Thursday that the World Health Organisation is not recommending any such restrictions or frontier closures #United States #Brazil #Technology #France #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Virus
China takes step at openness, allows foreigners at defence briefing

Aug 01, 2014

China takes step at openness, allows foreigners at defence briefing

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Defence Ministry allowed foreign media for the first time on Thursday to attend its monthly news conference in another step towards increasing transparency, though the briefing yielded little concrete news. #facebook #United States #India #China #Brazil #Arabic #Israel #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico
Marine Le Pen could knock out Socialists in French president race - poll

Aug 01, 2014

Marine Le Pen could knock out Socialists in French president race - poll

PARIS (Reuters) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen would reach the final round of a presidential election if voters were to vote now, winning more votes than any mainstream party in the first round, a poll showed on Thursday. The survey by pollster IFOP showed Le Pen winning 26 percent of all votes in round one of the two-round election, versus 17 percent for either President Francois Hollande or his more popular prime minister, Manuel Valls. The next presidential election is in 2017 #India #China #Business #Technology #France #Israel #markets #Italy #Argentina #Latin America #european #opinion

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Marine Le Pen could knock out Socialists in French president race - poll

Jul 31, 2014

Growing Entrepreneurship in Latin America

The creation of tech-hubs, cultural interest in entrepreneurs and government-backed initiatives for innovative new businesses are all indications of a more advanced start-up culture – something that many countries crave. Throughout Latin America, a c...
Marine Le Pen could knock out Socialists in French president race - poll

Jul 31, 2014

TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' ties 'Big Brother' in key demo

NBC's "America's Got Talent" and CBS' "Big Brother" tied for first among the key 18- to 49-year-old demographic on Wednesday, elevating both networks to No. 1 in the same category...
Marine Le Pen could knock out Socialists in French president race - poll

Jul 31, 2014

TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' ties 'Big Brother' in key demo

NBC's "America's Got Talent" and CBS' "Big Brother" tied for first among the key 18- to 49-year-old demographic on Wednesday, elevating both networks to No. 1 in the same category...