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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
Greece's Syriza to win election but face setback, polls show| Reuters

Aug 29, 2015

Greece's Syriza to win election but face setback, polls show| Reuters

ATHENS Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' leftist Syriza will emerge as the biggest party in next month's election but without the majority it was hoping for, the first opinion polls since he resigned last week showed on Friday. #Business #Technology #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom
Greek poll shows Syriza leftists leading conservatives| Reuters

Aug 29, 2015

Greek poll shows Syriza leftists leading conservatives| Reuters

ATHENS Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' Syriza party would get 25 percent of the vote in a Sept. #United States #Middle East #science #markets #Argentina #Latin America
Nationalist and pro-Kurdish opposition given Turkish cabinet posts| Reuters

Aug 29, 2015

Nationalist and pro-Kurdish opposition given Turkish cabinet posts| Reuters

ANKARA Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu appointed nationalist and pro-Kurdish opposition politicians to an interim power-sharing cabinet on Friday, but left his finance and economy ministers unchanged in a team dominated by ruling party loyalists. Feridun Sinirlioglu, undersecretary at the foreign ministry since 2009, was named as the new foreign minister, a critical post as the NATO member takes on a frontline role in the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State. #Business #India #Technology #Middle East #Europe #Argentina #United Kingdom
Slain Virginia TV journalists shot both in head and body| Reuters

Aug 28, 2015

Slain Virginia TV journalists shot both in head and body| Reuters

REUTERS - The Virginia television journalists killed by a former co-worker during a live broadcast were shot both in the head and body, a coroner said on Friday, as more details surfaced about the attack. Reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, of Roanoke CBS-affiliate WDBJ7 were slain during a live interview on Wednesday by disgruntled former employee Vester Flanagan #Business #United States #Technology #Argentina #Latin America #Entertainment #Gun control
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
U.N. chief sets out framework for Syria poison gas investigation| Reuters

Aug 28, 2015

U.N. chief sets out framework for Syria poison gas investigation| Reuters

UNITED NATIONS Success of a new international inquiry aimed at assigning blame for chemical weapons attacks during Syria's four-year-old civil war will require full cooperation of all warring parties, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday. The remarks were included in a letter to the U.N. #Technology #Middle East #Crime #Argentina #United Kingdom
Greek judge appointed caretaker PM ahead of elections| Reuters

Aug 28, 2015

Greek judge appointed caretaker PM ahead of elections| Reuters

ATHENS Greece's top Supreme Court judge was sworn in as caretaker prime minister on Thursday to lead the country to elections next month, ending a week of political deadlock after leftist leader Alexis Tsipras resigned. Vassiliki Thanou, an opponent of austerity who has argued against wage cuts for judges and court officials, and her new interim government will remain in place at least until parliamentary elections are held, expected to be on Sept. #Business #Technology #Europe #Argentina #Latin America #Entertainment #Election
Scientists solve mystery of polar bear Knut's death| Reuters

Aug 28, 2015

Scientists solve mystery of polar bear Knut's death| Reuters

BERLIN Knut, the star polar bear who was hand-reared at Berlin zoo after his mother rejected him, had a type of auto-immune inflation of the brain that is found in humans, scientists said on Thursday. Knut, who was just four when he drowned at the zoo in 2011, was reared by his keeper Thomas Doerflein. Fans from around the world came to watch them play together, earning the zoo millions and inspiring a dizzying range of merchandise. #Business #United States #Technology #science #Argentina #Entertainment #lifestyle