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Widow of Islamic State leader charged in death of American - U.S. Justice Dept | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016

Widow of Islamic State leader charged in death of American - U.S. Justice Dept | Reuters

WASHINGTON The wife of a deceased Islamic State leader was charged on Monday in federal court in Virginia with conspiracy in the death of American aid worker Kayla Mueller who was killed a year ago while being held hostage in Syria by the militant group, the U.S. Justice Department said. #Middle East #markets #Crime #Iraq #chinese #article
Wife of Islamic State leader charged in death of American - U.S. Justice Dept | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016

Wife of Islamic State leader charged in death of American - U.S. Justice Dept | Reuters

WASHINGTON The wife of a deceased Islamic State leader was charged on Monday with conspiracy in the death of an American aid worker who was killed a year ago while being held hostage in Syria by the militant group, the U.S. Justice Department said. Nisreen Assad Ibrahim Bahar, 25, an Iraqi citizen and wife of Abu Sayyaf, a senior Islamic State leader until his death last year, was charged for her role in a conspiracy that resulted in the death of Kayla Mueller in February 2015, the Justice Department said in a statement. #United States #India #Islam #United Kingdom #article
U.S. urges China to increase sanctions pressure on North Korea | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016

U.S. urges China to increase sanctions pressure on North Korea | Reuters

WASHINGTON China agrees any new U.N. resolution on North Korea will include additional sanctions and go beyond previous steps, but Washington is urging Beijing to put even more pressure on Pyongyang after its recent nuclear test and rocket launch, a senior U.S. #China #Business #Technology #South Korea #North Korea #chinese #article
Laptop bomb may have blown hole in Somali plane - U.S. officials | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016

Laptop bomb may have blown hole in Somali plane - U.S. officials | Reuters

WASHINGTON Investigators examining an explosion that blew a hole in a Somali airliner last week believe the damage was caused by a bomb hidden in a laptop computer, U.S. #United States #Business #Middle East #markets #Africa #United Kingdom #article
Migrant arrivals to Greece's Lesbos rise after days of bad weather | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016

Migrant arrivals to Greece's Lesbos rise after days of bad weather | Reuters

ON BOARD THE AGIOS EFSTRATIOS, Greece They waved, cheered and let out sighs of relief as their rubber boat, packed with dozens of mainly Syrian and Afghan refugees, approached the Greek coast guard ship that would rescue them at open sea near the island of Lesbos. After being pulled aboard one by one, the men, women, and children staggered, exhausted and relieved, to the boat's rear, where they huddled alongside strangers on Monday and waited quietly to be transported to the shore #Business #Syria #science #markets #United Kingdom #chinese #article
White House - 'Impactful response' needed on North Korea | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016

White House - 'Impactful response' needed on North Korea | Reuters

WASHINGTON Allies of the United States agree that an "impactful response" is needed following a rocket launch in North Korea over the weekend, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Monday. #Japan #Technology #Middle East #Europe #opinion #article
Turkey's Erdogan threatened to flood Europe with migrants - Greek website | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016

Turkey's Erdogan threatened to flood Europe with migrants - Greek website | Reuters

BRUSSELS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan threatened in November to flood Europe with migrants if European Union leaders did not offer him a better deal to help manage the Middle East refugee crisis, a Greek news website said on Monday. Publishing what it said were minutes of a tense meeting last November, the euro2day.gr financial news website revealed deep mutual irritation and distrust in talks between Erdogan and the EU's two top officials, Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk. #Business #Syria #Technology #Greece #science #United Kingdom #article
Carnival roars ahead in Brazil despite Zika health scare | Reuters

Feb 08, 2016

Carnival roars ahead in Brazil despite Zika health scare | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO The worst health scare in recent history is not keeping Brazilians from their annual Carnival revelry, with millions of partiers swarming streets and some making fun of the mosquito that spreads Zika and other viruses. #Health #markets #Latin America #Entertainment #opinion #lifestyle #article
UK and Japan agree Security Council must take strong action against N.Korea | Reuters

Feb 08, 2016

UK and Japan agree Security Council must take strong action against N.Korea | Reuters

LONDON British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday he had spoken with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida and both had agreed the U.N. Security Council should take strong action against North Korea for launching a long-range rocket. North Korea said the rocket was carrying a satellite, but its neighbours and the United States denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N #United States #India #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #article
Second member of IS execution cell identified as Briton - report | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

Second member of IS execution cell identified as Briton - report | Reuters

LONDON A second member of a British group of Islamic State militants dubbed "the Beatles" has been identified as 32-year-old Londoner Alexanda Kotey, according to a Washington Post and BuzzFeed investigation published on Sunday. The group, whose leader Mohammed Emwazi gained notoriety for appearing in videos showing the murders of Western hostages, are said by former hostages of Islamic State to have been assigned to guard foreign prisoners, and were nicknamed "the Beatles" due to their English accents. #India #Islam #Europe #markets #Crime #article