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German suspect was in contact with State Dept not U.S. spies - officials

Jul 12, 2014

German suspect was in contact with State Dept not U.S. spies - officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A German defense official under investigation for alleged spying was in contact with a U.S. State Department officer rather than American intelligence agencies, raising questions about whether any espionage occurred, U.S. officials familiar with the case told Reuters on Friday #facebook #Politics #China #Business #Japan #France #markets #Argentina
Tsunami advisory lifted after east Japan earthquake - NHK

Jul 12, 2014

Tsunami advisory lifted after east Japan earthquake - NHK

TOKYO (Reuters) - A tsunami advisory for northeast Japan has been lifted, public broadcaster NHK said, two hours after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake offshore Fukushima prefecture early on Saturday triggered minor tsunami in the region. Small tsunami of up to 20 cm were recorded at Ishinomaki in Miyagi prefecture and other locations in northeast Japan after the quake, although no major damage was reported. #facebook #Politics #United States #China #Business #Technology #France #Arabic #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment
Putin meets Fidel Castro at start of Latin American tour

Jul 12, 2014

Putin meets Fidel Castro at start of Latin American tour

HAVANA (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin met former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and current President Raul Castro on Friday to begin a six-day tour of Latin America in which Russia is seeking to reassert its influence on the communist-ruled island. #United States #China #Business #Technology #Arabic #Russia #Latin America #Mexico
Sri Lankan Muslim leader warns of radicalisation after clashes

Jul 12, 2014

Sri Lankan Muslim leader warns of radicalisation after clashes

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's Muslim minority could become radicalised and turn to foreign Islamic groups for support because of violent attacks on them by Buddhist hardliners, the island nation's main Muslim leader and justice minister said on Friday. Last month, at least three people were killed and 75 seriously injured in violence between Buddhists and Muslims in two southern Sri Lankan coastal towns best known as tourist draws, with Muslim homes set ablaze. #World Cup #China #Business #Brazil #Technology #France #Russia #markets #Argentina
Ukraine says rebels will pay as missiles kill 23 soldiers

Jul 12, 2014

Ukraine says rebels will pay as missiles kill 23 soldiers

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vowed to "find and destroy" pro-Russian rebels who killed 23 servicemen and wounded nearly 100 in a missile attack on Friday. Poroshenko issued his angry statement following an emergency meeting of his security chiefs called in response to the early morning strike by Russian-made Grad missiles on an army motorised brigade near the border with Russia #World Cup #India #China #Business #Technology #Arabic #Russia #United Kingdom #Mexico #Ukraine #opinion
U.N. asks Europe to take Syrian refugees as region saturated

Jul 12, 2014

U.N. asks Europe to take Syrian refugees as region saturated

GENEVA (Reuters) - Europe must open its doors to more Syrian refugees, having welcomed only a "miniscule" number while Syria's neighbours have reached "saturation point", the U.N. #India #Business #Syria #Technology #France #Russia #markets #Italy #Latin America #Mexico #european #opinion
Kerry to hold second day of talks with Afghan election candidates

Jul 12, 2014

Kerry to hold second day of talks with Afghan election candidates

KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will hold a second day of talks with Afghanistan's two presidential candidates on Saturday with talks focused on "many ideas" about a review of votes and ways to build an inclusive, broad-based government in the country, a senior U.S. #facebook #United States #World Cup #India #Business #Technology #France #markets #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico #opinion
Texas mass murder suspect collapses in court as crime recounted

Jul 12, 2014

Texas mass murder suspect collapses in court as crime recounted

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The man accused of killing four children aged 4 to 14 and their parents after entering their suburban Houston home while looking for his former wife collapsed when details of the crime were read aloud in court on Friday. Ronald Lee Haskell, 33, who is being held without bond, was in court for a hearing after being charged on Thursday with capital murder and multiple murders of his former wife's relatives #facebook #United States #Business #Brazil #France #children #Mexico #houston
Germany says expulsion of U.S. spy chief was inevitable

Jul 12, 2014

Germany says expulsion of U.S. spy chief was inevitable

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's decision to ask the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country was an inevitable response to fresh allegations of U.S. spying on Berlin, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Friday. Officials said the U.S #facebook #Business #Brazil #Technology #Russia #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico #Berlin
Berlusconi may face trial over prostitution witness

Jul 12, 2014

Berlusconi may face trial over prostitution witness

BARI Italy (Reuters) - An Italian prosecutor has asked a court to try Silvio Berlusconi for paying 750,000 euros ($1 million) to buy the silence of people aware that he used prostitutes, legal sources said on Friday. Pasquale Drago, a prosecutor in the southern city of Bari wants the court to try the 77-year-old centre-right leader and an accomplice for "inducement to give false testimony" by paying a local businessman not to tell investigators about the prostitutes he allegedly provided for Berlusconi's parties #Politics #United States #India #Business #Japan #Russia #markets #Argentina #Mexico #opinion