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Two rockets fired into Baghdad's heavily fortified 'Green Zone'| Reuters

May 06, 2015

Two rockets fired into Baghdad's heavily fortified 'Green Zone'| Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two rockets were fired into Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone", home to the prime minister's office and several Western embassies, on Tuesday, and car bombs elsewhere in the capital killed seven people. No casualties were reported in the rare attack on the Green Zone, police and medical sources said. #Business #India #Technology #France #markets #Africa #Argentina #United Kingdom
Pope Francis to meet Cuban President Castro privately on Sunday| Reuters

May 06, 2015

Pope Francis to meet Cuban President Castro privately on Sunday| Reuters

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis and Cuban President Raul Castro will meet privately on Sunday, a spokesman said, four months before the pontiff's trip to the Caribbean island, his first as leader of the Catholic Church. Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said on Tuesday Castro's meeting with the first Latin American pope was strictly private and not an official state visit #Business #Sports #Barack Obama #Middle East #science #Africa #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico #lifestyle
Russia says EU does not want Ukraine truce to hold | Reuters

May 06, 2015

Russia says EU does not want Ukraine truce to hold | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused "someone in the European Union" on Tuesday of trying to ensure a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine does not hold. Pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian government agreed the truce in the Belarussian capital Minsk on Feb #Business #Sports #United States #India #Technology #science #Africa #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Mexico #Austria #lifestyle
UK's Labour 1 point ahead of Conservatives before Thursday election - Survation poll| Reuters

May 06, 2015

UK's Labour 1 point ahead of Conservatives before Thursday election - Survation poll| Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour Party led the ruling Conservatives by 1 percentage point in a Survation opinion poll published on Tuesday, two days before a general election. Survation showed Labour on 34 percent and the Conservatives on 33 percent. Earlier on Tuesday, a Populus opinion poll put the Conservatives and Labour level on 34 percent each, while an Ashcroft poll had the Conservatives on 32 percent and Labour on 30 percent #Business #Sports #United States #Technology #France #science #Africa #Italy #Copyright #Latin America #opinion #lifestyle
U.S. wants a U.N. team to lay blame for Syria gas attacks - diplomats| Reuters

May 06, 2015

U.S. wants a U.N. team to lay blame for Syria gas attacks - diplomats| Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States wants a team of United Nations investigators to determine who is to blame for chemicals weapons attacks in Syria in a bid to pave the way for Security Council action against those responsible, diplomats said on Tuesday. Russian U.N. #Business #United States #India #China #Syria #France #Russia #science #markets #Africa #Mexico
In former PM Brown's home town, Scottish Labour Party fights for its life| Reuters

May 06, 2015

In former PM Brown's home town, Scottish Labour Party fights for its life| Reuters

KIRKCALDY, Scotland (Reuters) - No election battle more starkly demonstrates the sudden collapse of Britain's Labour Party in Scotland than the one unfolding in the home town of former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, which his party looks set to lose for the first time in 80 years. #Business #Economy #Sports #facebook #Technology #France #science #Copyright
White House says 'too early to tell' if Texas shooters tied to Islamic State| Reuters

May 05, 2015

White House says 'too early to tell' if Texas shooters tied to Islamic State| Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday that it was still "too early to tell" if the two gunmen killed in Garland, Texas, on Sunday were tied to Islamic State. #Business #Sports #Technology #France #science #markets #Italy #Entertainment #Mexico
U.S., allies conduct 13 air strikes in Syria, Iraq against Islamic State -coalition| Reuters

May 05, 2015

U.S., allies conduct 13 air strikes in Syria, Iraq against Islamic State -coalition| Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.-led military coalition launched 12 air strikes in Iraq and one in Syria against Islamic State militants since Monday, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement. The military statement on Tuesday said the strike in Syria involved attack aircraft and was near Al Hasakah, while those in Iraq involved attack, bomber, fighter and drone aircraft and were near Bayji, Fallujah, Mosul, Ramadi and Tal Afar. #Business #Sports #United States #Technology #France #Middle East #science #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion #lifestyle
Hezbollah clashes with Nusra Front on Lebanon-Syria border | Reuters

May 05, 2015

Hezbollah clashes with Nusra Front on Lebanon-Syria border | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah fighters and gunmen from al-Qaeda's Syria wing Nusra Front clashed on Tuesday in eastern Lebanon on the border with Syria, Hezbollah's television channel and a military source said. The source said the group ambushed Nusra fighters in "advanced positions" in the outskirts of the mountain towns of Toufeil and Britel. (Reporting by Mariam Karouny and Sylvia Westall; editing by John Stonestreet) #Business #Sports #United States #Syria #France #Middle East #science #Africa #Italy #Copyright #Latin America #opinion