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EU wins Greek backing to extend Russia sanctions, delays decision on new steps

Jan 30, 2015

EU wins Greek backing to extend Russia sanctions, delays decision on new steps

BRUSSELS/KIEV (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers extended existing sanctions against Russia on Thursday, holding off on tighter economic measures for now but winning the support of the new left-leaning government of Greece, whose position had been in doubt. The ministers agreed to extend until September travel bans and asset freezes imposed last year that had been due to expire. #Yahoo! #content #wcntn #typeof-social #cookie #values #aut #typeof-registered #cnt
Second Sinai attack kills major, death toll from earlier attack rises to 12 - sources

Jan 30, 2015

Second Sinai attack kills major, death toll from earlier attack rises to 12 - sources

CAIRO (Reuters) - An attack on a checkpoint in Rafah in Egypt's North Sinai province killed an army major and wounded six others, security and medical sources said on Thursday. The toll from an earlier bombing in the province's capital that targeted regional security services headquarters rose to 12 dead and 30 wounded, including around nine civilians, the sources said #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #undefined #values #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Man wielding gun arrested at Dutch national broadcaster - reporters

Jan 30, 2015

Man wielding gun arrested at Dutch national broadcaster - reporters

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A man wielding a gun entered the studios of the Dutch national broadcaster NOS on Thursday demanding to be allowed to go on air, but was quickly arrested, NOS reporters said. An NOS radio reporter told Reuters no one had been hurt, but NOS television was not broadcasting because the studios had been evacuated. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #rco #typeof-registered
Dutch news agencies: man wielding gun arrested at national broadcaster

Jan 30, 2015

Dutch news agencies: man wielding gun arrested at national broadcaster

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A man wielding a gun entered the studios of the national Dutch broadcaster NOS on Thursday demanding to be allowed to go on air, but was quickly arrested, Dutch news agencies reported. There were no immediate reports of injuries and the police could not immediately be reached for comment. An 8 p.m #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #cookie #values #rco #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Vatican to offer haircuts, shaves as well as showers to Rome's homeless

Jan 30, 2015

Vatican to offer haircuts, shaves as well as showers to Rome's homeless

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican will offer homeless people in Rome not only showers but also haircuts and shaves when new facilities open next month, the head of Pope Francis' charity office said. The Vatican announced last year that it would provide shower facilities in St Peter's Square for homeless people. #Yahoo! #content #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #rco #rch #typeof-registered #cnt