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Child abuse revelations divide "most shameful town in Britain"

Sep 03, 2014

Child abuse revelations divide "most shameful town in Britain"

ROTHERHAM England (Reuters) - Swapping cigarettes and chewing gum, the teenage girls outside Rotherham's Centenary Indoor Market are not engrossed in the conversations students should be having on the first day of term. Instead of timetables and summer gossip, theirs is a new school year dominated by revelations that as many as 1,400 children in this northern English town were sexually abused by gangs of predominantly Asian men over a 16-year period. An independent report last week exposed the scale and graphic nature of the crimes and raised difficult questions about whether timidity about confronting the racial aspects of the abuse had prompted authorities to turn a blind eye #facebook #United States #India #Business #Japan #Technology #Middle East #Russia #markets #Italy #Entertainment #british
U.S. strikes Somali militant camp in bid to kill al Shabaab leader

Sep 03, 2014

U.S. strikes Somali militant camp in bid to kill al Shabaab leader

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A U.S. military airstrike in Somalia has targeted the leader of the Islamist militant group al Shabaab, Somali and U.S. #India #China #Business #Japan #Technology #Russia #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment
Scientists use E.coli bacteria to create fossil fuel alternative

Sep 03, 2014

Scientists use E.coli bacteria to create fossil fuel alternative

LONDON (Reuters) - British and Finnish scientists have found a way of generating renewable propane using a bacterium widely found in the human intestine and say the finding is a step to commercial production of a fuel that could one day be an alternative to fossil fuel reserves. #India #China #Japan #Technology #France #Russia #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico
Saudi Arabia says it arrests 88 for preparing "terrorist" raids

Sep 03, 2014

Saudi Arabia says it arrests 88 for preparing "terrorist" raids

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has detained 88 people, more than half of them Saudis, on suspicion of plotting "terrorist" attacks at home and abroad, the interior ministry said on Tuesday. #India #China #Business #Japan #Brazil #France #Arabic #Russia #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment
Wealthy countries must send medical teams to halt Ebola - Medecins Sans Frontieres

Sep 03, 2014

Wealthy countries must send medical teams to halt Ebola - Medecins Sans Frontieres

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The worst ever outbreak of the Ebola virus will not be halted unless wealthy nations dispatch specialized biological disaster response teams to West Africa to stop its spread, the head of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Tuesday. "Six months into the worst Ebola epidemic in history, the world is losing the battle to contain it," MSF President Joanne Liu said in a speech to United Nations member states. She said aid charities and West African governments did not have the capacity to stem the outbreak and needed intervention by foreign states. #India #Business #Technology #France #Middle East #Russia #markets #Africa #Italy #United Kingdom #Entertainment
Yemen's Houthis reject government move to quell protests

Sep 03, 2014

Yemen's Houthis reject government move to quell protests

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen's president dismissed his government on Tuesday, proposed a national unity administration and suggested reinstating fuel subsidies, government sources said, in moves to quell weeks of unrest by a rebel movement. #facebook #India #Japan #Brazil #France #Arabic #Government #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Mexico
U.S. missionary doctor in Liberia tests positive for Ebola

Sep 03, 2014

U.S. missionary doctor in Liberia tests positive for Ebola

(Reuters) - An American doctor working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus after working with obstetrics patients at a missionary hospital in Monrovia, the Christian organization SIM USA said on Tuesday. The North Carolina-based group did not identify the doctor, who had not been treating the Ebola patients hospitalized in isolation on the missionary's sprawling campus #facebook #France #Arabic #Russia #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Mexico
Venezuelan Socialist Party swaps God for Chavez in new prayer

Sep 03, 2014

Venezuelan Socialist Party swaps God for Chavez in new prayer

CARACAS (Reuters) - A member of Venezuela's Socialist Party has rolled out a variation of the classic Christian "Lord's Prayer" to implore beloved late leader Hugo Chavez for protection from the evils of capitalism. #facebook #India #Business #France #Venezuela #Italy #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Mexico
An independent Scotland couldn't rejoin EU if it kept pound -British minister

Sep 03, 2014

An independent Scotland couldn't rejoin EU if it kept pound -British minister

LONDON (Reuters) - An independent Scotland could not rejoin the European Union if it used the pound informally, a senior British minister will say on Tuesday, citing a former top EU official, less than three weeks before a historic breakaway referendum. In a move he hopes will persuade Scots to spurn independence, Danny Alexander, the second most senior figure in Britain's finance ministry and a Scot himself, will cast serious doubt on Scottish nationalists' plan to keep the pound. "An independent Scotland would face a simple choice using the pound like Panama uses the dollar, or joining the EU #facebook #Business #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Russia #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico
Three killed, nine injured when Libyan war plane crashes in eastern city - medics

Sep 03, 2014

Three killed, nine injured when Libyan war plane crashes in eastern city - medics

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Three people were killed and nine injured when a Libyan war plane crashed on Tuesday in a residential part of the eastern city of Tobruk, residents and medics said. #India #China #Business #Japan #Technology #Arabic #Russia #Entertainment