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TransAsia Airways plane crashes in typhoon-hit Taiwan, killing 47

Jul 24, 2014

TransAsia Airways plane crashes in typhoon-hit Taiwan, killing 47

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A TransAsia Airways turboprop plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on an island off Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people and setting buildings on fire, officials said. The plane, a 70-seat ATR 72, crashed near the runway on the island of Penghu, west of the mainland, with 54 passengers and four crew on board, they said. #facebook #United States #India #Business #Japan #Technology #France #Arabic #markets #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico
Suicide bombs in Nigeria's Kaduna kill 82, ex-leader Buhari targeted

Jul 24, 2014

Suicide bombs in Nigeria's Kaduna kill 82, ex-leader Buhari targeted

KADUNA Nigeria (Reuters) - At least 82 people were killed on Wednesday in two suicide bombings in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna, one aimed at opposition leader and ex-president Muhammadu Buhari and another at a moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer. #facebook #China #markets #Argentina #Nigeria #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
Gaza bloodshed deepens as airlines shun Israel

Jul 24, 2014

Gaza bloodshed deepens as airlines shun Israel

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Gaza fighting raged on Wednesday, displacing thousands more Palestinians in the battered territory as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said efforts to secure a truce between Israel and Hamas had made some progress #facebook #United States #India #China #Business #Technology #France #Italy #Latin America #opinion
Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down over rebel-held territory

Jul 24, 2014

Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down over rebel-held territory

KIEV (Reuters) - Kiev said two of its fighter jets were shot down over the rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, and the missiles that brought them down might have been fired from Russia. #facebook #United States #Technology #Middle East #Russia #markets #Argentina #opinion #city
No evidence found that Malaysia jet's voice recorder tampered with - Dutch

Jul 24, 2014

No evidence found that Malaysia jet's voice recorder tampered with - Dutch

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch Safety Board, which is leading an international inquiry into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, said on Wednesday investigators had found no evidence that the jet's "black box" voice recorder had been tampered with. The DSB also said it expected to get the information it needs from the crash site in eastern Ukraine, although much evidence had been damaged or lost. #facebook #Business #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #Argentina #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico
Hamas tactics exact high toll in Israeli ground thrust

Jul 23, 2014

Hamas tactics exact high toll in Israeli ground thrust

GAZA (Reuters) - Using tunnels, mines, booby traps and snipers, Hamas fighters have inflicted record casualties on Israeli troops waging an offensive in the Gaza Strip, applying years of training in urban warfare with a new tactical acumen and suicidal resolve. The Israelis say weapons and know-how supplied by Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah make Hamas a more formidable foe. #facebook #India #Business #Japan #France #Arabic #Israel #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Dutch mourn as first MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands

Jul 23, 2014

Dutch mourn as first MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands

EINDHOVEN Netherlands (Reuters) - The bodies of the first victims from a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine last week arrived back in the Netherlands on Wednesday amid dignified grief tinged with anger. Bells pealed and flags flew at half mast in memory of the 298 people killed when flight MH17 crashed in an area of eastern Ukraine held by Russian-backed separatists, in the first national day of mourning since wartime Queen Wilhelmina died in 1962. #facebook #United States #India #Business #Arabic #Russia #Italy #Latin America #Netherlands #Ukraine #european #opinion
Rebels likely downed Malaysian jet 'by mistake' - U.S. officials

Jul 23, 2014

Rebels likely downed Malaysian jet 'by mistake' - U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government believes that pro-Russian separatists most likely shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet "by mistake," not realizing it was a civilian passenger flight, U.S. #facebook #China #Business #Brazil #Russia #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
Michelle Obama expands push to get Americans to drink more water

Jul 23, 2014

Michelle Obama expands push to get Americans to drink more water

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - First lady Michelle Obama took to the White House lawn on Tuesday along with children from a local YMCA and summer camp to expand the country's "Drink Up" campaign aimed at getting Americans to drink more water. In the face of criticism that the 2013 campaign encouraged children to drink more bottled water rather than cheaper tap water, Obama announced new partnerships on Tuesday with water filtration, drinking fountain and water bottle companies to emphasize increased access to water rather than bottled water consumption. #facebook #United States #India #Japan #Technology #France #Arabic #Russia #Italy #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
Britain does U-turn on ex-KGB agent Litvinenko murder inquiry

Jul 23, 2014

Britain does U-turn on ex-KGB agent Litvinenko murder inquiry

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain announced on Tuesday it would hold a public inquiry into the death of a former Russian spy who accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering his murder, but denied the decision was linked to the Ukraine crisis. #facebook #India #Business #France #Arabic #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Murder #Ukraine #russian