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Vatican car carrying 4 kg of cocaine intercepted by French police

Sep 17, 2014

Vatican car carrying 4 kg of cocaine intercepted by French police

French police have confiscated cocaine and marijuana from a car with Vatican plates, after it entered the country from Spain, RTL radio reported. #France #Spain #Drugs #Italy #Vatican City #Cocaine #Vatican #French police #marijuana
Polls show Scottish opponents of independence with slight lead ahead of vote

Sep 17, 2014

Polls show Scottish opponents of independence with slight lead ahead of vote

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish supporters of staying in the United Kingdom are 4 percentage points ahead of secessionists with just a day to go before Scots vote in an independence referendum, three different opinion polls showed. #Politics #India #Business #Technology #France #Arabic #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #opinion
Crimean Tatars say Russian security agencies raid their assembly

Sep 17, 2014

Crimean Tatars say Russian security agencies raid their assembly

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Armed and masked men cordoned off the the Crimean Tatars' main assembly in the region as security officials searched it on Tuesday, a member of the ethnic minority, which widely opposed Russia's annexation, told Reuters. Russia wrested Crimea away from Ukraine and annexed it in March in spite of opposition from the Tatar community, who make up 300,000 of the Black Sea peninsula's 2 million people and are under pressure to align themselves with the new authorities. "I came to work shortly after 9.30 a.m. #facebook #United States #China #Business #Elections #Technology #Arabic #Italy #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Obama says Africa Ebola epidemic 'spiralling out of control'

Sep 17, 2014

Obama says Africa Ebola epidemic 'spiralling out of control'

ATLANTA (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is "spiralling out of control" and exhorted the global community to move faster and contribute more help to contain the spread of the deadly disease. #Business #Technology #France #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #markets #Italy #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Default? What default? Argentina slams U.S. for using "D" word

Sep 17, 2014

Default? What default? Argentina slams U.S. for using "D" word

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina called in the United States' top diplomat in the country on Tuesday to express its "deep indignation" over a local newspaper interview in which he made reference the South American country's latest debt default. Argentina missed a coupon payment on its restructured sovereign bonds in July after a U.S. #India #China #Japan #Brazil #Technology #France #Government #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Mexico
World hunger easing but 1 in 9 people undernourished - food agencies

Sep 17, 2014

World hunger easing but 1 in 9 people undernourished - food agencies

ROME (Reuters) - The number of hungry people in the world has fallen sharply over the past decade but 805 million, or one in nine of the global population, still do not have enough to eat, three U.N. #United States #India #Business #Middle East #Russia #markets #Africa #Italy #Argentina
67 South Africans died in Lagos church collapse - Zuma

Sep 17, 2014

67 South Africans died in Lagos church collapse - Zuma

LAGOS (Reuters) - Sixty-seven South Africans died and scores were injured in the collapse of a building in the compound of a Lagos Pentecostal church last week, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday. #facebook #United States #Brazil #France #markets #Africa #Italy #United Kingdom #opinion
German Muslims invite all faiths to day of prayer against Islamic State

Sep 17, 2014

German Muslims invite all faiths to day of prayer against Islamic State

BERLIN (Reuters) - More than 2,000 German mosques have invited Germans of all religions to join their Friday prayers to present a united front against the Islamic State to try to dissuade young Muslims from travelling to fight with radical Islamists in Syria and Iraq. Germany's four main Muslim groups announced their plan on Tuesday in response to concerns that German Muslims are joining IS and returning home with radical ideas and combat experience, posing a domestic security threat. "We want to make clear terrorists and criminals do not speak in the name of Islam, they have trampled on the commandments of our religion, and that murderers and criminals have no place in our ranks, in our religion," the head of the Central Council of Muslims, Aiman Mazyek, told a news conference in Berlin #facebook #United States #Technology #France #Russia #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #Muslim #german
U.S. says won't unleash "shock and awe" air campaign in Syria

Sep 16, 2014

U.S. says won't unleash "shock and awe" air campaign in Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is not preparing to unleash a "shock and awe" campaign of overwhelming airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State fighters and instead envisions a more modest, longer-term campaign, Pentagon officials told Congress on Tuesday. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the military's current plan would be outlined to President Barack Obama on Wednesday by the U.S #India #Business #Japan #Brazil #Arabic #Middle East #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
Almost 700 migrants feared dead after boats sinks off Malta coast

Sep 16, 2014

Almost 700 migrants feared dead after boats sinks off Malta coast

This year is on track to become the deadliest ever for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea after two heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700 people fleeing Africa for Europe the same number as died during all of last year. #Syria #Libya #Middle East #Africa #Italy #migration #Migrants #Malta #Sicily #Mediterranean Sea #migrant boats