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Twin bombs in Nigeria's Borno state kill seven and injure 12 | Reuters

May 30, 2015

Twin bombs in Nigeria's Borno state kill seven and injure 12 | Reuters

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - At least seven people died and 12 were injured when twin bomb blasts by suspected Boko Haram militants struck a wedding party in northeast Nigeria's Borno state on Friday, locals said. The explosions, two minutes apart, hit the remote town of Tashan Alade at about 6 a.m. #Sports #India #France #Italy #Argentina #Nigeria #United Kingdom #Belgium #opinion
Fighters battle Houthis in Yemen's southern city of Aden| Reuters

May 30, 2015

Fighters battle Houthis in Yemen's southern city of Aden| Reuters

ADEN Heavy fighting erupted in southern Yemen near Aden airport on Friday when local militia attacked Shi'ite Houthi rebels in a push to drive them from the district, residents and fighters said. Saudi-led forces also made four air strikes on a military base near the airport, a source in the southern militia told Reuters. A Saudi-led coalition began air strikes in Yemen on March 26 in a campaign to restore Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to power. #Sports #United States #India #France #science #Health #Africa #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
Genetic glitch can predict response to new class of cancer drugs| Reuters

May 30, 2015

Genetic glitch can predict response to new class of cancer drugs| Reuters

CHICAGO Patients with colon and other cancers who have a specific defect in genes needed for DNA repair are far more likely to respond to a new class of drugs such as Merck & Co's Keytruda, which enlist the immune system to attack tumors, a new study has shown. #Business #Economy #Sports #United States #France #Middle East #Health #Africa #Italy #Argentina
Bangladeshi couple spot abducted son in press photo of boat migrants | Reuters

May 29, 2015

Bangladeshi couple spot abducted son in press photo of boat migrants | Reuters

DHAKA A Bangladeshi couple say they have spotted the son they had long given up for dead, emaciated but still alive, in an Indonesian camp for boat migrants shown in a newspaper photograph. "I am 100 percent sure that it is him," said Selina Akhtar, mother of Mohammad Sabbir Hasan, as she held up a copy of Kalerkantha, a Bangladeshi daily which published the picture taken by the AFP news agency. #United States #India #markets #Africa #Italy #Argentina #Latin America #opinion
Myanmar finds boat with 727 migrants off south coast| Reuters

May 29, 2015

Myanmar finds boat with 727 migrants off south coast| Reuters

YANGON Myanmar's navy seized a boat packed with 727 people off the country's southern coast on Friday, the government said, about a week after it found a similar vessel it said carried around 200 Bangladeshi migrants. Most of those on board this boat were also from Bangladesh, a senior official from the president's office, Zaw Htay, told Reuters. Earlier, Myanmar's Ministry of Information described them as "Bengalis", using the term the government uses to describe the country's persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority as well as people from Bangladesh. #Economy #Sports #United States #India #Bangladesh #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Bombs outside two five-star Baghdad hotels kill at least 10| Reuters

May 29, 2015

Bombs outside two five-star Baghdad hotels kill at least 10| Reuters

BAGHDAD Car bombs exploded in the parking lots of two heavily fortified five-star hotels in central Baghdad late on Thursday, killing at least 10 people, police and medical sources said. A further 30 people were wounded in the blasts, which were around seven minutes apart. The first bomb targeted the Babylon hotel, where government officials often hold meetings and news conferences, and the second hit the Meridian #United States #Technology #France #Middle East #science #Africa #Italy #Argentina #Latin America #Entertainment #lifestyle
Exclusive - Mexican president misrepresented personal land deal, records show| Reuters

May 29, 2015

Exclusive - Mexican president misrepresented personal land deal, records show| Reuters

VALLE DE BRAVO, Mexico Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto misrepresented to authorities the circumstances under which he acquired one of his properties, public documents reviewed by Reuters show, a discrepancy that could add to the controversy surrounding his personal finances. According to an official asset declaration first made in 2013, Pena Nieto stated that he acquired the property through a "donation" or gift from his father. Pena Nieto, who made his asset declaration public in 2013 as part of a transparency and accountability push, has since updated and ratified this declaration twice #Economy #Sports #United States #Technology #science #Health #markets #Africa #Italy #Argentina #Mexico #lifestyle
Rebels capture last Syrian town in Idlib province| Reuters

May 29, 2015

Rebels capture last Syrian town in Idlib province| Reuters

AMMAN The Syrian army has pulled back from the northwestern city of Ariha after a coalition of insurgent groups seized the last city in Idlib province in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border that was still held by the government. A coalition of rebel groups called Jaish al Fateh, or Conquest Army, said it had taken over the city. Syria's al Qaeda offshoot Nusra Front is a major part of the coalition #Business #Economy #Sports #Syria #Technology #France #Africa #Italy #Argentina #Copyright #Latin America #Mexico
Islamic State blind judge shows up in Ramadi as Iraqi forces make slow advance| Reuters

May 29, 2015

Islamic State blind judge shows up in Ramadi as Iraqi forces make slow advance| Reuters

BAGHDAD A senior Islamic State figure known as "the blind judge" has made an appearance in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, asserting the militant group's dominion over it as security forces and Shi'ite militias prepare a counter-attack. Residents of Ramadi said a blind man with one hand and his head shrouded had delivered a speech in the Anbar provincial capital's main mosque after evening prayers on Wednesday #Business #United States #India #Technology #Middle East #science #Health #markets #Italy #Copyright #Latin America #opinion
Yemen may never emerge intact from civil war| Reuters

May 29, 2015

Yemen may never emerge intact from civil war| Reuters

CAIRO/DUBAI Yemen may never emerge as a united country from a civil war pitting a northern Shi'ite Muslim militia and its allies in the army against fighters in the mostly Sunni south. The latest conflict, now in its third month, has exacerbated long-standing grievances that are regional but also increasingly religious in a country whose unity has always been brittle #Economy #United States #India #France #Middle East #Health #markets #Italy #United Kingdom