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UN peacekeepers free 67 hostages in Central African Republic

Oct 30, 2014

UN peacekeepers free 67 hostages in Central African Republic

BANGUI (Reuters) - U.N. peacekeepers in the Central African Republic freed 67 hostages who had been seized by militia groups, a spokeswoman for the U.N #Business #facebook #India #China #Japan #Brazil #Arabic #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico
Israeli far-right activist shot and wounded in Jerusalem

Oct 30, 2014

Israeli far-right activist shot and wounded in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli far-right activist was shot and wounded in Jerusalem on Wednesday outside a conference promoting a Jewish campaign to be permitted to pray at a flashpoint Old City compound holy to both Jews and Muslims, Israeli officials said. Police confirmed that a man on a motorcycle had shot and wounded a Jewish man in his 50s outside the Menachem Begin Centre complex located near the walled Old City. Jonathan Halevy, director of Shaarei Tzedek Hospital, identified the man as Yehuda Glick and said he was in serious but stable condition, undergoing surgery for gunshot wounds in the chest and abdomen. #Business #United States #Japan #Technology #France #Arabic #Italy #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico #jewish
French soldier, about 20 Islamists killed in clash in Mali

Oct 30, 2014

French soldier, about 20 Islamists killed in clash in Mali

PARIS (Reuters) - France said on Wednesday a French soldier and about 20 Islamist militants were killed during a fierce clash in northern Mali near the Algerian border earlier in the day. Le Drian's office said in a statement that French forces had battled a militant group of some 30 fighters in the Tigharghar valley, part of the mountainous Adrar des Ifoghas area #Business #facebook #United States #India #Japan #France #Arabic #Russia #Italy #French
Israel's settlement plans cast doubt on peace commitment -UN

Oct 30, 2014

Israel's settlement plans cast doubt on peace commitment -UN

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Israel's decision to accelerate planning for some 1,000 new settler homes in East Jerusalem raises serious doubts about the Israeli commitment to peace with the Palestinians, a senior U.N. official said on Wednesday #Business #facebook #Japan #Brazil #France #Israel #Italy #Argentina #Latin America
Hawaii lava crosses residential property, threatens more homes

Oct 30, 2014

Hawaii lava crosses residential property, threatens more homes

KONA Hawaii (Reuters) - A slow-moving river of molten lava from an erupting volcano crept across a residential property on Hawaii's Big Island early on Wednesday after incinerating an outbuilding as it threatened dozens of homes and businesses at the edge of a seaside town. #Business #United States #China #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
NATO jets track "unusual" Russian bomber sorties

Oct 30, 2014

NATO jets track "unusual" Russian bomber sorties

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO aircraft tracked Russian strategic bombers over the Atlantic and Black Sea on Wednesday and sorties of fighters over the Baltic in what the Western alliance called an unusual burst of activity at a tense time in East-West relations. In all, NATO said in a statement, its jets had intercepted four groups of Russian aircraft in about 24 hours since Tuesday, and some were still on manoeuvres late on Wednesday afternoon. "These sizeable Russian flights represent an unusual level of air activity over European airspace," the alliance said #Business #China #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Russia #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #russian
British jets intercept Latvian plane over southern England

Oct 30, 2014

British jets intercept Latvian plane over southern England

LONDON (Reuters) - Two British Royal Air Force Typhoon jets were scrambled on Wednesday to intercept a Latvian cargo aircraft over southern England and escort it in to land at Stansted airport, but no security threat was found, officials said. Britain raised its terrorism alert in August to the second-highest level with Prime Minister David Cameron saying that Islamic State militants operating in Syria and Iraq posed the greatest threat to the country's security risk #facebook #China #Japan #Brazil #France #Middle East #markets #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Islamic State releases 25 kidnapped Kurdish children

Oct 30, 2014

Islamic State releases 25 kidnapped Kurdish children

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents freed 25 Kurdish school children on Wednesday, the last of more than 150 children kidnapped in May to be released, a Kurdish official and a rights group said. The hardline Sunni Muslim group, which has fought Kurdish militia in Syria and Iraq, abducted the children aged 13 and 14 from the Syrian town of Kobani as they returned from taking exams in the city of Aleppo, rights groups said. "It is true #facebook #Japan #France #Russia #Italy #Argentina #children #Mexico #opinion
U.S. nurse who tested negative for Ebola fights Maine quarantine

Oct 30, 2014

U.S. nurse who tested negative for Ebola fights Maine quarantine

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The state of Maine on Wednesday moved to enforce a quarantine on a nurse who has tested negative for Ebola and says she is healthy in a fight that illustrates how U.S. states are struggling to guard against the virus without resorting to overzealous precautions. #Business #facebook #United States #China #Japan #Technology #Russia #markets #Africa #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico
Ebola appears to be slowing in Liberia - WHO

Oct 30, 2014

Ebola appears to be slowing in Liberia - WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - Liberia, the country worst-hit by the Ebola epidemic, may be seeing a decline in the spread of the virus, although the battle to contain the outbreak is far from won, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. WHO Assistant Director General Bruce Aylward told a news conference the number of burials and new admissions had fallen and there was a plateau in laboratory-confirmed cases. "All the data point in the same direction," he said. #United States #Japan #Brazil #Middle East #markets #Italy #Argentina #Latin America #opinion
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