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North Korean nuclear, missile experts visit Iran-dissidents| Reuters

May 29, 2015

North Korean nuclear, missile experts visit Iran-dissidents| Reuters

PARIS An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Thursday that a delegation of North Korean nuclear and missile experts visited a military site near Tehran in April amid talks between world powers and Iran over its nuclear programme. The dissident National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) exposed Iran's uranium enrichment plant at Natanz and a heavy water facility at Arak in 2002. Analysts say it has a mixed record and a clear political agenda #Business #Economy #Sports #United States #India #Technology #science #Health #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
U.N. council has first-ever briefing on rights in Myanmar| Reuters

May 29, 2015

U.N. council has first-ever briefing on rights in Myanmar| Reuters

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council on Thursday held its first closed-door briefing on the human rights situation in Myanmar, focusing on the dire situation of the country's Rohingya Muslim minority, the United States and council diplomats said. U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein briefed the council via video link in a meeting that U.S. #Economy #Sports #United States #India #Technology #France #Russia #science #Health #Argentina #Latin America #opinion
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
UK takes hard line on EU reform as Cameron starts European tour| Reuters

May 29, 2015

UK takes hard line on EU reform as Cameron starts European tour| Reuters

LONDON/PARIS Prime Minister David Cameron said Britain's relationship with the European Union was "not good enough" after his foreign minister warned the bloc had to change its founding treaties and give London a meaty reform deal to keep it as a member. Speaking in Paris on the first day of a whirlwind European tour to try to drum up support for EU reform, Cameron said he was confident he could get a settlement, something he has promised to secure before giving Britons an EU membership in-out referendum by the end of 2017. "My priority is to reform the European Union to make it more competitive and address the concerns of the British people about our membership #Economy #United States #Technology #France #Middle East #Health #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion #lifestyle #Latvia