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Italy says 10 migrants die, 4,800 rescued in ongoing mission| Reuters

May 04, 2015

Italy says 10 migrants die, 4,800 rescued in ongoing mission| Reuters

ROME (Reuters) - About 4,800 migrants were plucked from boats off the coast of Libya over the weekend and 10 bodies were recovered, Italy's coast guard and navy said, in what looked to be the biggest rescue operation of its kind so far this year. Two weeks after nearly 900 boat people drowned in the worst Mediterranean shipwreck in living memory, the flow of people desperate to reach a better life in Europe has accelerated as people smugglers take advantage of calmer seas. #Economy #United States #Egypt #Middle East #Greece #science #markets #Africa #Italy #Latin America #Austria #lifestyle
Local al Qaeda claims February murder of U.S. citizen in Bangladesh - SITE| Reuters

May 03, 2015

Local al Qaeda claims February murder of U.S. citizen in Bangladesh - SITE| Reuters

DHAKA (Reuters) - The leader of al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) claimed responsibility for the murder of a U.S. citizen hacked to death in Bangladesh in February and the deaths of other "blasphemers" in the region, SITE Intelligence Group reported on Sunday #United States #India #Pakistan #Bangladesh #Technology #markets #Africa #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #lifestyle
Israeli Jews of Ethiopian origin step up anti-racism protests| Reuters

May 03, 2015

Israeli Jews of Ethiopian origin step up anti-racism protests| Reuters

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Hundreds of Israeli Jews of Ethiopian origin blocked a main Tel Aviv road on Sunday, stepping up anti-racism protests triggered by a video clip that showed policemen shoving and punching a black soldier. "There is no white. There is no black #Economy #Technology #France #Africa #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Copyright #Latin America #Entertainment #opinion #lifestyle
Italy says 10 migrants die, 4,500 rescued in ongoing mission| Reuters

May 03, 2015

Italy says 10 migrants die, 4,500 rescued in ongoing mission| Reuters

ROME (Reuters) - Nearly 4,500 migrants were plucked from boats off the coast of Libya over the weekend and 10 bodies were recovered, Italy's coast guard and navy said, in what looked to be the biggest rescue mission of its kind so far this year. Two weeks after nearly 900 boat people drowned in the worst Mediterranean shipwreck in living memory, the flow of people from Africa desperate to reach a better life in Europe has accelerated, as people smugglers take advantage of calmer seas. Seven bodies were found on two large rubber boats packed with migrants and rescuers plucked from the sea the corpses of three others who had jumped into the water when they saw a merchant ship approaching, the coast guard said #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico #opinion #lifestyle
Amnesty says Egypt using courts and jail to intimidate journalists| Reuters

May 03, 2015

Amnesty says Egypt using courts and jail to intimidate journalists| Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities are using the courts to stifle journalism, Amnesty International said on Sunday in a report that listed 18 reporters and media workers jailed and dozens more facing criminal investigations. The Egyptian Foreign Ministry denied there had been any targeting of journalists. The New York-based rights group said several reporters had been detained for long periods without charge or trial, including an Egyptian photographer known as Shawkan who has been held for more than 600 days. #Economy #Sports #Egypt #Technology #France #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico #lifestyle