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Clinton to appear October 22 before U.S. House Benghazi committee - panel| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Clinton to appear October 22 before U.S. House Benghazi committee - panel| Reuters

WASHINGTON Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will testify on Oct. 22 before the U.S. House of Representatives committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, the committee said on Wednesday #India #Middle East #Africa #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #clinton
Cincinnati police officer indicted in shooting death of black man| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Cincinnati police officer indicted in shooting death of black man| Reuters

CINCINNATI A University of Cincinnati police officer was indicted Wednesday on murder charges in the fatal shooting last week of an unarmed black motorist who was stopped because of a missing front license plate. Hamilton County prosecutor Joseph Deters called the July 19 death of Samuel Dubose, 43, "senseless" and "totally unwarranted." Ray Tensing, the 25-year-old white officer who shot Dubose in the head, "wasn't dealing with someone who was wanted for murder," Deters told a news conference #United States #India #Middle East #Education #Latin America
Tennessee man arrested near U.S. Capitol complex - police| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Tennessee man arrested near U.S. Capitol complex - police| Reuters

WASHINGTON The U.S. Capitol Police said on Wednesday that they arrested a Tennessee man who was driving near the Capitol complex with three firearms as well as ammunition in his vehicle. The man, identified as Steve Oney, had approached an officer and asked for directions on Tuesday on Independence Ave., which runs between the U.S #Business #Technology #Middle East #Latin America #Gun control
Turkey launches heaviest air strikes yet on PKK, stoking Kurdish ire| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Turkey launches heaviest air strikes yet on PKK, stoking Kurdish ire| Reuters

ISTANBUL Turkish jets launched their heaviest assault on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq overnight since air strikes began last week, hours after President Tayyip Erdogan said a peace process had become impossible. The strikes hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets including shelters, depots and caves in six areas, a statement from Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu's office said #United States #Syria #Middle East #Turkey #Latin America #crisis
Syrian jets bombard plain after rebel attack - monitor| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Syrian jets bombard plain after rebel attack - monitor| Reuters

BEIRUT The Syrian air force bombarded a plain in the northwest of the country, a group monitoring the war said on Wednesday, after insurgents launched an offensive to advance deeper into government-held areas vital to President Bashar al-Assad. #Business #United States #India #Middle East #markets #Latin America #Entertainment
Peru forces raid coca region rebel slave camp, rescue 39 women, children| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Peru forces raid coca region rebel slave camp, rescue 39 women, children| Reuters

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Peruvian special forces rescued 26 children and 13 women, some of whom had been raped and held captive for three decades, when they raided a southeastern jungle camp of the left-wing Shining Path rebel group. "Many of these children were born there and are the result of rapes carried out on women by members of the Shining Path," Vice Defence Minister Ivan Vega told local reporters earlier this week. It was the largest number of children rescued from the rebels in a single operation, he added #Business #India #markets #Crime #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Syrian PM says power crisis worsens as militants target plants| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Syrian PM says power crisis worsens as militants target plants| Reuters

BEIRUT Electricity is being increasingly rationed in government-controlled areas of Syria after an escalation in attacks on power plants by Islamist militants. Prime Minister Wael Halaki, addressing parliament on Wednesday, cited several major attacks since May on gas plants in the desert near Palmyra since its capture by Islamic State #Business #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
India set to become world's most populous country by 2022 - U.N.| Reuters

Jul 29, 2015

India set to become world's most populous country by 2022 - U.N.| Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India is set to overtake China and become the world's most populous country in less than a decade - six years sooner than previously forecast, the United Nations said on Wednesday. #Middle East #markets #Africa #Nigeria #Latin America #Entertainment
Father of Colorado movie gunman pleads with jury for his life| Reuters

Jul 29, 2015

Father of Colorado movie gunman pleads with jury for his life| Reuters

CENTENNIAL, Colo. The father of the Colorado movie massacre gunman pleaded on Tuesday for his son's life, showing the jury photos of family vacations during the days when he said James Holmes was "a really excellent kid" who is mentally ill and not to blame for his July 2012 rampage. Bob Holmes, who with his wife Arlene has attended the proceedings on the outskirts of Denver almost every day since they began in late April, made his long-anticipated appearance on the witness stand during the trial's punishment phase #Business #United States #India #Crime #Latin America #Entertainment