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Sri Lankan Muslim leader warns of radicalisation after clashes

Jul 12, 2014

Sri Lankan Muslim leader warns of radicalisation after clashes

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's Muslim minority could become radicalised and turn to foreign Islamic groups for support because of violent attacks on them by Buddhist hardliners, the island nation's main Muslim leader and justice minister said on Friday. Last month, at least three people were killed and 75 seriously injured in violence between Buddhists and Muslims in two southern Sri Lankan coastal towns best known as tourist draws, with Muslim homes set ablaze. #World Cup #China #Business #Brazil #Technology #France #Russia #markets #Argentina
Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off eastern Japan, minor tsunami warning - NHK

Jul 12, 2014

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off eastern Japan, minor tsunami warning - NHK

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with preliminary magnitude 6.8 hit off eastern Japan on Saturday morning and a warning for a minor tsunami of up to one metre was issued for the northeastern coast, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported. There were no immediate reports of abnormalities at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, which is in the area, NHK said #Politics #United States #China #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #markets #Italy #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico #japanese
Gaza toll nears 100, Israel to counter rockets "with all power"

Jul 12, 2014

Gaza toll nears 100, Israel to counter rockets "with all power"

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Friday it would not bow to international pressure to end air strikes in Gaza that officials there said had killed almost 100 Palestinians, despite an offer by U.S. President Barack Obama to help negotiate a ceasefire with militants #facebook #United States #Economy #India #Brazil #Arabic #Israel #markets #Latin America #Entertainment #opinion #article
U.N. asks Europe to take Syrian refugees as region saturated

Jul 12, 2014

U.N. asks Europe to take Syrian refugees as region saturated

GENEVA (Reuters) - Europe must open its doors to more Syrian refugees, having welcomed only a "miniscule" number while Syria's neighbours have reached "saturation point", the U.N. #India #Business #Syria #Technology #France #Russia #markets #Italy #Latin America #Mexico #european #opinion
Kerry to hold second day of talks with Afghan election candidates

Jul 12, 2014

Kerry to hold second day of talks with Afghan election candidates

KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will hold a second day of talks with Afghanistan's two presidential candidates on Saturday with talks focused on "many ideas" about a review of votes and ways to build an inclusive, broad-based government in the country, a senior U.S. #facebook #United States #World Cup #India #Business #Technology #France #markets #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico #opinion
Berlusconi may face trial over prostitution witness

Jul 12, 2014

Berlusconi may face trial over prostitution witness

BARI Italy (Reuters) - An Italian prosecutor has asked a court to try Silvio Berlusconi for paying 750,000 euros ($1 million) to buy the silence of people aware that he used prostitutes, legal sources said on Friday. Pasquale Drago, a prosecutor in the southern city of Bari wants the court to try the 77-year-old centre-right leader and an accomplice for "inducement to give false testimony" by paying a local businessman not to tell investigators about the prostitutes he allegedly provided for Berlusconi's parties #Politics #United States #India #Business #Japan #Russia #markets #Argentina #Mexico #opinion
Four rhinos killed in Kenya's worst poaching attack in years

Jul 12, 2014

Four rhinos killed in Kenya's worst poaching attack in years

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Two armed gangs killed four rhinos for their horns in rural Kenya this week in possibly the worst rhino poaching incident in the country in more than 25 years, the spokesman for Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said on Friday. Poaching across sub-Saharan Africa is on the rise as armed criminal gangs kill elephants for tusks and rhinos for horns, usually to be shipped to Asia for use in ornaments and medicines. #facebook #Politics #United States #India #Arabic #Russia #markets #Latin America #Kenya
Netanyahu says more than 1,000 targets hit in Gaza, sees "more to go"

Jul 11, 2014

Netanyahu says more than 1,000 targets hit in Gaza, sees "more to go"

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday Israel has attacked more than 1,000 targets during a four-day-old offensive against Gaza militants and that "there are still more to go". In remarks to reporters, he said he saw no international pressure on Israel to halt its campaign #Politics #Japan #Brazil #France #Arabic #Russia #markets #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico
Erdogan, launching presidential bid, vows "pioneering new Turkey"

Jul 11, 2014

Erdogan, launching presidential bid, vows "pioneering new Turkey"

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan outlined his vision for a "pioneering new Turkey" on Friday, pledging to re-write the constitution, forge a more prominent role on the world stage and deepen democracy if he becomes the country's first popularly-elected president. Launching his campaign for an August election he is almost certain to win, the man who has dominated Turkish politics for more than a decade cast his bid for the presidency as part of a historic path of change, breaking the shackles of a status quo he said had held Turkey back for decades. "The old Turkey is in the past now. #facebook #Business #France #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment
Accused Boston bomber spoke of martyrdom before attack - FBI

Jul 11, 2014

Accused Boston bomber spoke of martyrdom before attack - FBI

BOSTON (Reuters) - Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told his friends about martyrdom and bomb-building over lunch before the attacks last year, an FBI agent testified on Friday in the trial of one of the friends for obstruction. Azamat Tazhayakov is the first of Tsarnaev's friends to face trial. #Politics #India #Business #Brazil #Russia #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
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