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Woman dies, children hurt in Bahrain bomb blast - police | Reuters

Jul 01, 2016

Woman dies, children hurt in Bahrain bomb blast - police | Reuters

DOHA A Bahraini woman died and three children sustained minor injuries when their car was hit by a bomb blast on Thursday that police said was carried out by "terrorists" in southern Bahrain. Shrapnel hit the car the woman was in, the police said, and security forces were investigating the scene of the attack in the village of East Eker, south of Bahrain's capital, Manama, according to an Interior Ministry statement. #Middle East #markets #Security #United Kingdom #Entertainment
Expanding web of lawsuits follows Chicago police shooting | Reuters

Jul 01, 2016

Expanding web of lawsuits follows Chicago police shooting | Reuters

CHICAGO A web of lawsuits stemming from a police shooting in Chicago in December could expand further after the officer sued the city claiming he shot two people dead because he was not properly trained to handle the mentally ill, a lawyer said on Thursday. #United States #Economy #Business #Middle East #Police #russian #article
Lower voting age leaves many wondering 'Where's Japan's Bernie?' | Reuters

Jul 01, 2016

Lower voting age leaves many wondering 'Where's Japan's Bernie?' | Reuters

TOKYO From a shrinking population and a social welfare system creaking under huge ranks of retirees to a stagnant economy that is all they have ever known, Japanese youth have plenty to gripe about. But despite a lowering of the voting age to 18 from 20 ahead of a July national poll, few see hope for a youth-driven movement like the one that energised U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders' campaign for Democratic Party presidential nomination #United States #Business #Japan #Middle East #Entertainment
Britain's Daily Mail newspaper backs Theresa May to succeed Cameron | Reuters

Jul 01, 2016

Britain's Daily Mail newspaper backs Theresa May to succeed Cameron | Reuters

LONDON Britain's right-leaning Daily Mail newspaper endorsed Home Secretary Theresa May to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron in an editorial posted online on Thursday, saying she could heal divisions exposed by the country's vote to leave the European Union. "The Mail believes only Mrs May has the right qualities, the stature and experience to unite both her party and the country — and possibly usher in a new, cleaner, more honest kind of politics," the commentary said. Earlier, May launched her bid to replace Cameron, who resigned in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union, with a vow to honour the outcome of that vote and lead the country out of the bloc #United States #Economy #Middle East #science #Europe #Argentina #United Kingdom
U.S.-backed rebel group vows new attacks against IS after border raid | Reuters

Jul 01, 2016

U.S.-backed rebel group vows new attacks against IS after border raid | Reuters

AMMAN A U.S.-backed Syrian Arab rebel force vowed on Thursday to continue attacks against Islamic State militants after being forced to retreat from the outskirts of a town near the Iraqi border when the jihadists counter-attacked. The New Syria Army had launched an operation backed by U.S. #Business #Syria #Middle East #Europe #United Kingdom #Entertainment
U.S. sailors divulged sensitive information while held by Iran - Navy | Reuters

Jul 01, 2016

U.S. sailors divulged sensitive information while held by Iran - Navy | Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. sailors who blundered into Iranian waters in January divulged sensitive information to their captors while held at gunpoint by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a U.S. #Economy #Business #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment #article
U.N. Syria envoy to meet with U.S. security officials this week | Reuters

Jul 01, 2016

U.N. Syria envoy to meet with U.S. security officials this week | Reuters

WASHINGTON The United Nations envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, will meet with senior U.S. national security officials this week to discuss the crisis in Syria. De Mistura and the officials will talk about their "efforts to reduce indiscriminate violence against civilians in Syria and facilitate the provision of humanitarian assistance for the Syrian people as Mr #United States #India #Business #Middle East #markets
Probe of Clinton's email driven by facts, not politics - White House | Reuters

Jul 01, 2016

Probe of Clinton's email driven by facts, not politics - White House | Reuters

WASHINGTON The White House on Thursday said the U.S. Justice Department's investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use is being driven by facts and should be free of political interference. #India #Business #Middle East #markets #Argentina #Entertainment #Foreign policy
Violence, settlements, Gaza undermine hope for Mideast peace: U.N. | Reuters

Jun 30, 2016

Violence, settlements, Gaza undermine hope for Mideast peace: U.N. | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS Violence and incitement, settlement expansion and a lack of control of Gaza by the Palestinian Authority are undermining hope for Middle East peace, a senior U.N. official said on Thursday, citing a report by the Middle East peace "Quartet" #Sports #United States #Economy #Middle East #science
Germany had highest number of births for 15 years in 2015 | Reuters

Jun 30, 2016

Germany had highest number of births for 15 years in 2015 | Reuters

BERLIN More babies were born in Germany in 2015 than in any year since 2000, the Federal Statistics Office said on Thursday, adding however that even more people had died. Europe's biggest economy is struggling with the ageing of its population #India #Middle East #science #Health #Argentina #United Kingdom