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With fewer US troops in Afghanistan, pressure grows for more air strikes | Reuters

Feb 11, 2016

With fewer US troops in Afghanistan, pressure grows for more air strikes | Reuters

KABUL Pressure is growing on the U.S. military to do more to help Afghan forces repel the threat posed by Taliban militants, and commanders in Washington and Kabul agree that enhanced air power may be where it can make the most difference. #India #Technology #Middle East #Afghanistan #markets #article #graphics
NASA delays space station cargo run due to mold on packing bags | Reuters

Feb 11, 2016

NASA delays space station cargo run due to mold on packing bags | Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. NASA's next cargo run to the International Space Station will be delayed for at least two weeks after black mold was found in two fabric bags used for packing clothing, food and other supplies, the U.S. #Economy #Middle East #markets #Florida #Latin America #Entertainment
Netanyahu's wife abused household staff, Israeli court finds | Reuters

Feb 11, 2016

Netanyahu's wife abused household staff, Israeli court finds | Reuters

JERUSALEM Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara insulted and raged at household staff, creating an abusive working environment at the Israeli prime minister's official residence, a labour court ruled on Wednesday. Allegations of mistreatment levelled by Meni Naftali, a former chief caretaker at the Jerusalem home, were dismissed by the Prime Minister's Office as "evil, skewed gossip" when the civil lawsuit was filed in 2014 #United States #Technology #Middle East #Israel #Latin America
Zika alarm sparks run on supply of scientific virus samples | Reuters

Feb 11, 2016

Zika alarm sparks run on supply of scientific virus samples | Reuters

LONDON Porton Down, the British government center famous for its Cold War germ warfare research, said on Wednesday it was working hard to keep up with demand for Zika virus samples as scientists around the world scramble for them. The National Collection of Pathogenic Viruses (NCPV) is one of a handful of centers worldwide that make viruses available to authorized scientists - and not all of them have managed to satisfy their customers. The non-profit ATCC in Virginia, for example, says on its website that Zika virus is currently on backorder pending production of a new lot, following recent high demand. #Sports #India #Business #Middle East #Health #markets #opinion
Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria - Western official | Reuters

Feb 11, 2016

Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria - Western official | Reuters

MUNICH A Western official said on Wednesday that Russia has made a proposal to begin a ceasefire in Syria on March 1, but the official said no agreement has been reached on the Russian offer. The official said the United States has concerns about some elements of the Russian proposal. (Reporting by Warren Strobel; Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by Stuart Grudgings) #India #Technology #Middle East #Russia #Latin America #Entertainment #opinion
Poland to join fight vs Islamic State in return for NATO help in east | Reuters

Feb 11, 2016

Poland to join fight vs Islamic State in return for NATO help in east | Reuters

WARSAW Poland will join the fight against Islamic State, its defence minister said on Wednesday, though he signalled that the scale of its involvement would depend on NATO's response to Russia's renewed assertiveness on the alliance's eastern flank. #Business #Middle East #Europe #United Kingdom #crisis #opinion
U.S. says raised concerns with Rwanda over its activities in Burundi | Reuters

Feb 11, 2016

U.S. says raised concerns with Rwanda over its activities in Burundi | Reuters

WASHINGTON The United States has raised concerns with Rwanda's government over reports it is involved in destabilising activities in Burundi, the State Department's top official for Africa said on Wednesday. #United States #Business #Technology #Middle East #markets #Latin America #Entertainment
Female suicide bombers kill over 60 people in northeast Nigeria - officials | Reuters

Feb 11, 2016

Female suicide bombers kill over 60 people in northeast Nigeria - officials | Reuters

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Two female suicide bombers killed more than 60 people at a camp for people displaced by an insurgency of the jihadist Boko Haram group in the northeast Nigerian town of Dikwa, military and emergency officials said on Wednesday. The attack occurred 85 km (50 miles) outside the capital of Borno state, centre of the seven-year insurgency, they said. #Business #Middle East #Africa #Entertainment #opinion
Putin may benefit from meeting of pope and patriarch | Reuters

Feb 10, 2016

Putin may benefit from meeting of pope and patriarch | Reuters

VATICAN CITY/MOSCOW A meeting between Pope Francis and Russia's Orthodox Patriarch Kirill on Friday could not happen without a green light from President Vladimir Putin, diplomats and analysts say, and he may be one the beneficiaries. #United States #India #Business #Middle East #Italy #Argentina #Cuba
U.S. presidential candidate Kasich surprises on Google Trends | Reuters

Feb 10, 2016

U.S. presidential candidate Kasich surprises on Google Trends | Reuters

U.S. Republican presidential candidate John Kasich, who has struggled to generate enthusiasm for his campaign, made a surprise showing on Google Trends on Tuesday in the run-up to New Hampshire's primary. After beating Republican rival Donald Trump by 3-2 in the tiny town of Dixville Notch, the first community to vote in the New Hampshire primary, Kasich appeared to pique voters' interest in the state, which holds the first-in-the nation presidential nominating primary. #social media #India #Middle East #science #Election #opinion #article