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London borough seeks crackdown on noisy supercars | Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

London borough seeks crackdown on noisy supercars | Reuters

LONDON On one of London's most exclusive streets, the drivers of some expensive cars are getting ready to leave their parking spots. The owners of the Lamborghini and KTM X-Bow edge onto the road and drive off, the roar of their engines heard down Sloane Street #Brazil #Middle East #science #Argentina #lifestyle
Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of provocative attacks| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of provocative attacks| Reuters

BEIRUT Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turkey on Saturday of targeting it at least four times in the past week, calling the attacks provocative and hostile. Turkey began a campaign of air strikes on Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) camps in northern Iraq and Islamic State fighters in Syria last Friday, in what Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has called a "synchronised fight against terror" #India #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #Turkey #Latin America #crisis
Merkel to run for 4th term in 2017 - Der Spiegel| Reuters

Aug 01, 2015

Merkel to run for 4th term in 2017 - Der Spiegel| Reuters

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has ruled Germany since 2005, has decided to run for a fourth term and has started planning her 2017 re-election campaign, according to an unsourced report on Saturday in Der Spiegel news magazine. A spokeswoman for Merkel's Christian Democrat (CDU) party declined to comment on the report #United States #Middle East #Europe #markets #Argentina #opinion
Syrian Kurdish forces say provocative Turkey targeting them | Reuters

Aug 01, 2015

Syrian Kurdish forces say provocative Turkey targeting them | Reuters

BEIRUT A Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turkey on Saturday of targeting it at least four times in the past week and called on U.S-led forces to "clarify" their approach towards Ankara in light of this. The accusations highlight the tensions surrounding Turkey's entry into the fight against Islamic State. It made a turnaround last week by granting U.S-led forces access to its air bases and bombarding targets in Syria linked to Islamic State #United States #Syria #Technology #Middle East #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Hillary, Bill Clinton report total income of $140 million since 2007| Reuters

Aug 01, 2015

Hillary, Bill Clinton report total income of $140 million since 2007| Reuters

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, on Friday reported total income approaching $140 million over the last eight years, providing evidence of the vast wealth they have accumulated. #Business #Technology #Middle East #Entertainment #clinton
Malaysia says charge sheet against Najib is false, an attempt to topple PM| Reuters

Aug 01, 2015

Malaysia says charge sheet against Najib is false, an attempt to topple PM| Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's newly-appointed attorney general said on Friday a purported draft of a charge sheet against Prime Minister Najib Razak published on the Sarawak Report website was false, and part of a plot to topple the country's leader. #Politics #United States #India #Middle East #Crime #United Kingdom
After Ebola criticisms, WHO plans for 4-month epidemic response| Reuters

Aug 01, 2015

After Ebola criticisms, WHO plans for 4-month epidemic response| Reuters

GENEVA The World Health Organization is creating a "blueprint" to improve the medical response to major outbreaks of diseases, after it was accused of reacting too slowly to West Africa's Ebola epidemic, it said on Friday. "The goal is to reduce the time from recognition of an outbreak to the availability of new medical tools to four months or less," WHO Director-General Margaret Chan told a news conference in Geneva. #Business #United States #Middle East #United Kingdom #Latin America
Cameroon arrests three Boko Haram suspects carrying explosives - sources| Reuters

Aug 01, 2015

Cameroon arrests three Boko Haram suspects carrying explosives - sources| Reuters

YAOUNDE Cameroon officials have arrested three suspects carrying a bag containing improvised explosive devices in the northern town of Maroua where a spate of suspected Boko Haram suicide attacks killed at least 40 last week, sources said on Friday. The men were caught on Thursday evening at the entrance of the city following a tip-off, a senior military source with the Central African nation's special forces in Maroua, told Reuters #Business #United States #Middle East #United Kingdom #Violence
Early poll prospects grow as Turkish air strikes muddy coalition talks| Reuters

Aug 01, 2015

Early poll prospects grow as Turkish air strikes muddy coalition talks| Reuters

ANKARA Turkey looks increasingly likely to face an early election as its air strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Islamic State in Syria stir nationalist sentiment and coalition talks make little apparent progress. #Business #India #Islam #Middle East #Turkey #Latin America #Iraq
WFP forced to cut food aid for Syrian refugees by half| Reuters

Aug 01, 2015

WFP forced to cut food aid for Syrian refugees by half| Reuters

BEIRUT The U.N. World Food Programme has cut by half the amount of food assistance it can give to hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon due to lack of funds, the agency said on Friday #Middle East #markets #Argentina #Latin America #crisis #Entertainment #Jordan