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Russian Opposition leader Nemtsov a possible 'sacrificial victim,' say investigators

Mar 01, 2015

Russian Opposition leader Nemtsov a possible 'sacrificial victim,' say investigators

Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. #NewsTracker #Russia #victims #Islamic extremists #nemtsov
UK blocks Russian oligarchs' deal to buy North Sea fields

Mar 01, 2015

UK blocks Russian oligarchs' deal to buy North Sea fields

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has blocked a deal by Russian billionaires, Mikhail Fridman and German Khan, to buy 12 oil and gas fields in the North Sea as part of their acquisition of Germany's oil firm DEA from RWE, citing possible sanctions against Russia. "If the proposed acquisition were to proceed in its current form, he (Energy Secretary Ed Davey) would be minded to require the companies to arrange for a further sale to a suitable third party," the Department of Energy said in a statement on Saturday. #Economy #facebook #United States #India #China #France #Investment #Russia #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico #british
Egypt court sentences top Brotherhood leader to life

Feb 28, 2015

Egypt court sentences top Brotherhood leader to life

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's top leader Mohamed Badie to life in prison on Saturday while other members received the death penalty, as part of a sustained crackdown by authorities on Islamists. #Business #Economy #facebook #United States #China #Brazil #Russia #markets #Latin America
Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew still in intensive care, health improves slightly

Feb 28, 2015

Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew still in intensive care, health improves slightly

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The health condition of Singapore's first prime minister and the man widely credited with the city-state's economic success, Lee Kuan Yew, has improved slightly though he remains on mechanical ventilation, the prime minister's office said on Saturday. #Business #facebook #United States #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Investment #Russia #markets #Mexico #opinion
Russian opposition mourns murdered leader Nemtsov

Feb 28, 2015

Russian opposition mourns murdered leader Nemtsov

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Thousands of stunned Russians laid flowers and lit candles on Saturday on the bridge where opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was shot dead near the Kremlin, a murder that showed the risks of speaking out against President Vladimir Putin. #United States #Technology #France #Russia #markets #President #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico
Boris Nemtsov's killing maybe provocation against state, say Russian investigators

Feb 28, 2015

Boris Nemtsov's killing maybe provocation against state, say Russian investigators

Russia's top investigative body said Saturday it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilise the state. #NewsTracker #Russia #Boris Nemtsov #Boris Nemtsov killing #russia opposition leader
Iraq says to track down antiquities after Islamic State museum rampage

Feb 28, 2015

Iraq says to track down antiquities after Islamic State museum rampage

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants who destroyed priceless antiquities from the northern Iraqi city of Mosul have kept some artefacts to sell, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday, vowing to prevent the radical Islamists from smuggling them to market. Responding to a video showing Islamic State fighters taking sledgehammers and power drills to sculptures and statues which date back nearly 3,000 years, Abadi also appealed for international support to thwart the "terrorist barbarians" #facebook #India #China #France #Arabic #Investment #Russia #Argentina
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov's murder 'meticulously planned'

Feb 28, 2015

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov's murder 'meticulously planned'

The murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was carefully planned, investigators said on Saturday. #World #NewsTracker #Russia #Vladimir Putin #Moscow #Ukraine #Kremlin #Russian President #Russian opposition leader #Boris Nemstov
Doctors should take lead in push to curb climate change  experts

Feb 28, 2015

Doctors should take lead in push to curb climate change experts

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Doctors should take the lead in supporting political efforts to cut the pace of climate change and encouraging more people to see the problem as a crucial issue for public health, experts say. With the 68th World Health Assembly coming up in May in Geneva, countries are poised to adopt the world's first resolution on air pollution and health, in an effort to reduce premature deaths linked to air pollution. #Business #facebook #United States #India #France #climate change #Russia #Health #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #author