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Group of nations warns against outside interference in Libya

Sep 23, 2014

Group of nations warns against outside interference in Libya

NEW YORK (Reuters) A group of 13 countries, the European Union and the United Nations on Monday called for an immediate and comprehensive ceasefire and political dialogue in Libya, rejecting any outside interference in the conflicttorn North African state. The group that issued the communique on the sidelines of this week's annual gathering of world leaders at the U.N #facebook #Politics #United States #India #Business #Technology #climate change #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
Japan will not restart nuclear power plants unless safety is restored  Abe

Sep 23, 2014

Japan will not restart nuclear power plants unless safety is restored Abe

NEW YORK (Reuters) Japan will not restart closeddown nuclear plants unless safety is restored 100 percent, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday. Japan is currently completely dependent on fossil fuels, Abe said at the World Leaders Forum, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, and that his government is looking to introduce renewable energy sources at a fast pace. Regarding nuclear power, only when safety is established will plants return to operation, Abe said #facebook #Politics #India #France #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #markets #Argentina #Mexico #opinion
Exclusive  U.S., France propose U.N. sanctions on foreign Islamist fighters

Sep 23, 2014

Exclusive U.S., France propose U.N. sanctions on foreign Islamist fighters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) A United Nations Security Council committee is considering requests by the United States and France to blacklist more than a dozen foreign extremist fighters, fundraisers and recruiters linked to Islamist militant groups in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Tunisia and Yemen. #facebook #Politics #United States #China #France #Russia #markets #Argentina #opinion
FBI watching some Americans who returned from Syria conflict

Sep 23, 2014

FBI watching some Americans who returned from Syria conflict

WASHINGTON (Reuters) Some of the 100 Americans who went to Syria and Iraq to join up with radical groups like Islamic State have returned to the United States, U.S. officials said on Monday, amid fears that such foreign fighters could pose a security threat at home. The officials, who briefed reporters on condition of anonymity ahead of President Barack Obama's trip to the United Nations General Assembly this week, did not provide a specific number of Americans who had returned. #facebook #Business #Syria #France #Arabic #Russia #markets #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
British PM Cameron tries to quell party revolt over new powers for Scotland

Sep 23, 2014

British PM Cameron tries to quell party revolt over new powers for Scotland

MANCHESTER England (Reuters) British Prime Minister David Cameron tried to head off a rebellion in his Conservative party over a promise of new powers for Scotland, highlighting the difficulty of giving Scots what they want after last week's referendum on Scottish independence. Facing a difficult reelection contest next year, Cameron summoned a small group of disgruntled lawmakers to his country residence outside London on Monday to hear their complaints and to see what he could do to mollify them. One of the attendees, Conservative lawmaker James Wharton, said before the meeting Cameron needed to address concern that new powers for Scotland could disadvantage the rest of Britain, including England #facebook #India #Brazil #Technology #France #Russia #United Kingdom #british #conservatives
France rules out air strikes in Syria

Sep 23, 2014

France rules out air strikes in Syria

NEW YORK (Reuters) French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Monday his nation would not launch air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants based in Syria despite having bombed a suspected target of the group in northern Iraq last week. Islamic State is a hardline Sunni Islamist group that has seized a third of Iraq and large swaths of territory across Syria. It has been blamed for a wave of sectarian violence, beheadings and massacres of civilians. #facebook #United States #India #Syria #France #Arabic #Russia #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion #article
U.S. says won't link Iran cooperation on Islamic State to nuclear talks

Sep 23, 2014

U.S. says won't link Iran cooperation on Islamic State to nuclear talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The United States said on Monday it will refuse any effort by Iran to gain its cooperation on fighting Islamic State forces by being more flexible about Tehran's nuclear program. Senior Iranian officials told Reuters that Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants but would like more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program in exchange #United States #India #China #Brazil #Arabic #Russia #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Ebola outbreak "pretty much contained" in Senegal and Nigeria

Sep 23, 2014

Ebola outbreak "pretty much contained" in Senegal and Nigeria

GENEVA (Reuters) Two of the five countries affected by the world's worstever Ebola outbreak are managing to halt the spread of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Monday, although the overall death toll has risen to 2,811 out of 5,864 cases. "On the whole, the outbreaks in Senegal and Nigeria are pretty much contained," said an update from WHO's regional director in Africa. #facebook #Japan #Technology #Arabic #Russia #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Israeli high court orders closure of detention centre for African migrants

Sep 23, 2014

Israeli high court orders closure of detention centre for African migrants

JERUSALEM (Reuters) Israel's high court on Monday outlawed a detention centre where African migrants are held without trial and ordered some 2,000 inmates there released over the next three months. The ruling struck down a measure passed by Israel's parliament in December to indefinitely incarcerate migrants, most of them from Sudan and Eritrea, in a measure criticised by human rights groups as an attempt to force migrants to leave #Politics #United States #China #Business #Technology #France #Arabic #Russia #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
White House intruder to face charges in court

Sep 23, 2014

White House intruder to face charges in court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The man who jumped the fence at the White House and entered the building in a major security breach was scheduled to appear in court on Monday amid reports that U.S. authorities are considering ways to increase the security buffer surrounding the presidential compound. Omar Gonzalez, 42, who scaled the barrier Friday evening while carrying a knife, is expected in U.S #India #China #Business #Technology #Russia #Security #United Kingdom #President #Mexico #opinion