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Kerry sees 'opportunity' in Gaza ceasefire, urges search for common ground

Aug 01, 2014

Kerry sees 'opportunity' in Gaza ceasefire, urges search for common ground

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday called the 72-hour ceasefire agreed to by Israel and Hamas in their conflict in the Gaza Strip a "lull of opportunity" and said it was imperative that the sides make their best efforts to find common ground. Kerry said Egypt's foreign minister will invite the ceasefire parties to take part in "serious" negotiations in Cairo and that the United States plans to send a small delegation. #India #China #Business #Brazil #Arabic #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #parties #Mexico
U.S. missionary jailed in North Korea feels "abandoned" - paper

Aug 01, 2014

U.S. missionary jailed in North Korea feels "abandoned" - paper

SEOUL (Reuters) - A U.S. missionary imprisoned in North Korea since 2012 has said he feels abandoned by his government and has appealed again for help in securing his release, a pro-North Korea newspaper reported on Thursday. #United States #India #Technology #Russia #North Korea #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
U.N. religion expert concerned over 'interrupted' Vietnam visit

Aug 01, 2014

U.N. religion expert concerned over 'interrupted' Vietnam visit

HANOI (Reuters) - A U.N. expert expressed worry on Thursday over "serious violations" of religious freedom in Vietnam following a fact-finding mission he said was interrupted by surveillance, harassment and intimidation. Heiner Bielefeldt, U.N #facebook #United States #India #China #Business #Japan #Russia #markets #Vietnam #United Kingdom #opinion
Taxis, planes and viruses How deadly Ebola can spread

Aug 01, 2014

Taxis, planes and viruses How deadly Ebola can spread

LONDON (Reuters) - For scientists tracking the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, it's not about complex virology and genotyping, but about how contagious microbes - like humans - use planes, bikes and taxis to spread. So far, authorities have taken no action to limit international travel in the region. The airlines association IATA said on Thursday that the World Health Organisation is not recommending any such restrictions or frontier closures #United States #Brazil #Technology #France #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Virus
China takes step at openness, allows foreigners at defence briefing

Aug 01, 2014

China takes step at openness, allows foreigners at defence briefing

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Defence Ministry allowed foreign media for the first time on Thursday to attend its monthly news conference in another step towards increasing transparency, though the briefing yielded little concrete news. #facebook #United States #India #China #Brazil #Arabic #Israel #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico

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Should media regulations also include social media?

Nov 28, 2012

Should media regulations also include social media?

You can be a reporter just with Twitter now, so what do you do with journalists who are not part of newspapers? Are they beyond new regulations? Are the websites belonging to newspapers held to the same standard of reporting? #social media #HowThisWorks #David Cameron #United Kingdom #Lord Leveson

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Should media regulations also include social media?

Jul 23, 2014

American writers nominated for Man Booker Prize

American writers hold four of the 13 slots on the Man Booker Prize 2014 long list announced on Wednesday, the first year the prestigious literary award has been open to all authors writing in English and published in the United Kingdom...
Should media regulations also include social media?

Jul 23, 2014

American writers nominated for Man Booker Prize

American writers hold four of the 13 slots on the Man Booker Prize 2014 long list announced on Wednesday, the first year the prestigious literary award has been open to all authors writing in English and published in the United Kingdom...
Should media regulations also include social media?

Jul 21, 2014

Boy lost fingers at Disney World’s Pirates of the Caribbean too

A United Kingdom tourist is not alone in losing his fingers at Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean ride... #United Kingdom #Pirates of the Caribbean