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Laptop bomb may have blown hole in Somali plane - U.S. officials | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016

Laptop bomb may have blown hole in Somali plane - U.S. officials | Reuters

WASHINGTON Investigators examining an explosion that blew a hole in a Somali airliner last week believe the damage was caused by a bomb hidden in a laptop computer, U.S. #United States #Business #Middle East #markets #Africa #United Kingdom #article
U.S. stepping up push for ceasefire, aid in Syria - officials | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016

U.S. stepping up push for ceasefire, aid in Syria - officials | Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will push to secure an immediate Syrian ceasefire and aid for civilians ahead of a crucial meeting in Munich this week as he seeks to keep a fragile peace process alive, U.S. officials said #Middle East #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #crisis #chinese
Migrant arrivals to Greece's Lesbos rise after days of bad weather | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016

Migrant arrivals to Greece's Lesbos rise after days of bad weather | Reuters

ON BOARD THE AGIOS EFSTRATIOS, Greece They waved, cheered and let out sighs of relief as their rubber boat, packed with dozens of mainly Syrian and Afghan refugees, approached the Greek coast guard ship that would rescue them at open sea near the island of Lesbos. After being pulled aboard one by one, the men, women, and children staggered, exhausted and relieved, to the boat's rear, where they huddled alongside strangers on Monday and waited quietly to be transported to the shore #Business #Syria #science #markets #United Kingdom #chinese #article
Turkey's Erdogan threatened to flood Europe with migrants - Greek website | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016

Turkey's Erdogan threatened to flood Europe with migrants - Greek website | Reuters

BRUSSELS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan threatened in November to flood Europe with migrants if European Union leaders did not offer him a better deal to help manage the Middle East refugee crisis, a Greek news website said on Monday. Publishing what it said were minutes of a tense meeting last November, the euro2day.gr financial news website revealed deep mutual irritation and distrust in talks between Erdogan and the EU's two top officials, Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk. #Business #Syria #Technology #Greece #science #United Kingdom #article
Mother, sons freed from debris, dark and confusion in quake-toppled Taiwan home | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016

Mother, sons freed from debris, dark and confusion in quake-toppled Taiwan home | Reuters

TAINAN, Taiwan When an earthquake struck southern Taiwan in the early hours of Saturday, Chang Chun-jung thought it was all over. Asleep on the 10th floor of the Wei-guan Golden Dragon Building in Tainan city - now the focus of rescue efforts - Chun-jung, 28, didn't even have time to call out to his mother, sleeping in the same room. #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #Earthquakes #opinion
UK and Japan agree Security Council must take strong action against N.Korea | Reuters

Feb 08, 2016

UK and Japan agree Security Council must take strong action against N.Korea | Reuters

LONDON British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday he had spoken with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida and both had agreed the U.N. Security Council should take strong action against North Korea for launching a long-range rocket. North Korea said the rocket was carrying a satellite, but its neighbours and the United States denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N #United States #India #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #article
Trump says New Hampshire win not necessary to secure nomination | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

Trump says New Hampshire win not necessary to secure nomination | Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he does not have to win the New Hampshire primary vote on Tuesday to secure the nomination, apparently tamping down expectations despite holding a double-digit lead in that state's polls #United States #India #Middle East #United Kingdom #opinion
UK, Japan agree U.N. Security Council must take strong action against North Korea | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

UK, Japan agree U.N. Security Council must take strong action against North Korea | Reuters

LONDON British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday he had spoken with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida and both had agreed the U.N. Security Council should take strong action against North Korea for launching a long-range rocket. North Korea said the rocket was carrying a satellite, but its neighbours and the United States denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N. #Japan #Technology #Middle East #United Kingdom #article
Syria signals no ceasefire before borders with Turkey, Jordan shut | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

Syria signals no ceasefire before borders with Turkey, Jordan shut | Reuters

BEIRUT Syria's foreign minister signalled on Saturday a ceasefire would be difficult or impossible before the borders with Turkey and Jordan were sealed, and before a list of terrorist groups operating in Syria is agreed. Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem, speaking in a televised news conference, said he was citing his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, who had said "a ceasefire would not be possible before the borders with Turkey and Jordan are controlled, and before agreement on lists of terrorist organisations, it is difficult to achieve that". Rebel groups fighting President Bashar al-Assad have received supplies via both Turkey and Jordan #Business #United Kingdom #crisis #Entertainment #Jordan
Turkey-Syria border still open, Syrians fleeing - Turkish foreign minister | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

Turkey-Syria border still open, Syrians fleeing - Turkish foreign minister | Reuters

AMSTERDAM Turkey's border with Syria remains open and up to 55,000 people are fleeing towards the frontier, Turkey's foreign minister said on Saturday. "We are still keeping this open border policy for people fleeing (Syria)," Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters as he left a meeting with EU foreign ministers in Amsterdam. #India #Syria #Middle East #United Kingdom #Latin America #crisis #opinion