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First of flight MH17 victims' remains arrive in the Netherlands

Jul 24, 2014

First of flight MH17 victims' remains arrive in the Netherlands

EINDHOVEN THE NETHERLANDS (Reuters) - The bodies of the first victims from a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine last week arrived back in the Netherlands on Wednesday amid dignified grief tinged with anger. Bells pealed and flags flew at half mast in memory of the 298 people killed when flight MH17 crashed in an area of eastern Ukraine held by Russian-backed separatists, in the first national day of mourning since wartime Queen Wilhelmina died in 1962 #United States #Brazil #France #Arabic #Middle East #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #european
Lebanese soldier defects to al Qaeda in Syria - video

Jul 24, 2014

Lebanese soldier defects to al Qaeda in Syria - video

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Lebanese soldier has defected to an al Qaeda group in neighbouring Syria, in the first such incident, in protest at what he said was the injustice against Sunni Muslims in his country. #India #Japan #Syria #France #Arabic #Russia #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico
Suicide bombs in Nigeria's Kaduna kill 82, ex-leader Buhari targeted

Jul 24, 2014

Suicide bombs in Nigeria's Kaduna kill 82, ex-leader Buhari targeted

KADUNA Nigeria (Reuters) - At least 82 people were killed on Wednesday in two suicide bombings in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna, one aimed at opposition leader and ex-president Muhammadu Buhari and another at a moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer. #facebook #China #markets #Argentina #Nigeria #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
U.N. launches probe into alleged Israeli crimes in Gaza

Jul 24, 2014

U.N. launches probe into alleged Israeli crimes in Gaza

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations on Wednesday launched an international inquiry into human rights violations and crimes that may have been committed by Israel during its military offensive in the Gaza Strip. The U.N #India #Technology #Middle East #Israel #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment
Hamas tactics exact high toll in Israeli ground thrust

Jul 23, 2014

Hamas tactics exact high toll in Israeli ground thrust

GAZA (Reuters) - Using tunnels, mines, booby traps and snipers, Hamas fighters have inflicted record casualties on Israeli troops waging an offensive in the Gaza Strip, applying years of training in urban warfare with a new tactical acumen and suicidal resolve. The Israelis say weapons and know-how supplied by Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah make Hamas a more formidable foe. #facebook #India #Business #Japan #France #Arabic #Israel #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Rebels likely downed Malaysian jet 'by mistake' - U.S. officials

Jul 23, 2014

Rebels likely downed Malaysian jet 'by mistake' - U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government believes that pro-Russian separatists most likely shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet "by mistake," not realizing it was a civilian passenger flight, U.S. #facebook #China #Business #Brazil #Russia #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
Michelle Obama expands push to get Americans to drink more water

Jul 23, 2014

Michelle Obama expands push to get Americans to drink more water

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - First lady Michelle Obama took to the White House lawn on Tuesday along with children from a local YMCA and summer camp to expand the country's "Drink Up" campaign aimed at getting Americans to drink more water. In the face of criticism that the 2013 campaign encouraged children to drink more bottled water rather than cheaper tap water, Obama announced new partnerships on Tuesday with water filtration, drinking fountain and water bottle companies to emphasize increased access to water rather than bottled water consumption. #facebook #United States #India #Japan #Technology #France #Arabic #Russia #Italy #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
U.S., European airlines halt flights to Israel due to instability

Jul 23, 2014

U.S., European airlines halt flights to Israel due to instability

REUTERS - Air carriers in the United States and Europe on Tuesday halted flights to Tel Aviv after warnings from governmental agencies in an effort to ensure passenger safety as turmoil in Israel and the region intensified. #United States #India #Business #Brazil #Arabic #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #european
Britain does U-turn on ex-KGB agent Litvinenko murder inquiry

Jul 23, 2014

Britain does U-turn on ex-KGB agent Litvinenko murder inquiry

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain announced on Tuesday it would hold a public inquiry into the death of a former Russian spy who accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering his murder, but denied the decision was linked to the Ukraine crisis. #facebook #India #Business #France #Arabic #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Murder #Ukraine #russian