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Bangladeshi forces raid militant hideout in Chittagong town

Feb 28, 2015

Bangladeshi forces raid militant hideout in Chittagong town

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladeshi special forces on Saturday raided a militant hideout in the southeast town of Chittagong, arrested four suspects and seized explosives and weapons, force commanders said. #Business #Sports #India #China #France #markets #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
Mugabe holds lavish 91st birthday bash by Victoria Falls

Feb 28, 2015

Mugabe holds lavish 91st birthday bash by Victoria Falls

VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 91st birthday with a lavish party by the spectacular Victoria Falls on Saturday, prompting many Zimbabweans to question once again when he would leave office and who would succeed him. Thousands of supporters were expected to attend the $1 million birthday celebration on a golf course near the waterfalls, organised by his ZANU-PF party. His party has said the money was raised from individual and company donations #Business #facebook #United States #Technology #France #Investment #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #Zimbabwe #Mexico #opinion
Thousands protest Boko Haram, support army in Cameroon

Feb 28, 2015

Thousands protest Boko Haram, support army in Cameroon

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Thousands of people marched in Cameroon's capital on Saturday to protest against Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency and support the Central African nation's army, which is fighting alongside regional neighbours to defeat the Islamist group. The march in Yaounde was aimed at informing the public, especially in the southern regions, about the threat posed by Boko Haram, which has carried out regular cross-border raids in the far north, one of the organisers said #Business #Economy #facebook #China #Brazil #Argentina #Nigeria #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #author
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
Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead, police hunt killers

Feb 28, 2015

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead, police hunt killers

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin and Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis, was shot dead steps from the Kremlin in a murder that underscored the risks taken by the Russian opposition. Nemtsov, 55, was shot four times in the back by assailants in a white car as he walked across a bridge over the Moskva River in central Moscow with a Ukrainian woman, who was unhurt, just before midnight on Friday, police said. #Business #facebook #United States #India #Technology #Arabic #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Mexico #Ukraine
Prince William dons samurai gear during Japan tour

Feb 28, 2015

Prince William dons samurai gear during Japan tour

Britain's Prince William donned the trappings of feudal nobility in Japan Saturday, wearing the helmet and clothes of an ancient samurai during a tour of a TV studio. #Prince William #Japan #NewsTracker #Samurai #Prince William Japan tour #United Kingdom-Japan
Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow

Feb 28, 2015

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition politician and former deputy prime minister who was an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead metres from the Kremlin in central Moscow late on Friday. Nemtsov, 55, was shot four times in the back, the Interior Ministry said. A police spokeswoman on the scene said he had been walking on a bridge over the Moskva River with a Ukrainian woman #United States #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
U.S., Cuba say progress made in talks; no date for diplomatic ties

Feb 28, 2015

U.S., Cuba say progress made in talks; no date for diplomatic ties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cuban and U.S. officials held a second round of talks on Friday toward normalizing ties and both sides said they made good progress, although they did not set a date for renewal of diplomatic relations that Washington severed 54 years ago. Going into the talks, Communist-ruled Cuba pushed to be removed from a U.S. #facebook #India #Technology #France #Arabic #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Atheist U.S. blogger killed in machete attack in Bangladesh

Feb 28, 2015

Atheist U.S. blogger killed in machete attack in Bangladesh

DHAKA (Reuters) - Machete-wielding assailants hacked to death a blogger in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers who support freethinking values in the Muslim-majority nation. The attack comes amidst a crackdown on hardline Islamist groups, which have increased activities in recent years in the South Asian nation. Avijit Roy, a U.S. #facebook #United States #China #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Russia #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
North Korea steps up threats over drills; U.S. Congress advances sanctions bill

Feb 28, 2015

North Korea steps up threats over drills; U.S. Congress advances sanctions bill

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea ramped up threatening language against the United States on Friday, days before the start of annual joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises, while a bill to stiffen sanctions against Pyongyang advanced in the U.S. Congress. North Korea regularly protests the drills, which it calls a rehearsal for war and recently stepped up its own air, sea and ground military exercises, adding to tension between the rival Koreas. #Business #facebook #United States #India #Arabic #Russia #North Korea #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Mexico #opinion