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Italy says 10 migrants die, 4,800 rescued in ongoing mission| Reuters

May 04, 2015

Italy says 10 migrants die, 4,800 rescued in ongoing mission| Reuters

ROME (Reuters) - About 4,800 migrants were plucked from boats off the coast of Libya over the weekend and 10 bodies were recovered, Italy's coast guard and navy said, in what looked to be the biggest rescue operation of its kind so far this year. Two weeks after nearly 900 boat people drowned in the worst Mediterranean shipwreck in living memory, the flow of people desperate to reach a better life in Europe has accelerated as people smugglers take advantage of calmer seas. #Economy #United States #Egypt #Middle East #Greece #science #markets #Africa #Italy #Latin America #Austria #lifestyle
Local al Qaeda claims February murder of U.S. citizen in Bangladesh - SITE| Reuters

May 03, 2015

Local al Qaeda claims February murder of U.S. citizen in Bangladesh - SITE| Reuters

DHAKA (Reuters) - The leader of al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) claimed responsibility for the murder of a U.S. citizen hacked to death in Bangladesh in February and the deaths of other "blasphemers" in the region, SITE Intelligence Group reported on Sunday #United States #India #Pakistan #Bangladesh #Technology #markets #Africa #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #lifestyle
Kerry in Kenya to offer help against militants - officials | Reuters

May 03, 2015

Kerry in Kenya to offer help against militants - officials | Reuters

NAIROBI (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kenya on Sunday to offer help in countering Somali al Shabaab militants who have staged deadly attacks there and elsewhere in East Africa. #Business #Sports #United States #Technology #markets #Africa #Copyright #Mexico
Day of prayer for Baltimore after black man's police custody death | Reuters

May 03, 2015

Day of prayer for Baltimore after black man's police custody death | Reuters

BALTIMORE (Reuters) - The city of Baltimore was on Sunday to observe a day of prayer two weeks after a 25-year-old black man died of injuries suffered in police custody in a case that has led to criminal charges against six officers. Freddie Gray's death last month was the latest in a string of police killings of unarmed black men that have sparked anger and protests across the United States over the past year. #Business #United States #India #Technology #science #Entertainment #opinion #lifestyle
Small Arab force reported in Aden, alliance accused of cluster bomb use| Reuters

May 03, 2015

Small Arab force reported in Aden, alliance accused of cluster bomb use| Reuters

ADEN (Reuters) - Dozens of Arab special forces soldiers arrived in Aden on Sunday and deployed alongside local fighters against Yemen's Houthi militia, a militia spokesman said, signalling a major escalation of the country's war. Saudi Arabia denied that a major ground operation was under way by the anti-Houthi coalition it leads, but declined to comment on special forces - a topic Riyadh has consistently refused to address in the more than one-month-old conflict. In Aden, Ali al-Ahmadi, the spokesman for the Southern Popular Resistance, a group defending the southern port city against an advance by the Iranian-allied Houthis, told Reuters: "Joint land forces from the Arab coalition landed in Aden on Sunday and are now participating with the southern resistance to fight around Aden airport #Economy #United States #India #Technology #France #Italy #Argentina #opinion

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Why Nancy Powell's exit can help India-US rebuild relations

Apr 01, 2014

Why Nancy Powell's exit can help India-US rebuild relations

US ambassador Nancy Powells resignation is the first real indication that Washington has woken up and is starting to smell the chai. #United States #India #diplomacy #India-US Relations #Nancy Powell #Devyani Khobadgade
After Deng-isms, some Teddy-isms for our next Prime Minister

Feb 25, 2014

After Deng-isms, some Teddy-isms for our next Prime Minister

Theodore 'Teddy' Roosevelt was also called the "trust buster", smashing Americas "robber baron" monopolies with ruthless reforms. #Anna Hazare #United States #InMyOpinion #Sanitation #Fareed Zakaria #Woodrow Wilson #Theodore Roosevelt #Standard Oil