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Defence minister rejected as Taliban battle near Kabul| Reuters

Jul 04, 2015

Defence minister rejected as Taliban battle near Kabul| Reuters

KABUL Afghanistan's parliament rejected a second nominee for defence minister on Saturday, leaving a vacuum that has already lasted nine months, while government forces battled the Taliban just 30 miles west of the capital Kabul. The president's failure to nominate a full cabinet since he took office in September has sown great discontent among Afghans and Saturday's vote was seen as a test of his government's influence over parliament. #United States #Middle East #Afghanistan #markets #Latin America #opinion
Report on past Iran nuclear work could be ready by year end - IAEA| Reuters

Jul 04, 2015

Report on past Iran nuclear work could be ready by year end - IAEA| Reuters

VIENNA The U.N. nuclear watchdog can likely issue a report on its investigation into past Iranian research suspected of being linked to nuclear weapons development by the end of the year if Tehran cooperates, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief said on Saturday #United States #France #Middle East #Europe #Iran
Afghan parliament rejects second defense minister nominee| Reuters

Jul 04, 2015

Afghan parliament rejects second defense minister nominee| Reuters

KABUL Afghanistan's parliament rejected the second nominee for defense minister on Saturday, leaving the key position in limbo after nine months and as the Taliban insurgency makes gains against foreign-backed government forces. #Business #United States #Technology #Afghanistan #Entertainment #opinion
75th birthday of Kazakhstan strongman raises questions on country's future| Reuters

Jul 04, 2015

75th birthday of Kazakhstan strongman raises questions on country's future| Reuters

ASTANA/ALMATY Kazakhstan's veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev celebrates his 75th birthday on Monday, in good shape and vastly popular, but the expected fireworks and fanfare mask uncomfortable questions about the future of the second-largest post-Soviet economy. #Business #United States #Afghanistan #Europe #markets #Latin America #Ukraine
Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Arabia's Najran and Jizan | Reuters

Jul 04, 2015

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Arabia's Najran and Jizan | Reuters

CAIRO Yemen's dominant Houthi group and its army allies said on Saturday it had shelled various areas in Saudi Arabia's Jizan and Najran, killing and wounding several soldiers. The Houthi-controlled Saba news agency said 13 shells had been launched on Friday, targetting several areas including Jizan's airport. The shelling also led to the destruction of military equipment, the agency said, quoting an unnamed military source #United States #Middle East #markets #Security #Argentina #Foreign policy
FIFA Women's World Cup: Japan and US set up exciting final rematch

Jul 04, 2015

FIFA Women's World Cup: Japan and US set up exciting final rematch

Four years later, Japan and US set up an exciting final rematch in the FIFA Women's World Cup. #United States #Japan #football #FIFA #SportsTracker #FIFA Women's World Cup
France's Hollande says ready to hold new summit on Boko Haram| Reuters

Jul 04, 2015

France's Hollande says ready to hold new summit on Boko Haram| Reuters

YAOUNDE French President Francois Hollande said on Friday he is ready to organise a new summit of nations fighting Boko Haram, a militant group that has suffered defeats in recent months in its campaign to forge an Islamist state in northeastern Nigeria. Hollande was speaking after talks in the capital of Cameroon with President Paul Biya #United States #India #Middle East #Crime #Argentina #Nigeria
At least 25 Syrian al Qaeda members dead in mosque blast in Syria's Idlib - monitor| Reuters

Jul 04, 2015

At least 25 Syrian al Qaeda members dead in mosque blast in Syria's Idlib - monitor| Reuters

BEIRUT An explosion at a mosque in Syria's Idlib province on Friday killed at least 25 members of the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front, the British-based Observatory monitoring group said. The blast in the town of Ariha in northwestern Syria went off as members of the Nusra Front gathered at the mosque for iftar, the meal with which Muslims break their fast during the holy month of Ramadan, Observatory, which tracks the war, said the explosion in Salem Mosque in Ariha, also killed a senior non-Syrian member of the hardline jihadist organisation. Opposition-based social media websites had conflicting casualty figures with some saying more than 40 people were dead. #United States #India #Syria #Islam #Middle East #United Kingdom #crisis
Suspected Boko Haram insurgents step up attacks in Nigeria| Reuters

Jul 04, 2015

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents step up attacks in Nigeria| Reuters

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked the outskirts of a state capital in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, escalating their attacks after a week of bloodletting in which more than 150 people were killed, military sources said. Heavy gunfire was heard coming from the fringes of Maiduguri, the capital of Bornoa state, for about half an hour on Friday evening. Military sources said insurgents attacked a village on the edge of the city but were repulsed. #Economy #United States #India #Technology #Argentina #Entertainment
Ipsos poll puts Greek 'Yes' camp narrowly ahead| Reuters

Jul 04, 2015

Ipsos poll puts Greek 'Yes' camp narrowly ahead| Reuters

ATHENS, Greeks in favour of accepting the tough terms of an aid deal in a Sunday referendum were marginally ahead on 44 percent of the vote in an Ipsos poll published on Friday, compared to 43 percent against. #United States #Middle East #Europe #Argentina #Entertainment #polls #opinion