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Female suicide bombers kill at least 21 in Nigeria's northeast

Nov 26, 2014

Female suicide bombers kill at least 21 in Nigeria's northeast

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Two female suicide bombers killed at least 21 people on Tuesday in a busy market area of Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, centre of a militant Islamist insurgency, emergency services said. #Yahoo! #content #wcntn #undefined #cookie #values #aut #rch #typeof-registered
Only three in 10 Americans have HIV under control - government report

Nov 26, 2014

Only three in 10 Americans have HIV under control - government report

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Just 30 percent of Americans living with HIV have the virus in check, putting others at risk of infection, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday. The report by the U.S. #content #wcnts #wcntn #undefined #cookie #aut #typeof-registered #cnt
Sri Lanka's Catholic Church urges govt not to use pope's visit to help election campaign

Nov 26, 2014

Sri Lanka's Catholic Church urges govt not to use pope's visit to help election campaign

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's Catholic Church has urged the government not to use a forthcoming visit by Pope Francis to help its re-election campaign after media reported posters had appeared depicting the pontiff blessing President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Rajapaksa is seeking an unprecedented third term in a snap poll on Jan #Yahoo! #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #values #rco #aut #rch #cnt
Putin strengthens ties with Georgia breakaway region; Tbilisi protests

Nov 25, 2014

Putin strengthens ties with Georgia breakaway region; Tbilisi protests

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin signed a "strategic partnership" agreement with Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia on Monday, angering Tbilisi, which said Moscow was looking to annex the territory. The agreement drew strong criticism from NATO and the European Union. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Missouri grand jury makes decision in fatal shooting of black teen

Nov 25, 2014

Missouri grand jury makes decision in fatal shooting of black teen

FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - A Missouri grand jury has made a decision on whether to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, a killing that sparked angry protests in the St. Louis suburb, prosecutors said on Monday. #Yahoo! #wcnts #wcntn #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch
CORRECTED - Suicide bomber kills 40 at volleyball match in Afghanistan

Nov 23, 2014

CORRECTED - Suicide bomber kills 40 at volleyball match in Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) - (Corrects province name to Paktika, not Paktia, throughout) A suicide bomber attacked spectators at a crowded volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 40 people, a provincial official said. Mukhles Afghan, spokesman for the governor of Paktika province, said at least 50 more were wounded in the attack in Yahya Khel district, where residents had gathered to watch a tournament final #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #undefined #values #rco #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Pope declares sainthood of two Indians, four Italians

Nov 23, 2014

Pope declares sainthood of two Indians, four Italians

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis conferred sainthood on two Indians and four Italians on Sunday, praising their "creative" commitment to helping the poor. Francis added to the roster of Catholic saints a Keralan mystic nun, an Indian priest and social reformer, the former Bishop of Vicenza, and three members of the Franciscan order. "They responded with extraordinary creativity to the commandment of love of God and neighbour," Pope Francis told crowds in St. #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Suicide bomber kills 40 at volleyball match in Afghanistan

Nov 23, 2014

Suicide bomber kills 40 at volleyball match in Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber walked into a crowd of spectators at a volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan and detonated his explosives vest on Sunday, killing at least 40 people, a provincial official said. Paktia provincial spokesman Mukhles Afghan said at least 50 more were wounded in the attack in Paktia province, where hundreds had gathered to watch a tournament final #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt