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  • Syria Intercepted 71 Cruise Missiles Launched by US, UK, France
    2018-04-14 15:28:33 UTC
    Russian defence officials say 71 of 103 missiles were shot down by Syrian S-125 and S-200 anti-missile systems. State media outlets in Russia, Iran and Syria have been carrying heavy condemnation of US-led air strikes on Syrian government posit...

  • US, UK, France launch strikes on Syria
    2018-04-14 07:28:05 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US, UK and France pounded Syria with air strikes early on Saturday in response to a poison gas attack that killed dozens of people last week, in the biggest intervention by Western powers against Syrian President Bashar al-A...

  • Manafort promised banker 'top US Army position' in return for loans
    2018-04-13 00:59:34 UTC
    (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers on Thursday questioned whether the head of a Chicago bank was seeking a favor from the incoming Trump administration when he inquired about the confirmation process for a top U.S. Army position before extending $16...

  • Trump Flip Flops on TPP - Trans Pacific Partnership
    2018-04-12 23:35:17 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has asked his trade advisers to look at rejoining the Trans Pacific Partnership, a multinational trade pact he withdrew the United States from last year, White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters sa...

  • EU extended sanctions on Iran over human rights violations
    2018-04-12 16:02:46 UTC
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union extended sanctions on Iran over human rights violations on Thursday, as the bloc prepared for a clash over whether to impose a new set of penalties in the hope of safeguarding a nuclear deal with the Islamic...

  • How Buddhist villagers and Myanmar troops killed 10 Rohingya men
    2018-04-12 15:03:42 UTC
    A REUTERS SPECIAL REPORT (INN DIN, Myanmar) — <blockquote>On Sept. 2, Buddhist villagers and Myanmar troops killed 10 Rohingya men in Myanmar's restive Rakhine state. Reuters uncovered the massacre and has pieced together how it unfolded. Duri...

  • Trump warns Russia: Nice and smart missiles are coming
    2018-04-11 18:17:11 UTC
    WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday of imminent military action in Syria over a suspected poison gas attack, declaring that missiles “will be coming” and lambasting Moscow for standing by Syrian Pre...

  • Russia threatens to shoot down US missiles, target launch sites
    2018-04-11 10:42:05 UTC
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russia has warned that any U.S. missiles fired at Syria over a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel enclave would be shot down and the launch sites targeted, raising the possibility of a U.S.-Russian confrontation. Is...

  • FACTS: U.S. Invasion of Iraq Was Based on Lies
    2018-04-10 05:31:18 UTC
    On April 9, 2003 US soldiers toppled the statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad. Fifteen years later we know that this war cost hundreds of thousands of lives, plunged the Middle East into chaos — and was based on lies. The statue of Saddam Hussei...

  • FBI raid offices and home of Trump’s personal lawyer Cohen
    2018-04-10 03:27:41 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Monday raided the offices and home of U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen, law enforcement sources said, in a dramatic new development in a series of probes invo...

  • Many Britons applying for citizenship in another EU states
    2018-04-09 11:08:16 UTC
    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The number of Britons becoming citizens of another EU country more than doubled in 2016, data showed, and more than quadrupled in Germany in a development Berlin put down to Brexit. In the year Britons voted to quit the E...

  • Van drives into crowd in Germany causing deaths and injuries
    2018-04-07 17:20:09 UTC
    MUENSTER, Germany — A man with a serious mental illness drove a van into a group of people sitting outside a popular restaurant in the old city center of Muenster in western Germany on Saturday, killing four of them before taking his own life, pol...

  • Why is Germany's dual education system coveted?
    2018-04-06 22:04:13 UTC
    The German economy is powered by products sold the world over. The strength of Europe's powerhouse depends on outbound shipments. We take a look at one of its latest exports and reveal the secrets behind its success. Charlotte Falke creates tec...

  • Trump playing a game of chicken with US economy
    2018-04-06 20:08:51 UTC
    BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China warned on Friday it was fully prepared to respond with a “fierce counter strike” of fresh trade measures if the United States follows through on President Donald Trump’s threat to slap tariffs on an additional ...

  • Trump Will Make America Poor Again
    2018-04-05 07:36:14 UTC
    U.S. president Donald Trump's recent protectionist threats to hammer America's most important allies with tariffs have baffled economists. The United States has a massive $566-billion (€461-billion) trade deficit, a red flag to Trump, who is worri...

  • Brazil's Top Court Rules Former President Lula Can Be Jailed
    2018-04-05 07:22:17 UTC
    BRASILIA — Justices had been weighing whether former President Lula should be allowed to put off beginning a 12-year sentence while he appeals a corruption conviction. The ruling against Lula will likely end his political career. Brazil’s Sup...

  • Mexico's Lopez Obrador to investors: You can trust me
    2018-04-04 20:29:25 UTC
    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday sent an open letter to investors, seeking to allay concerns he could damage the economy, and promising to run an austere, zero-deficit government. ...

  • Kurdish-led SDF and Iraqi government could mount joint operations against ISIS
    2018-04-04 18:48:34 UTC
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - A top Syrian Kurdish politician suggested on Wednesday that the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the Iraqi government could mount joint operations against Islamic State in the area on the border of the two countrie...

  • China increased tariffs by up to 25 percent on 128 US goods
    2018-04-02 06:29:23 UTC
    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has increased tariffs by up to 25 percent on 128 U.S. products including frozen pork, wine and certain fruits and nuts, escalating a spat between the world’s biggest economies in response to U.S. duties on imports of alum...

  • Science is afraid of tackling some of events of religious significance
    2018-04-01 07:31:20 UTC
    Science and journalism are kindred spirits: Both rely on curiosity, the courage to ask tough questions, and deal fairly and ethically with the answers. Sure, it doesn't always happen that way — there are plenty of dodgy scientists and many mor...

  • Gathering for 'right of return for Palestinian refugees' — Israeli forces kill 15 Palestinians
    2018-03-31 23:18:16 UTC
    Thousands in Gaza Strip attend mass demonstration calling for the return of Palestinian refugees. GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot and wounded about 70 Palestinians among crowds demonstrating at the Gaza-Israel border on Saturday, healt...

  • Jimmy Carter On Trump: Apparently, America Wants A Jerk For President
    2018-03-31 23:11:49 UTC
    Former US President Jimmy Carter took a shot at Trump on Friday’s broadcast of “The Late Show.” When host Stephen Colbert asked Carter whether America really “wants a jerk as president,” Carter replied: “Apparently, from this recent election ye...

  • Court: Government can’t block immigrant teens from abortion
    2018-03-31 06:21:52 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal court in Washington has told the Trump administration that the government can’t interfere with the ability of pregnant immigrant teens being held in federal custody to obtain abortions. A judge issued an order Friday...

  • Trump wants US out of Syria, Pentagon has no idea what he’s talking about
    2018-03-31 05:29:43 UTC
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has told advisers he wants an early exit of U.S. troops from Syria, two senior administration officials said on Friday, a stance that may put him at odds with U.S. military officials who see...

  • California Judge Rules Coffee Sellers Should Post Cancer Warnings
    2018-03-30 08:53:52 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists haven’t rendered a verdict on whether coffee is good or bad for you but a California judge has. He says coffee sellers in the state should have to post cancer warnings. The culprit is a chemical produced in the bea...