- newRussia vetoes bid to set up tribunal for downed flight MH17
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution on Wednesday that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in east…
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- newIslamic State claims car bomb in Yemen capital, four dead
DUBAI (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded outside an Ismaili mosque in Yemen's war-damaged capital Sanaa on Wednesday, killing four people and wounding six, health authorities and a security source said.
- 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 8:41pm -
- newSyrian jets bombard plain after rebel attack: monitor
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian air force bombarded a plain in the northwest of the country, a group monitoring the war said on Wednesday, after insurgents launched an offensive to advance deeper into government-held areas vital to President Bashar al-…
- 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 8:27pm -
- newFabius, visiting Tehran, invites Rouhani to France
DUBAI (Reuters) - On the first visit to Iran for 12 years by a French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius conveyed an invitation from President Francois Hollande to Iran's President Hassan Rouhani to visit France in November.
- 3 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 7:30pm -
- newToo early to say if debris in Reunion is from MH370 flight: police
PARIS (Reuters) - Debris that is probably from a plane has washed up on Reunion island off the east coast of Africa, but it is premature to suggest that it might be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, believed to have crashed in the Indi…
- 3 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 7:15pm -
- newAfghanistan says Taliban leader dead, urges peace talks
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan said on Wednesday that Mullah Omar, the elusive leader of the Taliban movement fighting to topple the government, died more than two years ago.
- 3 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 6:53pm -
- newU.N. mediator proposes Syria working groups on roadmap to peace
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations mediator in Syria's conflict on Wednesday proposed inviting warring parties to take part in four U.N.-led working groups on how to implement a roadmap to peace, since the groups were not ready to hold for…
- 4 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 6:33pm -
- newU.S., allies target Islamic State in Syria, Iraq with 14 air strikes: U.S. Military
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 11 air strikes in Iraq on Tuesday against the Islamic State and also targeted the militant group with three strikes in Syria, the U.S. military said.
- 4 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 6:26pm -
- newPressed by left, Greece's Tsipras vows 'thus far and no further'
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, struggling to contain a revolt in his left-wing Syriza party, said on Wednesday that his government would not implement reform measures beyond those agreed with lenders at a euro zone summit thi…
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- newPeru forces raid coca region rebel slave camp, rescue 39 women, children
BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Peruvian special forces rescued 26 children and 13 women, some of whom had been raped and held captive for three decades, when they raided a southeastern jungle camp of the left-wing Shining Path rebel group.
- 4 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 5:55pm -