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  • Activists say a Syrian warplane crash, airstrikes in northwest town kill and wound dozens The Canadian Press

    Air raids and the subsequent crash of a Syrian warplane in a residential area in the northwestern town of Ariha on Monday killed and wounded dozens of people, two activist groups said. The Local Coordination … More »Activists say a Syrian warplane crash, airstrikes in northwest town kill and wound dozens

    Air raids and the subsequent crash of a Syrian warplane in a residential area in the northwestern town of Ariha on Monday killed and wounded dozens of people, two activist groups said. The Local Coordination Committees said the warplane crashed in a busy market in Ariha, adding that it was not immediately clear whether …

  • To save forests, Kenyan tea factory brews new way to dry tea Reuters

    By Anthony Langat THIKA, Kenya, August 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The first thing that strikes you as you enter the Makomboki Tea Factory is the air. It's clear, absent of the dark smoke that billows … More »To save forests, Kenyan tea factory brews new way to dry tea

    By Anthony Langat THIKA, Kenya, August 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The first thing that strikes you as you enter the Makomboki Tea Factory is the air. It's clear, absent of the dark smoke that billows from the boilers of Kenya's other tea factories. Of the 66 tea factories under the management of the Kenya Tea Development …

  • Thai election could be delayed to 2017 if charter rejected: minister Reuters

    A general election in Thailand could be delayed until April 2017 if a newly drafted constitution is rejected by a national reform assembly due to convene next month, a deputy prime minister said on Monday. … More »Thai election could be delayed to 2017 if charter rejected: minister

    A general election in Thailand could be delayed until April 2017 if a newly drafted constitution is rejected by a national reform assembly due to convene next month, a deputy prime minister said on Monday. The military government established after a coup last year initially said it wanted an election to restore democracy …

  • KCNA picture of Hyeon Soo Lim at a news conference at the People's Palace of Culture in Pyongyang
    North Korea shows captive Canadian pastor confessing before congregation Reuters

    North Korea released video footage on Monday of a Canadian pastor confessing before a Pyongyang church congregation that he had committed crimes against the state. Dressed in a dark blue suit and tie … More »North Korea shows captive Canadian pastor confessing before congregation

    KCNA picture of Hyeon Soo Lim at a news conference at the People's Palace of Culture in Pyongyang

    North Korea released video footage on Monday of a Canadian pastor confessing before a Pyongyang church congregation that he had committed crimes against the state. Dressed in a dark blue suit and tie and speaking to a sparse congregation which included some foreign residents of Pyongyang, South Korean-born Lim appeared …

  • French gendarmes and police stand near a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion
    Barnacles on debris could provide clues to missing MH370 - experts Reuters

    By Swati Pandey SYDNEY (Reuters) - Barnacles encrusted on a piece of plane debris that washed up on the French island of Reunion might help unravel the mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 … More »Barnacles on debris could provide clues to missing MH370 - experts

    French gendarmes and police stand near a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion

    By Swati Pandey SYDNEY (Reuters) - Barnacles encrusted on a piece of plane debris that washed up on the French island of Reunion might help unravel the mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that disappeared last year with 239 passengers and crew on board. Malaysia said on Sunday the piece of debris, a 2-2.5 …

  • An Israeli teenager died on Sunday of stab wounds sustained when an ultra-Orthodox man with a knife attacked a Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem three days ago, police said. High school student Shira Banki, 16, was one of six people wounded in the assault. "We won't permit the terrible murderer to challenge the basic values …

  • Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu attends cabinet meeting in Jerusalem

    (This August 2 story was corrected to change number of Palestinians held in detention without trial in paragraph 10 to 391 as of May not 5,442 as of June) By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's security cabinet approved on Sunday the detention of citizens suspected of waging violence against Palestinians without …

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry testifies before a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the Iran nuclear agreement in Washington

    By David Brunnstrom and Noah Browning DOHA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry began talks with Gulf states in Qatar on Monday, seeking to convince them of the merits of last month's nuclear deal with Iran and to discuss the battle against Islamic State militants and the war in Syria. Most Gulf Arab states …

  • Men wade along a flooded street at Kalay township at Sagaing division

    By Aung Hla Tun and Timothy Mclaughlin YANGON (Reuters) - A death toll of 27 from flooding across Myanmar was expected to rise as rescue workers struggled on Monday to reach some of the hardest-hit and most remote inundated areas, officials said. "The death toll in Rakhine State alone will reach several hundred. There …

  • Activists march on the street during a protest in front of the Ministry of Education in Taipei

    By Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) - Protests in Taiwan over textbook revisions which students say aim to brainwash them into accepting a "one China" view of history underscore the island's growing sense of independence from its vast neighbour and geopolitical foe. Hundreds of youths stormed the ministry of education compound …

  • Sample analysis tubes are seen in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton

    By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - New cancer drug cocktails set to reach the market in the next few years will test the limits of premium pricing for life-saving medicines, forcing company executives to consider fresh market strategies. The growing reluctance of governments and private insurers to fund very expensive …

  • Republican presidential candidate and former Florida governor Jeb Bush speaks at the National Urban League's conference in Fort Lauderdale

    By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidates will test their messages in New Hampshire on Monday, with the exception of Donald Trump, in a pivotal week on the 2016 campaign trail that will be dominated by their first head-to-head debate on Thursday. Fourteen of the 17 candidates are to face …

  • RICOH Women's British Open 2015

    Donald Trump's presidential campaign has fired a staffer after racially charged and insulting Facebook posts under his name came to light, a person close to the campaign said on Sunday. The posts, which date back to 2007, included an apparent racial slur targeting civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton's daughter. Other …

  • Iran's President Hassan Rouhani arrives in Ufa

    By Sam Wilkin and Babak Dehghanpisheh DUBAI/BEIRUT (Reuters) - President Hassan Rouhani affirmed his confidence in Iran's nuclear deal with world powers on Sunday, tackling the criticisms of hardliners and highlighting the achievements of his two-year-old presidency. With one eye on a likely run for re-election in 2017, …

  • Girl holds sign at the doorway of Bloomington's River Bluff Dental clinic in protest against the killing of a famous lion in Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe has linked a Pennsylvania doctor to an investigation into illegal lion hunting, naming him on Sunday as a client of a safari operator accused of breaching regulations, a week after an American dentist was accused of illegally killing the country's most famous lion, Cecil. Dr. Jan Seski, who runs a women's health …

 
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