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Insight: Mugabe takes on Zimbabwe’s Generation X

Insight: Mugabe takes on Zimbabwe’s Generation X

With the aid of Cris Chinaka BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (Reuters) – It could be a scene from any African cell phone advert: flanked by two mohawked teenagers and shuffling stiffly to a pulsing hip-hop beat, an previous man places a phone to his ear and addresses a younger lady with a […]

 
 

Voters deliver backlash over Greenland’s minerals rush

Voters deliver backlash over Greenland’s minerals rush

By using Alistair Scrutton NUUK (Reuters) – Aleqa Hammond regarded set to be Greenland's first feminine prime minister on Wednesday after profitable 42 percent of votes in elections on a platform of higher keep an eye on and heavier taxation of foreign mining. The outlet of the u . s […]

 
 

Insight: Islamist inroads in Mali may undo French war on al Qaeda

Insight: Islamist inroads in Mali may undo French war on al Qaeda

By David Lewis TIMBUKTU, Mali (Reuters) – Residents who slipped right into a non-descript mud-brick house after Islamist opponents fled Mali's desolate tract city of Timbuktu uncovered a trove of fingers, ammunition and paperwork – the workings of the native al Qaeda recruitment place of business. "We found quite a […]

 
 

Syria’s children shot at, tortured, raped: charity report

Syria’s children shot at, tortured, raped: charity report

By means of Oliver Holmes BEIRUT (Reuters) – A boy of 12 sees his highest pal shot throughout the coronary heart. Any other of 15 is held in a cell with a hundred and fifty other people, and taken out daily to be put in an enormous wheel and burnt […]

 
 

Venezuela to probe Chavez cancer poisoning accusation

Venezuela to probe Chavez cancer poisoning accusation

By means of Andrew Cawthorne CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela will set up a proper inquiry into claims that deceased President Hugo Chavez's most cancers was once the result of poisoning with the aid of his enemies abroad, the federal government said. Foes of the federal government view the accusation as […]

 
 

Britain pledges to defend distant cousins on Falkland Islands

Britain pledges to defend distant cousins on Falkland Islands

By using Shadia Nasralla and Maria Golovnina LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron warned Argentina on Tuesday that Britain would all the time be capable to defend citizens in the faraway Falkland Islands after they voted virtually unanimously in a referendum to remain British. Argentina, 300 miles to the […]

 
 

Iran blocks use of tool to get around Internet filter

Iran blocks use of tool to get around Internet filter

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian authorities have blocked the use of most "digital private networks", a tool that many Iranians use to get around an extensive govt Web filter, Iranian media quoted an legitimate as saying on Sunday. A well-liked executive Web filter prevents Iranians from gaining access to many sites […]

 
 

Falklands votes in sovereignty referendum rejected by Argentina

Falklands votes in sovereignty referendum rejected by Argentina

STANLEY, Falkland Islands (Reuters) – Residents of the Falkland Islands began voting on Sunday in a sovereignty referendum that seeks to counter Argentina's an increasing number of assertive declare over the British-dominated territory. Diplomatic tension between Britain and Argentina has flared up after greater than three a long time because […]

 
 

Police fire teargas on China village after land grab protest

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese language security forces fired tear fuel and beat protesters in a village in southern China on Sunday to quell a grassroots protest movement over a land dispute, residents mentioned. Dozens of villagers had been taken to hospitals in Mianhu city and Jieyang metropolis and five […]

 
 

Italy and Greece confirm hostages killed in Nigeria

ROME/ATHENS (Reuters) – Seven international hostages kidnapped ultimate month by way of a Nigerian Islamist staff from a development firm’s compound have been killed, the Italian and Greek Foreign Ministries mentioned on Sunday. Al Qaeda-affiliated crew Ansaru said on Saturday it had killed the hostages seized on February 7 in […]

 
 

Syria’s opposition postpones meeting to form government

Syria’s opposition postpones meeting to form government

AMMAN (Reuters) – Syria's opposition has postponed a gathering to type a provisional executive, within the newest setback to opposition efforts to create an administration to take over if President Bashar al-Assad is ousted, coalition sources stated on Sunday. The Syrian National Coalition meeting to opt for a provisional prime […]

 
 

Afghanistan’s Karzai criticizes U.S., exposing tension

Afghanistan’s Karzai criticizes U.S., exposing tension

KABUL (Reuters) – The top U.S. basic in Afghanistan expressed dismay on Sunday at remarks by President Hamid Karzai, who prompt that Washington benefited from Taliban assaults on his usa. Karzai's remarks, delivered all over the first discuss with through new U.S. Security Secretary Chuck Hagel, further strained already fraught […]

 
 

Venezuela election race starts, opposition at disadvantage

Venezuela election race starts, opposition at disadvantage

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela's charged election race kicked off on Sunday with throngs attending mass on the coffin of deceased leader Hugo Chavez and vowing to again his most popular successor, Nicolas Maduro, over probably opposition contender Henrique Capriles. The pair have except Monday to register their candidacies for the […]

 
 

Pakistani Christians, police, clash after neighborhood torched

Pakistani Christians, police, clash after neighborhood torched

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Tons of of Pakistani Christians took to the streets across the united states on Sunday, annoying higher protection after a Christian nearby used to be torched within the metropolis of Lahore a day past in reference to the usa's controversial anti-blasphemy law. Police fired into the air […]

 
 

Netanyahu hints Israeli coalition to be presented in days

Netanyahu hints Israeli coalition to be presented in days

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Top Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened his outgoing cabinet on Sunday for what he stated was once most definitely the ultimate time, signaling he was on the subject of finishing the formation of a brand new govt. Netanyahu's closing date to current a governing coalition is on […]