Monday, June 26, 2017
 
 
Bosnia reburies Srebrenica dead 18 years after massacre
By Maja Zuvela

POTOCARI, Bosnia (Reuters) - Bosnia reburied another 409 victims of the Srebrenica massacre on Thursday but, 18 years after Europe's worst atrocity since the Holocaust, the country remains mired in ethnic disputes long after other parties to the conflict have moved on.
 
Mursi's fall in Egypt comforts Saudis, disconcerts Qatar
By Angus McDowall and Regan Doherty

RIYADH/DOHA (Reuters) - The $12 billion in aid Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait offered Egypt this week showed their delight at the army's ousting of President Mohamed Mursi in a reversal for Islamists empowered by the Arab ferment o...
 
No quick fix in sight for Egypt's energy chaos
By Julia Payne and Oleg Vukmanovic

LONDON (Reuters) - None of the new ministers to be appointed by Egypt's military-backed leaders faces an easy task, but perhaps special sympathy should be reserved for the brave soul who takes on the energy ministry.

Long lines a...
 
Pay rise for parliamentarians angers austerity-hit Britain
By Peter Griffiths

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's members of parliament will get a 9 percent pay rise under a proposal announced on Thursday that outraged a public struggling with wage freezes, high living costs and a government austerity drive.

The proposal - which...
 
Germany's Merkel urges Egypt to include all groups in transition
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday urged Egypt to return to a path of democratic transition as quickly as possible and to ensure that all political powers were included.

Egypt's new constitutional decree sets out the next stages, she said, but added, it is ...
 
Latin American nations fuming over NSA spying allegations
By Anthony Boadle

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Irate Latin American nations are demanding explanations from the United States about new allegations that it spied on both allies and foes in the region with secret surveillance programs.

A leading Brazilian newspaper reported on...
 
Vatican broadens child abuse crimes in legal reform
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican unveiled changes to its law on Thursday that name the sexual abuse of children as a specific crime and aim to implement international anti-money laundering norms as the city state seeks to end years of scandal.

Under the changes, child prostitution, sex...
 
NSA 'spied' on most Latin American nations: Brazil paper
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The National Security Agency has targeted most Latin American countries in their spying programs, with Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil and Mexico ranking among those of highest priority for the U.S. intelligence agency, a leading Brazilian newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Ci...
 
Brussels says wants a stable Portugal
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission supports Portugal's efforts to avoid any political instability that could derail its return to normal borrowing on financial markets next year, it said on Thursday.

We look forward to ... supporting Portugal's efforts to create the cond...
 
Twin suicide bombs kill five policemen in west Iraq: police
RAMADI, Iraq (Reuters) - Two suicide bombers attacked a police station in western Iraq on Thursday, killing at least five policemen, police sources said.

The first bomber opened fire on a checkpoint as he approached the police station, shooting two dead before entering the building and blo...
 



Russia convicts dead lawyer Magnitsky in posthumous trial
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Moscow court convicted late investment fund lawyer Sergei Magnitsky on Thursday of tax evasion after Russia's first posthumous trial, a ruling that will further undermine President Vladimir Putin's reputation in the West.

The court also convicted Magnitsky'...
 
Egypt condemns Iranian 'interference' after army ousts Mursi
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt accused Iran on Thursday of unacceptable interference in its domestic affairs for having criticized the Egyptian army's removal of elected president Mohamed Mursi last week.

The incident signaled a return to cooler relations between the two Middle Eastern powe...
 
Egypt unrest could threaten food security: U.N. agency
ROME (Reuters) - Civil unrest and dwindling foreign exchange reserves raise serious food security concerns in Egypt, the United Nations' food agency said in a report on Thursday.

Cereal import requirements for 2013/14 in Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, will remain simila...
 
Asiana flight delayed as oil leak discovered before take-off
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - An Asiana Airlines flight scheduled to leave Shanghai for Seoul on Thursday afternoon was delayed after the Airbus A330 aircraft was found to be leaking oil as it was taxiing toward the runway for take-off, local media reported.

A customer service agent at Pudong Inter...
 
Russian court convicts dead lawyer Magnitsky in posthumous trial
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court convicted the late Sergei Magnitsky of tax evasion on Thursday after an unprecedented posthumous trial of the investment fund lawyer who died in jail in 2009 after accusing officials of stealing $230 million through tax fraud.

The court also convicted Mag...
 
Egypt condemns Iranian "interference" after army ousts Mursi
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt accused Iran on Thursday of unacceptable interference in its domestic affairs for having criticized the Egyptian army's removal of elected president Mohamed Mursi last week.

The incident signaled a return to cooler relations between the two Middle Eastern powe...
 
Exclusive: Egypt has less than two months imported wheat left - ex-minister
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has less than two months' supply of imported wheat left in its stocks, ousted President Mohamed Mursi's minister of supplies said, signaling that a shortage is more acute than previously revealed.

Speaking to Reuters near midnight in a tent at a vigil where ...
 
Syria opposition denies Russian chemical attack allegation
By Louis Charbonneau

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The opposition Syrian National Coalition on Wednesday denied a Russian charge that rebel fighters fired a projectile laden with the nerve agent sarin at a suburb of Aleppo in March, saying U.N. inspectors should be allowed to investigate the ...
 
Insight: Ecological risks may spell trouble for Batista's Brazil port
By Jeb Blount

SO JOO DA BARRA, Brazil (Reuters) - As Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista breaks up his crumbling EBX Group industrial empire to pay off debt, one of the few assets he's expected to keep is port-development company LLX Logstica SA.

But raising ...
 
Exiled dissidents claim Iran building new nuclear site
PARIS (Reuters) - An exiled opposition group said on Thursday it had obtained information about a secret underground nuclear site under construction in Iran, without specifying what kind of atomic activity it believed would be carried out there.

The dissident National Council of Resistance...
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 





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