Tag Archives: Afghanistan

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David Cameron: Fighting 'evil' of corruption key to global security

Fighting the "evil" of corruption is crucial to global security, David Cameron will tell Commonwealth leaders. The Prime Minister will say a lack of political will has held back progress…

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Musk's Tesla faces German battle over battery-powered homes

By Vera Eckert & Christoph Steitz FRANKFURT (Reuters) – If Elon Musk's vision of millions of households producing all their own power becomes a reality, it will probably happen first…

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Bezos space firm claims reusable rocket breakthrough

The private space firm founded by Internet entrepreneur Jeff Bezos claimed a breakthrough for its space travel efforts Tuesday with the launch of a reusable rocket. Bezos announced the milestone…

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5.9-magnitude quake hits northern Afghanistan: USGS

A 5.9-magnitude quake struck northern Afghanistan late Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, jolting the Indian capital & parts of Pakistan according to local reports. The tremor struck 22 kilometres…

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Buttler hits 46-ball ton, England beats Pakistan in 4th ODI

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Wicketkeeper Jos Buttler smashed the fastest one-day international century by an England batsman as his team beat Pakistan by 84 runs in the fourth…

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Coalition strikes pound IS 'capital' in Syria, oil tankers

US-led coalition warplanes have pounded the Islamic State group in Syria after the Paris attacks, with French raids hitting IS stronghold Raqa & another strike destroying dozens of the jihadists'…

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Britain to hire 1,900 more spies to defend against Islamic State militants

By Kylie MacLellan BELEK, Turkey (Reuters) – Britain will boost its intelligence agency staff by 15 percent & more than double spending on aviation security to defend against Islamist militants…

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Canada sticks to refugee plan but security pressures mount after Paris attacks

By Allison Lampert MONTREAL (Reuters) – Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that the country will still take in 25,000 Syrian refugees before Jan. 1 yet he is facing…

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Three militants, one soldier killed in Tunisia clashes – source

TUNIS (Reuters) – At least three Islamist militants & a Tunisian soldier were killed on Sunday in clashes in the central Kasserine province, near the Algerian border, a security source…

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Emirates urges caution on EU-level aviation agreement with Gulf countries

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Emirates [EMIRA.UL] has written to several European governments expressing concern that its flying rights could be frozen if the European Commission is allowed to…