Tag Archives: SPACE

Putin says Russia backs Free Syrian Army alongside Assad troops

By Dmitry Solovyov & Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia is supporting the opposition Free Syrian Army, providing it with air cover, arms &…

One Direction leads the way on Twitter's list of 2015 tweets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Messages of love & gratitude shared by the boy band One Direction topped Twitter’s charts this year, eclipsing President Barack Obama’s celebration of the U.S. Supreme…

Exclusive – Burkina charges former coup leader over murder of Sankara

By Nadoun Coulibaly OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – Authorities in Burkina Faso have charged a general who led a failed coup in September with complicity in the 1987 assassination of President Thomas…

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Pope in Africa says dialogue vital to avert violence in God's name

By Philip Pullella & George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Thursday in Kenya, which has seen a spate of attacks by Islamist militants, that dialogue between religions…

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Trial requested for Italian woman who traveled to Syria

MILAN (AP) — Prosecutors have requested trial for an Italian woman who traveled to Syria with her Albanian husband, a suspected extremist, to join the Islamic State group, as well…

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US to retain leadership role at UN cultural agency

PARIS (AP) — The United States has succeeded in its bid to remain on UNESCO's executive board, the only way to wield American power at the world's cultural & scientific…

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Shire to buy Dyax for about $5.9 billion

(Reuters) – British drugmaker Shire Plc said it would buy Dyax Corp for approximately $5.9 billion (3.8 billion pounds)to gain access to the drug developer's late-stage treatment for a severe…

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Talk Talk says cyberattack data theft not as bad as feared

LONDON (AP) — British telecoms company Talk Talk says a cyberattack feared to have put 4 million customers' details at risk is not as offensive as initially thought. Chief executive…

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Burger has overcome so much, but couldn't beat New Zealand

LONDON (AP) — Schalk Burger beat a life-threatening illness, overcame potentially career-ending injuries, & did everything he could to obtain South Africa into another Rugby World Cup final. On Saturday,…