Tag Archives: Syria

Al Qaeda's Syria wing says truces only benefit government

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Truces between the Syrian government & rebels only benefit Damascus, the leader of one of the largest insurgent groups in the war said in comments broadcast on…

Protesters Rally Against UK's Syria Airstrikes

More than 1,000 people have taken part in a rally in central London to protest against the Government's decision to launch airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria. Organisers of…

Burundi: 15 killed in coordinated attacks on military camps

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — In coordinated attacks, gunmen stormed three military installations in Burundi before dawn Friday. At least 15 people were killed as gunfire & explosions rocked the African…

Australian police raid Sydney home of reported bitcoin creator

By Byron Kaye & Colin Packham SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian police raided the Sydney home & office on Wednesday of a man named by Wired magazine as the probable creator…

Two men charged after pride of lions poisoned in Kenya game park

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Two Kenyan men have been charged with killing two lions & poisoning at least six others, a Kenyan wildlife official said on Tuesday, in a case involving…

Mercedes sue Ferrari-bound engineer over F1 data

By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) – The Mercedes Formula One team is taking legal action against an engineer alleged to have downloaded sensitive performance data before he was due to…

Turkey 'insists' on safe zones, support for moderate Syrian forces – Erdogan

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey insists on the creation of "safe zones" in northern Syria & rapid implementation of proposals to train & equip moderate rebels, President Tayyip Erdogan said on…

Air France to resume Paris-Tehran flights after eight-year gap

PARIS (Reuters) – Air France-KLM will resume flights between Paris & Tehran from April 2016, the company said on Tuesday, the latest sign of improving ties between France & Iran…

'You ain’t no Muslim, bruv': Britons defiant over 'terrorist' knife attack

By Guy Faulconbridge LONDON (Reuters) – The stabbing of a man in the London metro in what police described as a terrorist attack provoked a defiant riposte from a bystander…

Obama Warns Of 'New Phase' Of Terror Threat

President Obama has warned Americans of a "new phase" of terror threats – days after the deadly shootings in San Bernardino. In a rare address from the Oval Office, he…