Tag Archives: Syria

South Africa reaches 94-3 at lunch on final day

NEW DELHI (AP) — A.B. de Villiers & Faf du Plessis continued South Africa's dour batting display Monday as the visiting side reached 94-3 at lunch on the fifth day…

British bombers hit oil field targets in Syria for second time

LONDON (Reuters) – British bombers made their second round of strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria late on Friday, again hitting oil fields, the Ministry of Defence said on…

Russia's Lavrov discusses Syria with Egypt's foreign minister

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a phone call on Saturday with Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, during which the two sides discussed the Syria crisis, the…

WHO calls for fighting foodborne diseases that can be deadly

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – At least 600 million people, or 1 in 10 worldwide, fall ill from contaminated food each year & 420,000 die, many of them young…

'Bel Canto' to premiere on Chicago Lyric Opera stage

CHICAGO (AP) — Two things make the Lyric Opera of Chicago's world premiere of "Bel Canto" on Monday unique: Famed soprano Renee Fleming commissioned the work based on the popular…

Labour MP Gets 'Death Threat' Over Syria Vote

A Labour MP has received a potential death threat on Twitter after backing British airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria. Neil Coyle, who represents Bermondsey & Old Southwark, contacted the…

Restaurant group sues NYC over new salt-warning labels

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's new warning label for salt-laden chain restaurant food is headed for a court fight, after restaurateurs sued Thursday to argue that health regulators…

Black Friday delivers record week for John Lewis

LONDON (Reuters) – British retailer John Lewis [JLPLC.UL] set a record for weekly sales in the seven days to Nov. 28 after trading was boosted by "Black Friday" discounts both…

Stocks hit, euro shines after ECB stimulus misses expectations

By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares slipped while the euro retained lavish gains on Friday, a day after its biggest one-day surge in nearly seven years as the…

Federal Gun Research Still Stalled

Just hours before a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, left 14 dead Wednesday (Dec. 3), the group Doctors for America, which advocates for changes in the health care system,…