Tag Archives: Syria

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China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

WASHINGTON (AP) — If the U.S. doesn't write the rules of international trade, President Barack Obama warns, China will. In fact, China is already helping write those rules, & in…

Godzilla creator sues US studio, alleges copyright violation

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese movie studio Toho Co. said Wednesday it is suing Voltage Pictures & a director in a lawsuit complaining that promotions of an upcoming film infringe on…

CAD software maker Autodesk's profit falls

(Reuters) – Autodesk Inc , which makes computer-aided design software, reported a 32.5 percent fall in quarterly profit, injure by an increase in operating expenses & cost of revenue. The…

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Two More Arrests In Hatton Garden Jewel Heist

A further two men have been arrested by Flying Squad officers investigating the Hatton Garden raid, in which thieves made off with an estimated £200m in jewels & cash. A…

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Despite US strikes, IS advances in Syria, Iraq

The Islamic State jihadist group has made several high-profile advances in recent days, despite a US-led air campaign against the movement in Syria & Iraq. Here are answers to some…

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Mother of US reporter missing in Syria pleads for answers

BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of an American journalist missing in Syria for nearly three years has pleaded for information approximately him. Marking 1,000 days since his disappearance, Debra Tice…

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Indian nurse dies four decades after being sodomised and left in a coma

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A 66-year-old Indian nurse, who was sexually assaulted & left in a vegetative state for more than 40 years, died on…

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Million-Year-Old Bubbles Reveal Antarctica's Oldest Climate Snapshot

A whiff of air frozen in ice for 1 million years provides a new snapshot of Earth's ancestral climate. Scientists uncovered the ancient climate record from Antarctic blue ice. The…

CEO: Nissan will be ready with autonomous driving by 2020

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. will have vehicles packed with autonomous driving technology by 2020 yet whether people will be able to drive them on roads is up…

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Egypt executes six militants for attack on soldiers

By Michael Georgy CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt has executed six members of a Sinai-based militant group with links to Islamic State for carrying out an attack on soldiers near Cairo…