A gang of poachers killed a rare one-horned rhino at a wildlife park in northeast India, taking to 15 the number of such beasts slaughtered this year, an official said on Sunday.
KADUNA/KANO, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist gunmen have launched a series of gun and bomb attacks in a remote town along Nigeria's border with Cameroon, killing at least 25 people, police said on Saturday.
BANGUI (Reuters) - A rebel column advanced on the capital of Central African Republic from the northwest on Saturday, attacking the town of Bossembele and opening a second front for government forces already battling insurgents northeast of Bangui.
Mrs T and me once used to keep hens in the garden. We had a big garden in Headingley with veg patches and lawns and flower beds and we decided to keep hens and become self-sufficient - a bit like The Good Life.
SINGAPORE, March 19 (Reuters) - Asian naphtha margins faltered on Tuesday as end-usersslowed down their purchases as they wait for flat prices to fall further, industry sources saidon Tuesday. Weaker petrochemical ...
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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has arrested a former militant leader in connection with the 2002 murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, security officials said on Monday. Related Stories EU warns India over bar on Italian ambassador Blast in northeast Nigeria kills 3 security agents Brazil's Rousseff as popular as ever French minister faces formal tax fraud probe EU crime gangs ...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States put trade and economic issues at the top of their diplomatic agenda as President Xi Jinping met U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Tuesday and called for the two sides to focus on shared interests rather than differences. Related Stories EU warns India over bar on Italian ambassador Blast in northeast Nigeria kills 3 security agents Brazil's ...
Japan, China and other nations that support shark fishing lost a bid to overturn a landmark deal that offers global trade protection for several species of the ocean's oldest predator.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Monday expressed concern at what it called North Korea's latest provocations aimed at raising tensions and instability in Northeast Asia. Related Stories Deadly abuses intensify in Syria as war worsens - U.N. Italy marines will not return to India over killings Putin's anti-graft ally fends off real estate accusations Italy to seek some budget ...
PARIS (Reuters) - French and Chadian forces expect to have secured the northeast region of Mali that is the stronghold of Islamist militants by end-March, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told French media.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed on Monday to speed up rebuilding from the huge earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis that struck Japan's northeast two years ago, promising that the nation would emerge stronger from its worst disaster since World War Two.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan honours the victims of its worst disaster since World War Two on Monday: the March 11, 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis that killed almost 19,000 people and stranded 315,000 evacuees, including refugees who fled radiation from the devastated Fukushima atomic plant. Related Stories North Korea cuts off hotline with South Korea Accused in India gang rape hangs ...
(Reuters) - The owners of an Irish pub in northeast Florida said they were shocked to receive a citation for flying the Irish flag but have removed it to comply with a local ordinance banning commercial display of non-U.S. flags.
RUSSIA has reaffirmed its support for the beleaguered Syrian president Bashar al-Assad by releasing a statement yesterday saying it would “absolutely not” tell him to stand down.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Seven loud explosions shook Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri on Friday, witnesses said, hours after President Goodluck Jonathan ended a trip there to try to galvanize support for his battle against Islamist insurgents.
Forest rangers in northeast India shot dead two poachers on Wednesday at a wildlife sanctuary where 13 threatened one-horned rhinos have been killed in the past two months, an official said.
An Indian woman who has been on hunger strike for more than 12 years has told Sky News she will continue her protest despite being charged with attempting to commit suicide.
LONDON (SHARECAST) - Vast reserves of oil and gas have been found off the coast of Lebanon which could transform the power and energy politics of the region, The Times reports. The discovery has drawn a “stampede” of global oil companies.
MAIDUGURI (Reuters) - Nigerian security forces killed 20 militants from the Islamist group Boko Haram in a firefight in the northeast on Sunday, a spokesman said.