British soldier hacked to death in suspected Islamist attack
Thu, 23 May 2013 02:44:50 -0400
By Maria Golovnina and Guy Faulconbridge LONDON (Reuters) - A British soldier was hacked to death by two men shouting Islamic slogans in a south London street on Wednesday, in what the government said appeared to be a terrorist attack. A dramatic clip filmed by an onlooker just minutes after the killing showed a man with hands covered in blood, brandishing a bloodied meat cleaver and a knife. "We swear by almighty Allah we will never stop fighting you. ...
2011 jail breaks become political issue in Egypt
Thu, 23 May 2013 02:38:50 -0400
CAIRO (AP) — It was one of the most perplexing events of Egypt's revolution: orchestrated attacks on prisons around the country that broke out more than 20,000 inmates while police were tied down with the massive popular protests that swept autocrat Hosni Mubarak from power.
Egypt court sentences four men to hang for killing priest
Thu, 23 May 2013 02:36:59 -0400
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced four men on Wednesday to death by hanging for the 2011 killing of a Coptic Christian priest in his apartment in the southern city of Assiut, state news agency MENA reported. The four were found guilty of killing Reverend Dauoud Peter Boules during a robbery that was aided by his maid, MENA said. The men beat and stabbed the priest to death and stole his money and some belongings. There did not appear to be a political or religious motive behind the crime, a security source told Reuters. One of the four convicted is Christian, the source said. ...
Political uncertainty could slow Madagascar's economy: minister
Thu, 23 May 2013 02:34:38 -0400
By Alain Iloniaina ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Madagascar's economic growth could be hit by uncertainty surrounding elections scheduled for the second half of the year, the country's finance minister said. Hery Rajaonarimampianina told Reuters that the economy is currently growing in line with forecasts for a 2.8 percent expansion in 2013, while inflation was expected to average about 9 percent this year, up from 7 or 8 percent now. Madagascar has yet to fully recover from a crisis in 2009 when President Andry Rajoelina seized power. ...
Japan bond yields jump following Fed comments
Thu, 23 May 2013 02:34:08 -0400
TOKYO (AP) — Yields on 10-year Japanese government bonds briefly topped 1 percent for the first time in a year on Thursday, unnerving some investors at a time when Japan's already overburdened government finances are vulnerable to rises in interest rates. Japanese shares fell sharply.
Crackdown on radical Islamists tests Tunisia's stability
Thu, 23 May 2013 02:33:03 -0400
By Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) - For the first time since the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, relations between mainstream Islamists in government and radical Salafist Muslim activists have reached breaking point, sparking deadly clashes in two Tunisian cities. The rupture between the Ennahda party, the Tunisian arm of the Muslim Brotherhood which governs in coalition with secular parties, and the Ansar al-Sharia movement could have ramifications across north Africa, potentially fuelling armed insurrection in Tunisia and neighbouring Algeria. ...
EU approves sending border security advisers to Libya
Thu, 23 May 2013 02:32:13 -0400
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union governments approved a mission on Wednesday to help Libya improve its border security in response to concerns that Islamist militants and weapons move freely across the North African country's frontier. The 110-member EU civilian team, expected to start deploying in Libya next month, will advise and train Libyan officials on how to strengthen the security of the country's land, sea and air borders, an EU statement said. The EU team, being sent at Libya's request, will have a budget of 30 million euros for its first year and be based in Tripoli. ...
Malaysian charged with sedition, 2 more arrested
Thu, 23 May 2013 02:42:00 -0400
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities detained two anti-government figures and charged a student activist with sedition Thursday, raising political tensions after recent national elections triggered claims of fraud.
Submerged structure stumps Israeli archaeologists
Thu, 23 May 2013 02:28:49 -0400
TIBERIAS, Israel (AP) — The massive circular structure appears to be an archaeologists dream: a recently discovered antiquity that could reveal secrets of ancient life in the Middle East and is just waiting to be excavated.
Fighting in Sudan's Darfur region displaces 300,000: UN aid chief
Thu, 23 May 2013 02:27:04 -0400
By Ulf Laessing OUTSIDE EL FASHER, Sudan (Reuters) - About 300,000 people have fled their homes due to a surge in fighting in Sudan's Darfur region this year and are now living in terrible conditions and short of food, the United Nations aid chief said on Wednesday. The figure is higher than the combined number of displaced people for the past three years. Violence is down from a peak in 2004-2005 but fighting between the army, rebels and rival tribes has increased significantly since January. "Here in the hot sun in summer they've got almost nothing. They still have to walk for water," U.N. ...
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