Ukraine leader heads to China, leaving turmoil at home (reuters.com)
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:19:30 GMT – KIEV (Reuters) – Embattled Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich flew to China on Tuesday with his government facing uproar in parliament and turmoil on the streets over a decision to spurn closer ties with the European Union under pressure from Russia.
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:39:47 GMT – HONG KONG (Reuters) – Three journalists were roughed up on Saturday evening in Hong Kong after being confronted by pro-government protesters holding a rally to oppose a four-week long “Occupy” movement of the financial hub’s streets by pro-democracy demonstrators.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:00 GMT – Looking to fly this holiday? Be ready for fuller flights and higher fares despite cheaper oil and global turmoil.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:30:02 GMT – Kaci Hickox, quarantined in Newark after arriving from West Africa, tested negative for Ebola and posted an essay online in which she criticized the way she was treated at the airport.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:46:05 GMT – Using a law designed to help catch drug traffickers, racketeers and terrorists by tracking their cash, the government has gone after run-of-the-mill business owners and wage earners.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:21:48 GMT – Mr. Bruce formed the influential British rock band Cream in the 1960s with the guitarist Eric Clapton, and co-wrote some of the group’s biggest hits.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:08:01 GMT – Some thorny questions remain for U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo before next summer’s Women’s World Cup in Canada.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:47:32 GMT – When Jaylen Ray Fryberg pulled out a handgun in the school cafeteria on Friday, according to witnesses, he did not randomly target fellow students, nor authority figures, but friends.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:10:51 GMT – Learning from missteps in the Dallas cases of Ebola, health workers and officials took a different approach in the case of a doctor who fell ill in New York.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:40:48 GMT – OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after killing a soldier in the second domestic attack in a week on the country’s military.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:04:41 GMT – BAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi government forces and Shi’ite militias seized control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad from Islamic State on Saturday and Kurdish fighters made gains in the north after heavy coalition air strikes against the Sunni militants.