BEIRUT (Reuters) – The evacuation of thousands of people from two loyalist Syrian villages that were besieged by rebels in the northwest is complete, state media said on Thursday, with the government expected to release hundreds of detainees in return. Syrian state-run al-Ikhbariya TV said all buses had left al-Foua and Kefraya by Thursday morning,
(Reuters) – UK investigators believe they have identified the suspected perpetrators behind the Novichok nerve agent attack on the Skripals, the Press Association reported on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – People walk past the Zizzi restaurant which remains behind barriers after it was closed following the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia,
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian home entertainment installer Paul Boon has relied for years on Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) U.S. website for cheap wall racks and other parts to keep his costs down. FILE PHOTO: A web page featuring Amazon’s Australian URL is pictured in this photo illustration April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed/Illustration/File Photo But Amazon’s recent
New York Mets star Yoenis Cespedes played first base for the first time in his professional career during a rehab game with the team’s Rookie League affiliate Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Aug 29, 2016; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets left fielder Yoenis Cespedes (52) hits a walk off solo home run against the
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – More than 100 survivors who went public with emotional stories of abuse by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar appeared on stage together to accept an award for courage on Wednesday at the annual ESPYs ceremony. Jul 18, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; American gymnasts Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber, Tiffany Thomas
On July 17, the servicemen of the 102ndRussian base in Gyumri held a “drill” in the village of Panik, Karen Sarukhanyan, the governor of Shirak Marz, said. On July 18 the governor met with the deputy commander of the base Alexey Paylukhanovich. The latter said that what happened had not been assigned by the command.
Arman Yeghoyan, the spokesperson for the Armenian Prime Minister, has informed Radio Liberty that Armenia expects big financial assistance from the EU, and currently a program is being developed. The head of Analytical Center on Globalization and Regional Cooperation NGO Stepan Grigoryan says the EU is developing a “Marshall’s plan” for Armenia. “Armenia wants to
(Reuters) – Online shoppers purchased more than 100 million products worldwide during Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) annual Prime Day sale this week, despite glitches on its mobile app and websites that prevented several customers from placing orders. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is pictured inside the company’s office in Bengaluru, India, April 20, 2018. Picture
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A judge on Wednesday ordered an accused Russian agent jailed until her trial after U.S. prosecutors argued she has ties to Russian intelligence and could flee the United States. Prosecutors have not charged the agent they identified as Maria Butina with espionage, but said she had been in contact with Russian intelligence
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s political party said on Wednesday it would appeal a $10 million fine from the National Electoral Institute (INE) for breaking campaign finance rules. Mexico’s president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador holds a news conference at the campaign headquarters in Mexico City, Mexico July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Gustavo
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A tractor operator was killed while trying to clear brush around a massive wildfire in central Oregon and two firefighters were injured battling a blaze burning at the edge of Yosemite in California, officials in the two states said on Wednesday. Flames and smoke rise from a treeline in Mariposa County,
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two youngsters frolicking in the surf miles apart along the Fire Island National Seashore in New York suffered puncture wounds to their legs on Wednesday in apparent shark attacks that would mark the state’s first such incidents in 70 years, authorities said. A shark’s tooth extracted from the leg of a
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House struggled on Wednesday to contain the furor over President Donald Trump’s heavily criticized summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, denying Trump ever meant to say that Moscow was no longer targeting the United States. Trump, facing a political uproar over his failure to confront Putin over Russia’s 2016 U.S.
(Reuters) – Brittany Lincicome has always wanted to know how her game would stack up on the PGA Tour and she will finally get her chance at this week’s Barbasol Championship in Kentucky. Jun 29, 2018; Kildeer, IL, USA; Brittany Lincicome hits her tee shot on the 11th hole during the second round of the
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has proposed an expedited schedule for an appeal of a judge’s ruling that allowed AT&T Inc (T.N) to buy movie and TV show maker Time Warner, according to a court filing on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Smartphone with AT&T logo is seen in front of displayed Time Warner logo