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Chelsea Manning eyes U.S. Senate seat for Maryland

Chelsea Manning eyes U.S. Senate seat for Maryland

Published 14/01/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who served seven years in military prison for leaking classified data, is seeking the Democratic [more…]

Curling: A stone’s throw, from Scottish island to Korean ice

Curling: A stone’s throw, from Scottish island to Korean ice

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Britain's skip Eve Muirhead delivers a stone during their women's curling bronze medal game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in the Ice [more…]

Pakistan army chief says nation felt ‘betrayed’ at U.S. criticism

Pakistan army chief says nation felt ‘betrayed’ at U.S. criticism

Published 12/01/2018

Pakistan's Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrives to attend the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad, Pakistan, March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Faisal [more…]

Trump will meet with Kazakhstan’s Nazarbayev at White House on January

Trump will meet with Kazakhstan’s Nazarbayev at White House on January

Published 10/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev attends a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China August 31, 2015. REUTERS/Lintao Zhang/Pool/File [more…]

Islamic State claims blast at Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul

Islamic State claims blast at Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul

Published 25/12/2017

Afghan security forces keep watch at a check point close to the compound of Afghanistan's national intelligence agency in Kabul, Afghanistan. December 25, 2017. REUTERS/Omar [more…]

Islamic State claims responsibility for blast in Afghan capital, Kabul

Islamic State claims responsibility for blast in Afghan capital, Kabul

Published 25/12/2017

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for an explosion on Monday carried by a suicide bomber near a compound of Afghanistan’s national intelligence agency [more…]

Novartis combo therapy for melanoma gets FDA priority review

Novartis combo therapy for melanoma gets FDA priority review

Published 22/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis' logo is seen at the company's plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein, Switzerland October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd WiegmannZURICH [more…]

Senate shelves disaster aid bill until next month

Senate shelves disaster aid bill until next month

Published 22/12/2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to provide $81 billion in new disaster aid for U.S. states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands was put on [more…]

ISIS claims attack on spy agency center in Afghan capital

ISIS claims attack on spy agency center in Afghan capital

Published 18/12/2017

KABUL (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack near a training facility of Afghanistan’s main intelligence agency in the capital, Kabul, on Monday [more…]

U.S. defense chief arrives in Pakistan but few signs of progress for Trump strategy

U.S. defense chief arrives in Pakistan but few signs of progress for Trump strategy

Published 04/12/2017

U.S. Secretary for Defense, Jim Mattis, sits opposite Britain's Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson, before a meeting at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) [more…]