Tribal fighters loyal to the al-Ahmar family ride a truck after ...
Dec 29th, 2011
(Reuters) - Tribal fighters loyal to the al-Ahmar family ride a truck after barricades that they have set up during recent fighting with security forces were dismantled in Sanaa December 29, 2011. Military positions separating Yemen's warring forces in central Sanaa were dismantled for the second day on Thursday in a show of faith by both sides that they want to halt nearly a year of fighting to topple the president. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEMEN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST MILITARY) -
BASRA, Iraq (AP) - Hundreds of Iraqis attended the Friday funeral in a southern city of two Shiite fighters killed in Syria. Several such funerals have been held in recent months, the latest sign that the conflict has taken on a sectarian regional dimension. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Alexandria Sage CANNES (Reuters) - A film about baby-switching by Japan's Kore-eda Hirokazu that ponders nature versus nurture premiered at the Cannes film festival on Saturday, joining an Iranian challenger as contenders for the top prize. "Soshite Chichi Ni Naru" ("Like Father, Like Son") is one of two Japanese films o... [Full Article]
By Natasha Baker TORONTO (Reuters) - Wealthy travelers wanting to fly in style can book empty seats on private planes with a new app for a jet-sharing service. Although there are dozens of apps for buying seats on commercial flights, BlackJet is a new iPhone app that connects travelers with private jets that have extra room on their planes. Flights... [Full Article]
By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - The HMRC approved a controversial deal with Goldman Sachs partly to avoid the embarrassment of the U.S. bank pulling out of a new tax framework, a court heard on Thursday. The challenge by activist group UK Uncut Legal Action over a deal worth up to 20 million pounds to the U.S. bank, stems from public anger in... [Full Article]