Greenpeace activists attend a protest against effects of using ...
Jan 19th, 2012
(Reuters) - Greenpeace activists attend a protest against effects of using coal energy at the Ministry of Energy in Bangkok January 19, 2012. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST ENERGY) -
BEIRUT (AP) - Fierce street fighting in a Syrian town near the Lebanese border has killed at least 28 elite members of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group, activists said Monday, as Syrian government forces pushed deeper into the strategic, opposition-held town. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
STOCKHOLM (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry issued a stern warning Tuesday to Syria's government, warning that new help will be given to opposition forces should President Bashar Assad's regime decide to back out of upcoming negotiations aimed at ending Syria's two-year war. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Cricket hero Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf party won a revote in an upmarket constituency of Karachi on Sunday, unofficial results showed, a day after gunmen killed a party leader, setting the stage for protests and counter-protests. Khan blamed the killing of Zara Shahid Hussain on the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQ... [Full Article]
By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Kaori Kaneko TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy grew faster than expected in January-March, expanding at its quickest pace in a year on the back of solid private consumption and a rise in exports spurred by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's aggressive monetary and fiscal stimulus. Thursday's Cabinet office data show... [Full Article]
Home Depot Inc.'s first-quarter net income rose 18 percent, thanks to the ongoing housing recovery, despite a chilly and wet spring. Its quarterly results topped Wall Street expectations, and the world's ... (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]