Jermaine Grant, a British citizen, arrives for the hearing of ...
Feb 20th, 2012
(Reuters) - Jermaine Grant, a British citizen, arrives for the hearing of his case at the Mombasa Law court in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa February 20, 2012. Grant, 29, is charged for being in possession of explosive material and conspiring to improvise an explosive device with intent to cause loss of lives in December 2011 in Mombasa. REUTERS/Joseph Okanga (KENYA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY) -
Six people, including a child, drowned on Friday after a boat carrying illegal immigrants trying to reach Greece capsized off western Turkey, according to officials and reports. The sinking is the latest fatal tragedy in European waters that has sparked calls for action over the vast tide of illegal immigration from the Middle East and Africa. &quo... [Full Article]
A treasure trove of ancient bibles and rare Greek and Hebrew texts are being made available to the public through a website set up by the Vatican and Oxford University. A priceless 1455 copy of the Gutenberg Bible -- the first major book to be printed with movable type in the West and one of fewer than 50 surviving copies -- went online Tuesday in ... [Full Article]
North Korea said Saturday it has deported an American veteran of the Korean War who had been detained in the country since October for what Pyongyang described as "hostile acts" against the communist country. Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old from California, was deported "from a humanitarian viewpoint", the North's official K... [Full Article]
By Parisa Hafezi and John Irish GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva on Saturday to join talks on Iran's contested nuclear program, as Tehran and six world powers appeared to be on the verge of a breakthrough in the decade-old dispute. The Chinese, French, British and German foreign ministers - Wang Yi, Laure... [Full Article]
By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and the S&P 500 index ended at new highs on Thursday after comments from Janet Yellen, the U.S. Federal Reserve Chair nominee, suggested the Fed's accommodative policies would continue as long as the economy remains fragile. Gains in the technology-heavy Nasdaq and the Dow were held back by Cisco... [Full Article]