Defected army soldiers ride a patrol truck escorting the United ...
Feb 23rd, 2012
(Reuters) - Defected army soldiers ride a patrol truck escorting the United Nations envoy to Yemen Jamal bin Omar during his visit to the tent of Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakul Karman at Taghyeer (Change) Square February 23, 2012. Pro-democracy protesters have been camping there for more than a year to demand regime change in Sanaa. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEMEN - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) -
By Emmanuel Braun BANGUI (Reuters) - The French army said it has restored some stability in the capital of Central African Republic after battling gunmen on Monday in an operation to disarm rival Muslim and Christian fighters responsible for killing hundreds since last week. Shooting erupted near Bangui's airport in the morning when gunmen ref... [Full Article]
CHAUNG THA, Myanmar (AP) - He disappeared when he was 12 years old, a skinny boy named Min Thu from the wrong side of town who thought he'd stumbled onto the golden ticket. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By David Brett LONDON (Reuters) - Heavyweight miner Rio Tinto helped keep the FTSE 100 in positive territory on Thursday, offsetting weakness in housebuilders after the Bank of England removed a mortgage support scheme. Rio Tinto enjoyed hefty gains in an otherwise subdued session - adding 8 points on its own to the FTSE 100 - as investors responde... [Full Article]
By Ben Blanchard and Roberta Rampton BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China sent several fighter jets and an early warning aircraft into its new air defense zone over the East China Sea, state news agency Xinhua said on Friday, raising the stakes in a standoff with the United States, Japan and South Korea. Japan and South Korea also flew military air... [Full Article]
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Manchester United manager David Moyes says his team need to sharpen up their act before they can be considered one of the favourites to win the Champions League. United will avoid several European heavyweights in next week's draw for the last 16 after edging Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 at Old Trafford on Tuesday to... [Full Article]