14 Pakistanis freed from U.S. custody in Afghanistan's Bagram prison: lawyers

Saturday, 20 September 2014 09:19

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Fourteen Pakistani detainees were released from U.S. custody in Bagram Prison in Afghanistan and repatriated to Pakistan on Saturday, a Pakistani legal firm representing some of the prisoners said.bagram






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Pope names moderate as Chicago archbishop, key role in U.S. Church

Saturday, 20 September 2014 07:01

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in his first major appointment in the hierarchy of the Catholic Church in the United States, on Saturday named Bishop Blase Cupich as the new archbishop of Chicago.key
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Turkey secures release of hostages held by Islamic State

Saturday, 20 September 2014 05:11

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish intelligence agents brought 46 hostages seized by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq back to Turkey on Saturday after more than three months in captivity, in what President Tayyip Erdogan described as a covert rescue operation.islamic
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Munitions factory hit in Ukraine's Donetsk, buffer zone to be set up

Saturday, 20 September 2014 04:47

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - The Ukrainian city of Donetsk was rocked by blasts on Saturday, even as government forces and pro-Russian separatists prepared to create a buffer zone to separate the warring sides.buffer






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Secret Service investigates after man jumps White House fence, reaches doors

Saturday, 20 September 2014 03:51

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped over the White House fence and made it to the front doors of the executive mansion before being apprehended on Friday, sparking an evacuation within the complex shortly after President Barack Obama departed for the weekend.house






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Exclusive: Hyundai directors kept in dark on size of $10 billion land bid - sources

Saturday, 20 September 2014 03:50

SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor and two listed affiliates did not seek board clearance for the size of their record $10 billion bid for a plot of land in Seoul, more than triple its appraised value, four board members of the companies told Reuters.billion
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Read more: Exclusive: Hyundai directors kept in dark on size of $10 billion land bid - sources

 

Yemen TV building on fire as clashes continue in capital

Saturday, 20 September 2014 01:18

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen's state-run television building caught fire after a three-day mortar attack by Shi'ite rebels who are protesting against the government, residents and a TV employee said on Saturday,continue
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Read more: Yemen TV building on fire as clashes continue in capital

 

Britain must honor pledge to grant Scotland powers, Gordon Brown says

Saturday, 20 September 2014 01:12

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown told British leaders on Saturday that they must honor their promise to grant further powers to Scotland after voters backed staying in the United Kingdom in an independence referendum.powers
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Read more: Britain must honor pledge to grant Scotland powers, Gordon Brown says

 

Thousands of Syrian Kurds enter Turkey, fleeing Islamic State advance

Saturday, 20 September 2014 00:24

SANLIURFA Turkey (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey over the past day, fleeing an advance by Islamic State fighters who have seized dozens of villages close to the border, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said on Saturday.islamic
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Storm leaves 200,000 displaced in Philippines, heads for Taiwan

Friday, 19 September 2014 20:55

MANILA (Reuters) - Storm Fung-Wong churned towards Taiwan on Saturday after killing at least five people in the Philippines, and forcing some 200,000 people into temporary shelter, including in the capital Manila, to escape massive flooding.philippines
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Read more: Storm leaves 200,000 displaced in Philippines, heads for Taiwan

 

Exclusive: Angry with Washington, 1 in 4 Americans open to secession

Friday, 19 September 2014 20:52

BOSTON (Reuters) - The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom stirred secessionist hopes for some in the United States, where almost a quarter of people are open to their states leaving the union, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll found.americans






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Storm leaves 200,000 displaced in Philippines, heads for Taiwan

Friday, 19 September 2014 20:50

MANILA (Reuters) - Storm Fung-Wong churned towards Taiwan on Saturday after killing at least five people in the Philippines, and forcing some 200,000 people into temporary shelter, including in the capital Manila, to escape massive flooding.philippines
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