Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:36:01 -0400
Danish inventor gets life for journalist's murder
Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen welcomes a Danish court decision to give entrepreneur Peter Madsen a life sentence for the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:49:52 -0400
Venezuela's next generation's education is in jeopardy
Nearly 3 million children are missing some or all classes in Venezuela, according to a study, in a depressing
knock-on from a deepening economic crisis that could cause long-lasting damage to the South American country.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 06:47:31 -0400
Peter Madsen jailed for life over submarine murder
A Danish court has sentenced Peter Madsen to life in prison for murdering and dismembering a Swedish journalist on board his homemade submarine.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 06:11:35 -0400
Nile mega-dam scares downstream Egyptian farmers
Egyptian rice-farmers are having to change their crops and livelihoods because of a mega-dam thousands of kilometers upstream in Ethiopia. The Grand Renaissance Dam has thrown Egypt's water-scarcity woes into sharp focus. Lucy Fielder reports
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 06:09:47 -0400
Russian mall fire followed safety cost cuts
Managers of a Russian mall where a fire killed 64 people cut costs for years on everything from electrical and ventilation services to security, many sources have told Reuters. Polina Ivanova reports for Reuters.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 06:09:41 -0400
China's Lisu minority guards a culture of crossbows
For China's Lisu, a mostly Christian ethnic group from the mountains along the China-Myanmar border, preserving the culture of the crossbow is an important way to stay healthy and maintain community ties.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 05:15:06 -0400
'Small cities' at the forefront of China's spending boom
China's 'small cities' are leading China's new spending boom thanks to a young generation of consumers, and are beginning to outpace the country's big cities like Beijing and Shanghai.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:39:08 -0400
A covert Russian mission in Syria uncovered
Reuters has witnessed on three occasions men flying from Damascus into Russia and being transported to a Russian military base, despite claims by the Kremlin it has nothing to do with private Russian citizens involved in fighting in Syria.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 19:06:05 -0400
Back in vogue: a French farm that time forgot
French farmer Jean-Bernard Huon turned his back on new technology and is determined to preserve an ancestral, peasant way of life.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:19:58 -0400
Toronto van attack suspect left 'cryptic message'
Suspect Alek Minassian, accused of plowing a rental van into pedestrians on a crowded Toronto sidewalk, left a 'cryptic message' on social media before his attack which may provide clues to a motive.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:15:29 -0400
World's first penis and scrotum transplant revealed
A wounded U.S. servicemember has received the world's first penis and scrotum transplant. But doctors from the hospital say it may be months before urinary and sexual function return, if it returns at all.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:19:36 -0400
Sour grapes: Wine production falls to 60-year low
Severe weather in Europe led to a 14 percent drop in production on the continent last year, leading to record lows for global output despite more stable conditions in Australia and the Americas.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:20:56 -0400
Wounded soldier gets world's first penis and scrotum transplant in U.S. operation
A soldier wounded by an IED in Afghanistan has received the world's first complete penis and scrotum transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Roselle Chen reports.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:56:23 -0400
Saudi-led coalition strikes Yemen wedding - medics
Amid the rubble of a Yemeni wedding, reportedly hit by Saudi-led airstrikes, a boy clings to the body of his father,
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:48:25 -0400
INSIGHT: Saudi women lift weights and bust social norms
A number of women in Saudi Arabia are challenging social norms by weightlifting after a ban on women in gyms was lifted this year.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:48:18 -0400
Marawi's residents return to their destroyed homes
Residents of the Philippine city of Marawi have returned home to salvage their belongings from ruined homes, a year after a battle between Islamist militants and government forces. But the return is only temporary.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:48:05 -0400
Hong Kong's plastic-eating fish pose a toxic risk
Greenpeace says fish in Hong Kong are swallowing plastic pollution from millions of disposable bottles, straws, bowls, and cutlery. The green group says plastic is putting the city's seafood industry at risk, and threatening the health of residents in one of the world's most densely-populated cities.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:00:40 -0400
Kim Jong Un visits survivors of Chinese bus crash
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has visited the survivors of a devastating tourist bus crash that killed at least 36 people, mostly Chinese tourists, in North Korea on Sunday.
The glass palace: Inside NATO's new headquarters
NATO is finally moving out of its 1960s-era building in Brussels and into a massive new structure of gleaming glass and steel. Reuters' diplomatic correspondent Robin Emmott takes us on a tour.
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