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Gaza's thriving tunnel imports unleash building boom
GAZA (Reuters) - At last, Nael Zeyara has a steady job in construction, thanks to the smuggling of cement through Gaza's network of tunnels to Egypt, an underground supply line that boosts the Israeli-blockaded enclave and creates jobs.
2011-12-24 10:31:50

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French health minister says implant boss must answer
PARIS (Reuters) - France's health minister called on Saturday for the head of the breast implant maker accused of selling faulty prostheses to tens of thousands of women around the world to be found, calling the growing scandal a "shady...
2011-12-24 10:03:59

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Mourning Syrians rally for Assad
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Funerals for the 44 victims of twin car bombs in Damascus turned into a strong display of support on Saturday for President Bashar al-Assad, hailed by crowds of mourners who denounced the United States and its Arab allies for...
2011-12-24 09:33:03

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Nigeria sect clashes kill at least 68 - officials
KANO, Nigeria (Reuters) - Gun battles between Nigerian security forces and an Islamist sect killed at least 68 people in two days of fighting in northern Nigeria, authorities and hospital sources said on Saturday.
2011-12-24 09:27:30

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'War zone' emerges during Yemen protest
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ecurity forces in Yemen's capital assaulted thousands of marchers with gunfire, water cannons, and tear gas Saturday, eyewitnesses and activists said. 2011-12-24 09:10:27

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Somalia appeals against U.S. wire transfer closure
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia appealed against a decision by a U.S. bank to shut down its money transfer service that serves as a lifeline for tens of thousands of Somalis who depend on remittances, saying the closure could lead to the collapse of the...
2011-12-24 08:35:37

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Angry Syrians bury Damascus bombing dead
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EIRUT (Reuters) - Thousands of Syrians chanted "Death to America" on Saturday during funeral processions in Damascus for at least 44 people killed in twin suicide bombings that rocked the capital. 2011-12-24 08:32:37

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Former SouthKorean first lady to go to North to mark Kim's death
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Saturday a former first lady and the chairwoman of the giant Hyundai business conglomerate will be permitted to cross into North Korea next week to join ceremonies marking the death the North's leader, Kim Jong-il.
2011-12-24 08:05:40

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Thai government seeks $11.12 billion budget for new flood plan
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's government will seek cabinet approval next week for a 350 billion baht ($11.12 billion) budget for infrastructure and water management to prevent a repeat of the country's recent flood crisis, a top official said on...
2011-12-24 07:57:43

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Greek strikers close Acropolis over Christmas
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THENS (Reuters) - Hundreds of tourists were barred from visiting the Athens Acropolis on Christmas Eve after the site's guards called a strike to demand overdue weekend pay. 2011-12-24 07:27:28

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Report: Queen visits Prince Philip at hospital
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he office of the British prime minister on Saturday wished 90-year-old Prince Philip, who underwent surgery, a speedy recovery. 2011-12-24 07:20:16

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Mass rally in Moscow raises pressure on Putin
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of flag-waving and chanting protesters called on Saturday for a disputed parliamentary election to be rerun, increasing pressure on Vladimir Putin as he seeks a new term as Russian president.
2011-12-24 06:55:25

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Thousands take to Moscow streets, calling for fair elections
Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday in Moscow, braving bitterly cold weather to demand for fair elections after what they claim were rigged results earlier this month that returned Vladimir Putin's party to power.
2011-12-24 06:40:14

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Taliban claim suicide bombing that killed 6 in Pakistan
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he Taliban are claiming responsibility for a suicide car bombing Saturday that struck a military housing area in northwest Pakistan, a spokesman for the group said. 2011-12-24 06:39:27

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Injured Sharapova misses Brisbane event
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hree-time major winner Maria Sharapova is forced to withdraw from January's Brisbane International event because of an ankle injury. 2011-12-24 06:30:50

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New U.N. draft resolution on Syria: bombs hit capital
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EIRUT (Reuters) - World powers argued about the details of a U.N. resolution on Syria, after suicide car bombers lent a grim new face to its conflict by killing 44 in Damascus. 2011-12-23 20:08:37